Category Archives: Surgery

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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He’s a survivor

Knowledge is always humbling. Cardiology and cardiovascular surgery is never routine. We have expectations based on past experiences, however, we must always be open and prepared for something new. Such is … Full Entry »

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