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Aches, Pains & Injuries
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Adolescent Medicine
Adolescent Medicine - 616.391.2123
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After Kidney Transplantation Surgery
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After Your Visit: Managing Bills and Insurance
After-Care Transistion (ACT) Clinic Details
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After-Care Transistion (ACT) Wellness Education
After-Care Transistion of Follow-Up Care
After-Care Transition (ACT) Clinic
Age-Appropriate Guidelines
Agenda
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Alejandro Quiroga MD
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Allergies & Immune System
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Are All Faiths Welcome?
Asthma Camp
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Be Ready for Kidney Transplant Surgery
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Before Heart Surgery
Benefits and Risks of Kidney Donation
Benefits and Risks of Kidney Transplant
Best Children's Hospital
Bike & Bike Helmet Safety
Birth - 2 Years
Birth Defects & Genetic Problems
Bladders Kidney & Urinary Tract
Blank Upper GI page
Bleeding Disorders
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Blood & Bone Marrow Transplant
Blood Disorders
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Blood Stream Infections
Bloodless Surgery
Body Basics Library
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program
Bone Scan
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Bones, Muscles & Nervous System
Brain & Nervous System
Brain & Nervous System
Brain & Nervous System
Brain Cisternogram For Leak
Brain Shunt Study
Brain Tumor Clinic (Neuro-oncology)
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Brooke Feltner-Beebe
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Cardiology
Cardiology - 616.267.9150
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Care Management
CarePages
Carly Weiden, MS, CCLS
Center Navigation - Main Site
Cerebral Palsy Care Guidelines (for Physicians)
Chiari Malformation
Child Life Services
Child Life Services in the EMU
Child Protection
Child Protection - 616.391.1242
Children's Advocacy Network
Choking
Classes & Events
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Cochlear Implants
Cochlear Implants: Candidate Selection
Cochlear Implants: Implant Devices
Cochlear Implants: Insurance Coverage
Cochlear Implants: Pre-Implant Evaluation
Cochlear Implants: Surgery and Follow-Up
Common Questions About Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation
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Congenital Heart Center
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Contact Us: Healthy Weight Center
Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Disorders
Critical Care
CT Scan
Cystic Fibrosis Care Center
Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Program
Daniel Borreson, MD
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation Surgery
Dental Care
Dentistry
Dermatology
Dermatology
Determing Whether Your Child Has Lead Poisoning
Diabetes & Endocrinology
Diabetes Education Program
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Diabetes Medications
Diabetes Resources and Education
Diagnosing Kidney Disease
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Discounted Bike Helmets
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During and After Heart Surgery
During Surgery
Ear Infection Video
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Ears Nose Throat/Speech & Hearing
Eating or Drinking Before Surgery
Education and Events
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Emergency Medicine
Emmy David
Emotions Related to Kidney Transplantation
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Endocrine Glands & Growth
Endocrinology - 616.391.3933
Endocrinology Resources and Education
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Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology - 616.267.2100
Gastroesophageal Reflux
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Getting Started: Becoming a Living Kidney Donor
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Going Home After Kidney Transplantation Surgery
Greater Possibilities
Greg Helmers, PA-C
Greta's Story
Grief and Trauma
Grief and Trauma Book List
Grief and Trauma Information for Caregivers of Kids and Teens
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Haworth Innovative Therapeutics Clinic
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Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Bereavement Conference
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Helpful Grief and Trauma Web Links
Helpful Pediatric Neurology Web Links
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Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event
Hematology/Oncology - 616.267.1925
Hepatobiliary Scan
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Hyperthyroid Therapy
Hypothermia Treatment for HIE: An Information Guide for Parents
Immunizations
Immunosuppressants 101
Impact of Career Choice and Education
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Infections
Infectious Disease
Injury Prevention
Intensive Feeding Program
Intravenous Pyelogram
Janine Hammond
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Joni Korb
Journey: Bereaved Parent Education and Support
Julia Steinke, MD, MS
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Kidney & Urinary System
Kidney Disease and Your Child’s Schooling
Kidney Donation Surgery Overview
Kidney Transplant Step 1: Evaluation
Kidney Transplant Step 2: Approval
Kidney Transplant Step 3: UNOS Waiting List
Kidney Transplant Surgery Overview
Kidneys & Urinary System
Kids Burn Camp
Kids Site
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Kim Gusse, MSW
Lab Tests
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Lauren's Story
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Lead Poisioning Prevention
Learn More and Be Involved
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Lifestyle After Kidney Transplantation
Living Donor Kidney Transplant Surgery
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Lorraine Raab, RN
Lungs & Respiratory System
Lungs & Respiratory System
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Making the Grade in Diabetes Care
Managing Asthma
March of Dimes Family Support Program
Mary Jo Pletzke
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Meals: Where to Eat at the Hospital
Meckel's Scan
Medical Problems A-Z
Medical Specialties & Services
Medical Toxicology Consultations
Medicare Information
Medications After Kidney Transplantation
Meet Our Heart Surgeons
Meet the Child Life Team
Meet the Neonatal Center Team
Meet the P.O.R.T. Board
Meet the Pediatric Cardiologists and Cardiovascular Surgeons
Meet the Pediatric Kidney Transplantation Team
Meet the Pediatric Simulation Team
Meet the Team
Meet the Team
Meet the Team
Meet the Team
Meeting the Anesthesiologist
Mental Health Services
MIBG I 123
Minimum 4 ft. 9 in.
