Health Topics: Cardiology
Children's National Health System's Robin Doroshow, MD, shares her insight on how doctors can distinguish the severity of heart murmurs. For more information, go to: www.childrensnational.org
When Xiomara's mother Elena was 20 weeks pregnant, her ultrasound uncovered something that didn’t look right. Elena was referred to Children’s National Health System to meet with Mary Donofrio, MD, in the Fetal Heart Program who flagged a few potential heart issues and continued to monitor Xiomara throughout the remainder of the pregnancy.
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Children’s National Health System tests blood oxygen levels in newborns to detect congenital heart disease.
Nancy Francis, RN, talks about working in the Cardiac ICU during the holidays.
While whole body cooling reduces brain or organ damage in adults following cardiac arrest, researchers from Children’s National Health System and other academic institutions found it does not show marked improvement over maintaining body temperature within a normal range for children who had cardiac arrest.