UMC Children's Hospital

Lubbock, Texas

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How Your Dollar Helps Patients at UMC Children's Hospital




On a 96-degree day, 23-month-old Aubriauna was left in the smoldering heat in a car 90 minutes before being discovered. She was quickly taken to University Medical Center Children's Hospital in Lubbock. Children's Miracle Network Hospitals had previously purchased a piece of equipment that ended up saving Aubriauna's life: the Arctic Sun 500 Temperature Management System, which helps keep body temperature at a specific level. It uses ArcticGel hydrogel coated pads that maintain contact with a patient's skin and mimics water immersion. This is exactly what Aubriauna needed after being left in the heat. Aubriauna's temperature peaked at a little over 108 degrees. Once at UMC, her temperature had gone down and needed to be maintained. The Arctic Sun did just that. "It was what Aubriauna needed to heal and get better," said Dr. Thivakorn (Tiva) Kasemsri, Pediatric Critical Care specialist at UMC. In this case, as in many cases, we had a goal in mind. And that goal was best accomplished by this technology given by CMN Hospitals funds. Aubriauna is now perfectly healthy and getting back to the normal life of a two-year-old, thanks, in part, to this piece of equipment.

UMC Children's Hospital located in Lubbock, TX

UMC Children's Hospital is proud to serve all the Children of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico through a state-of-the-art Children's Hospital, and the regions only Level 1 Trauma Center and Burn Unit. In addition, UMC Children's Hospital is home to the region's highest rated 40-bed NICU with the most experienced ECMO unit, a 16-bed PICU, and the full complement of physicians from the Texas Tech University School of Medicine representing over 30 different pediatric specialties.

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