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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
With about 3,200 patient visits annually, the General Renal Program at Boston Children's Hospital provides consultation and treats children admitted to the hospital for renal replacement therapy, those in acute renal failure and children with critical illness. Our patients include children with renal conditions as well as fluid, electrolyte or metabolic abnormalities.
Our division includes a seven-bed pediatric dialysis unit with special expertise in:
Together with your family, we plan individualized therapy for each child. Our goals include:
preserving your child's growth and development by integrating schooling into her treatment plan
collaborating with experts in other fields to help manage any complications that may arise, including bone disease, high blood pressure, nerve damage and anemia (too few red blood cells)
providing guidance on behavioral and financial issues
assisting in arranging transportation and home support, including visiting nursing services, when appropriate
Boston Children's offers the only dedicated pediatric dialysis unit in New England—this means we offer the highest possible quality care if your child requires dialysis, and we are able to perform transplants under optimal conditions.
We also provide consultative services for neonatal intensive care units at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”