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Ayryn Page Chilton-Gelfo, PA-C

Ayryn P. Chilton-Gelfo, PA-C, has joined Norton Heart & Vascular Institute.

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Evaluating and treating pediatric status epilepticus

Most seizures in newborns and children stop on their own, usually within about three minutes. The longer a seizure goes, however, the less likely it is to stop without treatment. Children who have continuous seizures […]

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Classification and treatment of pediatric cancerous brain tumor, medulloblastoma

Medulloblastoma is one of the most common malignant brain tumors in children, with cases tending to surface around ages 4 or 5. Currently, the treatment protocol is resection of as much of the tumor as […]

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Better detect bruising from child abuse by following updated TEN-4-FACESp guidelines

Every adult in Kentucky, regardless of profession, is required by law to report suspected child abuse or neglect.  Health care providers should follow the updated TEN-4 FACESp clinical decision rule any time they are evaluating [...]

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Kentucky pediatric providers report ADHD practice not consistent with clinical practice guidelines

Researchers with Cleveland Clinic, the University of Louisville School of Medicine and Norton Children’s recently conducted a survey of pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) care in Kentucky and found areas of deviation from established practice patterns [...]

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Case study: Awake brain tumor resection helps preserve healthy tissue

The patient A 39-year-old nursing student initially presented with complaints of a two-year history of intermittent numbness in the tips of the middle and ring finger on her left hand. Over the past six months, […]

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