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Although association does not establish causation, these data raise concern”for the current trend of diminishing L&D units that is occurring in many rural settings.”Medscape Medical News Related Links: Publication date: Available online 19 September 2020Source: Statistics &Probability LettersAuthor(s): Rongrong Tian, Jinlong Wei, Jiang-Lun Wu Publication date: Available online 19 September 2020Source: Statistics &Probability LettersAuthor(s): Margaryta
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High-calorie formula was associated with a shorter hospital stay for neonatal abstinence syndrome compared with other formula types, a quality improvement initiative has found.Reuters Health Information Related Links: Publication date: Available online 19 September 2020Source: Statistics &Probability LettersAuthor(s): Rongrong Tian, Jinlong Wei, Jiang-Lun Wu Publication date: Available online 19 September 2020Source: Statistics &Probability LettersAuthor(s): Margaryta
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Human milk grown from mammary cells could liberate breastfeeding women – but it’s a controversial sellOne of the saddest things about being diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago (it was fortunately treatable) was having to stop breastfeeding my 10-month-old baby. Unceremoniously she was shunted on to an early diet of pure solid food,
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A small case series suggests convalescent plasma may be safe and’possibly’effective in children with life-threatening SARS-CoV-2- associated acute respiratory distress syndrome.Reuters Health Information Related Links: Number of cases worldwide passes 30 million; Victoria announces 21 new Covid-19 cases and seven more deaths; UK faces possible second national lockdown. Follow all the developmentsMutant virus: should we
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Growth in new pediatric COVID-19 cases has evened out in recent weeks, but children now represent 10% of all COVID-19 cases in the United States.Medscape Medical News Related Links: Authors: Quidley-Rodriguez N, de Tantillo L Abstract Mental health facilities should be equipped to care for patients while preventing spread of COVID-19. Peer-reviewed literature and guidelines
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BACKGROUND: Our aim was to assess the occurrence and risk factors for psychotropic medication use after pediatric traumatic brain injury treated in the intensive care unit. METHODS: We combined data from the Finnish Intensive Care Consortium database, … Source: SafetyLit – September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and
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The objective of this study … Source: SafetyLit – September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news Related Links: This study aimed to investigate the usefulness of the thyroid-related hormones as markers of acute systemic hypoxia/ischemia to identify deaths caused by asphyxiation due to neck compression
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The treatment of major burns in toddlers is a serious challenge, even for the best physicians. Children’s delicate organism decompensates fast and even a small delay or slight mistake in therapy can lead to fatal consequences. The aim of this study is to c… Source: SafetyLit – September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public
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The following is the winning submission from the Fourth Annual Section on Pediatric Trainees Essay Competition. This year’s competition was informed by the 2019-2020 Section on Pediatric Trainees Advocacy Campaign: Protect Kids – Trainees for Firearm Safet… Source: SafetyLit – September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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Source: Springer Medicine titles – September 18, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Tags: Intensive / Critical Care Medicine Source Type: news Related Links: CONCLUSION: In conjunction with the appropriate anti-hypertensive medication treatment, understanding the concepts of aortic hemodynamics as they relate to exercise can serve as a guideline for clinicians in developing an individualized exercise
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[spotlight] In early August, well into the peak of South Africa’s COVID-19 pandemic, paediatric intensivist and critical care specialist, Dr Asma Salloo, overheard an interesting conversation in the corridors of the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg. Two colleagues were discussing the case of a child who seemed to need their appendix removed, but
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PURPOSE: The authors provide a comprehensive framework with which to approach paediatric calvarial injury sustained as a result of suspected abusive head trauma (AHT). This is achieved through the presentation of a case series set in the context of the uni… Source: SafetyLit – September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age:
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Stinging trees from Australasia produce remarkably persistent and painful stings upon contact of their stiff epidermal hairs, called trichomes, with mammalian skin. Dendrocnide-induced acute pain typically lasts for several hours, and intermittent painful … Source: SafetyLit – September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
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Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) scientists have developed a molecular…Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI links brain iron to Alzheimer’s decline PET tracer could more precisely diagnose Alzheimer’s PET links amyloid to cognitive decline in A4 study PET shows connection with widowhood, Alzheimer’s decline DTI-MRI ties lack of fitness to cognitive decline Related Links: The SSRI
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The SSRI escitalopram appears to lower amyloid-beta levels in cerebrospinal fluid of cognitively normal older adults, suggesting a potential role for these drugs in preventing Alzheimer’s disease.Medscape Medical News Related Links: CONCLUSION: Our results suggest that the addition of regional quantitative MRI data enhances the screening ability of subjective memory complaints and informant-reports of cognitive
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