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AngelEye Cameras Let NICU Families Visit 24/7

Carilion Clinic NICU AngelEye camera system

In March 2020, as the coronavirus began to spread unchecked throughout the country, many hospitals were forced to restrict visitation policies to control the spread and protect patients and staff.

These restrictions, though necessary, affected families with infants hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU): Parents were limited in their ability to visit.

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Burn Prevention Do's and Dont's

Kids are curious and want to be into everything, and unfortunately that curiosity can often lead to burns and scalds, especially for little ones. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), every day over 300 children ages 0 to 19 are treated in emergency rooms for burn-related injuries—and two children die as a result of being burned.

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When Children Are Very Sick: How You Can Help

tired father sitting head in hands with sick child in hospital

When children are diagnosed with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions, everyone around them feels helpless and confused about how they can help. Fortunately for these patients at Carilion Children’s and their families, a Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care team provides much more than medical care.

But there are many ways that loved ones and far-away friends can still support these families.
 
Let’s start by defining pediatric palliative care and how it relates to hospice care.  

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