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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

A quality improvement project underway at St. Louis Children’s Hospital has the goal of educating pediatric emergency medicine physicians and ...

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 ...

Expert Advice

Safer Swimming

Swim safety devices can help your kids enjoy the water with confidence. Summer has arrived, and your little ones cannot ...

Expert Advice

Water Safety -- Opening the Pool?

While enjoying the water can be part of the magic of summer for children, safety experts urge precautions to prevent ...

Expert Advice

Tips for a Safe and Fun Winter

Outdoor activities in the winter, especially in the snow, are a welcome dose of fun. But be prepared, because they ...