Tag: child development

1. In a small randomized controlled trial of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), symptoms did not differ between patients assigned to a care manager in addition to a patient portal compared to patient portal alone. 2. ADHD symptom scores decreased significantly over 9 months in the entire study population. Evidence Rating...
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 at least one developmental intervention, versus a quarter of children born at 32-34 weeks.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Approximately 10% of babies in North...
1. Young children in food insecure households had higher odds of caregiver-reported fair or poor health and developmental risk, compared with children in food secure households. 2. There was a significant association between food insecurity and obesity in only one age group; otherwise, there were no associations between food insecurity...
Body mass index (BMI) growth curves generated with longitudinal data for preterm infants demonstrated an initial decline in BMI driven by weight, followed by a linear increase in weight that was more pronounced in the lower gestational age (GA) groups. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Fair) Study Rundown: Surveillance of growth...