Factors associated with follow-up care after pediatric concussion: a longitudinal population-based study in Alberta, Canada - Wittevrongel K, Barrett O, Hagel BE, Schneider KJ, Johnson DW, Yeates KO, Zwicker JD.
BACKGROUND: Concussion is a common injury in children and adolescents. Current best practice guidelines indicate that recovery should be supervised through recurrent follow-up visits. A more detailed understanding of the system-level and individual factors... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An epidemiological study of unintentional pediatric firearm fatalities using the National Violent Death Reporting System [conference abstract #47] - Vaishnav A, Smith G, Badeti J, Michaels N.
This study epidemiologically describes unintentional firearm fatalities nationally, where both the per... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Consumer product-related pediatric eye injuries in United States emergency departments, 1997-2019 [conference abstract #131] - Chen T, Kistamgari S, Smith G.
This study investigates characteristics and trends of children ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Development of a measure of client satisfaction with pediatric hospital-based violence intervention services [conference abstract #76] - Myers R, Kapa H, Garcia S, Vega L, Kendrick J, Fein J.
SAVIR 2022 Conference Abstracts Statement of Purpose Hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs) are emerging evidence-informed and cost-effective strategies to address violence. Few standardized tools exist to capture experiences of HVIP clie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FDA Announces Shakeup After Infant Formula Crisis FDA Announces Shakeup After Infant Formula Crisis
The FDA said on Tuesday it will restructure its food program that was slammed last year for responding too slowly to an outbreak of illness among infants who consumed formula from an Abbott Laboratories production plant.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Expansion of NHS 111 to transform patient access
Patients are set to receive an enhanced NHS 111 offering increased access to specialist paediatric advice for children and direct access to urgent mental health support, as part of a blueprint set out on 30th January to help recover urgent and emergency care services. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These New Pediatric Development Clinics in Rwanda Save Lives
By D éogratias Rwangabo Nkurunziza, Communication Officer ; Richard Kalisa, Newborn and child health advisor A PDC nurse examines baby Sebastien at Ruhengeri Referral Hospital. Photo by Deogratias Rwangabo Nkurunziza for IntraHealth International.January 31, 2023The birth of a baby is often a joyous, momentous occasion. For Izabayo Marcel, however, August 2021 was a heartbreaking month. His wife died while giving birth to their baby, Sebastien Duhirwe, and Sebastien suffered from birth asphyxia, which left him fighting for his life.The doctors and nurses at the Ruhengeri Referral Hospital acted quickly—and t...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 31, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Health workforce development Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

One Diet Appeared Tops for Short-Term Seizure Control in Pediatric Epilepsy
(MedPage Today) -- In children with drug-resistant epilepsy, the modified Atkins and ketogenic diets were more effective than usual care in achieving large short-term reductions in seizures and short-term seizure freedom, a systematic review and... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - January 31, 2023 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Autism Linked to Poor Cardiovascular Health Autism Linked to Poor Cardiovascular Health
A new study added to the picture of autism ’s health risks and called for clinicians to be more mindful of its cardiometabolic toll.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Expansion of NHS 111 to transform patient access
Patients are set to receive an enhanced NHS 111 offer including increased access to specialist paediatric advice for children and direct access to urgent mental health support, as part of a blueprint set out today to help recover urgent and emergency care services. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 31, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Surgeon General Says 13-Year-Olds Shouldn't Be on Social Media Surgeon General Says 13-Year-Olds Shouldn't Be on Social Media
"[T]he skewed and often distorted environment of social media often does a disservice to many of those children."WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Kid With Glasses: Many Children Live Far from Pediatric Eye Doc Kid With Glasses: Many Children Live Far from Pediatric Eye Doc
Researchers found that 90% of counties in the United States are without a pediatric ophthalmologist, according to a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - January 30, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

For Children With Fetal Alcohol Exposure, a Gap in Support For Children With Fetal Alcohol Exposure, a Gap in Support
Research-based interventions for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder exist, but few get access.Undark (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 30, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Infant Screen Use Linked to Alterations in Cortical EEG Before Age 2
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 -- Infant screen use is associated with alterations in cortical electroencephalography (EEG) activity before age 2 years, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in JAMA Pediatrics. Evelyn C. Law, M.D., from the Yong Loo... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 30, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The U.S. Still Doesn ’ t Have Good COVID-19 Data. Here ’ s Why That ’ s a Problem
Check the COVID-19 Data Tracker from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and you’ll get a rundown of the latest case numbers, hospitalizations, and deaths. Those categories might seem straightforward, but the data, say many experts, are telling us a lot less than we think they are. That’s because it’s getting increasingly difficult to parse who is hospitalized or dies from COVID-19, and who is hospitalized or dies from another reason but with COVID-19. Across the U.S., “COVID-19 hospitalizations” represent all kinds of patients: those who need hospital-level care for sev...
Source: TIME: Health - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news