Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Maternal influenza vaccine during pregnancy not linked to adverse early childhood outcomes

1. Over a mean follow-up period of 3.6 years, no significant association was detected between maternal influenza vaccination during pregnancy and early childhood health...

Study outlines trends in pediatric toxic ingestions during the COVID-19 pandemic

1. In this national study of poison control center reports, there was an absolute decrease in reported pediatric ingestions during the first year of...

Tympanostomy tubes not superior to medical management for recurrent acute otitis media

1. Tympanostomy tubes were not shown to be superior to medical management for recurrent acute otitis media. 2. There was no substantial difference for elevated...

The effects of dietary and lifestyle interventions among pregnant women with overweight or obesity...

1. Among obese and overweight pregnant women, risk of early childhood obesity was not reduced by maternal dietary and lifestyle interventions during pregnancy. Evidence Rating...

Very preterm birth or very low birth weight associated with lower intelligence among young...

1. Intelligence Quotient (IQ) was significantly lower among adults born very preterm or with very low birth weight compared to adults born at term. 2....

Preterm birth linked to higher incidence of severe neurodevelopmental disabilities at age 5

1. Rates of severe and moderate neurodevelopmental disabilities increased as gestational age group decreased. 2. Approximately half of children born between 24-26 weeks’ gestation needed...

Online modules for pediatricians on human papillomavirus communication strategies linked to increased HPV...

1. Online training for pediatricians on human papillomavirus (HPV) communication strategies is associated with an increase in rates of HPV vaccination, reducing missed opportunities...

Discontinuation of antiseizure medication at discharge after acute symptomatic neonatal seizures not associated with...

1. No significant difference in functional neurodevelopment was found at 24 months in infants who continued to take antiseizure medication (ASM) and those who...

Fortification of breast milk with preterm formula powder noninferior compared to human milk fortifier...

1. Among a group of very low birth weight (VLBW) neonates, fortification with preterm formula was not found to be inferior to fortification with...

Delivery room thermal care interventions for hypothermia associated with improved outcomes

1. The majority of thermal care interventions used in the delivery room were associated with better core body temperature and decreased risk of moderate...

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