Conditions We Treat

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RBC Count

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Recovery Room/Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

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Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis (RRP)

RRP is caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), which is a highly prevalent virus.

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Red Cell Disorders

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Renal Failure in Children

Renal failure refers to temporary or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function. There are two different types of renal failure—acute and chronic.

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Respiratory Distress

Respiratory distress describes many of the symptoms related to breathing problems. There can be many causes of respiratory distress in children, but usually it’s caused by infections, chronic illness or a blocked airway.

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Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Newborn

RDS stands for "respiratory distress syndrome." It is the most common lung disease in premature infants and it occurs because the baby’s lungs are not fully developed. The more premature the infant, the more likely it is for the baby to have RDS.

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

RSV stands for respiratory syncytial virus. Each year thousands of babies must stay in the hospital because of RSV.

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Retinoblastoma

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Retinopathy of Prematurity

Retinopathy of Prematurity (re tin OP uh thee of pree mah TURE i tee), also known as ROP, is an eye problem for which premature babies are at high risk.

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Reye Syndrome in Children

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Rhabdomyosarcoma

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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.