Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

The PRISM trial: Progesterone therapy does not alter birth outcomes in women with early...

1. Women with early pregnancy bleeding administered progesterone experienced similar rates of live births occurring after 34 weeks’ gestation as women treated with placebo.2....

Life satisfaction scores similar for healthy and chronically ill children  

Children with chronic illness had lower parentally reported general health scores compared to healthy children; however, life satisfaction scores were similar between...

Transgender youth at increased risk for sexual assault with restrictive bathroom policies

1. In this nationwide survey, the majority of transgender or nonbinary youths were significantly more likely to experience sexual assault when subjected to restrictive...

Sex, hemoglobin A1c, psychosocial factors associated with type 1 diabetes-related distress

1. In this prospective cohort study, adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) were noted to be more likely to have persistently elevated distress levels...

Quick Take: Screening for breech presentation using universal late-pregnancy ultrasonography

Fetal presentation has long been determined by way of clinical examination only, despite the relative ease with which breech presentation can be identified through...

Quick Take: Levetiracetam versus phenytoin for second-line treatment of convulsive status epilepticus in children...

Convulsive status epilepticus (SE) is the most common life-threatening neurological emergency in pediatrics. It is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, with 22% of...

Medicaid expansion associated with improved relative racial disparities in birth outcomes

1. State Medicaid expansion was not associated with differences in overall rates of low birth weight or preterm birth outcomes.2. There were improvements in...

Increased sedentary activity across all age groups in the United States

1. In this cross-sectional study, the prevalence of sitting watching television or videos for at least 2 hours per day remained stable over a...

Soft bedding, overlaying, wedging common causes of sleep-related infant death

1. Of the various mechanisms causing infant suffocation during sleep, soft bedding, overlaying, and wedging were the most commonly identified contributing factors, with soft...

Quick Take: Effect of Developmentally Adapted Cognitive Processing Therapy for Youth With Symptoms of...

There is a lack of evidence-based treatments for abuse-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adolescents. Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) has been studied for adult...
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