What to Expect
Injured children are managed from admission through rehabilitation and integration back in the community by a multidisciplinary team of physicians on the medical staff, nurses, care coordinators, nurse practitioners, child life specialists, social workers and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists to promote optimal outcomes.
Pediatric trauma education for physicians is provided at Children’s. The Trauma Service at Children’s trains resident physicians and provides this Continuing Medical Education through monthly Trauma Grand Rounds.
- Children’s Medical Center Dallas is the first pediatric hospital in Texas with a designated Level I Trauma Center.
- Approximately 1,300 injured children are admitted annually to the Trauma Service at Children’s.
- Approximately 14,000 injured children are seen in the Emergency Center annually at Children’s.