Undergoing surgery is an unpleasant experience for any child and of course for their parents, which is why we have changed the stretchers and wheelchairs for a cart that can be driven by the children. children, parents or their doctor from the prep room to the operating room, making admission to operating rooms a positive experience for the whole family.
The person-centered service model of the Serena del Mar Hospital promotes this type of practice, in which they are pioneers in Cartagena, and whose objective is to reduce the levels of stress and anxiety generated by a surgical procedure in the child and in their fathers. This new activity becomes a moment of fun, making them feel calmer before their intervention, which will undoubtedly also help to have better
“With this new experience we seek that both the pediatric patient and their family member reduce stress, allowing a better preparation for your surgical procedure and the anesthetic approach, this will have a significant impact on your post-operative period and you will have a faster and more pleasant recovery” explains Dr. Carlos Cruz, Coordinator of operating rooms at Hospital Serena del Mar
Likewise, Dr. Olga Lucia Méndez Tovar, director of the Serena del Mar Hospital, states that, “We were born to care for and serve the health of Cartagena and the region. Those who go to the Hospital Serena del Mar will be able to have the peace of mind of being in a hospital oriented to comprehensive care, centered on the person; promoting new initiatives like these that positively contribute to the quality of life of our patients and their families.”
The Serena del Mar Hospital continues to write its history
The Serena del Mar Hospital is a highly complex hospital, which provides comprehensive medical care, centered on the person, with the highest ethical, scientific and technological quality, located at Km 8, Vía al Mar in Cartagena.
The Serena del Mar Hospital is operated by the Santa Fe de Bogotá Foundation, a leading institution in the health sector, nationally and internationally certified and accredited, in the provision of services with the highest quality, committed to the training of health professionals and the well-being of individuals and communities.
The Serena del Mar Hospital has services of medium and high complexity ensuring comprehensive health care for the patient and his family:
Specialized Outpatient Consultation, Executive Check-up, Diagnostic Imaging (X-rays, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, mammography, densitometry, tomography, magnetic resonance), Clinical Laboratory and Pathology, Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Endoscopy, Nuclear Medicine (PET/CT, scintigraphy, among others), the Obstetrics, Hemodynamics and Intervention Unit and the Cancer Institute with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and palliative care services; Pediatric and adult hospitalization, neonatal, pediatric and adult Intensive Care, Surgery and 24-hour Emergencies.