Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from PAS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
Meeting News

Buprenorphine reduces hospital stay, treatment time for neonatal abstinence syndrome

May 4, 2017
Infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome experienced shorter lengths of hospital treatments and stays when administered sublingual buprenorphine
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Adolescent suicidality, self-harm doubles in US hospitals

May 4, 2017
From 2008 to 2015, suicidality and serious self-harm nearly doubled among children aged 15 to 17 years presenting to a hospital, according to data…
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Nearly 25% of children have decreased quality of life after sepsis

May 4, 2017
Almost one-quarter of children who survived community-acquired sepsis experienced significant declines in health-related quality of life, lasting up
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NubuTech nebulizer significantly reduced LOS among children with asthma

July 15, 2016
Breath-enhanced jet nebulizer reduced emergency department length of stay by 44 minutes vs. continuous nebulizer treatment among children with…
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Pediatric providers report adherence to IDSA CAP guidelines

May 10, 2016
BALTIMORE — Pediatric health care providers reported increased adherence to appropriate empiric therapy after the Infectious Diseases Society…
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Asthma-related Twitter posts forecast ED visits

May 9, 2016
BALTIMORE — An analysis of real-time Twitter data was able to prospectively project population-level

Stewardship reduces use of 2-day antibiotic courses among newborns

May 9, 2016
BALTIMORE — Data presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting showed that prophylactic antibiotic stewardship reduced the use of 2-day…
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Written asthma action plans reduce short-term exacerbation incidence

May 6, 2016
BALTIMORE — Patients with written asthma action plans had a decreased risk for recurring exacerbations within 1 year of plan distribution…
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Pediatrician counseling rates regarding sun protection remain low

May 6, 2016
BALTIMORE — Physician counseling about sun protection and indoor tanning among children and adolescents needs to be further improved, according…
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Asthma medication knowledge not linked to caregiver socioeconomic status

May 6, 2016
BALTIMORE — Caregiver knowledge and confidence in asthma management was not influenced by socioeconomic status, with poor medication knowledge…