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Health Topics: General Health and Pediatrics, Ear Nose and Throat
Otolaryngologist Pamela Mudd, MD, performed the first recurrent laryngeal nerve reinnervation at Children’s National this week, which restored 4-year-old Madison Jones' vocal strength.
3-year-old Molly is obsessed with the movie “Frozen.” And like the fearless princess in Disney’s icy animated epic, there’s something very special about Molly. She was born deaf.
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Children’s National Hospital patients can receive expert, specialty care, at our outpatient centers throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Our Montgomery County location has a variety of services that provide children with a range of care options, including dermatology, gastroenterology and neurosurgery, among others.
Located within Children's National Health System, the Regional Outpatient Centers' administrative offices support outreach to the community and facilitates hospital department participation in the program. The Regional Outpatient Centers offer Children's specialists in a neighborhood setting around the region.
Early intervention and detection of hearing loss is necessary to prevent additional problems with speech and language development. A health care team approach is normally used when a child is diagnosed with some degree of hearing loss.
Hearing aids are electronic or battery-operated devices that can amplify and change sound. A microphone receives the sound and converts it into sound waves. The sound waves are then converted into electrical signals.