Tag: safe sleep

1. A large number of new mothers surveyed in 2016 reported nonadherence to American Academy of Pediatrics safe infant sleep recommendations; three-quarters reported placing their infants to sleep on their backs, and a minority reported avoiding soft bedding for infant sleep. 2. The majority of mothers reported receiving some provider...
African American infants from low socioeconomic backgrounds remain at an increased risk of sleep-related death. In this study, 46 African American mothers were surveyed on their infants’ sleep practices on 3 different encounters on the same day, specifically during a well-baby visit with the pediatrician, safe sleep discussion with...
2-cm versus 4-cm surgical excision margins for primary cutaneous melanoma thicker than 2 mm: long-term follow-up of a multicentre, randomised trial The ideal surgical excision margin for patients with thick (>2 mm) localized cutaneous melanomas is unclear, where the risk of recurrence must be weighed against excess morbidity resulting from...