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Pediatric Trauma Care

Here for Children When They Need It

Injuries are the leading cause of death and disability among children in the United States. Renown Children’s Hospital, serving as the sole pediatric trauma center in the region, proudly offers a wide range of exclusive and highly specialized services to care for these injured children.

Why Is a Specialized Pediatric Trauma Team so Important?

At Renown Children’s Hospital, we understand the critical needs that severely injured children require and have tailored our services accordingly. Our dedicated team is comprised of trauma surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, emergency medicine specialists, radiologists, and critical care experts who provide 24-hour coverage, ensuring immediate care when every second counts.

Furthermore, our Renown Children’s Hospital consists of a specialized pediatric emergency department, pediatric intensive care unit, and pediatric acute care unit, all staffed by highly experienced professionals credentialed in pediatric care. Each of our specialists undergoes ongoing pediatric trauma-specific training to stay abreast of the latest advancements in the field.

In addition to our medical expertise, our comprehensive services include our renowned Child Life program, Pediatric Social Work support, and Pediatric Rehabilitation services, ensuring a holistic approach to every aspect of the child's well-being during their recovery.

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Top Causes of Pediatric Trauma

The top leading mechanisms of injury associated with pediatric trauma are:

  • Motor Vehicle Crash
  • Falls
  • Snow-related activities
  • Off-Highway Vehicles
  • Pedestrian
  • Bicycles
  • Firearms
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