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Date: 20 August 2018

In this video, Child Life Specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital, Kate Huyler, outlines the role of a child life specialist, reviews coping strategies for patients in the ICU, including the use...

Content Author:
Bonnie Arzuaga MD
Date: 18 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Bonnie Arzuaga discusses the ethical controversies around having your child genetically tested, the best interest standard, predictive testing and newborn screenings. 


Content Author:
Date: 31 October 2014

Learn about the background, management, prevention, and outcome of periventricular leukomalacia in the neonate.

Initial publication: October 31, 2014.


Date: 4 December 2018

In this video, Janelle Nobrega reviews the basics of tracheostomy care, including types of trach tubes, tracheostomy site care, and how to change a tracheostomy tube.

Initial Publication:...

Content Author:
Date: 28 January 2015

This video describes the underlying pathophysiology related to cerebral swelling, management of increased intracranial pressure, and optimization of cerebral perfusion pressure in the patients...

Content Author:
Date: 21 March 2017

In this video, Pamela Dockx demonstrates how to access a patient's port.

Initial publication: March 21, 2017.


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Content Author:
Date: 14 December 2015

Learn how to perform nasopharyngeal and oral suctioning in the non-intubated patient.

Initial publication: August 27, 2013

Most recent peer-review: December 18, 2014.


Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 1 December 2014

Step-by-step animation of endotracheal tube suctioning.

Last reviewed: December 1, 2014.