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Survival 79 Percent for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Survival 89 percent for those who did not need ECMO, versus 75 percent for those who received ECMO
ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls
Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say
Peritoneal Dialysis Prevents Fluid Overload in Infants After Cardiac Surgery
Peritoneal dialysis is superior to furosemide for prevention of fluid overload in infants after cardiac surgery, according to a randomized clinical trial.
Toddler Behavioral Symptoms May Hint at Celiac Disease
For young children with a family history of celiac disease, anxiety, aggression, sleep problems and other behavioral issues might signal that it's time to test for celiac, researchers say.
AAP Policy Statement Focuses on Child Witness Well-Being
Second policy statement develops recommendations for pediatricians relating to expert testimony
Prognostic scores and biomarkers for pediatric community-acquired pneumonia: how far have we come? (Journal article)
This article aimed to review the current prognostic and diagnostic tools used for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and highlight those potentially applicable in children with CAP.
Excess BMI Ups Risk of T1DM in Autoantibody-Positive Relatives
Increased diabetes progression risk occurred at lower cumulative excess BMI index in children younger than 12
Appendicitis: Antibiotics could be alternative to surgery for children
Evidence review shows antibiotics could be a safe alternative to surgery in children with appendicitis and calls for large randomized trials to confirm it.
AAP Updates Preventive Care Guidelines, Targets HIV, Depression Screening
Pediatric guidelines continue to be brought into harmony with those of other health promotion organizations such as the USPSTF and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Prenatal Trisomy 18 or Trisomy 13 Diagnosis Calls for Patient-Centered Care
Counseling regarding a prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 18 (T18) or trisomy 13 (T13) should be based on a patient-centered-care (PCC) approach that fully educates parents and then honors their decisions about what is in their infant's best interests.
ADHD: Large imaging study confirms differences in several brain regions
The largest study of its kind provides robust evidence to confirm ADHD is a brain disorder characterized by delayed development of several brain regions.
Hyperbilirubinemia: Tool Predicts When It's Safe to Stop Therapy
A new tool may shave a day off many newborns' hospitalizations for jaundice, a study has found.
Experimental Test Can Spot Autism in Infancy
Researchers report brain scans plus computer algorithm show which high-risk babies might develop the disorder
Survival rate may be improving for extremely preterm infants
NIH-funded study also observes less neurological impairment among surviving infants.
Uric Acid Concentration, Fructose Intake Up NASH in Children
Independent associations seen in cohort of obese children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
High-Flow Oxygen May Ward Off Critical Care in Infants With Bronchiolitis
High-flow warm humidified oxygen (HFWHO) does not reduce the amount of time infants with bronchiolitis require oxygen support compared to standard therapy, according to an open-label trial. However, children on HFWHO were less likely to have treatment failure.
Too much soda may raise children's risk of fatty liver disease
Consuming high amounts of fructose - particularly from sweetened drinks - has been linked to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in children and adolescents.
Prediction Rule Could Reduce Unnecessary CT Scans in Kids
A new prediction rule could reduce unnecessary CT scans in children at very low risk for blunt intra-abdominal injury, researchers report.
Needed: An 'Action Plan' for Kids Prone to Severe Allergic Reactions
When kids are at risk of severe allergic reactions, all their caregivers should have a written action plan and epinephrine auto-injectors readily available, according to new reports from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
AAP Updates Guidance on Epinephrine Use for Anaphylaxis
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) confirms in a new report that epinephrine is the medication of choice for the first-aid treatment of anaphylaxis and updates a 2007 report on how it should be used most effectively.
Sepsis Evaluations Vary Widely Across National Network of Nurseries
Newborn early-onset sepsis (EOS) risk assessment varies substantially across U.S. nurseries that are part of the Better Outcomes through Research for Newborns (BORN) network.
CF Guidelines: Greater Reliance on Mutation Classifications
New consensus CF guidelines further standardize the diagnostic criteria for infants through adults, may inform more targeted treatment that addresses specific genetic variants of the pulmonary disease.
FDA Approves Emflaza for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Approved to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in patients 5 years and older
Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support
Apr 03 - 04, 2017
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