The holiday season begins this week and many families will be on the road traveling to see family and friends. With everything you have to think about when traveling with children, one to add to the list is the potential for motion sickness. Motion sickness is rather common in children and adults. It occurs when your body’s senses of movement don’t all match up with each other. Your body uses the eyes, inner ears and muscles to sense movement. When in a car, plane or boat, for example, often your eyes are seeing something very different than what your body and ears are sensing.
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Getting to know patients and their families and establishing relationships is of the utmost importance to Aleksandr Melikov, MD, a pediatrician at Renown Health.
Dr. Melikov shares some of the highlights from a recent shift to give us an insight into a typical day in the life of a Pediatrician.
I wake up, check the pager for any newborns that have been born overnight and assigned to me to visit. Pager shows no newborns, so I have some time to jog in the neighborhood.
Check my email, news, stock market.
I shower, eat breakfast and help my boys to start their day.
I drive to the office.
I join my team for a short …
Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week by registering now for next week’s Liquid Gold 5K. The August 2 event is a 5K run/walk through the University of Nevada campus. Bring the entire family to this stroller-friendly event and enjoy music, food, vendors, including Renown Children’s Hospital and The Lactation Connection and a great raffle! Register today.
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