In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in pediatrics Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

One-fifth of conflicts of interest not disclosed at drug approval meetings

April 24, 2018
Of the public speakers at Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee meetings, about 20% had undisclosed conflicts of interest and…
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Fireproof chemical concentrations in children decreased 5% annually

April 24, 2018
Prenatal and postnatal concentrations of pentabromodiphenyl ether, a flame-retardant chemical that can be found in furniture, decreased 5% every
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AAP: Special considerations to be made for pediatric DNRs

April 23, 2018
A clinical report issued by the AAP Sections on Surgery, Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and the AAP Committee on Bioethics have highlighted the
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More children diagnosed with high BP under updated guidelines

April 23, 2018
CV risk may have been previously underestimated, as more children in the United States had reclassified BPs based on the 2017 American Academy of…
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Ivermectin safe but ineffective against trichuriasis in children

April 20, 2018
The use of ivermectin to treat Trichuris trichiura infection is ineffective at 200-µg/kg doses in preschool- and school-aged children, with
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Rear-facing car seat design may reduce injury rate of children

April 19, 2018
The design of a rear-facing child restraint system may impact how the child is protected against injury during a collision in the rear of the
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Resilience offsets mental, physical health effects of childhood trauma

April 19, 2018
Study results showed that psychological resilience in adulthood appeared to counteract the negative effects of childhood adversity on mental and…
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Flublok comparable to Fluarix in pediatric patients

April 19, 2018
Flublok Quadrivalent provided comparable safety and immunogenicity compared with Fluarix Quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in pediatric…
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ACP calls for revision of physician performance measurements

April 18, 2018
In Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System, or MIPS, most ambulatory internal medicine quality measures are not compliant with ACP…
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Link between cannabis use, cognitive deficits may diminish with abstinence

April 18, 2018
Meta-analysis results showed that although using cannabis continuously may be associated with small reductions in cognitive functioning in teenagers…