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Medical Currents

Medical Currents is no longer being published. It has been replaced with Advancing Pediatrics. Each edition includes the latest clinical news from Children's National Health System, as well as features on topics important to pediatric practices we work with. We also include news notes, the latest clinical research, and people notes about Children's National faculty and staff.

Past Issues of Medical Currents

2013


Summer 2013
• Psychiatric Emergency
• Mental Health Screening Questions
• Pain Medicine Referral Guidelines
• Ranked Among the Nation's Best


Spring 2013
• Referrals Through Bear Direct
• Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up Program
• Partnering with Referring Community - Meet the Physician Liaisons; Register to Attend Future of Pediatrics
• ROC  Spotlight/ Referral Resources


2012

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FALL 2012
• One-on-One with Dr. Kane: Minimally
Invasive Surgery
• MR-I Can Do It Program
• Effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery / Partnering with Referring Community
• NOVA ROC Has Moved

SUMMER 2012
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Do You Need Cardiac Testing Before Prescribing?
• Future of Pediatrics CME
• Affiliations Across The Region
• Partnering With The Referring Community
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SPRING 2012
• Alumni Spotlight / News Notes
• Minimally Invasive Surgery
• Universal Cholesterol Screening
• Partnering with the Referring Community

WINTER 2012
• Dr. Newman’s Vision
• Alumni Spotlight / News Notes
• Deformational Cranial Flattening
• Radiology Suite Opening




2011


SUMMER 2011
• Alumni Spotlight / News Notes
• Heat and the Pediatric Athlete
• Newborn Screening Program
• New Endocrinology Programs
• ROC Spotlight

SPRING 2011
• Weight-Loss Surgery Program
• Future of Pediatrics 2011
• ROC Spotlight
Medical Currents Winter 2011
WINTER 2011
• Dr. Brian Reilly Explains Infant Hearing Loss
• Children's National's Specialists Named "Top Doctors"


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2010

Medical Currents Fall 2010
FALL 2010
• New Faculty at Children's National
• Dr. Sharma Discusses Food Allergies in Children
• Children's National Unveils new Radiology Suite
• Alumni Spotlight
Medical Currents Spring 2010
SPRING 2010
• ANCC Recognizes Children's National Medical Center
• Congenital Heart Screening in Newborns
• Treatment of Symptomatic Hemangiomas of Infancy: Propranolol vs. Prednisolone
Medical Currents Summer 2010
SUMMER 2010
• General Anesthesia Results in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
• Second Annual Obesity Institute Symposium
• Sudden Cardiac Death in the Pediatric Athlete
• The Future of Pediatrics 2010
Medical Currents Winter 2010
WINTER 2010
• Children's National Earns 2009 Leapfrog Group Recognition
• Introducing Children's National Specialists of Virginia, LLC
• Helping Your Patients Cope with Traumatic Events




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2009

Medical Currents Fall 2009
FALL 2009
• New Surgery Institute Aims to Improve Surgery and Eliminate Pain
• Transforming Care in Our Intensive Care Units
• New Services for Referring Physicians
Medical Currents Summer 2009
SUMMER 2009
• Movement Disorders Program
• New Guidelines for Pediatricians to Help Prevent Bullying/Cancer Researchers Link Gene to Rare Childhood Cancer
• State-of-the-Art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Opens
• New Guidelines for Concussion Management
Medical Currents Spring 2009
SPRING 2009
• Surgical Care Update
• Children's National's Pre-Operative Care Clinic
• Children's National Has Northern Virginia's Best Doctors


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2008

Medical Currents Winter 2008
WINTER 2008
• Children's New Short Stay Unit
• Children's National Study of Landmark Sickle Cell Treatment
• The Short Child: Referral Guidelines
• Children's Research Institute Expansion
Medical Currents Summer 2008
SUMMER 2008
• Children's National Launches Multidisciplinary Institutes
• Laryngomalacia
• Children's National Specialists Treat Rare Genetic Disorder
Medical Currents Spring 2008
SPRING 2008
• Improving Communication with Referring Physicians
• Division of Cardiac Surgery Awarded NIH Grant to Improve Brain Protection During Heart Surgery
• Diagnosis and Treatment of Chiari Type 1 Malformation
• Children's National Receives Pediatric Ecocardiography Accreditation
• Children's National Has the Region's Top Doctors
Medical Currents Resource Kit 2008
RESOURCE KIT 2008
• Children's Opens New Inpatient Tower
• Intestinal Rehabilitation Program
• O-ARM Technology


