PICU nurses share smiles and minimize fears

“We experienced such wonderful care while at the UCD PICU, and were especially grateful for the nurse and the child life specialist who helped us take our daughter to get X-rays in spite of her fear—they even sang Disney songs and blew bubbles as we walked down the halls. Once we arrived, the nurse worked with the Radiology technicians to let her stand u […]

By |2019-01-15T15:13:12+00:00January 14, 2019|Patient Story, PICU|

NICU nurses shine with kindness

My family and I would like to offer our sincere thanks and gratitude to the three amazing nurses Yasmeen Chao, Kaela Beckley, and last but not least Agnes Coll (the three Kikis), who gave such amazing care to my sweet grandbaby Lilian! Lilian was admitted to the NICU immediately after her birth on April 25, 2018. She had difficulties breathing which turn […]

By |2018-12-26T15:21:43+00:00December 26, 2018|NICU, Patient Story, Staff Shout-Out|

Baby gets life-saving help from neurosurgery

Here is the story about our miracle boy, Tikhon!

On July 3, 2017, we came to the UC Davis emergency room with a cranky three week old baby boy, Tikhon, who was vomiting (with pinkish emesis at one point). As his mom, I felt that something was “off” with our son. Upon arrival, Emergency room staff promptly ordered all the tests and imaging. What was […]

By |2018-11-21T14:20:30+00:00November 21, 2018|Patient Story|