Children are not just “little adults” and when possible, should be treated by a physician who is specially trained in pediatrics. Their physiology is different, and since they’re still developing, their organs are not always in exactly the same location. In this episode of CHOC Radio, Dr. David Gibbs, a pediatric surgeon and the director of trauma services at CHOC, discusses:
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Surgery is scary for kids and parents, alike, but not talking about an upcoming surgical procedure can create more fear and anxiety in children. In episode number 29, Child Life ...
The news comes as a shock, usually during the first prenatal ultrasound between the 16th and 20th week of pregnancy. Treatment planning, however, cannot begin too soon when a developing ...
Grace Wu beams as she watches her son Matthew smiling and happy after enjoying his bottle.
“It’s good to see him so happy and active,” she says. “That he could do ...
CHOC Children’s wants its patients and families to get to know its specialists. Today, meet Dr. Maryam Gholizadeh, a pediatric surgeon.
Dr. Afshin Aminian and the CHOC Children’s Orthopaedic Institute helped correct a nearly 70 degree curve in Jessica's spine. Read her story.
CHOC Children’s wants its patients and families to get to know its specialists. Today, meet Dr. Amy Harrison, a pediatric pulmonologist at CHOC Children's.
Healthy sleep is critical for children and teens. Sleep disorders, such as problems falling asleep and sleep apnea, affect your child’s ability to get the sleep needed for good growth, development and overall health. Even infants may have sleep disorders. However, a pediatric sleep disorder can be treated with the help of a sleep specialist.
In this episode of CHOC Radio, Dr. Neal Nakra, a pediatric pulmonologist and sleep specialist, and Dr. Marni Nagel, a psychologist, discuss:
- The difference between medical and behavioral sleep problems and how to recognize them
- When it may necessary to see a sleep specialist
- How many hours of sleep your child needs
- How sleep problems can affect health
- The importance of sleep for teens and school start times
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One of the most important investments you can make in your teen’s academic success won’t cost a dime. A good night’s sleep is essential to concentration, learning, memory-retention and problem-solving ...
As new parents often find, no one in the house sleeps if the baby doesn’t sleep. It’s very common to have sleep troubles with a baby, especially as new habits ...
Families in South Orange County now have access to a state-of-the-art Sleep Center for children who need overnight monitoring to diagnose problems related to sleep.
The new three-room unit at CHOC ...
CHOC's most recent accolade is inclusion on the coveted U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. CHOC ranked in eight specialties.
A CHOC Children’s sports medicine specialist discusses common injuries among youth softball and baseball players, and how to avoid them this summer.
Adolescents with mild to severe concussions may be good candidates for at-home exercises recently designed by the CHOC Children’s concussion program.
CHOC Children's wants its patients and families to get to know its specialists. Today, meet Dr. Andrew Mower, a pediatric neurologist.
CHOC Children’s wants its patients and families to get to know its specialists. Today, meet Dr. Perry Eisner, a pediatric anesthesiologist at CHOC.