Investigators examined rates, predictors, and outcomes of neuroimaging in pediatric and adolescent patients who presented to the ED with a headache.
The administration of PCV7 and PCV13 reduced the number of ambulatory visits for otitis media in pediatric patients.
The recall affects approximately 470,000 units that include drugs packaged with 3 to 10 tablets per blister card. The blister packs were developed for use in hospitals, however some were sent to retail pharmacies and were likely dispensed for in-home use.
Discussions involving Internet challenges with children and adolescents should be as sensitive as those about sexuality and drug or alcohol use.
Others have argued that dismissal is ethically problematic because it can deprive children of comprehensive pediatric care and undermine public health.
Policy supports evidence-based strategies such as excise taxes, adding warning labels
Researchers assessed whether current metabolic parameters are inversely associated with cognitive functioning.
Visit provides unique opportunity to address relationship between family and pediatric practice.
The safety assessment included incidence of insertion or procedure-related removal and device-related serious adverse events through 180 after insertion.
Association holds after adjustment for unmeasured genetic, environmental factors
In multivariate analyses, adverse late cranial ultrasound findings were an independent risk factor for full scale IQ scores 70.
Pediatric exposure to buprenorphine can result in serious adverse outcomes, especially among children aged younger than 6 years.
These findings are in line with previous research, which suggested that abuse and neglect in childhood have different effects on the brain.
Vivio can accurately detect cardiac dysfunction in anthracycline-exposed childhood cancer survivors
A meta-analysis of 18 studies examining the association of prenatal antidepressant exposure with motor development in children showed a small overall effect of worse motor development outcomes among children exposed to antidepressants in pregnancy.
Sodium chloride content of intravenous fluids does not affect neurologic events in children with diabetic ketoacidosis.
The American Academy of Pediatrics releases a new clinical report on the diagnosis and treatment of clinically significant gastroesophageal reflux.
Increase seen carbapenem- and cephalosporin-resistant strains, with peak in 2008
Associated with increased risk of composite end point of acute rejection, allograft failure
Fetal genetic score for birth weight affects fetal growth at various maternal fasting plasma glucose levels.
Psychological impairment seen particularly in those with chronic health conditions
Lower and higher oxygen saturation targets result in equal but contrasting outcomes for extremely preterm infantsJune 14, 2018
In this meta-analysis, there was no significant difference between lower and higher oxygen saturation targets on a primary composite of mortality or major disability at a corrected age of 18-24 months for infants born extremely preterm.
If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030.
At age 5 years, decreased waist circumference in both sexes, reduced insulin concentrations in boys
Surgeries by age 9 associated with higher long-term risks of respiratory, infectious, allergic diseases
Significant, positive link for common allergies, especially food allergy, with autism
Increased risk of treatment failure for children with asthma exacerbations presenting to the ER.
Long-term mortality elevated even for mild defects; overall survival improved over time
Elevated risk of overweight for formula-fed infants attenuated with adjustment for gut microbiota
Low screening rate seen at same time as increase in hepatitis C virus prevalence among pregnant women