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Children facing surgery benefit from care from pediatric anesthesiologists

restijChildren are not just small adults, which explains the need for pediatric anesthesiologists like Upstate‘s Joseph Resti, MD. Children – from newborns to teens -- present special challenges when undergoing anesthesia, Resti says, explaining the additional training needed for his subspecialty. Resti also addresses parental concerns, safety improvements and a study underway to see whether anesthesia presents any long-term effects on children.