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.
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Benefits of breastfeeding very preterm infants seen in first month

May 4, 2016
BALTIMORE — A daily fluid intake that is at least 50% breast milk during the first month had a positive relationship with total brain tissue…
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Family financial assets tied to child health, independent of income

May 4, 2016
BALTIMORE — PCPs should be mindful that economic stability, independent of income, which often gives an incomplete picture as it does not…
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Mild asthma exacerbations linked to unnecessary hospitalizations

May 4, 2016
BALTIMORE — Recent data presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting indicated that a significant percentage of unnecessary…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Diluted apple juice superior to electrolyte maintenance in children with mild gastroenteritis

May 3, 2016
BALTIMORE — Children with mild gastroenteritis and minimal dehydration experienced fewer treatment failures when given diluted apple juice…
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Only 11% of children properly restrained in taxis

May 3, 2016
BALTIMORE — Despite AAP guidelines, a significant proportion of children riding in taxis are not properly restrained in car safety seats…