Healthy Living: Exparel Pain Management

Being told your child needs open heart surgery is frightening enough.

A major concern is the pain after the procedure.

Now, a new type of anesthesia is proving to be a real game changer in the operating room.

Courtney Hunter explains how in Healthy Living.

Jessica says she wants to become a doctor when she grows up.

Already FDA approved for adults, Exparel is being used “off-label” for kids now if over 12 since it is not FDA approved for children.

Doctors say they hope this will soon become the gold standard in post-operative pain control for children nationwide.

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