Building an adaptable resident curriculum for acute pediatric sexual abuse evaluations: a qualitative needs assessment - Sagalowksy ST, Pahalyants V, Roskind CG, Pusic MV.
BACKGROUND: Residents are undertrained to perform acute pediatric sexual abuse evaluations. The American Academy of Pediatrics has proposed development of an adaptable child abuse curriculum, though no such curriculum exists. OBJECTIVES: Our goal w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Marijuana use and outcomes in adult and pediatric trauma patients after legalization in California - Grigorian A, Lester E, Lekawa M, Figueroa C, Kuza CM, Dolich M, Schubl SD, Barrios C, Nahmias J.
BACKGROUND: Marijuana has become legal in eight states since 2012. We hypothesized the incidence of marijuana-positive trauma patients and rate of mortality has increased post-legalization. METHODS: A single level-I trauma center was used to identi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violence against health workers: findings from three emergency departments in the teaching hospital of Padua, Italy - Zoleo M, Della Rocca F, Tedeschi F, Zucchetto M, Maddalena G, Vettore G.
Emergency departments (EDs) are high-risk places for Workplace Violence (WPV). In Italy, this phenomenon is scarcely investigated. The aim of this study is to evaluate the incidence, experiencing and perception of WPV in the general ED (GED), paediatric ED... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Vaccine Schedule Not Followed for One Third of Children in US Vaccine Schedule Not Followed for One Third of Children in US
Even if children ultimately get caught up on their vaccines after early delays, they remain susceptible to vaccine-preventable diseases for longer right when they're most vulnerable to complications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 22, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Exploring participation after paediatric acquired brain injury - Keetley R, Westwater-Wood S, Manning JC.
This study aimed to explore the levels of participation in a UK sample of children and young people (CYP) with an acquired brain injury (ABI) at home, school and in the community through a cross-sectional study. The Child and Family Follow-Up Survey was di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent Obesity Linked With Midlife Cancer Risk Adolescent Obesity Linked With Midlife Cancer Risk
The findings underline the need to tackle obesity early in life, writes an editorialist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pediatrician: Several vaccines at once might be too much for parents, but kids are just fine
"Your child is due for shots today," is frequently followed in my practice by a grimace and a visible tightening of parents' hold on their baby. Then comes my rehearsed recital of the diseases against which we are protecting the baby through vaccination and lastly, I lay out the total number of shots due. That is when the bargaining starts -- "Does she really need that many Dr. Bracho? Couldn't we do two today and the rest next time?" (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer Therapy - Associated Polyposis May Mimic CRC Predisposition
74 percent of TAP cases had clinical features suggesting at least one CRC predisposition syndrome (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Most Doctors Perceive Benefits of Vaccines for Children Program
FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2020 -- Most pediatricians report that the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) has high perceived benefits, according to a study published online Feb. 21 in Pediatrics. Sean T. O'Leary, M.D., M.P.H., from the University of Colorado... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How 'Stranger Things' Widened Awareness of a Rare Disorder
Title: How 'Stranger Things' Widened Awareness of a Rare DisorderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - February 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

