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Author: Jessica Pasley

Improving awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance is crucial

Nov. 17, 2022—The Vanderbilt Antimicrobial Stewardship Program provides oversight of antimicrobial therapies for both inpatient and outpatient populations.

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National Injury Prevention Day set for Nov. 18

Nov. 11, 2022—National Injury Prevention Day, Nov. 18, highlights need for awareness

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Child passenger safety program receives funding from GM

Nov. 10, 2022—The Stay Seat Smart Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt recently received funding from General Motors to address child safety seat misuse through education, community outreach and media awareness.

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Vanderbilt experts urge caution when using glow sticks

Oct. 27, 2022—Pediatricians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urge everyone to use caution when using the popular glow-in-the-dark sticks and accessories.

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New protocol moves pediatric ED patients to primary care clinic

Sep. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt has created a pediatric emergency department to primary care clinic transfer protocol as an alternative for using the ED for non-urgent conditions that can be treated in a primary care setting.

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Young patients connect with International Space Station

Aug. 31, 2022—For six minutes on Aug. 24, patients of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt went out of this world — or at least their voices did — to connect with the International Space Station.

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Neurologic complications common in children hospitalized with COVID

Aug. 25, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers have found another reason to vaccinate children against COVID-19: to help reduce the likelihood of neurologic complications caused by the virus.

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Reassurance for parents on monkeypox risk for children

Aug. 16, 2022—Physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offer reassurance to parents who have concerns about monkeypox risk for children.

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Rise seen in parechovirus cases among children

Aug. 11, 2022—Doctors at Vanderbilt are seeing an unusually high number of young patients infected with a virus called parechovirus.

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Tri My Best Triathlon

Aug. 4, 2022—The Tri My Best Triathlon is an adaptive race sponsored by Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt that pairs a child with a disability (ages 5-18) with a peer buddy to complete the race together as a team.

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Study tracks limited use of influenza antiviral therapy

Aug. 4, 2022—A Vanderbilt study found that more than half of children diagnosed with influenza and deemed high risk for flu-related complications were given the recommended antiviral treatment.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt creates new Vanderbilt Youth Sports Health Center

Aug. 1, 2022—The Vanderbilt Youth Sports Health Center, the only one of its kind in the region, recently opened through a partnership between Vanderbilt Sports Medicine and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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