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Decline in rate of medication errors in medication administration recording post-implementation

Study found link between fitness and test scores for recall ability

Nurses are more vulnerable than physicians to organizational effects of burnout in NICUs, a new study has found.

In high school sports played by both girls and boys, girls are about 50 percent more likely to get a concussion, according to a recent U.S. study.

CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures

Bigger, more powerful machines seem to cause more severe traumas, researchers report

Benefits include improved patient engagement, while risks include avoidance of writing candidly

The purpose of this review is to outline recent advancements in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pediatric melanoma.

Regardless of treatment type, children with anxiety show no significant differences in outcomes or remission. Furthermore, a majority experience relapse and chronic anxiety, new long-term data show.

New guidelines advise starting classes at 8:30 a.m. or later

Findings among pediatric patients undergoing major orthopedic surgery

Overprescribing of oral corticosteroids appears common among children with asthma, especially the youngest children. Underuse of inhaled corticosteroids may partly explain the overprescribing of the oral drugs.

A new randomized clinical trial tests the health effects and cost effectiveness of wearing silk garments in children with moderate to severe eczema.

The aim of this review is to present a comprehensive appraisal of the history, role of renal biopsy, genetics, and treatment of SRNS.

Study at a children's hospital evaluates response time to bedside alarms

NIH-funded research suggests genes may help determine optimal treatments.

Although increased hemoglobin, hematocrit, BMI and lower HDL seen with testosterone use

Early prophylactic administration of recombinant human erythropoietin (rhEPO) improves neurodevelopmental outcomes in very preterm babies, a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials confirms.

Case report describes 22-month-old with rapidly growing lesion on the tongue

Previously allowed only for adults

No alterations in bone mass in mid-childhood with repeat doses of antenatal betamethasone

A new study finds that children exposed to pets before and just after birth showed changes in gut bacteria linked to lower risk of allergies and obesity

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