What patients and families need to know
Posts published in January 2015
Friday, January 30, 2015
Division Chief, Psychology and Behavioral Health, Adelaide Robb, MD, discusses how children with autism spectrum disorders may not have the necessary social skills to navigate peer interactions including offers of friendship, teasing, and bullying.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit social worker Lauren Obidi talks about how providing the best care for our smallest patients requires a huge multidisciplinary team, or as she calls it a “village to raise a child.”
Friday, January 23, 2015
Each week, the Edward J. Miller, Sr. Blood Donor Center at Children’s National needs 100 whole blood donations and 35 platelet donations to provide our pediatric patients with life-saving surgeries and to nurse children back to health from cancer or sickle cell disease.
Friday, January 16, 2015
A study by researchers at Children’s National Health System provided direct evidence that targeting specific receptors in white matter cells after brain injury promotes cellular and functional recovery.
Friday, January 9, 2015
In her latest Get Psyched Friday post, psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD, offers tips on how to minimize a child's exposure to media during the winter months.
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