Tag: "emergency medicine"
6 RSV FAQs
Learn more about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and get answers to the six most commonly asked questions by parents, including when to contact your child's doctor.
Q&A: “Save My Spot” for Urgent Care
Cincinnati Children's recently rolled out a new online “Save My Spot” queuing system that services all five urgent care locations. This system will be similar to services previously offered at our Mason, Anderson, and Green Township locations but with a few user-friendly enhancements.
5 ways to stay safe as temperatures rise
Hot and humid conditions are in the forecast for this week in Greater Cincinnati with temperatures expected to reach around 90 degrees. These kinds of conditions can create dangerous situations
Testicle Pain in Kids and Teens: Don’t Wait, Act
If your son is complaining of sudden testicle pain, there's a possibility he has testicular torsion. Find out why our experts recommend seeking help as quickly as possible.
Local News Anchor’s Message About Helmet Safety and Concussions
WCPO news anchor and reporter Julie O'Neill shares her daughter's biking accident experience and why helmet safety is so important.
PICU Nurse Channels Superhero Powers
Being a nurse at Cincinnati Children's means being a hero, every single day, to the patients and families who come to the medical center for care.
Urgent Care or Emergency Room: How to Decide Where to Take Your Sick Child
Deciding between the ER and urgent care can be difficult. Learn more about the most common things doctors treat at urgent care and when they recommend you take your child to the emergency room.
Why Pediatric? Advantages of Pediatric Urgent and Emergency Care
A few years ago, my brother and his family moved from Cincinnati to New Jersey. Shortly after moving, my sister-in-law called me, concerned, because my oldest niece was having a
Emergency Department: Enchanted Renovation
Please pardon our dust. We promise it is for a very good reason. The emergency department (ED) at our Burnet (Main) Campus is being renovated! Construction began a couple of
The Flu: Why We Take it Seriously
March 8, 2012 – The twins are sick! Both of them have fevers and are coughing a ton! March 11, 2012 – Still both very sick and haven’t slept much
Parents: Talk to your kids about the cinnamon challenge
By now you’ve probably heard of the so-called cinnamon challenge. It’s been around for a long time, but has grown in popularity due to videos posted on YouTube. And while
The Dangerous Effects Adult Medications Can Have on Kids
Find a list of concerning drugs & tips to keep kids safe from accidental exposure or poisoning from prescription drugs.
Why I advocate for universal bike helmet use
As a physician in a pediatric emergency department, one would think that my passion for bicycle helmet safety stems from treating the number of children I see sustaining serious or
If It’s Urgent Care, Why Do I Have To Wait?
We all hate to wait. Whether it is for a bus, the end of the school day or the line to buy a movie ticket, waiting can be annoying. When
Parents Magazine: Cincinnati Children’s Subspecialties Tops in the Nation
Today, Cincinnati Children’s was named one of Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals – number 3 to be exact! This is an honor for the medical center and a reflection
Children’s Among 3 Best Hospitals in U.S., Parents Magazine Says
Parents Magazine has ranked Cincinnati Children’s third among the best children’s hospitals in the country, according to the publication’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals survey. Cincinnati Children’s also ranked among the