Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Tummy time in infants is associated with positive health outcomes

1. In a systematic review, awake prone positioning (tummy time) in healthy infants was positively associated with total development, gross motor development, decreased body...

Room costs account for majority of pediatric hospitalization costs across common diagnoses

1. In a national, cross-sectional study of pediatric hospitalizations for 8 of the most common inpatient diagnoses in 2017, room costs made up 52.5%...

Lung ultrasound may be useful in managing children with COVID-19

 1. In a small study of children with COVID-19 in Italy, point of care lung ultrasound findings correlated with radiographic findings in 7 of...

Stores often sell tobacco to minors after checking identification

1. In national data from undercover compliance checks of tobacco sale laws, approximately 80% of stores requested identification from minors, but sales after identification...

Childhood obesity linked to increased early adulthood mortality

1. Children with obesity were at greater risk of mortality in early adulthood than a population-based comparison group, suggesting that risks begin earlier than...

AAP policy statement provides recommendations for newborn care during planned home births

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) does not recommend home birth, but recognizes that women may choose to plan a home birth. In...

SARS-CoV-2 detected on various surroundings of asymptomatic COVID-19 positive infant

1. In this case study involving one generally well infant with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), various parts of the isolation room were found to...

Decreased risk of ovarian cancer in women who have breastfed

1. Breastfeeding was found to be significantly associated with decrease risk of invasive ovarian cancer, including high-grade serous and endometroid cancer. Evidence Rating: 2 (Good) Ovarian...

Insurance coverage rates among poor new mothers increased after Medicaid expansion

1. After the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there was an increase in Medicaid coverage rates and decrease in uninsurance...

Maternal preeclampsia linked with increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders

1. Maternal preeclampsia at term was associated with an increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in offspring. Evidence Rating: 1 (Excellent) While the risks associated with preeclampsia are...
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