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Important Advances in Pediatric Injury Prevention

In this article, the authors present an overview of the more common pediatric injuries along with key components of injury-prevention strategies, specifically addressing the following injuries: motor vehicle crashes (with a section on teen driver crashes, sleep-related injury, and death), poisoning, all-terrain vehicle crashes, drowning, and firearm injuries.

Posted in: Women’s & Children’s Health5

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Pregnancy-Associated Diabetes Mellitus and Stillbirths by Race and Ethnicity among Hospitalized Pregnant Women in the United States

In this article, the authors examined national preexisting diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes mellitus prevalence trends by race/ethnicity and the association between these conditions and fetal death.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism4 Women’s & Children’s Health5 Diabetes Mellitus2

Abstract | April 6, 2022

Pheochromocytoma: A Rare Etiology of Hypertension in the Pediatric Population

Pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a neuroendocrine tumor that arises from the adrenal medulla. Most are sporadic but they can also be found in the context of a hereditary syndrome. The symptoms are usually associated with the release of catecholamines such as epinephrine and norepinephrine.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7 Women’s & Children’s Health27

Abstract | April 6, 2022

Effects of Antenatal Medication-Assisted Treatments on Neonatal Length of Stay

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a growing medical concern that results in a longer length of stay (LOS) for affected infants. Previous studies have examined LOS based on maternal medication-assisted treatments (MAT), however, these data come from multiple centers with disparate standards of care.

Posted in: Women’s & Children’s Health27

Abstract | April 6, 2022

Osteopathic Approach to Assessment and Treatment of an Adolescent with Polyarthralgia in the Post-COVID Setting

As the COVID-19 pandemic completes year two, many questions remain regarding long term systemic effects of the virus. A major topic of discussion of the pandemic concerns chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions in the post-COVID setting.

Posted in: Women’s & Children’s Health27

Abstract | April 6, 2022

Inpatient Pediatrics Presentation: Case of Acute Constipation

This case presentation follows a pediatric patient who was initially worked up for constipation, then appendicitis, eventually ruled as an appendiceal neoplasm.

Posted in: Women’s & Children’s Health27

Abstract | April 5, 2022

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli enterotoxins modulate IL-1 signaling and alter mucosal immunity

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) are a major cause of diarrheal disease in children younger than 5. Current treatment for ETEC infection is oral rehydration therapy, and there are no licensed vaccines.

Posted in: Women’s & Children’s Health27

Abstract | April 5, 2022

Ultrasound Findings of Pre-Dissection Axillary Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer Patients

Axillary lymph node status is an important predictor of prognosis in breast cancer patients. While sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) can predict axillary lymph node metastasis, it can result in many different complications.

Posted in: Women’s & Children’s Health27

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Implementation of a Postpartum Note Reminder and Factors Associated with Postpartum Glucose Tolerance Screening

The authors studied whether a reminder in the electronic medical records affects provider ordering of a postpartum glucose tolerance test. They also studied whether any demographic, medical history, prenatal, or delivery variables are associated with patient attendance to a postpartum visit and patient completion of the postpartum glucose tolerance test when ordered.

Posted in: Women’s & Children’s Health5

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1

Incidence of Refeeding Syndrome in Pediatric In-Patients At the US-Mexico Border- A Retrospective Study

The purpose of this study was to establish the incidence of refeeding syndrome concentrated within a border city.

Posted in: Women’s & Children’s Health5

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