FDA approves lutetium Lu 177 dotatate for pediatric patients 12 years and older with GEP-NETS
On April 23, 2024, the Food and Drug Administration approved lutetium Lu 177 dotatate (Lutathera, Advanced Accelerator Applications USA, Inc., a Novartis company) for pediatric patients 12 years and older with somatostatin receptor (SSTR)-positive gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NE (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 23, 2024 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Improving Pediatric Care for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Improving Pediatric Care for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
A new consensus statement aims to correct inequitable access to appropriate care facing children with autism and related condition.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - April 23, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Pandemic Had Modest Effect on Early Childhood Development Milestones
MONDAY, April 22, 2024 -- Modest changes were seen in early childhood development milestone achievement during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online April 22 in JAMA Pediatrics.Sara B. Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the Johns... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 22, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children of Flint Water Crisis Make Change as Environmental and Health Activists
(FLINT, Mich.) — Their childhood memories are still vivid: warnings against drinking or cooking with tap water, enduring long lines for cases of water, washing from buckets filled with heated, bottled water. And for some, stomach aches, skin rashes and hair loss. Ten years ago in Flint — April 25, 2014 — city and state environmental officials raised celebratory glasses as the mayor pressed a button to stop the flow of Lake Huron water supplied by Detroit for almost half a century. That set in motion a lead and bacteria public health crisis from which the city has not fully recovered. [time-brightcove n...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TAMMY WEBBER / AP Tags: Uncategorized climate change News Source Type: news

Rehabilitation of Executive Function in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (REPeaT): outcomes of a pilot randomized controlled trial - Sood NT, Godfrey C, Krasts D, Morrison E, Chavez Arana C, Hearps SJC, Anderson V, Catroppa C.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of Cogmed Working Memory Training (Cogmed) in improving working memory (WM) and decision making (DM) in childhood traumatic brain injury (TBI), and any associated increases in functional outcomes such as academic ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Outcomes for young adults with suicide admitted to adult versus pediatric hospitals - Jacobson E, Salada K, Sturza J, Hazle M, Malakh M, Stewart D, Shaw R.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate differences in care and outcomes for young adults admitted with suicide ideation (SI) or attempt (SA) to medical units of an adult (AH) versus pediatric hospital (PH). METHODS: Demographic and clinical characteristics were c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Evaluation of pediatric trauma score and pediatric age-adjusted shock index in pediatric patients admitted to the hospital after an earthquake - M ısırlıoğlu M, Alakaya M, Arslanköylü AE, Bozlu G, Durak F, Delibaş A, Sürmeli Döven S, Tezol O, Yeşil E, Karahan F, Killi I, Akça M.
BACKGROUND: In our earthquake-prone country, it is crucial to gather data from regional hospitals following earthquakes. This information is essential for preparing for future disasters and enhancing healthcare services for those affected by earthquakes. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Educational strategies in pediatric trauma resuscitation across disciplines: a scoping review - Goins SM, Thornton S, Horne E, Hoehn B, Brush E, Thamby J, Hemesath A, Cantrell S, Greenwald E, Tracy E.
INTRODUCTION: Trauma is the leading cause of death and disability in children. Differences in mechanism, injury pattern, severity, and physiology in this population distinguish pediatric trauma patients from adults. Educational techniques including simulat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Deliberate self-harm among pediatric psychiatric inpatients in China: a single-center retrospective study - Jiang XZ, Li HH, Yu ZZ, Wang C.
BACKGROUND: For children and adolescents, deliberate self-harm (DSH) is becoming a mental health problem of concern. Despite several studies on the prevalence and factors of DSH in the world, there is little information on DSH among children and adolescent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assessing the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on pediatric baseball and basketball-related craniofacial and neck injuries treated in United States emergency departments, 2003-2022 - Wiener RC, Lundstrom EW.
BACKGROUND: A large proportion of United States (U.S.) youth play basketball, baseball, softball, or T-ball. Each of the activities poses a documented risk of craniofacial and neck injuries. However, few studies have assessed the national prevalence of ped... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Correlation between early computed tomography findings and neurological outcome in pediatric traumatic brain injury patients - Şahin S, Botan E, Gün E, Yüksel MF, Süt NY, Kartal AT, Gurbanov A, Kahveci F, Özen H, Havan M, Yıldırım M, Şahap SK, Bektaş, Teber S, Fitoz S, Kendirli T.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children. Head computed tomography (CT) is frequently utilized for evaluating trauma-related characteristics, selecting treatment options, and monitoring complications in the ear... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assessing the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Ukrainian pediatric trauma and burn patients and their caregivers amidst the war: insights from a surgical medical mission in Poland - Bean C, Yevchenko N, Yakovleva O, Dabek RJ, Fuzaylov G.
On a recent surgical medical mission caring for Ukrainian pediatric burn and trauma patients in Poland, an assessment of the mental health and well-being of children and their caregivers was completed. Children living in war zones frequently experience sig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ontario doctor's college cautions Toronto pediatrician over breastfeeding drug
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has expressed concern about the prescribing and oversight practices of a Toronto breastfeeding doctor in a case where a woman was prescribed domperidone, whose off-label use to induce lactation is controversial.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

What Causes Hemoptysis?
Discussion True hemoptysis is a very uncommon or rare problem in pediatrics but can be potentially life-threatening. Massive hemoptysis has a high mortality (up to 50%) mainly from asphyxia and inability to ventilate and oxygenate the patient because of blood in the pulmonary airways. Fortunately, most hemoptysis is small in amount that resolves within 24 hours. Initial evaluation for hemoptysis can include complete blood count, coagulation studies, C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, urinalysis (possible pulmonary-renal problems), radiographic imaging including chest x-ray and/or computed tomography, and...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 22, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Lord Of The Lies: A Pediatrician's Take On The Latest Child Gender-Transition Research
Lord Of The Lies: A Pediatrician's Take On The Latest Child Gender-Transition Research Authored by J. Edward Les, MD, via The Epoch Times, Last week’s release of the Cass Review brought to memory the old jingle: “Liar, liar, pants on fire; your nose is longer than a telephone wire.” Commissioned…#jedwardles #epochtimes #cassreview #commissioned #hilarycass #kennethzucker #williamgolding #lordofflies #piggy #nt (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news