At Nationwide Children’s, every child diagnosed with a condition requiring neurosurgical expertise is handled with an individualized treatment plan.
Baby Blake had a whole team in place just for him, months before he entered the world. Diagnosed with spina bifida, Blake would need surgery within his first few days of life.
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Lowering Surgical Site Infections
July 2014 – June 2015
Inpatient Discharges: 474
Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Discharges: 116
Total Discharges: 590
Average Length of Stay*: 4.4
Average Daily Census*: 5.7
Patient Days*: 2,090
Total Surgical Procedures: 625
Neurosurgery Clinic Visits: 3,579
*Excludes observation and outpatient-in-a-bed patients.