A virtual glucose management service significantly improved glycemic control in hospitalized patients

1. Implementation of the virtual glucose management service reduced the number of severe hypoglycemic events experienced by hospitalized adult inpatients. 2. The proportion of both...

Inpatient management of croup varies widely by hospital

1. Hospital-specific factors were found to be the main predictor of differences in use of not routinely indicated resources (NRIRs) for inpatient croup management. 2....

Children with disabilities at variable risk for maltreatment

1. In this population-based study of Australian children, children with disabilities made up 25.9% of children with maltreatment allegations and 29% of children with...

Ultrasound specific but not sensitive for perforated versus nonperforated appendicitis in children

1. In a prospective study of over 570 children with appendicitis, ultrasound (US) is highly specific but not sensitive in the detection of appendix...

No benefit of fibrinogen concentrate on intraoperative blood loss among patients undergoing high-risk cardiac...

1. Administration of fibrinogen concentrate in patients undergoing high-risk cardiac surgery did not significantly reduce intraoperative blood loss. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Intraoperative...

Increased ultrasound utilization in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in children

1. In a retrospective review of over 96 000 children with acute appendicitis, there was a significant decrease in the utilization of computed tomography...

Children with mothers prescribed opioids more likely to overdose

1. Children aged ≤10 years who had overdosed on opioids were more than 2 times more likely to have a mother with opioid prescriptions than...

Clinical decision tool may discriminate need for ICU in children with traumatic brain injury...

1. Based on this secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study, certain clinical features, including lower GCS score, and head CT findings, including midline...

No difference between therapeutic hypo- and normo-thermia with in-hospital cardiac arrest in children

1. In children who suffered in-hospital cardiac arrest, there was no significant difference in 1-year survival in those randomized to a therapeutic hypothermia group...

Induced hypothermia not associated with improved outcomes for status epilepticus: The HYBERNATUS study

1. Absence of functional impairment 90 days after status epilepticus (SE) was, non-significantly, higher in patients that received standard care compared to patients in...
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