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Giuseppe A Marraro, Rongrong Yu, Yaqin Liang, Umberto Genovese
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2016: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Therese L Canares, Brian L Chang, Dale W Steele
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: Annals of Emergency Medicine
David P McCormick, Kristofer Jennings, Linda C Ede, Pedro Alvarez-Fernandez, Janak Patel, Tasnee Chonmaitree
OBJECTIVES: Infants and children with upper respiratory tract infection (URI) often have concurrent acute otitis media (AOM). Young infants have fewer specific symptoms than older children. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of symptoms and other risk factors in predicting the presence of AOM in infants. METHODS: Healthy infants, age less than four weeks, were enrolled and followed prospectively for up to age one year. Infants were scheduled for a research visit when their parents noted the onset of symptoms...
February 2016: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Robert T Bramson, N Thorne Griscom, Robert H Cleveland
An understanding of the appearance of the infant chest radiograph requires an understanding of the anatomy and the physiologic, immunologic, and pathologic processes in the infant's chest. The authors describe the features of the infant chest that most influence the appearance of the chest radiograph in infants with cough and fever. They discuss why confusion sometimes occurs when radiology residents and general radiologists familiar with adult chest radiographs first evaluate the infant chest radiograph. The radiographic appearance of acute inflammation does not look the same in infants as it does in older children and adults...
July 2005: Radiology
Brendan J McMullan, David Andresen, Christopher C Blyth, Minyon L Avent, Asha C Bowen, Philip N Britton, Julia E Clark, Celia M Cooper, Nigel Curtis, Emma Goeman, Briony Hazelton, Gabrielle M Haeusler, Ameneh Khatami, James P Newcombe, Joshua Osowicki, Pamela Palasanthiran, Mike Starr, Tony Lai, Clare Nourse, Joshua R Francis, David Isaacs, Penelope A Bryant
Few studies are available to inform duration of intravenous antibiotics for children and when it is safe and appropriate to switch to oral antibiotics. We have systematically reviewed antibiotic duration and timing of intravenous to oral switch for 36 paediatric infectious diseases and developed evidence-graded recommendations on the basis of the review, guidelines, and expert consensus. We searched databases and obtained information from references identified and relevant guidelines. All eligible studies were assessed for quality...
August 2016: Lancet Infectious Diseases
Hengameh H Raissy, Kathryn Blake
The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program's Expert Panel Report 3, Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma does not recommend antibiotics for the management of acute episodes of asthma exacerbation. Macrolides seem to have some potential effect beyond or in addition to their antibacterial effect. It has been reported that macrolides may potentially benefit patients with chronic inflammatory airway diseases due to their antibacterial, antiviral, and/or anti-inflammatory effects. This review presents recent data on use of azithromycin in prevention and management of acute exacerbation of respiratory symptoms in infants and young children...
June 1, 2016: Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology
Shawn L Ralston, Emily Carson Atwood, Matthew D Garber, Alison Volpe Holmes
OBJECTIVE: Unnecessary care is well established as a quality problem affecting acute viral bronchiolitis, one of the most common pediatric illnesses. Although there is an extensive quality improvement literature on the disease, published work primarily reflects the experience of freestanding children's hospitals. We sought to better understand the specific barriers and drivers for successful quality improvement in community and nonfreestanding children's facilities. METHODS: We undertook a mixed methods study to identify correlates of success in a bronchiolitis quality improvement collaborative of community hospitals and children's hospitals within adult hospitals...
July 9, 2016: Academic Pediatrics
Ezgi Deniz Batu, Banu Anlar, Meral Topçu, Güzide Turanlı, Sabiha Aysun
OBJECTIVE: Evaluation and management of vertigo in children vary between institutions and medical specialties. The aim of this study is to describe the characteristics of vertigo in children presenting to a pediatric neurology referral center and to investigate the relationship between vertigo and migraine. STUDY DESIGN: Patients <18 years old presenting with vertigo to Hacettepe University Ihsan Dogramaci Children's Hospital Neurology Unit between January 1996-January 2012 were included (n = 100)...
March 2015: European Journal of Paediatric Neurology: EJPN
Helene Pinches, Katherine Dobbins, Sarah Cantrell, Joseph May, Joseph Lopreiato
Kawasaki disease (KD) is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children in the United States. It is a systemic vasculitis characterized by diffuse inflammation of medium and small blood vessels. If untreated it can lead to myocardial infarction, ischemic heart disease, or sudden death. Early recognition and treatment decrease the incidence of coronary consequences, resulting in improved clinical outcomes. Incomplete KD is much less likely to fulfill major clinical diagnostic criteria. Infants <12 months of age are more likely to have an incomplete presentation, and children <6 months of age are more likely to develop cardiac complications...
