Pediatric Care at Floyd Medical Center
The Stephen D. Smith M.D. Pediatric Center provides skilled, age-appropriate care for infants, children and adolescents under the age of 18 years in need of hospitalization. Pediatric patients who require a higher level of medical attention receive care in our Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit. Newborn babies with special medical needs, including premature newborns, receive care in the
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Our specially trained nurses, pediatricians and clinical specialists provide expert care to children of all ages. We provide particular attention to the physical and mental development of children and how these factors affect their response to illness and healing.
The pediatric center features special areas for families, play areas and in-room entertainment options. Access to the pediatric center is secure, with limited access.
- Dehydration (secondary to vomiting and diarrhea)
- Cellulitis, a bacterial skin infection
- Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
- Other bacterial infections
Floyd Medical Center specializes in the following pediatric treatments and services:
- Antibiotic therapy
- IV therapy
- Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
- Pediatric sleep center
- Pediatric medicine