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Updated SLCH Bronchiolitis Guidelines Incorporate New AAP Recommendations

Each year, a multidisciplinary review group at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) reviews and, as needed, revises its guidelines for ...

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Surgical Services at Specialty Care Center Designed for Convenient, Family-Focused Care

In June, the expertise of Washington University pediatric surgeons is coming to West St. Louis County with the opening of ...

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New Approach to Childhood Malnutrition May Reduce Relapses, Death

Children treated for moderate acute malnutrition—a condition suffered by an estimated 35 million children worldwide experience a disturbingly high rate ...

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Kohlberg Named Medical Ethics Coordinator

Beth Kohlberg, RN, BSN, MS-HCE, has been named medical ethics coordinator for St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Medical Ethics Committee. In ...

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Difficult Behavior in Young Children May Point to Later Problems

It’s normal for a young child to have tantrums and be otherwise disruptive, but researchers have found that if such ...

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Depression, Overwhelming Guilt in Preschool Years Linked to Brain Changes

In school-age children previously diagnosed with depression as preschoolers, a key brain region involved in emotion is smaller than in ...

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Changes to Testing for Neisseria Gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia Trachomatis

In March, the Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) Microbiology Laboratory began accepting pharyngeal (throat) and rectal swabs for nucleic acid amplification testing ...

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April/May 2015

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Patient Stories

Young Teen Undergoes Rare Heart-Lung Transplant At St. Louis Children's Hospital

Spencer Kolman was a busy, seemingly healthy teen a year ago. He was involved in drama, band, hockey and Boy ...