Correction to: National burden of pediatric abusive injuries: patterns vary by age - Huerta CT, Perez EA, Quiroz H, Quinn K, Thorson CM, Hogan AR, Brady AC, Sola JE.
In Table 4 of this article, under column "13  + years n (%)" and row "Genitourinary" with a value of "10 (0.2)" which should be changed to a superscript "b" similar to the other censored values in the table. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Postoperative magnetic resonance imaging may predict poor outcome in children with severe traumatic brain injuries who undergo cranial surgery - Baker CM, Cox AP, Hunsaker JC, Scoville J, Bollo RJ.
OBJECTIVE: Multiple studies have evaluated the use of MRI for prognostication in pediatric patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and have found a correlation between diffuse axonal injury (DAI)-type lesions and outcome. However, there remains a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Burden of traumatic brain injuries in children and adolescents in Europe: hospital discharges, deaths and years of life lost - Majdan M, Melichova J, Plancikova D, Sivco P, Maas AIR, Feigin VL, Polinder S, Haagsma JA.
Children and adolescents are at high risk of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). To identify those most at risk across Europe, a comprehensive epidemiological study on the burden of TBI is needed. Our aim was to estimate the burden of TBI in the pediatric and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CHI St. Vincent Pediatric Adds Deputy (Movers & Shakers)
Dr. Loren Deputy has joined the CHI St. Vincent Pediatric Clinic in Hot Springs. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 24, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What Are Common Gastrointestinal Polyposes in Children?
Discussion Bloody stools or blood in the diaper is a relatively common complaint in general pediatrics. For most patients it is often a minor concern. Commonly it is a transient problem (e.g. rectal fissure caused by constipation or trauma) or often not blood (e.g. urate crystals in the diaper, food, menses, etc.). Real blood does occur with an identifiable cause such as long distance running or heavy exercise, or milk protein allergy/sensitivity that improves with a milk-restricted diet. Many more serious causes are associated with heavier or more recalcitrant bleeding, increased defecation, abdominal pain, poor eating an...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 24, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

FDA Takes Actions to Expand Use of Treatment for Outpatients with Mild-to-Moderate COVID-19
The FDA took two actions to expand the use of the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) to certain non-hospitalized adults and pediatric patients for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 disease in places such as skilled nursing facilities, home healthcare settings and outpatient facilities. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 21, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Tennessee Family Fighting Pediatric Cancer Shares the Impacts of a Low Blood Supply
Originally published on the American Red Cross Tennessee Region’s Blog. Right now, the Red Cross is experiencing a historic blood donation crisis. Blood donations are at their lowest in over... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood american red cross Blood crisis blood donation pediatric cancer Source Type: news

Risk for Diabetes Increased  for Pediatric Patients With COVID-19
FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 -- Patients aged younger than 18 years with diagnosed COVID-19 have an increased risk for newly diagnosed diabetes>30 days after acute infection, according to research published in the Jan. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

' We Just Have to Keep Them Alive': Transitioning Youth With T1D'We Just Have to Keep Them Alive': Transitioning Youth With T1D
Transitioning a teen with type 1 diabetes from pediatric care to taking full responsibility for their own condition under an adult team is one of the biggest challenges in endocrinology today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Some States Still Pushing Ineffective Covid Antibody Treatments Some States Still Pushing Ineffective Covid Antibody Treatments
Many hospitals and clinics are still infusing the costly treatments — often charging hundreds of dollars a session — that public health officials now say are almost certainly useless.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Youngkin Lays Out'COVID Action Plan' for Virginia Youngkin Lays Out'COVID Action Plan' for Virginia
Youngkin pledged to prioritize vaccine education, outreach and distribution, and to tackle testing supply shortages.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Delay of 3-year-old's cleft palate surgery 'heartbreaking,' says Ontario mom who was told it's non-urgent
Andrea Gerardi of Windsor, Ont., has been waiting nearly two years for her son to get surgery she says would improve his quality of life, but it's been pushed to an unknown date due to the pandemic. The head of the Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons says people across the country are also facing surgery delays. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Windsor Source Type: news

