Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Persistent human papillomavirus infection during pregnancy significantly associated with preterm birth

1. Persistent human papillomavirus-16/18 infection during pregnancy and placental human papillomavirus infection significantly increased the risk of preterm birth compared to infections by other...

Impact of a screen, triage and treat program for identifying chronic disease risk in...

1. A pediatric kidney disease and diabetes screening program in rural and remote Indigenous Canadian communities was associated with increased laboratory testing, medication prescribing,...

Inadequate health literacy in nulliparous individuals is associated with worse maternal and neonatal outcomes

1. 17.5% of individuals giving birth for the first time were found to have inadequate health literacy. 2. Individuals with inadequate health literacy were at...

In-school transmission of COVID-19 limited even during wide community spread

1. In a group of 13 school districts in North Carolina where school activities were held in-person with several mitigation strategies in place, in-school...

Effect of a randomized interventional school-based vision program on academic performance

1. In this trial, students in grades 3 to 7 who received eyeglasses through a school-based vision program achieved better reading scores and had...

National survey reports parental views on COVID-19 vaccination in children

1. In a large national survey, more than half of U.S. parents reported hesitancy in vaccinating their children against COVID-19. 2. Pediatric physicians were found...

Adapted training program improves retention of Basic Life Support skills in young children

1. Children aged 5-8 years who learned Basic Life Support (BLS) using educational toys were more successful at carrying out the chain of survival...

Study highlights poor outcomes in very preterm infants with early-onset sepsis

1. Very preterm infants with early-onset sepsis had longer hospital stays, lower rates of survival, and a significantly increased risk of morbidity compared to...

Transdermal cannabidiol gel effective for children with developmental and epileptic encephalopathies

Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) 1. Transdermal cannabidiol gel was found to be a safe and effective treatment for children and adolescents with developmental and...

Severe atopic dermatitis associated with symptoms of depression and internalizing behaviors in children

1. The findings of this longitudinal cohort study suggest an association between atopic dermatitis and symptoms of depression and internalizing behaviors starting in early...

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