Tag: pediatric hospitalizations

1. About 1 in 25 children younger than age 15 years died within 90 days of hospital discharge in Southern Mozambique; over half of all mortalities occurred within 30 days of discharge. 2. Risk factors for 90-day post-discharge mortality (PDM) included young age, severe malnutrition, history of diarrhea, and absconding...
Hospitalized pediatric patients who used videoconferencing equipment to communicate with family and friends experienced a 37% reduction in overall stress, as compared to those who did not engage in videoconferencing.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: The hospital experience for pediatric patients is fraught with anxiety and stress, which have...