Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Clinical and epidemiologic features of COVID-19 in children

1. Children with COVID-19 tended to have milder clinical manifestations, with nearly half of the infected cohort being asymptomatic. 2. Children with COVID-19 had a...

Early childhood behaviors and family structure associated with peer victimization

1. On examination of a large Canadian cohort, four developmental trajectories of early childhood self-reported peer victimization were identified. 2. Peer victimization trajectories were associated...

Type of e-cigarette impacts risk of subsequent cigarette smoking

1. Among those surveyed, individuals who reported using modifiable e-cigarettes, known as “mods,” smoked more than 6 times as many cigarettes at follow up...

Policy statement outlines recommendations on management of infants born to mothers with COVID-19

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that newborns born to mothers affected by or being tested for COVID-19 be temporarily separated from...

Epidemiologic features of the 2018-2019 measles outbreak in New York City

1. The outbreak of measles in New York City was attributed to the importation of measles and vaccination delay among young children. 2. Over a...

Liraglutide adjuvant therapy found to increase weight loss in obese adolescents

1. The combination of liraglutide and lifestyle therapy was shown to significantly reduce body mass index (BMI) standard-deviation score compared to the placebo group. 2....

Non-trauma centers often in closer proximity to mass shootings than trauma centers

1. Based on the 187 U.S. mass shooting events that occurred in 2019, non-trauma centers were more likely to be closer than trauma centers,...

Increased mental health concerns in Latino adolescents exposed to detention or deportation

1. Latino and Latina adolescents experiencing the detention and/or deportation of family members were found to have an increased risk of alcohol use, clinical...

Proton pump inhibitor use in pediatric patients may increase fracture risk

1. The use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in a large pediatric cohort resulted in a small but statistically significant increase in fracture risk...

Comprehensive care programs reduce costs in children with medical complexity

1. Enrollment in comprehensive care management programs for children with medical complexity (CMC) was associated with decreased inpatient, emergency department (ED), and overall healthcare...
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