News

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Again Named Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center

St. Louis Children’s Hospital has been re-verified as a Level 1 pediatric trauma center by the American College of Surgeons. ...

Caregivers

‘Is There a Doctor in the Ambulance?' Area Kids Benefit From Doctor’s Special Training

As part of the dual Washington University PEM/EMS fellowship he is completing at Children’s, Joe Finney, MD supports, trains and ...

Mom Docs

After Hours, Emergency Care, or Virtual Care? How to Make the Right Decision

Should I take my kid to the emergency room or After Hours care? What conditions can convenient care clinics treat ...

Expert Advice

Stay Warm, Stay Safe

Following a few key precautions can help your family stay safe when spending time inside. Winter is prime time to ...

Mom Docs

How You Can Prevent Accidental Poisonings

Did you know? Every day, over 300 children in the United States are treated in an Emergency Department, and two ...

Mom Docs

The Stomach Flu: When Should You Go to the ER?

The stomach flu, or the “dreaded stomach bug,” is technically called viral gastroenteritis. But no matter what you call the ...

Expert Advice

My Child Needs to See a Doctor! The Top 10 Reasons to Go Straight to the Emergency Room.

When your child is sick or injured, there are several options for receiving medical care. Should you call your pediatrician ...

Departments

Quality Improvement Project Aims at Changing Steroid Prescribed for Asthma Exacerbations

St. Louis Children's Hospital explains why new findings found the drug dexamethasone to be more effective at treating asthma attacks ...

Mom Docs

Car Seat Safety and Car Accidents

Anyone else feel like they are constantly in the car? Going to work, running errands, going to the library or ...

Mom Docs

Burn Management in the Emergency Department

Burn injuries are, unfortunately, a common reason for visits to the pediatric Emergency Department (ED). St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ...