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Electronic Drug Administration Record App Cuts Errors
Decline in rate of medication errors in medication administration recording post-implementation
Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Kids' Memory Skills
Study found link between fitness and test scores for recall ability
Caregiver Burnout Tied to NICU Size, EHR Use
Nurses are more vulnerable than physicians to organizational effects of burnout in NICUs, a new study has found.
Sport-related concussions more common in high school girls
In high school sports played by both girls and boys, girls are about 50 percent more likely to get a concussion, according to a recent U.S. study.
Researchers Warn of Epilepsy in Zika-Infected Infants
CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures
Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs
Bigger, more powerful machines seem to cause more severe traumas, researchers report
Potential Benefits, Risks of OpenNotes Discussed
Benefits include improved patient engagement, while risks include avoidance of writing candidly
Pediatric melanoma: incidence, treatment, and prognosis (Journal article)
The purpose of this review is to outline recent advancements in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pediatric melanoma.
Most Children With Anxiety Relapse, Regardless of Treatment
Regardless of treatment type, children with anxiety show no significant differences in outcomes or remission. Furthermore, a majority experience relapse and chronic anxiety, new long-term data show.
Early School Start Times Tough on Teens
New guidelines advise starting classes at 8:30 a.m. or later
Hypnosis Doesn't Improve Post-Op Anxiety, Pain in Children
Findings among pediatric patients undergoing major orthopedic surgery
Asthma: Overuse of Oral Steroids Suggests Underuse of Inhalers
Overprescribing of oral corticosteroids appears common among children with asthma, especially the youngest children. Underuse of inhaled corticosteroids may partly explain the overprescribing of the oral drugs.
Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the rise among children, teens
Fastest rise seen among racial/ethnic minority groups.
Clinical trial finds no benefits of wearing silk for children with eczema
A new randomized clinical trial tests the health effects and cost effectiveness of wearing silk garments in children with moderate to severe eczema.
Steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome: past and current perspectives (Journal article)
The aim of this review is to present a comprehensive appraisal of the history, role of renal biopsy, genetics, and treatment of SRNS.
Nurse! What's Taking So Long?
Study at a children's hospital evaluates response time to bedside alarms
Study finds genetic basis for drug response in childhood absence epilepsy
NIH-funded research suggests genes may help determine optimal treatments.
Cross-Sex Hormones Appear to Be Safe for Transgender Teens
Although increased hemoglobin, hematocrit, BMI and lower HDL seen with testosterone use
Early EPO Offers Neuroprotection for Preemies: Meta-analysis
Early prophylactic administration of recombinant human erythropoietin (rhEPO) improves neurodevelopmental outcomes in very preterm babies, a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials confirms.
Fungal Lesions Can Mimic Neoplastic Growths on Tongue
Case report describes 22-month-old with rapidly growing lesion on the tongue
FDA Approves Hep C Drugs for Kids 12 and Older
Previously allowed only for adults
Antenatal Betamethasone Doesn't Impact Pediatric Bone Mass
No alterations in bone mass in mid-childhood with repeat doses of antenatal betamethasone
Pets alter infants' microbiota to lower risk of allergies, obesity
A new study finds that children exposed to pets before and just after birth showed changes in gut bacteria linked to lower risk of allergies and obesity
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
National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) 33rd Annual Conference
Oct 14, 2017