Multidisciplinary approach to emergent sexual abuse in a pediatric emergency department: a simulated child advocacy center model of care - Hornor G, Anderson AM, Baumeyer S, Daniels A, Doughty K, Hollar J, Prince C, Skeens M, Wilkinson K.
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to compare child sexual abuse interview disclosures and judicial outcomes for cases of child and adolescent sexual abuse/assault seen in a pediatric emergency department (PED) before and after the implementation ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Paediatric traumatic brain injury and the dysregulation profile: the mediating role of decision-making - Sood NT, Godfrey C, Chavez Arana C, Anderson V, Catroppa C.
Decision-making is often impacted by paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, there are few tools available to assess these skills in children, with even less research on the consequences of decision-making deficits on dysregulation following TBI.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pediatric trauma burden in Tanzania: analysis of prospective registry data from thirteen health facilities - Sawe HR, Milusheva S, Croke K, Karpe S, Mfinanga JA.
BACKGROUND: Trauma is among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among pediatric and adolescent populations worldwide, with over ninety percent of childhood injuries occurring in low-income and middle-income countries. Lack of region-specific data... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Validation of Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) rule in children with minor head trauma - Cho S, Hwang S, Jung JY, Kwak YH, Kim DK, Lee JH, Jung JH, Park JW, Kwon H, Suh D.
The objective of this study was to validate the PECARN rule in Korean childre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Paediatric lung injury due to accidental ingestion of meperfluthrin: a case report - Li Z, Wu X, Lv G, Ren Z, Yang H, Xu L, Guan Q, Meng X.
BACKGROUND: It is common for children to accidentally ingest chemical drugs with different degrees of toxicity. Meperfluthrin is a highly effective and easy-to-use pyrethroid pesticide with low toxicity. It is widely used in electric mosquito coils. This t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Pediatric skull fractures: could suture contact be a sign of abuse? - U çan B, Tokur O, Aydın S.
PURPOSE: Skull fractures in infants and young children can occur as a result of both accidental trauma and abuse. 1/3 of children with abuse-related head trauma and 1/5 of children with abuse-related fractures were overlooked during the initial evaluation.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Predictors of service utilization of young children and families enrolled in a pediatric primary care mental health promotion and prevention program - Nayak SS, Carpenito T, Zamechek L, Roper K, M éndez-Peñate L, Arty M, Moulin C, Mirand D, Molnar BE.
Understanding early childhood mental health service utilization in community-based clinical settings is important. Project Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health (Project LAUNCH) provided mental health-related services for young children and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Are Pacifiers Good or Bad for Newborns?
Title: Are Pacifiers Good or Bad for Newborns?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 6/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 21, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Spit Test: Saliva Alerts Babies to Close Relationships
Title: Spit Test: Saliva Alerts Babies to Close RelationshipsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 21, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

What Causes High TSH Levels in Newborns?
Title: What Causes High TSH Levels in Newborns?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/21/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 21, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

What Is the Life Expectancy of EEC Syndrome?
Title: What Is the Life Expectancy of EEC Syndrome?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/21/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 21, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

FDA Approves Veklury (remdesivir) for the Treatment of Non-Hospitalized Patients at High Risk for COVID-19 Disease Progression
Approval Based on Phase 3 Data Showing Veklury Significantly Reduced Risk of Hospitalization By 87% Compared with Placebo NIH Guidelines Recommend Veklury for the Treatment of Non-Hospitalized Patients at High Risk FDA Expands Pediatric... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - January 21, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Pfizer and OPKO Provide Update on the Biologics License Application for Somatrogon for Pediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency
NEW YORK& MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE) January 21, 2022 -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) for the Biologics... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - January 21, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Long - Term Outcomes Described for Survivors of Childhood ALL
Life challenges more negatively impacted in younger, female, relapsed patients; socializing more positively impacted in older patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 20, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Triad Adult & Pediatric Medicine moves to renovated building in downtown High Point
Triad Adult& Pediatric Medicine has moved one of its locations from Commerce Avenue to a renovated building on Elm Street in High Point. The health provider will offer a wide range of services at this location. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Lillian Johnson Source Type: news

In major shift, Tufts closing children's hospital, expanding adult care
Tufts Medical Center began treating pediatric patients in 1894 on a hospital ship that would eventually give the facility its name: the Floating Hospital for Children. Nearly 128 years later, Tufts announced it will close the 41-bed pediatric hospital and use that space to expand its adult care capacity. Tufts plans to shift its pediatric patients to the care of Boston Children's Hospital under a new agreement, the hospital announced Thursday. The agreement is subject to regulatory approval. Tufts… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Grant Welker Source Type: news

Why Is My Baby So Hot Without Fever?
Title: Why Is My Baby So Hot Without Fever?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 1/20/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 20, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

1-20-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Kids and the pandemic: Tips to help protect their mental and physical well-being
On Thursday, Jan. 20, Nusheen Ameenuddin, M.D., a Mayo Clinic pediatrician and Janice Schreier, a clinical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Wis., discussed the trends in mental and physical well-being from toddlers to teenagers as well as steps parents and caregivers can take to help kids better navigate the pandemic. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 20, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Cardiac Outcomes Good for Children With COVID - 19 - Related MIS - C
All deformation parameters on echocardiogram recovered within first week, including LV global longitudinal strain, peak left atrial strain (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 19, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Ethnic Disparities Seen in Enrollment for a Clinical Trial ​
29 percent of patients deemed appropriate for intervention were Hispanic compared with 52 percent of those deemed not appropriate (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 19, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

