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Study Shows Medication Is Frequently, Unintentionally Given Incorrectly to Young Children

A newly published study shows how often adults make mistakes when giving medication to children. The study, led by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that medication errors occur in a child every eight minutes in the United...
17-Oct-2014 4:15 PM EDT

New Study Finds 34% of Severely Injured Patients Undertriaged in the United States

According to the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma, patients with severe injuries should be treated at level I or level II trauma centers. Those centers have the resources to provide the best care for those patients.
22-Sep-2014 12:05 PM EDT

Ronald Mcdonald House Charities Opens Doors to New Expansion

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio (RMHC) is building more stories of hope throughout Central Ohio and beyond. The charity is unveiling its new 57-guest room expansion on September 11. These new additions make the Columbus Ronald...
9-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Sells Out In Record Time

Anyone can get involved to support Nationwide Children’s Hospital through the marathon's Children’s Champions program.
8-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Nationwide Children’s Hospital to Host 2014 Franklin County Candidates Forum on Children and Youth October 17

Nationwide Children’s Hospital will host the 2014 Candidates Forum on Children and Youth Friday, October 17 in the Ann Isaly Wolfe Education Building at Nationwide Children’s in Stecker Auditorium, located at 575 S. 18th St., Columbus 43205.
28-Aug-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Ohio State, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Partner with ENTvantage Diagnostics to Bring Rapid Sinusitis Diagnostic Test to Physicians

The Ohio State University, through the Ohio State Innovation Foundation, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced the signing of an exclusive, world-wide agreement with ENTvantage Diagnostics Inc. licensing a technology for rapid diagnosing of...
21-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Regional Anesthesia for Pediatric Knee Surgery Reduces Pain, Speeds Recovery

A recent study of an ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia technique, called femoral nerve block, shows that it leads to less opioid use and allows the majority of patients to go home within hours of surgery.
12-Aug-2014 10:45 AM EDT

Continuous Antibiotics Not Necessary for Many Children with Common Prenatal Abnormality

Up to 5 percent of all prenatal ultrasounds uncover antenatal hydronephrosis, or enlarged kidneys, the most commonly detected prenatal abnormality in the U.S. Many children with this abnormality are treated continually with preventive antibiotics...
24-Jul-2014 1:30 PM EDT

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