Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

No difference between placebo, amitriptyline and topiramate in reducing pediatric migraine: The CHAMP trial

1. In this study, no significant intergroup differences between amitriptyline, topiramate and placebo for reduction in total number of headache days was observed. 2. Amitriptyline...

Physical activity may limit depressive symptoms in children

1. In a study of Norwegian children, those who engaged in more moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) at ages 6 and 8 had...

AKI associated with increased mortality among critically ill children and young adults: The AWARE...

1. The study demonstrated that acute kidney injury (AKI) is common in critically ill children and young adults, and is associated with increased mortality. 2....

Prenatal fish oil supplementation associated with lower risk of asthma in children: The COPSAC...

1. Third trimester supplementation with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) reduces offspring risk of asthma or persistent wheeze and risk of lower respiratory tract...

Resuscitation of extremely premature infants with room air may increase mortality

1. In an underpowered study, infants less than 28 weeks were more than 3 times more likely to die if given room air during...

AAP supports further development of quality measures

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourages pediatric providers to identify areas of improvement, engage the patient population, and utilize established quality measures...

Shorter courses of antibiotics for otitis media less effective in children

1. Reducing the duration of antibiotic treatment for acute otitis media (AOM) in children aged 6-23 months was associated with a higher rate of...

Dry cord care non-inferior to antiseptic care

1. In this cluster-randomized, 2-period crossover trial, omphalitis occurred in 0.07% of newborns randomized to dry umbilical cord care compared to 0% in those...

Survivorship trends for children and young adults with congenital heart disease

1. Based on a Swedish registry, survivorship for children and young adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) improved for children since 1970, with the...

Child maltreatment associated with poor adult socioeconomic status

1. Long term associations of childhood abuse and neglect were linked to poor outcomes in midadulthood across many socioeconomic indicators such as LTS (long-term...
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