Archive | Emergency Services/Trauma

Toddler Crawls Through Doggy Door, Falls in Pool

It started out as a typical day at Makayla Mayes’ McKinney home in November 2009, though things changed quickly. Makayla’s mom, Brittany, was pulling clothes out of the washing machine while 2-year-old Makayla played nearby. But as soon as Mom turned her back, the toddler crawled through the doggy door and into the backyard. When […]

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Meet Dr. Mom Pam Okada

Pam Okada, M.D. Attending Physician in the Emergency Department, Children’s Medical Center Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern WHAT SHE DOES: Addresses every issue that comes into one of the country’s busiest pediatric emergency departments — from asthma and seizures to broken bones and resuscitations. WHY EMERGENCY MEDICINE: After medical school, initially worked at a […]

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