Head and Neck Infections Rising
Dr. Keith Borg, Director of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at MUSC, discusses head and neck infections at the Advanced Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assembly and provides some practical tips regarding diagnosis and treatment.
Watch the ACEP News Video
Touring for Tots
Dr. Joe Dobson is cycling 4000 miles to raise money for pediatric simulation education at MUSC. He has been teaching health professionals to treat medically unstable infants and children through the safe method of simulation. You can help. Be sure to select Touring for Tots at the link below.
Donate to Touring for Tots.
MUSC Pediatric Facts Fax
MUSC Children’s Hospital Facts FAX publication rotates among all of the major divisions of the hospital and is designed to provide the latest updates from each area.
Read the Pediatric Facts Fax
Children's Hospital ranked 15th in heart care and surgery
MUSC Children’s Hospital has again been ranked in the top 20 hospitals for children’s heart programs in U.S. News Media Group's 2012 edition of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals, achieving a rank of #15. The pediatric gastroenterology program was also among the top 50 in the rankings.
Read the press release
After Hours Care now open in two locations
The MUSC Children’s After Hours Care, now open in N. Charleston and Mt. Pleasant, offers a perfect emergent care setting to treat your child without an appointment but in a setting that more resembles a friendly and comfortable pediatrician’s office.
Visit After Hours website
Dog trained to detect changes in blood sugar
The Davies family of Mt. Pleasant has adopted a diabetes-alert dog to help in the care of their son, Cameron. The dog is trained to sniff Cameron and detect when his blood sugar levels reach a dangerous threshold.
Read the Post and Courier article
Doctors become child abuse specialists
Children who have been abused by adults need the best possible medical care in order to recover, heal, and thrive. The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center (DNLCC) is fortunate to have on staff two of the first physicians in the state to receive extensive training in child abuse pediatrics, Dr. Anne Abel and Dr. Michelle Amaya. Both work with MUSC Children’s Hospital, and also have offices at DNLCC.
Read more about this important work
Local student's art featured at the Children's Hospital
Trident Academy sixth-grader Caitlin Nevill is a winner of the Happy Halls Art Contest.
See Caitlin's winning entry
Family visits Washington to advocate children's hospitals
Even if medicine to cure cystic fibrosis existed, and if all 30,000 Americans afflicted bought it, drug companies couldn’t recoup research costs, said Joey Benton. His 7-year-old son, Joey “Peanut” Benton IV, has cystic fibrosis
Read full article in the Summerville Journal
Group gives $70000 to Children's Hospital
The Charitable Society of Charleston recently presented MUSC Children's Hospital with a $70000 check, the largest donation that the nonprofit has ever provided to the pediatric care facility
Read this article in the Post and Courier