Conditions We Treat

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Apnea

Apnea is a pause in breathing that lasts 20 seconds or longer for full-term infants. Most infants outgrow this problem by the time they are a year old.

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Arrhythmias

An arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart.

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Arteriovenous Malformations

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Arthrogryposis

Arthrogryposis is a rare disorder occurring in 1 out of every 3,000 live births. Learn more about arthrogryposis, also called arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.

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Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of Autism Spectrum Disorder, is a developmental disorder. Young people with Asperger’s Syndrome have a difficult time relating to others socially and their behavior and thinking patterns can be rigid and repetitive.

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Asthma

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Asthma and Reactive Airway Disease (RAD) (Wheezing)

Prepare for your child's asthma flare ups with this Helping Hand.

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Atrial Septal Defect

Atrial septal defects (ASD) are congenital heart defects in which a persistent opening between the atrial and ventricular septa exists.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder. It affects about ten percent of school-age children.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) begins before a child is 7 years old. One out of 12 children have ADHD. It occurs more often in boys than in girls. Children with ADHD may be bright and creative but may have difficulty with learning or behavior.

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Audiology

As part of a hearing evaluation, your child's healthcare provider will do a complete medical history and physical exam. In addition, there are many different types of hearing tests.

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Auditory Processing Disorder

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a disorder of the auditory (hearing) system that causes a disruption in the way that an individual’s brain understands what they are hearing.

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.