When Parents Hope for a Miracle, Communication Is Key When Parents Hope for a Miracle, Communication Is Key
When parents hope for a miracle for their critically ill child, pediatricians must maintain a careful balance between advocating for good medicine and respecting the parent's beliefs, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Despite burdens most pediatricians very supportive of national vaccination program
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Despite bureaucratic hurdles, the vast majority of pediatricians want to keep participating in a national program that provides vaccinations at no cost to children who are on Medicaid, uninsured, or who are American Indian/Alaska Native, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Study examines why colon cancer is more deadly in pediatric and young adult patients
(American College of Surgeons) Colon cancer is more likely to be lethal in children and young adults than middle-aged adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ultrasound May ID Children at Risk for Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease
A heterogeneous liver pattern could indicate a higher risk for advanced cystic fibrosis liver disease (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 21, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Critical Care Admissions Up for Pediatric Opioid Poisonings Critical Care Admissions Up for Pediatric Opioid Poisonings
The proportion of children and adolescents admitted to critical care for serious poisonings has increased in recent years, according to a study of more than 750,000 reported opioid exposures.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 20, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Human and economic costs of pediatric firearm injury - Quiroz HJ, Casey LC, Parreco JP, Willobee BA, Rattan R, Lasko DS, Perez EA, Sola JE, Thorson CM.
PURPOSE: Pediatric firearm injury is a national crisis that inflicts significant trauma. No studies have captured risk factors for readmissions after firearm injury, including cost analysis. METHODS: Nationwide Readmissions Database (2010-2014) was... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Screening for alcohol and substance use in pediatric trauma patients: a retrospective review - Robinson T, Tarzi C, Zhou XG, Bailey K.
This study aimed to assess the rates of screening for substance use in pediatric trauma patients presenting at a single Canadian center. METHODS: A retrospective ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pediatric Lantana camara ingestions reported to Texas poison centers - Forrester MB, Petty L.
Highlights • 784 Lantana camara ingestions involving children age 0–5 years were identified. • The most commonly ingested plant part was the seed/berry (41.7%). • 39.5% of the patients were age 1 year and 26.0% 2 years and 50.1% male. •... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Severe traumatic brain injury cases among children younger than 24 months - Dolanbay T, G ül HF, Şimşek AT, Aras M.
INTRODUCTION: Accidental head injuries are known to cause serious traumatic brain injury (TBI). Children younger than 2 years of age build a separate group that is more difficult to assess clinically. Investigations targeting TBIs in pediatric cases, parti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Survival After Pediatric Kidney Transplant Drastically Improved
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 -- There has been an increase in survival after pediatric kidney transplantation since 1970, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Anna Francis, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nurses May Under-Rate Nutritional Status in Pediatric Patients
Nurses were found to be significantly more likely to under-rate the nutritional status of their pediatric patients, suggesting the need for guidelines for nutritional assessment of children. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - February 20, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hannah Slater Source Type: news

Exposure to Cleaning Products May Compromise Infants' Lungs Exposure to Cleaning Products May Compromise Infants' Lungs
Infants who were frequently exposed to household cleaning products during their first 3 months of life were at higher risk for asthma by age 3 years, data from a Canadian birth cohort suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Sleep Disturbance Among Offspring of Parents With Depression Sleep Disturbance Among Offspring of Parents With Depression
Do children of depressed parents exhibit greater parent- and self-reported sleep disturbance compared to those without any parental psychopathology?Journal of Pediatric Psychology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Obesity and Liver Markers in Children and Adolescents Obesity and Liver Markers in Children and Adolescents
In what ways might obesity impact liver enzyme concentrations in the pediatric population?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Texting Trauma: Many Teens Suffer 'Digital Dating Abuse'
Title: Texting Trauma: Many Teens Suffer 'Digital Dating Abuse'Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/19/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - February 19, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Small Babies Have High Risk for Heart-Lung Weakness as Adults: Study
Title: Small Babies Have High Risk for Heart-Lung Weakness as Adults: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/19/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - February 19, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Parenting elective lets physicians spend more time with their babies
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) A novel, four-week parenting rotation designed for pediatric residents has dramatically increased the amount of time resident parents can spend at home with their babies, according to a study by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Low - Cost Marketing of Stimulants to Physicians May Increase Rx Rates
Authors say that given misuse starts in adolescence, marketing to these providers should be examined (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 19, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Children ’s Hospital Shaken Down By Blagojevich: No Comment On Trump Sentence Commutation
Executives at Lurie Children ’s Hospital of Chicago and pediatric doctors there had no comment Tuesday following word President Donald Trump was commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

UCLA researchers discover new compound that promotes lung health
A molecule identified by UCLA researchers helps maintain a healthy balance of cells in airway and lung tissue. If the compound, so far only studied in isolated human and mouse cells, has the same effect in people, it may lead to new drugs to treat or prevent lung cancer.“We think this could help us develop a new therapy that promotes airway health,” said Dr. Brigitte Gomperts, a UCLA professor of pediatrics and of pulmonary medicine, a member of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA, and lead author of the study. “This could not only inform the treatm...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Old CT image shows screw in 5-year-old's jaw, ends in surgery
A mother in Colorado is considering suing after she discovered a CT image that...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Settlement reached in Mad River pediatric CT radiation case Parents sue California hospital over pediatric CT radiation overdose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pediatric MOG-Antibody-Associated Syndromes Include Encephalitis Pediatric MOG-Antibody-Associated Syndromes Include Encephalitis
Pediatric myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG)-antibody-associated syndromes should be expanded beyond demyelinating syndromes to include encephalitis, according to a multicenter study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Low-Cost Marketing of Stimulants to Physicians May Increase Rx Rates
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Low-cost marketing to physicians may be driving up stimulant prescribing rates, according to a research letter published online Jan. 21 in JAMA Pediatrics. Scott E. Hadland, M.D., M.P.H., from Boston Medical Center, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Wheeze, Asthma Risk Up With Cleaning Product Use Exposure in Infancy
Infants in homes with frequent cleaning product use have increased odds for childhood wheeze, asthma (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 18, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

