Category Archives: Surgery

2016 monthly news round-up: Top stories from May

In May, we recognized local mothers of patients with cancer, remembered the “boy in the bubble,” David Vetter, discussed how MD Anderson and Texas Children’s are working together to help … Full Entry »

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Nose bleeds 101

Bleeding from the nose (epistaxis) is a common complaint in children. It can be quite stressful for a parent to see their child bleeding even though bleeding stops with pressure … Full Entry »

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Being on the other side of the door: Preparing my child for surgery

As I prepared for my 18-month-old son’s recent surgery, my biggest concern was how to prepare him. Being an OR nurse I knew how important the eating and drinking restrictions … Full Entry »

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Working toward my dream

In the beginning of February 2009, while practicing for the U.S. Junior Olympics in Tae-kwon-do, I became injured during conditioning training and didn’t overcome the injury. In the days following … Full Entry »

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Why being a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center matters

Today, I have the opportunity to share exciting news; Texas Children’s Hospital has been verified as an inaugural Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). … Full Entry »

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