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Catherine M Doyen, Marie-Joëlle Oreve, Eric Desailly, Virginie Goupil, Kevin Zarca, Yann L'Hermitte, Pauline Chaste, Marie-Ode Bau, Didier Beaujard, Sliman Haddadi, Ana Bibay, Yves Contejean, Marie-Thérèse Coutrot, Liora Crespin, Isabelle Frioux, Mario Speranza, Nolwenn Francois, Kelley Kaye
BACKGROUND: Telemedicine for children and adolescents is a public health topic, and since 2009 in France, the legal framework defines practical modalities. Some children with Attention Deficit with or without Hyperactivity Disorder, social anxiety, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be easily engaged within a teleconsultation model. Literature suggests new opportunities to facilitate the care process for the ASD person and his family: diagnosis with the use of validated instruments and parental accompaniment...
January 2018: Telemedicine Journal and E-health: the Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association
Ahmed Shawkat Rizk
BACKGROUND: Coxa vara is a radiological term describing a decrease in the neck-shaft angle to 120° or less. Coxa vara is associated with pathomechanical changes that can manifest clinically. If left untreated, coxa vara can affect the normal development of the pediatric hip. Valgus osteotomy is the standard surgical treatment for coxa vara, but there is no consensus regarding the optimal osteotomy technique and fixation method. The work reported here aimed to highlight transfixing wires as a fixation method for valgus osteotomy applied as treatment for various types of pediatric coxa vara...
December 2017: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
J Deng
This imaging educational program will focus on solutions to common pediatric image quality optimization challenges. The speakers will present collective knowledge on best practices in pediatric imaging from their experience at dedicated children's hospitals. One of the most commonly encountered pediatric imaging requirements for the non-specialist hospital is pediatric CT in the emergency room setting. Thus, this educational program will begin with optimization of pediatric CT in the emergency department. Though pediatric cardiovascular MRI may be less common in the non-specialist hospitals, low pediatric volumes and unique cardiovascular anatomy make optimization of these techniques difficult...
June 2016: Medical Physics
Valerie Kimball
As spring is on the horizon, my children begin to anticipate the end of the school year with thoughts of sleeping in, free days at the pool, and long evenings outside with friends. I, too, look forward to this time of the year, and a much needed hiatus from coaxing kids out of bed, making school lunches, and homework help in the evenings. However, I do not look forward to finding a new "kid sitter" for my preteens and teenager. Choice of childcare is perceived as perhaps one of the most stressful decisions parents must make for their children...
February 2016: Pediatric Annals
Alexandra Oschman
OBJECTIVES: The objective of this multicenter survey is to characterize the use of direct thrombin inhibitors (DTIs) in the pediatric population. The results of this survey may be used to design a prospective multicenter study with the ultimate goal of developing a dosing/titration recommendation for the use of DTIs in the pediatric population. METHODS: This is a multicenter, descriptive study to survey hospitals around the country regarding the use of DTIs (argatroban, bivalirudin, and lepirudin) in the pediatic population...
January 2014: Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics: JPPT: the Official Journal of PPAG
Marlies P Schijven, Suzanne S Gisbertz, Mark I van Berge Henegouwen
Gastro-esophageal reflux disease is a troublesome disease for many patients, severely affecting their quality of life. Choice of treatment depends on a combination of patient characteristics and preferences, esophageal motility and damage of reflux, symptom severity and symptom correlation to acid reflux and physician preferences. Success of treatment depends on tailoring treatment modalities to the individual patient and adequate selection of treatment choice. PubMed, Embase, The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) were searched for systematic reviews with an abstract, publication date within the last five years, in humans only, on key terms (laparosc* OR laparoscopy*) AND (fundoplication OR reflux* OR GORD OR GERD OR nissen OR toupet) NOT (achal* OR pediat*)...
February 2014: Best Practice & Research. Clinical Gastroenterology
Sanjeev K Swami, Ritu Banerjee
BACKGROUND: Antibiograms created by aggregating hospital-wide susceptibility data from diverse patients can be misleading. To demonstrate the utility of age- and location-stratified antibiograms, we compared stratified antibiograms for three common bacterial pathogens, E. coli, S. aureus, and S. pneumoniae. We created stratified antibiograms based on patient age (<18 years, 18-64 years, >/=65 years), and inpatient or outpatient location using all 2009 E. coli and S. aureus, and all 2008-2009 S...
December 2013: SpringerPlus
Katja Schlosser, Claus P Schmitt, Johanna E Bartholomaeus, Katrin L Suchan, Markus W Buchler, Matthias Rothmund, Theresia Weber
BACKGROUND: Renal hyperparathyroidism (rHPT) almost inevitably develops in pediatric patients with end-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD) and may require parathyroidectomy (PTX) despite intensified conservative therapy. Long-term duration of uncontrolled rHPT may result in disabling osteodystrophy and vascular calcifications. Only a few reports on children undergoing PTX for rHPT are available and mainly consist of case reports with short follow-up periods. To study this entity, we analyzed the course of 23 pediatic patients who underwent PTX for rHPT...
May 2008: World Journal of Surgery
U Göbel, G Calaminus, D T Schneider, S Koch, C Teske, D Harms
UNLABELLED: Since 1982, mature and immature teratomas have been recruited into the MAHO and MAKEI protocols of the German Society for Pediatric Oncology and Hematology (GPOH) for testicular and non-testicular germ cell tumors in order to study the epidemiology and clinical behaviour of teratomas. Patients were registered in the epidemiologic German Childrens Cancer Registry and the GPOH Childrens Tumor Registry for pathological review. Patients with immaturity grade 2 and 3 according to Gonzales-Crussi were eligible for adjuvant chemotherapy...
November 2006: Klinische Pädiatrie
Else-Maj R Suolinna, Toni E Torresani, James O Westgard
The purpose of neonatal screening is to find those that have a high risk for a disorder and therefore need further action for diagnosis and treatment. The separation of the high-risk and low-risk groups is typically achieved by establishing cut-off values for interpretation of the test result. The guidelines should preferably include both a low cut-off and a high cut-off value, with a grey zone between them. The width of the grey zone can be used for defining the quality required by the assay. The present work is based on the use of the EZ Rules software (from Westgard QC, Madison, WI), which automatically selects control rules...
2003: Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
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January 1952: Archives of Pediatrics
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June 1951: Archives of Pediatrics
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June 1951: Archives of Pediatrics
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April 1958: La Clinica Pediatrica
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