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Children's hospitals

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Children's hospitals in Australia | Cancer Advisor

Childrens hospitals (also known as paediatric hospitals) specialise in the medical and psychosocial needs of children and teenagers. At children's hospital the staff are specifically trained in taking care of children and teenagers. Chances are there will also be more child-geared activities on hand, such as kids films and child entertainers. Expand the boxes below to learn more about children's hospitals in each state.

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Anaesthesia for Cardiac Surgery | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

The following contains some information for parents of children who are going to have cardiac surgery at the Children's Hospital at Westmead

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Spina Bifida | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Spina Bifida comes from a latin term which means split spine

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Hip abduction orthosis | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

The Dennis Brown Hip Abduction Orthosis is used to hold a child's hips in an optimal position

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Immunisation | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is immunisation? Immunisation is an effective and safe way to prevent children and adults from getting sick from an infectious disease

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Influenza | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Influenza, commonly called the flu, is an infection caused by influenza A or B viruses

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Microtia | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is microtia? This is the medical name for an ear which has developed differently

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Tonsillectomy | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What are tonsils and adenoids? The tonsils are pieces of soft fleshy tissue on each side of the back of the throat

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Pneumonia | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is inflammation or infection of one or both lungs caused by viruses or bacteria

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Eczema | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Eczema and dermatitis are terms that refer to an itchy skin rash that often occurs in families

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