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What Is an Attending Physician? 

This doctor is responsible for your care in the hospital.

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What Is a Hospitalist? 

This doctor specializes in caring for patients in the hospital.

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What Is a Resident? 

This doctor-student is learning on the job.

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What Is an Intern? 

This doctor-student is learning on the job.

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What Is a Fellow? 

A doctor mastering knowledge.

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What Are Rounds? 

When the members of your healthcare team see you in the hospital.

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When Is Emergency Care the Right Choice? 

You may think of the ER as a source of the most immediate medical attention, but if your situation is not a real emergency, this isn't true.

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Choosing a Hospital 

If you’re facing surgery or treatment for a particular health condition, taking time to find a hospital that meets your needs is well worth your effort.

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Discharge from the Hospital 

Even after minor surgery, some children will remain in the hospital overnight for observation and to receive medications to help with pain or to prevent infection.