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Fourth of July fireworks

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.

hydrated hydration water

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

Summer safety bike

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.

Pediatric appendicitis

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 Conducts Experimental Study to Test Electronic Clinical Decision Support Tools

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 safety

5 tips for safe sledding

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.

Native American use of the emergency department

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Minneapolis

For Health Professionals

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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