A new study on snow sports and helmet use highlights the increasing risks and dangers involved with activities like skiing and snowboarding. Dr. Kelly Bergmann weighed in on the study's findings.
The Star Tribune highlighted a Children’s Minnesota study about pediatric car accident victims and Level I trauma centers.
Trauma is the No. 1 cause of death in people between ages 1 and 44.
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.
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.
Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1-14.
Each year in the U.S., thousands of adults and children are treated in emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries.
Staying safe in the sun and avoiding dehydration is important.
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
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.