Pediatrics Today Newsletter

Pediatric Newsletter

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Program

About once every hour a baby who is addicted to opiate drugs is born in the United States, and the numbers are increasing. Between 2000 and 2009, the number of infants diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) nearly tripled to an estimated 13,539, according to a University of Michigan (U...

Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Services

Comprehensive Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Services

Good Shepherd Pediatrics offers leading-edge neurorehabilitation at our inpatient unit in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and at nine outpatient facilities throughout the Lehigh Valley. Treatment is available for infants, children and...

Case Study: Anoxic Brain Injury

Patient:  11-year-old boy with history of congenital heart defect who underwent a palliative surgery for his defect but post-operatively had heart block and went back to the operating room for pacemaker placement. 

The BrainSTEPS Program

Good Shepherd Pediatrics is a participant in the BrainSTEPS Program, a joint initiative of the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. BrainSTEPs helps students reintegrate into the school system after a...