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Is There a “Shaken Baby Syndrome”?

A child with injuries consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome presents unique challenges to the primary care physician. In a recent ...

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Evaluating and Managing Common Pediatric Overuse Sports Injuries

Primary care physicians are no strangers to patients with overuse sports injuries. In a recent Grand Rounds presentation, Troy Smurawa, ...

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My goals as medical staff vice president

It has been about a month since my election, and I remain grateful and humbled by the confidence placed in ...

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CME now available on demand

How many times have you wanted to attend a continuing medical education program, but scheduling conflicts, patient demands or other ...

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What’s New:

New guidelines for Nasogastric or Orogastric tube insertion, care and removal

In 2012, the Child Health Patient Safety Organization and ECRI Institute reported that Nasogastric (NG) or Orogastric (OG) tube misplacement has become an increasing safety concern.

April Notes from the Medical Staff President

I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy spring. I look forward to seeing all of you at the Medical Staff Open House for the Kay Jeweler’s Pavilion on April 24th, 7 – 10 a.m. As noted in previous communications, our CMO Rob McGregor and CEO William Considine will present for a CME at 8 a.m.

APP April Update: Onboarding and Orientation programs for welcoming new APPs

Akron Children’s Hospital continues to grow and our medical staff is no exception. Our APRN and PA providers continue to integrate into our primary care and specialty practices. We have increased our presence in the inpatient sector immensely and now have providers in areas we previously did not service, including pediatric hospital medicine and inpatient neurology. This is an exciting time for our patients and staff!

12 new providers join Akron Children’s medical staff

Anesthesiology Michael Dotterer, CRNA Akron Children’s Hospital Department of Anesthesiology One Perkins Square Akron, OH 44308 Phone: (330) 543-8823 Fax: (330) 543-3593 Nicholas Fortunato, CRNA Akron Children’s Hospital Department of Anesthesiology One Perkins Square Akron, OH 44308 Phone: (330) 543-8823 Fax: (330) 543-3593 Anthony Fritzler, MD Akron Children’s Hospital Department of Anesthesiology One Perkins Square […]

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