Author: Jessica Pasley
Study seeks to identify prenatal allergy risk markers
Mar. 16, 2023—A Vanderbilt clinical trial is seeking to identify prenatal and early childhood markers of high risk for food allergy and atopic dermatitis, or eczema, as well as biological pathways that lead to these conditions.
Get Well education and entertainment platform launches
Mar. 9, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently launched a new digital patient engagement system to interact with patients and families.
High-dose flu vaccine beneficial for pediatric stem cell transplant patients
Mar. 2, 2023—Vanderbilt was the lead site for an influenza vaccine study in pediatric allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients that may lead to a change in the current flu vaccine recommendations in this vulnerable population.
Vanderbilt experts urge use of carbon monoxide alarms
Feb. 23, 2023—Injury and prevention advocates at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt strongly urge the use of carbon monoxide alarms in all buildings.
Pediatric surgeon’s medical career began with a lucky catch
Jan. 19, 2023—While he was in medical school, pediatric surgeon Joseph Fusco, MD, learned in an unusual way that he had thyroid cancer.
Button battery safety tips this holiday season
Dec. 22, 2022—Injury prevention experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urge everyone to add one more thing to that ever-growing holiday list of to-dos — button battery safety.
Program supports caregivers of children with mental health emergencies
Dec. 15, 2022—A pilot program recently launched in the emergency department at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is providing resources to caregivers of children with mental health emergencies via text messaging.
Vanderbilt experts advise keeping safety in mind when buying toys
Dec. 12, 2022—Keeping safety at the top of the list when purchasing toys, say experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Holiday celebrations taking place at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Dec. 8, 2022—Members of the spiritual care team at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have created Sacred Celebrations, a first-time project that will run during December and wrap up on Jan. 7, 2023.
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.
National Injury Prevention Day set for Nov. 18
Nov. 11, 2022—National Injury Prevention Day, Nov. 18, highlights need for awareness
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.