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Umbilical cord milking benefits preterm infants after cesarean birth

July 6, 2015

Umbilical cord milking improved systemic blood flow in preterm infants delivered by cesarean section compared with delayed cord clamping, according to a recent study.

“The findings need to be confirmed in a larger number of births, but at this point, it appears that umbilical cord milking may prove to be of great benefit to preterm infants delivered via cesarean,” Tonse Raju, MD, chief of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development’s pregnancy and perinatology branch, said in a press release.

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Early-term birth linked to increased respiratory symptoms throughout childhood

July 6, 2015
Delivery at 37 to 38 weeks of gestation is associated with increased respiratory symptoms throughout childhood, according to study results.“Our results show that…
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Rapid PCR superior in detecting influenza among children in ED

July 6, 2015
Rapid multiplex PCR was the most costly, yet effective strategy for detecting influenza among a cohort of children aged 3 months to 18 years presenting to an ED with…
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Arthroscopic reshaping for symptomatic discoid lateral meniscus had satisfactory clinical outcomes

July 5, 2015
Pediatric patients who underwent arthroscopic reshaping for symptomatic discoid lateral meniscus experienced satisfactory clinical outcomes after a mean of 10.1 years…
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Intervention improves immunization, preventive care among low-income families

July 3, 2015
The Developmental Understanding and Legal Collaboration for Everyone intervention was associated with accelerated access to concrete supports, improved rates for on-time…
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Goniotomy for Steroid-Induced Glaucoma: Clinical and Tonographic Evidence to Support Therapeutic Goniotomy

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2015, Volume 52 Issue 3
To report the surgical results of goniotomy for corticosteroid-induced glaucoma and to provide evidence to support its…
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Pediatric Annals March 2015

Unusual Diagnoses: Part 2: March 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

It was once said that the task of the generalist is the most difficult of all. “In a sea of normal children, the…
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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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