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Pediatric Surgery @ Brown
WARREN ALPERT MEDICAL SCHOOL OF BROWN UNIVERSITY

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

 

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 5. EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTEmergency Room Entrance at Hasbro

The Pediatric Surgical Resident functions as the consultant for all pediatric surgical problems seen in the emergency room. Hasbro Children's Hospital emergency room evaluates 150-250 children per day, making it one of the busiest Pediatric Emergency Departments in the country. It is manned by board-certified pediatric emergency room physicians, fellows and pediatric residents. The pediatric surgical resident's interaction with the emergency room personnel in clinical and educational work is very extensive. The Pediatric Surgical Resident and the service manage all patients with multiple injuries and burns. The Andrew F. Anderson Bridge building housing the adult Emergency Department and operating roomsRhode Island Hospital and the Hasbro Children's Hospital are the Level I trauma center for the state of Rhode Island, with more than 450 trauma admissions as well as more than 60 burn admissions last year. The Resident and faculty work in conjunction with a nationally recognized trauma team on program development, quality improvement and research projects. Pediatric Surgery assumes the leadership role and full responsibility for each injured child who enters the Southeast New England Trauma System. All pediatric trauma cases are seen in Hasbro. The variety of cases with blunt and penetrating trauma is extensive due to the large inner city and rural geographic area the trauma service covers.

 

 

 

 

 

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