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Infection prevention methods in US vary after cesarean delivery

July 29, 2015

A survey of U.S. academic centers revealed marked variability in the practices used to prevent infections after cesarean delivery.

“Additional clinical trials and specific guidelines are needed to better define best practices in this patient population,” Cynthia Argani, MD, director of labor and delivery at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and assistant professor of gynecology and obstetrics, and colleagues wrote in their study.

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Evaluation of child-abuse victims for fractures varies across hospitals

July 28, 2015
The evaluation practices for occult fractures in pediatric patients diagnosed with abuse varies significantly across U.S. hospitals, revealing an area for improvement in…
In the Journals

Oncologists criticize high drug costs, propose cost-cutting measures

July 28, 2015
Over 100 U.S. oncologists have issued a statement deriding the high cost of cancer drugs and calling for new regulations to mitigate expenses.Authors of the statement…

Childhood obesity increases during summer break

July 28, 2015
Obesity in children is likely to spike during the summer months, according to a recent press release. “The problem is actually greater in low-income, minority…
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Premature infants more likely to be socially withdrawn as adults

July 28, 2015
Infants in Germany who are born at very low birth weights or are very premature are more likely to be socially withdrawn, neurotic and exhibit signs of autism later in…
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Ophthalmological Findings of Turkish Children With Muscular Dystrophies

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, July 16, 2015
To present the results of ophthalmological examinations in children with muscular dystrophies and highlight the…
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Pedatric Annals May 2015

Infectious Diseases: May 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

With improved diagnostic tools and increasingly rapid turnaround on results, we have never lived at a better time to…
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New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

May 12, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Sean O’Leary, MD, MPH, from the department of pediatrics at the University of Colorado…
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