Pediatric Services

We offer a wide range of services related to acute illness and acute injuries in infants, children and teens.

Illnesses

Common Illnesses:

  • sore throat
  • cough / runny nose / sneezing
  • ear pain
  • mouth sores
  • rashes
  • fever
  • stomach ache
  • headache

Respiratory illnesses:

  • asthma
  • croup
  • bronchitis
  • pneumonia
  • bronchiolitis / RSV
  • viral upper respiratory infection
  • wheezing / reactive airway disease

Gastrointestinal illnesses:

  • viral gastroenteritis (stomach virus) / vomiting / diarrhea
  • abdominal pain
  • dehydration
  • constipation
  • gastroesophageal reflux (GERD, relux)
  • gastritis
  • rectal bleeding
  • pinworm
  • infant colic

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Procedures

Common Procedures:

  • laceration repair using sutures (stitches), skin staples, or skin glue (Dermabond)
  • splinting of broken bones and sprains
  • IV hydration and IV medications
  • nebulized respiratory treatments
  • procedural sedation with intranasal or intravenous medications (if needed)incision and drainage of abscess (boil)
  • removal of skin foreign bodies (splinters, glass)
  • removal of nasal foreign bodies
  • removal of ear foreign bodies
  • reduction of simple dislocations
  • fluroesceine eye examination for corneal abrasion
  • wound care / minor burn care

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Imaging & Labs

Imaging & Lab services:

  • On-site tests
    • Rapid diagnostic tests for strep throat, influenza A and B (flu), RSV, mono (mononucleosis)
    • Complete blood count, basic and comprehensive chemistry panels, and urinalysis
  • On-site digital x-ray with high-resolution images
  • Additional lab testing through LabCorp and Quest Labs
  • We can arrange for same day urgent outpatient ultrasound or CT scan at a local hospital if warranted

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Injuries

Common injuries:

  • lacerations (cuts)
  • abrasions (scrapes)
  • fractures (broken bones)
  • sprains / muscle injuries
  • facial / nose / mouth / ear injuries
  • head injury / concussion
  • eye injuries / eye foreign bodies
  • sports injuries
  • swallowed foreign bodies
  • splinters / embedded foreign bodies
  • animal / human bites
  • puncture wounds

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Disclaimer: KidMed DOES NOT provide well child checks, routine childhood immunizations (including flu shots), or school physical examinations. You should see your primary care physician for these services.

A faxed copy of your child’s medical record is sent to your pediatrician or primary care physician following your visit to KidMed.

We will arrange for direct admission if hospitalization of your child is needed.

You should call 911 or take your child immediately to an emergency department for the following:

  • Head injury with loss of consciousness
  • Broken bones visible through the skin
  • Extensive / severe burns
  • Poisoning or overdose
  • Inhaled smoke or poisonous fumes
  • Suicidal thoughts

Navigating the world of pediatric orthopedics.

We work closely with the local experts in pediatric orthopedics to provide outstanding acute care for your child’s orthopedic injuries.  We are able to consult with the pediatric orthopedists as necessary and can arrange for next day follow up if needed.

Why Choose KidMed?