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.

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Adult support may mitigate violence-related behaviors in urban youth

September 17, 2019
Co-occurrence patterns indicated association clusters of sexual violence, youth violence and bullying perpetration among male youth in urban…
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Cost of congenital syphilis hospitalizations skyrockets with increase in cases

September 17, 2019
The incidence of congenital syphilis-related hospitalizations among young infants increased considerably between 2009 and 2016 in the United States…
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Physicians inconsistently provide strongest HPV vaccine recommendation

September 16, 2019
Although pediatricians and family physicians often recommend HPV vaccination, recent survey data suggest that these providers do not always use the…
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Prenatal acetaminophen exposure tied to greater ADHD risk in offspring

September 16, 2019
Prenatal exposure to acetaminophen was linked to an increased risk for ADHD in offspring, according to a nationwide study in Taiwan published in…
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Postoperative opioids unnecessary for some common pediatric surgeries

September 13, 2019
Postoperative opioid prescriptions for children are often unnecessary for some common surgeries, and safe opioid stewardship necessitates elimination…
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Adjusting for age, birth may provide unbiased measure of suicide patterns

September 13, 2019
Adjusting for chronological age and year of birth showed a more rapid increase and a smaller sex difference in the suicide mortality rates for U.S…
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Maternal quinolone exposure increases risk for resistant infection in child

September 12, 2019
Children whose mothers received antimicrobial therapy with quinolones faced an approximately 50% increased risk for quinolone-resistant bacteriuria…
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Fecal microbiota transplant reduces prevalence of AMR genes in children

September 12, 2019
Children who underwent fecal microbiota transplant, or FMT, experienced a significant reduction in recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection, or…
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Too much time on social media affects internalizing problems in adolescence

September 11, 2019
Spending more than 3 hours each day on social media was associated with an increased risk for mental health problems – especially internalizing…
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Hospital intervention cuts rapid GAS testing by more than 50%

September 11, 2019
An intervention that included educating providers and families on guidelines for group A Streptococcus, or GAS, testing reduced the use of rapid…