Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Quick Take: Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Versus Multiple Daily Injection Regimens in Children and...

Multiple daily injections (MDI) and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) are two forms of intensive insulin regimens utilized by patients with type 1 diabetes....

Exclusive breastfeeding linked to slight decrease in adolescent LDL Cholesterol

1. Exclusive breastfeeding in the first 3 months of life, as opposed to mixed breast and bottle feeding and exclusive bottle feeding, was associated...

Quick Take: Outcomes of Extremely Preterm Infants With Birth Weight Less Than 400 g

Little is known about the survival and neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely preterm infants with low birth weight. More data is needed to facilitate decisions...

In utero administration of ivacaftor averts multiorgan disease in ferret model of cystic fibrosis...

1. A G551D missense mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance receptor (CFTR) is a genetic cause of cystic fibrosis (CF).2. In utero administration...

Parents of children diagnosed with cancer more likely to start psychotropic medications

1. Parents of children newly diagnosed with cancer had significantly increased risk for a first prescription of antidepressants, anxiolytics, and hypnotics in the initial...

Liberal platelet transfusion does not expedite patent ductus arteriosus closure

1. For preterm infants with echocardiographically-confirmed patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) within the first 14 days of life, there was no significant difference in the...

Quick Take: Epidemiology of brain death in pediatric intensive care units in the United...

In the United States, brain death is exclusively diagnosed in critical care settings, owing to the need for mechanical ventilatory support. With ongoing controversy...

Quick Take: Rates of extreme neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and kernicterus in children and adherence to...

Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, left untreated, may lead to lifelong neurodevelopmental impairment. Fortunately, effective tools in risk assessment, prevention, diagnosis and treatment exist, making this a...

Quick Take: Association Between the Development of Pediatric Voice Disorders and Singing in Children’sChoir

Singing has been thought to be protective against the development of voice disorders in children; however, there have been few studies evaluating this. In this...

Quick Take: Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Port-Wine Stains in Infancy Without the Need...

There is currently controversy surrounding the use of laser treatment for port-wine stains (PWS) in children, with specific concerns around the repetitive use of...
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