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2007

Medical Currents Winter 2007
WINTER 2007
• Pediatric Anesthesiologists Play Pivotal Role in Surgery
• New Cardiac Surgery Treatment Modality Available
• The Art of Referral: Pediatricians and the Emergency Department
Medical Currents Summer 2007
SUMMER 2007
• Children's National Heart Institute: Growing Volumes and Improving Outcomes
Medical Currents Spring-Summer 2007
SPRING-SUMMER 2007
• Urology Referral Guidelines
• East Inpatient Tower
• Childhood Obesity and the Primary Care Provider
• Future of Diagnostic Imaging at Children's


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2006

Medical Currents Winter 2006
WINTER 2006
• Rheumatology Team Expands
• Children's National Heart Institute Experiences Remarkable Growth
• Children's Pediatric Advanced NeeDs Assessment (PANDA) and Care Team Begins Service
• Children's Establishes Two New Endowed Chairs/Children's Launches a New Strategic Plan
Medical Currents Fall 2006
FALL 2006
• Hematology and Oncology Division Expands
• Pediatric Brain Tumor Research at Children's Research Institute
• Recommendations for the Treatment of Pneumonia
Medical Currents Summer 2006
SUMMER 2006
• Talking to Parents About Gender Variance
• Stopping the Atopic March to Asthma
• Decontamination Unit Now Open
Medical Currents Spring 2006
SPRING 2006
• Focus on Vision Disorders
• Improving Pediatric Asthma Care in DC
• ADHD: Not a Simple Diagnosis
• Recognizing Synostosis in Posterior Plagiocephaly


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2005

Medical Currents Winter 2005
WINTER 2005
• Children's Treats and Conducts Research on Sleep Disorders
• Children's Pediatric Rheumatology Services
• Treating the Fetus as a Patient
• Division of Nephrology Grows to Meet Increased Demand
Medical Currents Fall 2005
FALL 2005
• Team Performs Rare Complex Neurosurgery on Toddler
• Concussions: Guide to Identification and Management, Part II
• Kidney Transplant Program Announces New Director/Children's Opens Cardiac ICU
• Children's Hires New Executive Director to Lead Center for Blood Disorders
Medical Currents Summer 2005
SUMMER 2005
• Children's Adopts New Pain Scale
• Concussions: Guide to Identification and Management
• New Voice Clinic Offers Consolidated Services
 Medical Currents Spring 2005
SPRING 2005
• Children's Multidisciplinary Craniofacial Surgery Program
• Children's Delivers Baby to Hasten Life-Saving Treatment
• Children's Preeminent Prenatal Evaluation Services
• Neurology Referral Guides
   


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2004

 Medical Currents Winter 2004
WINTER 2004
• Nurse Practitioners Link Medical Care, Family and Community
• Division of Endocrinology Streamlines Consultation and Referral Process
• Profit from PDAs in Your Practice
• Consult on Child Behavior: Ipecac Abuse and Eating Disorders
 Medical Currents Fall 2004
FALL 2004
• Children's Cardiology Providing Services at Georgetown
• Coaching Parents on Preemie's Early Months (Part 2)
• New Ways to Affiliate with Children's
• Kids in Sports
 Medical Currents Summer 2004
SUMMER 2004
• Coaching Parents on Preemie's Early Months (Part 1)
• Children's Comprehensive Cardiology Program
• Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Smoke Free Homes
• Immunology Services Expanded
Medical Currents Spring 2004
SPRING 2004
• FDA Approves Procedure for Treating Veslcoureteral Reflux
• Help Parents in Your Practice Understand the Importance of Orthodontics


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