From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.
Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory disease in which the airways become sensitive to allergens (any substance that triggers an allergic reaction).
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide).
Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when a child stops breathing during periods of sleep.
Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs caused by bacteria, viruses, or chemical irritants.
RSV is the most common cause of bronchiolitis (inflammation of the lower airways) and pneumonia in babies.
Stridor is a high-pitched sound that is usually caused by an obstruction or narrowing in your child's upper airway.
Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is a term for a mild respiratory problem of babies that begins after birth and lasts about three days.