Answer from Mary Engrav, M.D., an emergency medicine physician from the pediatric emergency room at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland.
General anesthesia provides complete absence of pain and total loss of consciousness during surgery. Our anesthesia team is very skilled in safely administering anesthesia medications to children of all ages.
Congratulations on your new baby! We've put together a list of helpful information and links to access Providence postpartum care services.
Providence Health & Services provides a comprehensive range of services for children, including neonatal care. Our dedication to high-quality, family-centered care and our excellent outcomes make us a preferred provider for physicians who want both compassionate care and the most advanced technology for their young patients.
The visitation policy for the children’s inpatient units at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is designed to protect our patients, their families and other visitors.
Learn how your child is progressing with development of motor skills, language skills and more.
Pediatric patients and their families can borrow movies free of charge while staying at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.
Preparing your child for surgery.
Tips for a safe, fun and healthy summer.
Providence Health & Services is a leader in children’s health care. Here is a list of children's health services available close to home.
Having a sick child is never easy. The people of Providence want to help you care for your children in the right place. Some illnesses may require a trip to a doctor or a hospital. Other illnesses can be treated best at home.
Before you preregister for your delivery, you must choose a primary care provider for your baby. This provider will coordinate well-baby visits, immunizations and general medical care for your baby for many years to come.
As summer draws to a close, families are getting ready for the start of a new school year and, if you plan ahead, you can fend off a frazzled first day of school. Here are some tips for what you should be doing now to help get your kids back on track for going back to class.
Understanding how heat-related problems occur and how to prevent dehydration, can help your child enjoy a fun summer and a great start to their athletic programs.
Pregnant women and young children are at high risk for serious flu complications. Learn more about what we do to protect your child.
Is your child sick? Figure out what to do now and what to do next. From the American Academy of Pediatrics.
We understand having friends and family in the hospital is stressful. If you need time away for reflection, the beautiful grounds of Catlin Gabel are available to you and your family.