While respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) might mean a runny nose and cough for most folks, for newborns and the elderly, it could be a life-threatening illness. In this Children's Channel video podcast, Michael Forbes, MD, an intensivist in the pediatric intensive care unit at Akron Children's Hospital, provides an overview of RSV, as well as what families can do to prevent and treat this potentially dangerous condition.
These videos focus on different aspects of the design and construction of the new 200-million building expansion at Akron Children's Hospital. When complete, the project will feature a new medical tower with a neonatal intensive care unit, emergency room and outpatient surgical suites; a 1,200 space parking deck; and an expanded Ronald McDonald House. Construction is expected to be completed in 2015.