Winterl 2010
Vol. 34, No.1

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New doctor joins urgent care in Springboro
Laura Hutchison, MD, has joined Dayton Children’s Urgent Care – Springboro. She has been on Dayton Children’s staff for 11 years and is board certified in pediatrics. The center is located just off State Route 741 at 3333 West Tech Road (just 10 miles south of Kettering).

Springboro urgent care offers appointments
Helping children and families more easily use our services is a goal. Dayton Children’s Urgent Care – Springboro has made the following improvements to help you: A limited number of appointments are available on Sundays 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Call Sunday morning to schedule your appointment – 937-641-5725. To avoid a long wait, weekdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm and Saturdays 2:00 – 4:00 pm are less busy than other times.

Recognizing excellence

  • Maria Nanagas, MD, director, Children’s Health Clinic, received the Arnold Friedman Community Pediatrician award from the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for her “long-time service to the children and youth in the Dayton area.”
  • Jodi Mullen, RN, clinical nurse specialist in Dayton Children’s pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) had an article published in AACN Advanced Critical Care describing Dayton Children’s efforts to prevent two adverse events – central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections (CVC-BSI) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). Dayton Children’s PICU has received national recognition for the processes and practices in place to reduce or eliminate occurrences of CVC-BSI and VAP.
  • Nancy Nevin-Folino, the neonatal nutrition specialist in Dayton Children’s Regional Level III Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU), received the prestigious Medallion Award from the American Dietetic Association. Nevin-Folino’s role includes working with the NICU team to develop nutrition plans for high-risk and at-risk infants.

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Table of Contents

Kohl's A Minute for Kids

Countdown to good health 5-2-1-0

Health Beat

Little turtles return and spread disease

Checking holiday toys for hazards

Teens and screens:
Helping kids manage their electronic world

Temporary tattoos, permanent problems

Thirdhand smoke another threat to children

Dayton Children's Focus

ENT and pediatric surgical services

Going the extra mile

More about ENT, surgical services

Pediatric Sleep Center

Helping families get a good night's sleep

Why Dayton Children's sleep center?


New doctor joins urgent care in Springboro

Springboro urgent care offers appointments

Recognizing excellence

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