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.
Abdominal pain is one of the most common reasons children visit the emergency department. Appendicitis is the most frequent surgical emergency in pediatrics, affecting approximately 80,000 children in the U.S. every year. At Children’s Minneapolis and St. Paul emergency departments our pediatric surgeons perform about 750 appendectomies every year.
Dr. Anupam Kharbanda from Children's Minnesota conducted a study to examine how an electronic clinical decision support tool could reduce the use of computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound in diagnosing children with appendicitis.
Sledding is a great way to spend time outdoors and be active in the winter months, so it’s important to highlight the safest ways to enjoy this fun sport.
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Children’s Minnesota supports health professionals throughout the Upper Midwest who provide emergency and trauma care to children in several ways.
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Our UnitedHealthcare® Pediatric Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center in Minneapolis is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center in a hospital dedicated solely to kids.
At Children’s Minnesota, our staff understands how stressful an emergency visit can be. We’ll do our best to reduce anxiety for you and your child.
Our team is the largest and most experienced in treating childhood injuries and acute illness in the region.