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Evaluating and managing pediatric overuse sports injuries

Primary care physicians are no strangers to patients with overuse sports injuries. In a recent Grand Rounds presentation, Troy Smurawa, MD, the director of sports medicine education at Akron Children’s Hospital, offered his insight into the proper evaluation and management of these common injuries, including: Identifying the physiology that renders pediatric athletes vulnerable to particular […]

Multiple options available to obtain CME credits

Akron Children’s Hospital offers many ways for medical staff to earn continuing medical education credits. In addition to Grand Rounds (which are offered on most Fridays), there are several all-day symposia, many recurring subspecialty/multidisciplinary series and more.

Is there a “Shaken Baby Syndrome”?

It’s not always easy to tell when a child is in pain, but years of training and experience have made the anesthesiologists at Akron Children’s experts in recognizing the symptoms and managing pain in even the littlest patients.