Day surgery or ambulatory surgery means that your child will be safely discharged from the hospital and allowed to go home on the same day that they have a surgical or interventional procedure under general anesthesia. For some patients, day surgery is the point of entry to the hospital, even if the child is admitted to the hospital only after the procedure.
The Montreal Children’s Hospital Spina Bifida Service brings together specialists from several services at the hospital to provide care to children who have shunts (a tube which drains fluid from around the brain), as well as children with varying degrees of motor and sensory deficits, and children with neurogenic bladder and bowel (a condition which affects the spinal cord nerves that control bladder and bowel function).
The Montreal Children's Hospital Speech Pathology Department offers a wide array of services for children and adolescents who have speech and language difficulties.
Sociocultural Consultation and Interpretation Services work throughout the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Language and cultural interpretations are conducted in all clinics, wards and Emergency both face to face and by telephone.
The Pediatric Sleep Medicine Clinic and Laboratory treats children with sleep disorders, including sleep-related breathing issues. These include children with known or suspected Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), central sleep apnea, and other sleep disorders.
Provides physical and psycho-social assessment of children and adolescents where there is a question of sexual abuse.