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Supervised Self-Injection Ups Teens' Comfort With Approach
Findings show improved comfort with self-injection, reduced anxiety for food-allergic adolescents
Foreign Body Ingestion Can Result in Movement Disorder
Case report describes 10-month-old girl admitted to PICU with sudden onset of movement disorder
Daily Screen Time Associated With Diabetes Risk in Children
Time spent glued to the screen was identified as a key promoter of adiposity and insulin resistance in children between 9 and 10 years of age living in England.
Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids
Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found
Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later
Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggests
Confidentiality Issues Impact Use of STD Services for Youth
Teens spending time alone with health care provider report more receipt of sexual risk assessment
Skin Prick, sIgE Have Moderate Agreement for Allergic Disease
Skin prick test has higher specificity than sIgE for asthma, hay fever, but similar specificity
Tool Helps Predict Complications in Kids With Newly Diagnosed Crohn's
Researchers have developed and validated a risk-stratification model that can help predict whether a child with newly diagnosed Crohn's disease (CD) will develop disease-related complications requiring major surgery within three years.
'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens
Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn
Baby gear injuries surging, often due to falls
Every eight minutes in the U.S., a child under three has an accident related to baby products like strollers, carriers, cribs and walkers, a study suggests.
Post-PCV13 Drop in Streptococcus pneumoniae Bacteremia
As pneumococcal rates dropped, rates of E. coli, Salmonella spp, Staphylococcus aureus increased
Functional constipation in children: challenges and solutions (Journal article)
This review intends to update what is known about and what is still a challenge in functional constipation (FC) in children regarding epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management.
Simple Steps Reduce Pain During IV Placement in Children
Quality improvement methods increased use of jet-injected lidocaine in a pediatric emergency department, with robust results, researchers said.
Nonclinical Factors Drive Antibiotic Choice in Pediatric CAP
Age, previous antibiotic receipt, private insurance up odds of macrolide versus amoxicillin receipt
Inappropriate Antibiotic Use for Pneumonia Common
Use of broad-spectrum antibiotics for pneumonia in children remains common, although some stewardship initiatives have boosted more conservative treatments.
Watchful Waiting Cost-Effective for Pediatric Acute Otitis Media
For every 1,000 patients with AOM, WW would result in 205 fewer antibiotic prescriptions used
Quality Improvement Project Can Reduce Pediatric Head CT Use
Reduction in CT use from 29.2 at baseline to 17.4 percent during postintervention period
Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids
Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds
New treatment provides instant relief for children with migraine
Researchers find an interventional radiology method to be effective, minimally invasive, and safe in treating children with recurrent migraines.
The National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) Annual Conference
Apr 07, 2017
14th National Advanced Practice Neonatal Nurses Conference
Apr 19, 2017
Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting
May 06, 2017
European Society of Paediatric Neonatal Intensive Care
Jun 06, 2017
Nursing Care Congress 2017
Jun 24, 2017
Hot Topics in Pediatrics
Jul 27 - 29, 2017
10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology
Sep 14 - 17, 2017