Advanced Pectus CourseThe Mayo Clinic/Phoenix Children's Hospital/Pediatric Surgeons of Phoenix Chest Wall program will be presenting an Advanced Pectus Course for surgeons throughout the nation who want to improve their surgical results. In combination with the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughter, the course will feature faculty from all 3 programs, including Professor Emeritus, Dr Donald Nuss. The dates of the course will be May 27-28, 2014 and is open to practicing surgeons as well as Pediatric Surgery Fellows.
More Medical Journal PublicationsPhoenix Children's Hospital's Trauma Department and the surgeons at Pediatric Surgeons of Phoenix have now published more than 35 medical articles on topics ranging from pancreatic injury to tailgut cysts! Phoenix Children's has now increased the number of researcher coordinators and assistants supporting their work to 5 full-time positions. The surgeons are grateful for this support and plan to continue improving the care of sick and injured children through meaningful outcome studies.
Dr. J. Craig Egan spoke on Good Morning Arizona
about the dangers of coin cell batteries and how ingestion of these tiny batteries produce symptoms mimicking the common cold. These batteries are found in remote controls, toys, cameras, watches, garage door openers, and even 'singing' greeting cards. Visit the National Capital Poison Center
website for safety tips to help protect young children and adults alike against the potential dangers of these batteries.
Partnership for a Drug Free America-Arizona
Dr. Kathy Graziano, in alliance with the Partnership for a Drug Free America-Arizona Chapter, promotes the importance of parents talking to their children about illegal and prescription drug abuse. For more information, visit their website at www.DrugFreeAz.org