Pediatric specialties from Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offered in Jackson, TN.
Includes services of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Follow-Up Program, Pediatric Unit, Pediatric Specialist Outpatient Clinic, and Therapy & Learning Center.
Current areas of study include improving respiratory outcomes in prematurity, the use of probiotics to reduce necrotizing enterocolitis, and C-Reactive Protein point of care testing to guide antibiotic use.
Expansion of the Therapy & Learning Center Pediatric Clinic at 10 Garland Drive Early Intervention Program (birth to three years) has expanded from 140 to 260 children since 2005 – an 85% increase in growth.
Over 300 children attended this interactive, educational, and funfilled “medical clinic” bringing their favorite stuffed bear to be the patient for the day.
Donated an AED to sportsplex and certified staff members on proper use in the event of a cardiac emergency. Ayers Children’s Medical Center tournament weekend provides area coaches, children, and their families with educational information regarding health and sports safety, reaching over 3000 people in a three year period.
Pediatric Conference and Grief Conference
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