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Nurses Know: Tonsillectomies

Nurses Know Tonsillectomies

The tonsils are like germ catchers, but when they become infected or large enough to affect a child's breathing at night, pediatricians may recommend they be removed. Tonsillectomy is a common pediatric surgery, but recovery can be tough on children and parents.

Watch this video of Debi Dobbs, Surgery Nurse Manager at Children's Hospital, talking about tonsil removal and recovery surgery.

Click here to read original news story by Erin Barnett, WVLT >

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