Tag: fracture pediatrics

There was no difference in bone mineral content, size and frequency of fractures in children who received repeated antenatal doses of glucocorticoids compared to those who received a single dose of glucocorticoids followed by repeat placebo doses.   Evidence Rating: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Premature neonates are at increased risk...
1. Less than half of children (48%) under age 2 who presented to a hospital with concern for physical abuse or non-accidental injury had underwent an evaluation for occult fractures. 2. Only half of infants under age 1 who presented with concern for a non-motor vehicle crash-related traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
Image: PD 1. Nonfatal ATV-related injuries in children aged ≤ 15 years increased in frequency from 2001 to 2004, and subsequently decreased from 2004-2010. Injury type and severity remained constant over time.  2. Among children presenting to the ED with nonfatal ATV-related injuries, the most common injuries were fractures, contusions/abrasions, and...