Video games are a growing therapy trend, helping children with autism improve their social skills. Christy Baxter, MSN, MHA, RN, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, spoke with Agence France-Presse (AFP) about how video games can help children with autism who may be frustrated by instructions.
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Sarah Rebstock, MD, describes the common misconceptions about chronic pain in children.
Northern Virginia Magazine has named more than 45 Children’s National Health System physicians to their list of 2015 “Top Doctors.” The leading pediatric physicians included in this elite list represent many specialties within Children’s National including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology, Neonatology, Otolaryngology, Urology, and Surgery.
Julie Finkel, MD, and her team at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation are working to develop devices and alternate ways to help understand and measure pain in children who can't express their discomfort. Dr. Finkel spoke to the Atlantic about pain medicine.