What patients and families need to know
Posts published by Kendra Hall
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Terry Spearman, Manager of Child Life Services, and Child Life Specialist, Katie Webb, explain how Child Life Specialists help children cope with being admitted to the hospital and talk about their roles at Children’s National.
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.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
During the holiday season, gathering around the dinner table is an especially meaningful time for parents, children, relatives, and friends. It’s also a good opportunity to focus on helping a child who refuses to eat, or one who doesn’t want to stop eating.
Monday, June 9, 2014
Children’s National explains the differences between a sprain and a strain so you know how to protect and help your child.
Friday, April 4, 2014
More than 80 percent of children have at least one episode of otitis media by the time they are 3 years of age. Otitis media, a common type of ear infection, occurs when there is inflammation located in the middle ear. It can be a result of a cold, sore throat, or respiratory infection.
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