Non-accidental injury in children-a sub-Saharan perspective on a multidisciplinary, co-ordinated care approach - Padayachy L, Mabaso S, Mabika S, Radebe V, Padayachy V.
Non-accidental injury (NAI) in children presents a challenging problem to the pediatric neurosurgeon. The complexity of this condition is underscored by the heterogeneity in its terminology, the medicolegal requirements, and the socioeconomic implications ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Experiences of child and adolescent psychiatric patients boarding in the emergency department from staff perspectives: patient journey mapping - Wolff JC, Maron M, Chou T, Hood E, Sodano S, Cheek S, Thompson E, Donise K, Katz E, Mannix M.
Over the past decade, healthcare providers nationwide have contended with a growing boarding crisis as pediatric patients await psychiatric treatment in emergency departments (EDs). COVID-19 has exacerbated this urgent youth mental health crisis, driving E... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of the use of analgosedation medications following traumatic brain injury (TBI) and risk of adverse outcomes in the paediatric age group - Allawati M, Muhanna F, Husain D, Al-Saadi T.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nomogram assesses nodal status in young thyroid cancer patients
An ultrasound-based nomogram could help determine central cervical lymph nod...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Model separates malignant from benign thyroid nodules on ultrasound ATA guideline bests TIRADS for evaluating pediatric thyroid imaging Elastography helps detect autoimmune thyroid diseases in children TI-RADS, algorithm can determine benign, malignant ultrasound findings Advanced practice providers can handle US-guided FNA neck biopsies (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - January 9, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What is An Emotional Support Animal?
Discussion Humans have had animals in their lives for millennia. Domesticated animals have been used for work, food, protection, and companionship among other activities. Dogs are a common species that are trained for a myriad of tasks including providing therapeutic benefits to persons with permanent or temporary disabilities including persons with psychiatric problems. The utilization of animals in medical/psychiatric therapeutic treatment programs is known as animal assisted activities (AAA) and animal assisted therapy (AAT). These programs have at least a 225-year history of being used. AAA tend to focus on recreation ...
Source: - January 9, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

AAP Guidelines: 'Watchful Waiting' No Longer the Right Call for Child Obesity
(MedPage Today) -- In contrast to previous recommendations, pediatricians and other pediatric healthcare providers are advised to provide "immediate, intensive obesity treatment to each patient" as soon as they receive a diagnosis, according to... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 9, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Rapid MRI protocol leads to reduced image acquisition times
A rapid lumbar MRI protocol that uses 3D imaging and deep learning reconstructio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Reducing use of sedation for pediatric MRI cuts healthcare costs Ultrafast MRI shows promise in predicting DCIS upstaging Ultrafast DCE-MRI helps predict breast cancer treatment response Is abbreviated MRI useful for women at average breast cancer risk? Rapid MRI for ED stroke evaluation cuts costs, hospital length of stay (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - January 6, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Physical Activity Eases Depressive Symptoms in Young People Physical Activity Eases Depressive Symptoms in Young People
"There is an urgent need to explore novel treatment approaches that can be safely, feasibly, and widely implemented in the daily routine of depressed children and adolescents."MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Pediatric pectus excavatum
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: We ’ve noticed an indent in our son’s chest since he was about 6 years old. Our pediatrician diagnosed this as pectus excavatum but said that it was nothing to worry about. Six years later, he’s starting to complain that his heart is racing, and he experiences loss of endurance and shortness of b reath with exercise. We are very concerned and wondering if we need another opinion. I've heard surgery may be necessary for… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 6, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Baker Center CEO wants us to take pediatric mental health more seriously
“We have an opportunity to finally elevate behavioral health and mental health as an equally important part of our healthy development and wellbeing as human beings," Rob Franks, CEO of the Baker Center said. (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 5, 2023 Category: American Health Authors: Cassie McGrath Source Type: news

Nomogram Predicts Upper Urinary Tract Damage in Pediatric Neurogenic Bladder
THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2023 -- For children with neurogenic bladder (NB), a nomogram including five factors can predict the risk for upper urinary tract damage, according to a study published online Dec. 7 in Frontiers of Pediatrics. Qi Li, from the... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - January 5, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Physical Activity May Cut Depressive Symptoms in Children, Teens
THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2023 -- Physical activity interventions may reduce depressive symptoms in children and adolescents, according to a review published online Jan. 3 in JAMA Pediatrics. Francesco Recchia, from the University of Hong Kong, and... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - January 5, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gaming Can Have Some Benefits for Children Gaming Can Have Some Benefits for Children
School-age kids who spend hours a day playing video games may outperform their peers on certain tests of mental agility.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 5, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

New Guideline: Vaccinations OK With Few Tweaks for Rheum Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Nearly all available vaccines can be given to people with rheumatologic diseases, according to a new, detailed guideline from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), though the timing for their administration and dosing of... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 5, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Africa: Fears About RSV, Flu and Winter Viruses Can Cause Parental Stress. Try These 4 Expert Tips to Balance Mental Wellness and Health Risks
[The Conversation Africa] Pediatric emergency departments and clinics have been overcrowded with the dramatic increase in child respiratory viruses, leaving many families anxious about caring for sick kids. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 5, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news