August 2016: Pediatrics
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Injury is still the number 1 killer of children ages 1 to 18 years in the United States ( Children who sustain injuries with resulting disabilities incur significant costs not only for their health care but also for productivity lost to the economy. The families of children who survive childhood injury with disability face years of emotional and financial hardship, along with a significant societal burden. The entire process of managing childhood injury is enormously complex and varies by region...
August 2016: Pediatrics
Sumeet Reddy, Laurence Weinberg, Paul Young
This article is one of ten reviews selected from the Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency medicine 2016. Other selected articles can be found online at Further information about the Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine is available from
March 15, 2016: Critical Care: the Official Journal of the Critical Care Forum
Borja Gomez, Santiago Mintegi, Silvia Bressan, Liviana Da Dalt, Alain Gervaix, Laurence Lacroix
BACKGROUND: A sequential approach to young febrile infants on the basis of clinical and laboratory parameters, including procalcitonin, was recently described as an accurate tool in identifying patients at risk for invasive bacterial infection (IBI). Our aim was to prospectively validate the Step-by-Step approach and compare it with the Rochester criteria and the Lab-score. METHODS: Prospective study including infants ≤90 days with fever without source presenting in 11 European pediatric emergency departments between September 2012 and August 2014...
August 2016: Pediatrics
Mark H Ebell, Marlene Call, JoAnna Shinholser, Jack Gardner
IMPORTANCE: Early, accurate diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis can help clinicians target treatment, avoid antibiotics, and provide an accurate prognosis. OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the literature regarding the value of the clinical examination and white blood cell count for the diagnosis of mononucleosis. DATA SOURCES: The databases of PubMed (from 1966-2016) and EMBASE (from 1947-2015) were searched and a total of 670 articles and abstracts were reviewed for eligibility...
April 12, 2016: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
Iria Neri, Camilla Loi, Michela Magnano, Colombina Vincenzi, Michelangelo La Placa, Annalisa Patrizi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: Archives of Disease in Childhood
Michael J Rivkin, Timothy J Bernard, Michael M Dowling, Catherine Amlie-Lefond
Stroke in children carries lasting morbidity. Once recognized, it is important to evaluate and treat children with acute stroke efficiently and accurately. All children should receive neuroprotective measures. It is reasonable to consider treatment with advanced thrombolytic and endovascular agents. Delivery of such care requires purposeful institutional planning and organization in pediatric acute care centers. Primary stroke centers established for adults provide an example of the multidisciplinary approach that can be applied to the evaluation and treatment of children who present with acute stroke...
March 2016: Pediatric Neurology
H Cody Meissner
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 7, 2016: New England Journal of Medicine
Chantel Cacciotti, Claudia Vicetti Miguel, Jeremy Neuman, Sarah Vaiselbuh
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2016: Pediatrics in Review
Tania Principi, Allan L Coates, Patricia C Parkin, Derek Stephens, Zelia DaSilva, Suzanne Schuh
IMPORTANCE: Reliance on pulse oximetry has been associated with increased hospitalizations, prolonged hospital stay, and escalation of care. OBJECTIVE: To examine whether there is a difference in the proportion of unscheduled medical visits within 72 hours of emergency department discharge in infants with bronchiolitis who have oxygen desaturations to lower than 90% for at least 1 minute during home oximetry monitoring vs those without desaturations. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: Prospective cohort study conducted from February 6, 2008, to April 30, 2013, at a tertiary care pediatric emergency department in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, among 118 otherwise healthy infants aged 6 weeks to 12 months discharged home from the emergency department with a diagnosis of acute bronchiolitis...
June 1, 2016: JAMA Pediatrics
Hans de Graaf, Emanuela Pelosi, Andrea Cooper, John Pappachan, Kim Sykes, Iain MacIntosh, Diane Gbesemete, Tristan W Clark, Sanjay V Patel, Saul N Faust, Marc Tebruegge
BACKGROUND: Most enterovirus surveillance studies lack detailed clinical data, which limits their clinical usefulness. This study aimed to describe the clinical spectrum and outcome of severe enterovirus infections in children, and to determine whether there are associations between causative enterovirus genotypes and clinical phenotypes. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of microbiological and clinical data from a tertiary children's hospital in the South of England over a 17-month period (2012-2013)...
July 2016: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Paul E Marik
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2016: Journal of Pediatrics
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