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WakeMed NICU Team Visits Belize to Help Babies in Need

In September of 2017, a group of WakeMed NICU providers, led by Dr. Claudia Tolentino Cadet, visited the Central American country of Belize for seven days to share education about neonatal developmental care, nutrition, and respiratory care. The trip was sponsored by the World Pediatric Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children in Central […]

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The Importance of Health Screenings for Women

Wellness visits provide healthcare providers the opportunity to counsel women on the recommended screenings, physical examinations and vaccinations based on age and risk factors. Topics of conversation at these visits vary, but vital signs (including height, weight, blood pressure and heart rate) and an appropriate physical examination are usually performed. Ages 13-18 Most pediatricians see […]

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WakeMed Doctors Published in American Journal of Perinatology

Recently, WakeMed Maternal Fetal Medicine doctors, James Edwards and Laura Edwards, achieved national recognition when their research article was published in the American Journal of Perinatology. The article is titled, “Effect of Cord Blood Magnesium Level at Birth on Non-neurologic Neonatal Outcomes,” and below, Dr. James Edwards explains its premise. Understanding the Effects of Magnesium Sulfate on […]

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National Doctor’s Day 2018

Physician Partners, In honor of National Doctors’ Day, we’ve taken time this month to reflect on what makes our physician partners so outstanding. While the reasons are many, the one attribute we all came back to was simple, yet consistent: your unwavering commitment to our patients. Day in and day out, you take the time to listen, diagnose, […]

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