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Mother's support is vital for sexually abused children
Sexually abused children whose mothers believe them and offer comfort are less likely to suffer from anger and depression, according to a new study.
Pediatric ALL: Measuring MRD Twice During Induction Will Do
Measuring minimal residual disease at day 19 and day 46 of remission induction can guide treatment for most pediatric patients with ALL.
Evidence many young children with autism show gut symptoms
Gastrointestinal symptoms of constipation, diarrhea and food allergy/intolerance up to 3 years of age were more likely to be seen by mothers of infants with autism in study.
Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds
Babies, toddlers get sick faster and die sooner than older children and adults.
Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain, Study Says
Young baseball players feel pressure from parents or coaches to continue playing despite arm pain, and many parents are unaware of guidelines to reduce injury risk, a pair of recent studies found.
Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis: Pimecrolimus Safe, Effective
Pimecrolimus is a safe and effective alternative to topical corticosteroids for infants and young children with mild to moderate atopic dermatitis.
Ventilatory Support May Help Children With Cerebral Malaria
Most deaths in children with cerebral malaria may be due to increased brain volume leading to raised intracranial pressure, according to research from Malawi.
For most children with HIV and low immune cell count, cells rebound after treatment
NIH-funded study finds T-cell level returns to normal with time
Celiac Disease: Which Children Should Be Tested?
Many children with celiac disease remain undiagnosed; research points toward the establishment of a more systemic approach to testing children for celiac disease.
ADHD Symptoms Improve When Care Managers Train Parents
Lay care managers helped collect medical and family histories, worked with parents on managing difficult behaviors, and served as liaisons between primary care and a team of specialists.
Intranasal Dexmedetomidine Can Calm Kids During CT Scans
Aerosolized intranasal dexmedetomidine appears safe and effective for sedating children for CT imaging, according to a new pilot study.
Can Fish Oil Help Boys With ADHD Pay Attention?
Boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may benefit from the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and some vegetable oils, a small European study suggests.
Updated Guidelines Address Assessment, Care of Sexually Abused Children
Updated guidelines from specialists in child abuse pediatrics stress the importance of medical history, specialized examination, documentation, and appropriate testing of children who may have been sexually abused.
Understanding kangaroo care and its benefits to preterm infants (Journal article)
This review synthesizes current knowledge about the benefits of KC for infants born preterm, highlighting differences and similarities across low and higher resource countries and in a non-pain and pain context.
Breastfeeding Linked to Improved IQ at Age 30
Durations of total, predominant breastfeeding linked to IQ, educational attainment, income
Child Sex Trafficking Victims Easily Missed by Doctors, Social Workers: Study
Most health care workers may lack the knowledge, awareness and training to identify potential victims of child sex trafficking, a new study suggests.
Ultrasound Accurate for Diagnosing Pneumonia in Children
Lung ultrasounds may be a viable alternative to chest radiographs, especially in places with limited resources, a metaanalysis suggests.
Child Skull Fracture: Hospital Admission Not Always Needed
Children with isolated linear skull fractures after minor blunt head trauma may be considered for ED discharge if neurologically normal, a study showed.
Strategy raises adherence to guideline-recommended pediatric blood cultures
A strategy focused on three key drivers significantly improved one hospital's adherence to guideline-recommended blood cultures in children hospitalized with pneumonia.
Propranolol Seems Prophylactic Against Infantile Hemangiomas
Case study involves infant treated shortly after birth; skin lesions appeared after suspension of propranolol
Many premature infants continue to receive iNO during NICU stay
Many premature infants throughout the United States continue to receive inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) during their NICU stay, despite the lack of evidence to support its use.
'Cell-tweaking' technique offers treatment hope for 'bubble boy disease' SCID
A new stem cell study offers hope for children born with severe combined immunodeficiency disease and other deadly genetic blood disorders.
Workshop on Perinatal Practice Strategies
Mar 27, 2015
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Skills Course for Pediatricians
Apr 21 - 21, 2015
Southeastern Association of Neonatologists: 29th Annual Conference
May 14, 2015
Pediatric Kaleidoscope 2015 - Fest Spiel Honoring the Career of J. Carl Gartner, Jr, MD
May 16 - 16, 2015
2015 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Perinatal/Neonatal Conference
May 20, 2015
Concussion, Adolescents and Teens: A Primer for Primary Care, Emergency Medicine and School Nurses
Jun 03 - 03, 2015
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Jul 15 - 18, 2015