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Encyclopedia > Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital Integrated Delivery System
Location
Place Texas Medical Center Houston, Texas, (US)
Organization
Care System Non-profit
Hospital Type Pediatric
Affiliated University Baylor College of Medicine
Services
Emergency Dept. Pediatric Emergency Center
Beds 456
History
Founded 1954
Links
Website Homepage
See also Hospitals in the United States

Texas Children's Hospital is an internationally recognized pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. With 639 licensed beds and 465 beds in operation, Texas Children's is the largest children's hospital in the United States. Texas Children’s Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and is its primary pediatric training site. Texas Medical Center The Texas Medical Center, with more than five million patient visits annually and one of the highest densities of clinical facilities and basic science and translational research of any location, is the largest medical district in the world. ... Houston redirects here. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For the record label, see Hospital Records. ... A university hospital is an institution which combines the services of a hospital with the education of medical students and with medical research. ... Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is ranked among the top Schools of medicine in the United States. ... The emergency department (ED), sometimes termed the emergency room (ER), emergency ward (EW), accident & emergency (A&E) department or casualty department is a hospital or primary care department that provides initial treatment to patients with a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries, some of which may be life-threatening and... Lists of hospitals for each U.S. state: Alabama - Alaska - Arizona - Arkansas - California - Colorado - Connecticut - Delaware - Florida - Georgia - Hawaii - Idaho - Illinois - Indiana - Iowa - Kansas - Kentucky - Louisiana - Maine - Maryland - Massachusetts - Michigan - Minnesota - Mississippi - Missouri - Montana - Nebraska - Nevada - New Hampshire - New Jersey - New Mexico - New York - North Carolina - North Dakota - Ohio - Oklahoma... Texas Medical Center The Texas Medical Center, with more than five million patient visits annually and one of the highest densities of clinical facilities and basic science and translational research of any location, is the largest medical district in the world. ... Houston redirects here. ... Childrens hospital is a hospital which offers its services exclusively to children. ... Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is ranked among the top Schools of medicine in the United States. ...


Texas Children's has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthrough developments in the treatment of pediatric cancer, diabetes, asthma, HIV, premature birth, attention-related disorders, organ transplants and cardiogenic disorders. Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these to spread, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion, or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis (where cancer cells are transported through the bloodstream or lymphatic system). ... This article is about the disease that features high blood sugar. ... Species Human immunodeficiency virus 1 Human immunodeficiency virus 2 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS, a condition in humans in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections). ... In most systems of human pregnancy, the condition, premature birth (also known as a preterm birth), occurs when the baby is born within sooner than 36 weeks of completed gestation. ...


More than 42 pediatric subspecialties are available to patients at Texas Children’s.


The hospital's medical staff includes more than 1,580 board-certified, primary-care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, pediatric surgeons and dentists. In 2003, Texas Children's more than 1,000 highly skilled nurses achieved national Magnet Recognition, one of the highest honors in nursing. Only 1 % of hospitals in the nation receive this distinction. Surgery Surgery is the medical specialty that treats diseases or injuries by operative manual and instrumental treatment. ... X-rays can reveal if a person has cavities Dentistry is the practical application of knowledge of dental science (the science of placement, arrangement, function of teeth) to human beings. ... Nurses is a television sitcom that ran on NBC from 1991 to 1994. ...


Since opening its doors in 1954 under Physician-in-Chief Russell Blattner, Texas Children's Hospital has cared for more than 1 million children from every corner of the world in a family-centered environment. (The hospital is ranked among the top five pediatric hospitals nationwide by Child magazine and U.S. News & World Report.) Russell Blattner, July 3, 1908 - December 6, 2002, was a pediatrician and the founding physician-in-chief of Texas Childrens Hospital. ...


Texas Children's Hospital is dedicated to a community of healthy children by providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education and research.


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