was able to be taken from the Spotsylvania/Fredericksburg area for prompt care by a pediatric vascular surgical specialist.Children’s National Medical Center ranks among the best pediatric hospitals in the country. Based in Washington, DC, Children’s is a nonprofit institution providing total pediatric care to children from birth through 21 years of age regardless of race, creed, or geographic boundary. It is the only regional hospital dedicated exclusively to the care of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. In addition to Children’s 279- bed hospital on Michigan Avenue, six regional outpatient centers are located in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, ensuring the best possible care for children in the entire Metropolitan area and beyond. You may find out more about Children’s Hospital by visiting its Web site at www.cnmc.org.