Monitoring Diabetes Log Sheets and Communication Records
More About CT Scans
More About MRI
More About Ultrasounds
More About Upper GI
More About X-rays
Morgan Cole, PharmD
Mouth & Teeth
Neonatal Parent to Parent Partnership
Neonatal Resuscitation Classes
Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor Classes
Neonatal Transport Team
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Neonatology
Nephrology - 616.267.2400
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Nephrology, Dialysis, Kidney Transplantation
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics - 616.391.2242
Neurofibromatosis Clinic
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Neurology - 616.267.2500
Neurology Services
Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery - 616.267.2570
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Normalizing the Hospital Environment for Your Child
Now that You're Making Health Care Decisions
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Once You are Home
Online Community: Connect and Interact
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Orthopaedics - 616.267.2600
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Pediatric Epilepsy
Pediatric Grand Rounds
Pediatric Home Ventilator Clinic
Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
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Poison Information: What to Do If You Suspect Poisoning
Post-Transplant Complications
Pre-Surgery Consultation
Pregnancy Services
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Prepare For Your Child's First Appointment
Prepare for Your Child's Surgery
Preparing for Heart Surgery
Preparing for Your Child's Diabetes Appointment
Preparing for Your Child's Endocrinology Appointment
Preparing for Your Child's Inpatient EEG
Preparing for Your Child's Office Visit
Preparing for Your Child's Orthopaedic Visit
Preparing for Your Child's Visit to Our Office
Preparing for Your Child's Visit to Pediatric Nephrology
Preparing for Your Intensive Feeding Program Visit
Preparing for Your Visit to Pediatric Neurology
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Preventing Surgical Site Infections
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Questions Children Ask About Surgery
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Radiation Safety
Radiology
Radiology - 616.391.1812
Radiology Child Life Specialists
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Rehabilitation Services
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Renal DMSA Scan
Renal Flow and Function With Lasix
Renucci Hospitality House
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Resources for Patients and Families
Resources for Patients and Families
Resources for Patients and Families
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Rheumatology
Rheumatology - 616.267.2700
Ronald McDonald House
Routine Diabetes Visit Forms and Change in Treatment Forms
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Salivary (Parotid) Gland Imaging
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Scoliosis Treatment
Sedation Services
Seizures/Epilepsy
Sensory Integration
Services
Services
Services and Programs
Sexual & Reproductive System
Sexual Health & Reproductive System
Share Your Story
Shari Schwanzl, BSN, MBA
Sibling Support
Sickle Cell Anemia Clinic
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Skin
Skin Hair & Nails
Skin Infections & Rashes
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Disorders Clinic
Smoke-Free Campus
SOUL Support Group
Spasticity
Speech Delay Concerns (for Physicians)
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Infections
Spinal Cord Tumors
STABLE Learner Courses
Staying Overnight
Steve Van Heest, DMin
Steven Pastyrnak, PhD, Psychologist
Stomach Intestines & Liver
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Support Groups and Programs
Support Programs
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Surgery
Surgical Site Infections
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Taking Over-the-counter Medications
Teen's Site
Teen's Site - Center Bottom Navigation
Teen's Site - Top Navigation
Teens and Loss Video Series
Teeth & Mouth
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The Chapel at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
The Joint Commission
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The Night Before Surgery
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Tracy Gast, RD
Transitioning to Adult Medical Care
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Treatment of Childhood Blood Disorders
Treatment of Childhood Cancer
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Upper GI Series
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Urology
Urology
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Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study
Visiting the Ventilator Clinic
Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG)
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Volunteer Application
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Water Safety
Water Safety
Ways to Give & Get Involved
Ways to Help Your Child Cope with a VCUG
Ways to Remember
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Welcome to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
What Is a Chaplain?
What is Congenital Heart Disease?
What to Expect
What to Expect at the Healthy Weight Center
What to Expect/Help Your Child Prepare
What to Expect: Trauma Care
What to Pack
What to Say
What We Do
What You Need to Know About the Medications
When to Call the Transplant Team
While You Are Here
Why a Children's Hospital?
Why Refer to Adolescent Medicine?
Why Refer to Pediatric Cardiology
Why Refer to Pediatric Endocrinology?
Why Refer to Pediatric Gastroenterology?
Why Refer to Pediatric Hematology/Oncology?
Why Refer to Pediatric Nephrology?
Why Refer to Pediatric Neurology?
Why Refer to Pediatric Neurosurgery?
Why Refer to Pediatric Orthopaedics?
Why Refer to Pediatric Radiology?
Why Refer to Pediatric Rheumatology?
Winter Safety
Worldwide Candle Lighting Ceremony
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Yi Cai, MD, PhD
Your Child's Hospital Stay
Your Child's Room at the Hospital
Your First Choice for Congenital Heart Care
Your Growing Child Booklet Request
Your Stay at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Your Stay at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital