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Dolphin - Medical Short Stay is located adjacent to the
Emergency Department (ED) at The Royal Children's
It cares for children who present to the ED and require care for
up to 48 hours. With its streamlined admission and discharge
processes, the unit cares for children of all ages, from young children/infants to adolescents, with a range of acute Medical conditions.
Conditions treated in Dolphin - Medical Short Stay
include asthma, bronchiolitis, constipation, croup, eczema, fever, gastroenteritis, urinary
anaphylaxis (allergic reactions), migraine, snake
bite and viral infections.