Major complications fall by 12%, time on a ventilator declines by 13% among children in the cardiac ICU at PC4 hospitals.
Beata Mostafavi covers communications for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. She leads media relations and helps coordinate social media content related to children’s and women’s health topics. Prior to joining the U-M Health System in 2012, she spent 10 years as a journalist.
Chest tubes are necessary but painful for babies and children recovering from heart procedures. Doctors explore ways to remove the device earlier to improve families’ experiences and reduce time spent in the hospital.
Hospitals around the country collaborate to significantly reduce cardiac arrest rates among children hospitalized with heart disease, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association meeting.
Digital play versus free play: Mott expert addresses the differences and the potential impact on child development at American Academy of Pediatrics session.
Tests that provide molecular details on a specific tumor aren’t routinely done for pediatric brain tumors, but research suggests the extra step could change a child’s therapy.
Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly decreased opioid prescriptions without compromising pain control.