AAP Addresses Fertility Preservation for Children With Cancer
Medical and ethical considerations are discussed, including in cases of conflict between parent, child (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

AAP Addresses Fertility Preservation for Children With Cancer
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Medical and ethical considerations of fertility preservation in children with cancer are addressed in a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published online Feb. 18 in Pediatrics. Sigal Klipstein, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ultrasound identifies kids at risk of CF liver disease
Ultrasound can help clinicians identify children with cystic fibrosis (CF)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Carbon nanotube tomosynthesis may be better for cystic fibrosis Novel MRI scans could aid in cystic fibrosis CT can replace x-ray for pediatric cystic fibrosis patients Growing radiation dose for CF patients highlights risks MRI still no match for CT in cystic fibrosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can ultrasound, 3D printing deepen maternal-fetal bonds?
When a pregnant woman sees her fetus on imaging scans, it can help strengthen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AR, 3D printing make waves in cardiac care Top 5 clinical applications of pediatric 3D printing How can 3D printing improve kidney cancer surgery? 3D MRI captures changes to fetal head during birth 3D-printed craniofacial models support family consults (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Keep Your Kids Safe, Warm in Wintertime Fun
Title: Keep Your Kids Safe, Warm in Wintertime FunCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - February 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

1 in 4 Opioid ODs Involves Kids and Teens
Title: 1 in 4 Opioid ODs Involves Kids and TeensCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - February 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Kids Raised by Grandparents More Likely to Pile on Pounds: Study
Title: Kids Raised by Grandparents More Likely to Pile on Pounds: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - February 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Late Bedtimes in Preschool Years Could Bring Weight Gain
Title: Late Bedtimes in Preschool Years Could Bring Weight GainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - February 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Babies' Exposure to Household Cleaning Products Tied to Later Asthma Risk
Title: Babies' Exposure to Household Cleaning Products Tied to Later Asthma RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - February 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Study reveals how low oxygen levels in the heart predispose people to cardiac arrhythmias
(University of California - Irvine) Low oxygen levels in the heart have long been known to produce life-threatening arrhythmias, even sudden death. Until now, it was not clear how. New findings, in a study led by Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, vice chancellor for Health Affairs at the University of California, Irvine, and distinguished professor in the UCI School of Medicine Departments of Pediatrics and Physiology& Biophysics, reveal the underlying mechanism for this dangerous heart disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rice University bioscientist Rosa Uribe wins NSF CAREER Award
(Rice University) Rice University neurodevelopmental biologist Rosa Uribe has won a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to study neural crest cells, specialist stem cells that form the enteric nervous system and also cause neuroblastoma, the third most prevalent form of pediatric cancer in the U.S. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 18, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

'You're trying to murder our baby!': JAY JAYAMOHAN recalls the agonising cry of a father
Jay Jayamohan is a Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. He was faced with a young boy who had been hit by a car and was unconscious. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Headache long after pediatric concussion: presence, intensity, interference, and association with cognition - Kwan V, Plourde V, Yeates KO, Noel M, Brooks BL.
Objective: Document headache presence, intensity, and interference after concussion(s), as well as examine its association with cognition.Participants: Participants 8-19 years of age were assessed on average 34 months (SD = 21.5) after... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder status and sex moderate mild traumatic brain injury symptom severity in children and adolescents: implications for clinical management - Orban SA, Epstein JN, Carr D, Logan K, Gubanich PJ, Sidol C, Myer GD.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the impact of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), using a broad parent-reported measure, and to determine whether parent-ratings of mTBI symptoms are higher among those with premorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity diso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A prospective cohort study on the epidemiology of ocular trauma associated with closed-globe injuries in pediatric age group - Shah SM, Shah MA, Singh R, Rathod C, Khanna R.
PURPOSE: To study the epidemiology of mechanical ocular trauma and closed globe injury using the Birmingham Eye Trauma Terminology System in patients belonging to the pediatric age group. METHODS: This work involved a prospective cohort study of al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pediatric injuries in kids caf és and risk factors for significant injuries: a 6-year cross-sectional study using a multicenter injury registry in Korea - Choi IC, Park JW, Jung JY, Kim DK, Kwak YH, Suh D, Lee SU.
This study investigated kids ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news