Tag Archive: pediatric er

Our patients inspire us each and every day. Our latest addition to the Kids Come First Files blog series comes from Harlan’s mom, Summer. She wanted to thank our nurses after what the family expected to be a routine trip to the Children’s Pavilion ended in life-changing care for Harlan, and his dad. Hello, I’m am so thankful to be able to share the wonderful experience I had while we visited... View Article

Dec 5 2017

Six-year-old Abigail has always loved arts and crafts. From jewelry making to painting, her creativity is unleashed anytime she has art supplies. Unfortunately, her creativity and excitement has also come with a few accidents along the way. The first, a sliced cornea due to a run in with construction paper while doing crafts with her family, happened when she was just 4 years old.Abigail’s parents, Jessica and Eric, were worried the... View Article

Jul 2 2013

Burnin’ Up

Jun 27 2013

Summer is a great time for cookouts, camping and fireworks. Unfortunately, it is also a time of increased injury.“With school out for the year and summer beginning, we start seeing more injuries occur as children get more involved in outdoor activities,” said Sam Bartle, MD, emergency medicine specialist at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. “When dealing with these potential safety hazards, nothing is better than awareness and close supervision... View Article

Jun 27 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqOqO3a1W5QWalking into the pediatric emergency room at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) is like entering a vibrant rainforest, a far contrast from adult hospital environments. Children and their families are greeted in CHoR’s rainforest-themed ER by frogs, toucans, monkeys…and a compassionate pediatric medical team.As part of VCU Medical Center, the region’s only designated level 1 trauma center, CHoR’s pediatric emergency room (ER) provides the highest level of emergency... View Article

Apr 9 2013