Our New Book: Surgery Day
It’s a big day for Tollie McStretch—he’s going to the hospital to have surgery today. Since this is the first time he’s ever had to have surgery, Tollie’s afraid and unsure about what’s in store for him. Luckily, a whole team of doctors and nurses are there to make sure that his surgery day is a success! Follow along with Tollie and learn how you, too, can be a Surgery Expert like Tollie!
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Hello! We’re Laura Wolfe and Julie Kaderabek, the 2RNs. Welcome to our website! We are perioperative nurses in California who share a passion for helping kids and their parents have a more informed and stress-free experience with hospitals and surgery. We are nurses and mothers of children who have had surgery and are now co-authors of the newly illustrated children’s and parent’s book, Surgery Day.
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