Regular evaluations to identify developmental issues early are critical for children born with complex heart disease who may have worse motor, communication and adaptive skills as they get older.
Diagnosis of Heart Condition
The novel coronavirus still affects a very small number of children, but new reports describe serious symptoms in some pediatric cases in parts of the U.S. and Europe.
Major complications fall by 12%, time on a ventilator declines by 13% among children in the cardiac ICU at PC4 hospitals.
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.
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