A lot of time and concern went into making sure Mallorie had a safe and pain-free surgery, and planning for her recovery. The PICU nurse who first had her today asked us a lot of questions about how Mallorie would show discomfort, and she spent a lot of time advocating for her to have more pain medication. It was a very busy "admission" for her, but by the time she left, Mal was resting comfortably and her heartrate and blood pressure were lower than when she first got here.
Mallorie has been blessed to be in very good hands all day today.
Here are the gentle hands of Dr. T: