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Pediatric Trauma Care

Here For Your Kids When They Need It

Renown Children's Hospital provides trauma care to nearly 1,500 patients per year and is fully equipped to provide injured children with the age-appropriate equipment and specialized care they need after experiencing a traumatic accident such as a motor vehicle crash or a fall on the ski hill.

What is Pediatric Trauma?

Pediatric trauma refers to the occurrence of severe injuries sustained by children that require extensive medical attention and treatment.

Why Is a Specialized Pediatric Team So Important?

Our dedicated team of trauma surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, emergency medicine specialists, radiologists and critical care experts offer 24-hour immediate coverage.

Renown Health also features a dedicated pediatric emergency department, pediatric intensive care unit and a pediatric acute care unit, which are all staffed by experienced individuals credentialed to provide pediatric care in these areas.  

All our specialists maintain up-to-date pediatric trauma-specific training and are knowledgeable about the latest advances in pediatric trauma management. We provide a comprehensive approach to treating pediatric trauma, which includes our Child Life program, Pediatric Social Work and Pediatric Rehabilitation services.

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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