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Kids and teens in car accidents fare better at Level I pediatric trauma centers

The Star Tribune highlighted a Children’s Minnesota study about pediatric car accident victims and Level I trauma centers.

10 reasons why kids have to go to the ER

10 reasons why kids have to go to the ER

Trauma is the No. 1 cause of death in people between ages 1 and 44.

Dr. David Hirschman

Children’s ER doctor talks Level I trauma center re-verification

The UnitedHealthcare® Pediatric Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center at Children’s Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus is the state’s first and only Level I pediatric trauma center in a hospital dedicated solely to kids.

Children’s Minnesota Trauma Center Receives Level I Re-verification

Minneapolis, Minn. – (July 21, 2016) –The UnitedHealthcare® Pediatric Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center at Children's Minnesota Minneapolis campus received re-verification maintaining its Level I pediatric trauma center status, the highest level offered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma. Receiving the Level I re-verification indicates that Children’s Minnesota continues to meet the highest standards of expertise and level of preparation to care for critically ill or injured children, furthering Children’s Minnesota’s commitment to families across the region. Children’s Minnesota first received Level I status in 2013, becoming the first pediatric-only hospital in the state to receive this recognition.

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13 water safety tips for kids

Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1-14.

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6 tips for safe fireworks use on Fourth of July

Each year in the U.S., thousands of adults and children are treated in emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries.

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6 tips to stay hydrated in hot weather

Staying safe in the sun and avoiding dehydration is important.

Children fare better at Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center

 New Study by Children’s Minnesota Shows Children Have Lower Risk of Complications and Adolescents Have Lower Risk of Death When Treated at a Freestanding Pediatric Trauma Center

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12 tips to help keep kids safe this summer

With warm weather upon us, we compiled a list of basic tips, with help from our injury prevention experts, to keep kids safe all summer.

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PSA urges water, pool safety

Abbey's Hope, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit, released a powerful public service announcement about pool and water safety.