BNT162b2 Vaccine Effective Against Severe COVID - 19 in Adolescents
Two doses highly effective against COVID - 19 - related hospitalization and critical illness for those aged 12 to 18 years (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 19, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Gastrointestinal PCR Panel Enables Faster, Better Antibiotic Therapy in Kids With Infectious Diarrhea Gastrointestinal PCR Panel Enables Faster, Better Antibiotic Therapy in Kids With Infectious Diarrhea
Using a multiplex gastrointestinal PCR (GI-PCR) panel in children with infectious diarrhea can speed up appropriate prescription of antibiotics, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Cardiac Function Normalizes by 3 Months in MIS-C in Study Cardiac Function Normalizes by 3 Months in MIS-C in Study
Most children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome related to COVID-19 infection show recovery of cardiac function by 3 months.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding mothers don ’t pass COVID to infants, study suggests
In the largest study to date on COVID-19 and breast milk, a UCLA-led research team found no evidence that the virus is transmitted from mothers to children through breastfeeding.The study,published today in the journal Pediatric Research, analyzed breast milk samples taken from 110 lactating women between March and September 2020. Of these women, 65 had tested positive for COVID-19, 36 were symptomatic but were not tested and nine had symptoms but tested negative.While researchers initially found some COVID-19 genetic material, or RNA, in seven of the samples belonging to the 101 women who either tested positive or were sy...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 19, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Parent Group Warns of Social Media/Eating Disorders Link Parent Group Warns of Social Media/Eating Disorders Link
A 2.5 million-member advocacy group sent an advisory warning that social media ’s January onslaught of messages for dieting and weight loss may be harmful to kids struggling with weight and body image.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis
What have we learned about the disease course of pediatric patients with chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Negative Home COVID Test No'Free Pass' for Kids, Study Finds Negative Home COVID Test No'Free Pass' for Kids, Study Finds
A new study shows that the performance of COVID tests in children falls below standards for diagnostic accuracy set by regulatory agencies in the US and elsewhere.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Pediatric CAP: Short 5-Day Antibiotic Course Beats 10-Day Pediatric CAP: Short 5-Day Antibiotic Course Beats 10-Day
Treatment of uncomplicated pediatric community-acquired pneumonia with a short, 5-day course of antibiotics results in a superior clinical response compared to the standard 10-day course.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Pediatric severe traumatic brain injury mortality prediction determined with machine learning-based modeling - Daley M, Cameron S, Ganesan SL, Patel MA, Stewart TC, Miller MR, Alharfi I, Fraser DD.
INTRODUCTION: Severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI) is a leading cause of mortality in children. As clinical prognostication is important in guiding optimal care and decision making, our goal was to create a highly discriminative sTBI outcome prediction mod... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What Is the Life Expectancy of a Person With Down Syndrome?
Title: What Is the Life Expectancy of a Person With Down Syndrome?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/19/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/19/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 19, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

What Is the Life Expectancy of Someone With Sanfilippo Syndrome?
Title: What Is the Life Expectancy of Someone With Sanfilippo Syndrome?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/19/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/19/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 19, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Too Soon to Tell if Omicron Will End Pandemic: Fauci
There are suggestions that omicron could result in COVID - 19 transitioning from a pandemic to an endemic situation (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 19, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Do You Feel Old? It Could Be Aging You
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 18, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

In Arkansas, Trans Teens Await an Uncertain Future
Even as the medical community grapples with how best to provide care to transgender adolescents, some states seek to ban it outright. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sabrina Imbler Tags: Discrimination Teenagers and Adolescence Law and Legislation Estrogen Transgender and Transsexuals Hormones Depression (Mental) Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders American Academy of Pediatrics American Civil Liberties Unio Source Type: news

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surge among children
Pediatric COVID-19 case levels and hospitalizations are rising. Yale Medicine infectious diseases experts stress the importance of vaccination. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 18, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Standardizing genetic and metabolic consults for non-accidental trauma at a large pediatric academic center - Hildebrandt C, Wilson CR, Kritzer A.
BACKGROUND: Evaluations of suspected non-accidental trauma (NAT) often include consultation with genetic and metabolic teams to assess patients for rare genetic conditions that can mimic or exacerbate child abuse. Diagnoses that may be questioned during co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Ghana: Protect Children Against Covid-19 Pandemic - Parents Advised
[Ghanaian Times] A Paediatric Nurse Specialist at the Weija/Gbawe Municipal Hospital (WGMA), Matilda Gyamfi-Addae, has advised parents and guardians not to be negligent with the COVID-19 safety protocols so as not to infect children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

In Arkansas, Trans Teens Await an Uncertain Future
Even as the medical community grapples with how best to provide care to transgender adolescents, some states seek to ban it outright. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sabrina Imbler Tags: your-feed-science Discrimination Teenagers and Adolescence Law and Legislation Estrogen Transgender and Transsexuals Hormones Depression (Mental) Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders American Academy of Pediatrics American Source Type: news