Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Study examines post-discharge pediatric mortality rate in Mozambique

1. About 1 in 25 children younger than age 15 years died within 90 days of hospital discharge in Southern Mozambique; over half of...

Study finds that pediatric residents rarely perform neonatal intubation

1. Advance practitioners and neonatal fellows had the highest rates of neonatal tracheal intubation (TI) attempts in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and...

Quick Take: Analgesic efficacy and safety of morphine in the Procedural Pain in Premature...

Infant pain is often undertreated, largely due to a lack of evidence surrounding the immediate and long-term effects of analgesics. In this randomized controlled...

Child maltreatment interventions not shown to prevent abuse and neglect

1. In this systemic review, interventions from primary care were not found to reduce reports to child protective services or result in a lower...

Pediatric palliative care outcome measures often miss quality of life

1. A systematic review of outcome measures found that only a minority addressed quality of life and patient (child) reported outcomes, and many did...

Quick Take: Multicenter Trial of a Combination Probiotic for Children with Gastroenteritis

The use of probiotics has been suggested as a way to improve outcomes in children with gastroenteritis. In this randomized controlled trial, investigators randomized...

Quick Take: Association of Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has a poorly understood etiology, with some evidence suggesting that environmental contaminants and air pollution may be potential risk factors....

Many new pediatric asthma cases attributable to obesity

1. One-tenth of new diagnoses of pediatric asthma could potentially be avoided with the elimination of childhood obesity.Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)Study Rundown: Despite...

Parents of children with autism report greater difficulty accessing health care

1. The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) through the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) was estimated to be 2.5% in children 3-17...

Peanut allergy effectively treated with oral immunotherapy: the PALISADE trial

1. After 24 weeks of oral immunotherapy treatment, patients with peanut allergy were able to consume significantly more peanut protein without allergic symptoms compared...

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