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Preterm infants hospitalized for RSV face increased risk for ICU admission

Preterm infants hospitalized for RSV face increased risk for ICU admission
May 3, 2016

BALTIMORE — Recent data from the SENTINEL1 study showed that preterm infants hospitalized for respiratory syncytial virus are at increased risk for ICU admission and other adverse outcomes, according to a presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

“Our findings presented at this year’s PAS now pertain to the 212 study-eligible infants 29 to 35 weeks gestational age with community-acquired RSV who were enrolled for further characterization of their RSV-confirmed hospitalization [in the SENTINEL1 study],” Leonard R. Krilov, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, of the Winthrop University Hospital and an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, said in an interview.

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Fireworks-related injuries increase as state laws ease

May 3, 2016
BALTIMORE — Between 2006 and 2012, the overall estimated amount of children injured by fireworks increased nationwide, while state laws related to the sale of…
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One in six children hospitalized for bronchiolitis tested positive for marijuana exposure

May 3, 2016
BALTIMORE — One in six children hospitalized for bronchiolitis in Colorado had been exposed to marijuana, according to data presented at the Pediatric Academic…
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Asthma-related Twitter posts could aid hospital preparation for emergency asthma visits

May 3, 2016
BALTIMORE — Daniel M. Fein, MD, from the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine of Children's Hospital at Montefiore and assistant professor of pediatrics at…
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Aggression more common in youth who experience cyber and in-person bullying

May 3, 2016
BALTIMORE — Youth who experienced multiple types of bullying were more likely to exhibit aggressive behaviors than those who experienced only one type of bullying…
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Comparison of Clinical Features and Long-term Surgical Outcomes in Infantile Constant and Intermittent Exotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2016, Volume 53 Issue 2
To evaluate the long-term surgical outcomes and the clinical features between infantile-onset constant and intermittent…
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Case Challenges in Pediatric Fatty Liver: What to Look For and When to Refer

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Synageva BioPharma Corp.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by excess fat deposition in the liver due to causes other…
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