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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Mental health disorders, care increase among military children in US

May 2, 2016
BALTIMORE — Mental health diagnoses and care significantly increased among military-connected children within the last 15 years, according to…
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Hospital factors associated with increased LOS, costs for infants with bronchiolitis

May 2, 2016
BALTIMORE — Location-teaching status and region were linked to an increased length of stay and cost for infants hospitalized with…
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Exercise speeds concussion symptom recovery time in children

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE —Physical activity within 7 days of a concussion could decrease concussion symptom recovery time in children more effectively than…
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Mentors, video may improve primary care among children in poverty

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE — Parent mentors and coaches, video and technology, and better implementation in schools could all be effective ways to improve…
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Prolonged neonatal antibiotic therapy decreases yet remains associated with adverse outcomes

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE — Although overall prolonged exposure to antibiotics decreased among extremely low birth weight patients over time, exposure varied…
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Adolescents with anxiety, depression more likely to exhibit HPV persistence

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE — Stress and maladaptive coping mechanisms impacted HPV acquisition and persistence among girls and women, indicating a link between…
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Most pediatricians do not use mental health clinicians to co-manage patients

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE — The majority of general pediatricians did not use mental health professionals in the co-management of most of their patients with…
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PCPs can assist LGBTQ adolescents in high-risk coming out to family

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE — PCPs can play a “central role” in assisting adolescent LGBTQ patients when they decide to reveal their sexual or gender…
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National, international guidelines inconsistent for asthma treatment

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE — National and global guideline recommendations for the treatment of asthma are inconsistent, according to research presented at the…
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Maternal presence during NAS treatment decreased withdrawal severity

April 30, 2016
BALTIMORE — Parental presence at the bedside of infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome may improve their recovery from opioid…