Pediatrics

Donors are ‘HeROs’ too

Born weighing 1 lb. 12 oz., Ava Elizabeth Powell needed more than just the heroic actions of doctors and nurses at Community Regional Medical Center’s Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit to survive. She needed the constant and specialized monitoring of a HeRO.

Training program among two in U.S. accredited in pediatric cardiac sonography

Community Regional Medical Center's sonography school has joined the only other program in the United States with accreditation to teach all four learning concentrations – General Sonography, Adult Cardiac Echo, Pediatric Cardiac Echo and Vascular Sonography. Even programs teaching ultrasound techniques at the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins do not have pediatric cardiac echo approval from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

The power of a gift: Raven’s story

Stop, drop and roll’ saved 11-year-old Raven from having burns all over his body. Instead, when an outside fire pit flared up and caught his shorts on fire, the flames were smothered before burning his entire body.

“Even though he dropped and rolled, the flames were so big that it singed his hair on the back of his ear,” said Raven’s mom, Lupe De La Torre.

Pediatric and Young Adult Burn Care

Being badly burned is forever life-changing. And sadly, most of those who suffer burn injures in the Central Valley are children or young adults. In 2013, almost 60% of burn outpatients at Community Regional Medical Center were under the age of 25.

Parent Education

We offer a wide range of education classes so families expecting newborns are well prepared.

Play-lady eases children’s fear in hospital

A hospital can be a frightening place – especially if you’re a child and you don’t know what to expect. Community Regional Medical Center has a new Child Life program that helps children and their families in the hospital coping with what could be a very traumatic experience.

First 5 renews commitment to Community’s asthma program

First 5 Fresno County renewed its commitment to Valley asthma sufferers by giving more than $110,000 to Community Regional Medical Center’s asthma program. This is the fourth consecutive year First 5 will fund the hospital’s Early Childhood Asthma Program.

Santa Bear visits pediatric patients at Community Regional

For the last few years during the Christmas season, Community Regional Medical Center respiratory therapist Bear Campbell on his day off, dons his Santa suit and rides his motorcycle to Community Regional to deliver special presents to the hospital’s pediatric patients.


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Santa visits pediatric patients

For the last few years during the Christmas season, Community Regional Medical Center respiratory therapist Bear Campbell on his day off, dons his Santa suit and rides his motorcycle to Community Regional to deliver special presents to the hospital’s pediatric patients.

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New child safety seat law

The new child safety seat law in effect Jan. 1, 2012, prohibits anyone from transporting a child under 8 years old without securing that child in an appropriate child passenger restraint system meeting applicable federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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