Education materials and other resources
We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.
A-Z education materials If you need quick, clear info about a kids' health topic, we have it all!
Body cooling Why it's done and how it can help prevent brain damage in babies who experienced lack of oxygen during birth.
Bone health: Preventing osteoporosis Use of some antiepileptic drugs can lead to bone thinning. Here's how you can keep your child's bones strong.
Chiari I malformation Learn about this condition in which part of the brain extends into the spinal canal.
Concussion Symptoms, first aid and medical treatment for this common form of brain injury in children.
Electroencephalogram How to prepare your child, plus tips for keeping kids happy and relaxed during the test.
Electroencephalogram (ambulatory) Tips to get ready for an extended EEG in which your child wears a recording device overnight.
Electroencephalogram instructions (ambulatory) How to record your child's activities and indicate seizures during the test.
Electromyogram (EMG) and nerve conduction study (NCS) An overview of this diagnostic test which measures nerve and muscle function.
Epidural analgesia Learn about this common type of anesthesia that blocks pain without causing loss of consciousness.
Helping children cope with medical procedures Tips for helping kids feel more calm and relaxed before surgery.
Information for parents about integrative medicine How mind-body therapies can help you and your child cope during medical procedures.
Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in premature infants What it is, how it's diagnosed and its effects on babies' development.
Keeping your child safe at Children's Learn what you can do to help prevent medical errors and hospital-related illnesses and injuries (also in Hmong, Somali and Spanish).
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) What it is, what to expect and how to help your child before and during the procedure.
Mobility Changes: helping children cope Ideas for comforting and entertaining a kid who's stuck in bed.
Patient-controlled analgesia Learn about a system that allows kids to take control of their own pain management.
Peripherally inserted central catheter: care at home Tips for cleaning, flushing and preventing infection.
Phenobarbital Get the facts on this common seizure medication.
Plagiocephaly Learn about the causes and treatment of misshaped head in infants.
Traumatic brain injury: Effects on speech How a head injury impacts communication, plus tips for helping your child.
Video electroencephalogram (EEG) – Inpatient Read up on this epilepsy monitoring procedure that records brain activity and physical activity at the same time.
Video electroencephalogram (EEG) – Outpatient How to prepare for a video EEG performed at the doctor's office.
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