Persisting Symptoms After Concussion
Most children return to typical function in 3-4 weeks after a concussion. About one in four children can have symptoms that continue for a longer time. This is called Persisting Symptoms after Concussion, or Post-Concussion Syndrome.Learn More
Walking Pneumonia in Children
Walking pneumonia is a mild form of pneumonia. Children with walking pneumonia may feel very tired and run down. But they may still be able to do many of their normal daily activities.Learn More
Watching for Internal Sports Injury in a Child
Internal abdominal injuries from blunt trauma are serious injuries that occur when the body hits or collides with a large object. These types of injuries are most common in contact sports like football, ice hockey, soccer, and lacrosse.Learn More
What Are Platelets?
If 1 of your blood vessels gets damaged, it sends out signals that are picked up by platelets. The platelets then rush to the site of damage and form a plug, or clot, to repair the damage.Learn More
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.