Pediatric Liver Transplant for Teen Hockey Player

Treatment TermsChildren's healthLiver transplant CategoriesAdvanced treatments Sub-Title Rare Liver Condition Discovered After Fall During Hockey Game Author Burgetta Wheeler Overview Colby Heath was a growing teenage boy, so his penchant for sleep didn't concern his mother. Nor did his occasional nosebleeds. Yet, as Colby's family now knows, those were clues that something was horribly wrong. Hero Imageskating_on_thin_ice_3.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks CTA HeaderLiver Transplants at Duke CTA LinkLearn more Section Features Call To Action Header Playing Hockey was Risk Factor for Congenital Liver Abnormality Content“He went from being a seemingly healthy kid who plays hockey to a kid who needs aliver transplant in a very short span of time, ” said Megan Butler, MD, a  hepatologist who treated Colby atDuke Children ’s Hospital.In fact, it was playing hockey that likely saved Colby ’s life. During a game early in 2015, a body check sent Colby to the ice, where he alarmingly remained. He couldn't  feel his legs, he said. Taken to an emergency department, he eventually regained sensation and walked out of the hospital that night.At his hockey evaluations that fall, however, he reported that he was still having occasional numbness in his legs. His parents, Naomi and Brian Askew of Apex, North Carolina, both emergency department nurses, immediately had him evaluated at a Wake County hospital.Tests ...
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Conclusions: "Home staying syndrome" is an undefined syndrome of unusual symptoms of abnormal sleep (altering sleep time and duration) and frequent urination> 3 times/hour. This syndrome is associated with staying at home for a long period of time and is easily resolved by doing any activity such as sports or visiting friends. While this syndrome is rare, it may be more prevalent now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forces people to stay home for infection prevention. PMID: 32975916 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Abstract In a patient's recovery process, restful sleep is crucial. Although the essential role of sleep in healing has long been recognized, excessive noise in hospital environments remains a persistent and pervasive problem. For hospitalized patients, environmental noise can result in sleep deprivation and adverse health outcomes; not surprisingly, hospital noise ranks as a major patient complaint. At a small suburban community hospital, patients responding to a quiet-at-night question in the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey gave the hospital's telemetry unit the l...
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Publication date: 26 September 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 247, Issue 3301Author(s): Jessica Hamzelou
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