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Position Paper: Diagnosis, management, and prevention of button battery ingestion in childhood.

15 Dec, 2021 | 08:32h | UTC

Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Button Battery Ingestion in Childhood: A European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition Position Paper – Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Visual summary: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Button Battery Ingestion in Childhood

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Editorial: The rationale for the recommendations of the European Pediatric Fasting Guideline – “the authors of the 2021 ESAIC pediatric guideline have found reasons to recommend reductions to the minimum fasting times for infant formula to 4 h, for breast milk to 3 h and for clear fluids to 1 h”.

5 Dec, 2021 | 23:26h | UTC

The rationale for the recommendations of the European Paediatric Fasting Guideline: Improving paediatric anaesthesia and perioperative medicine – European Journal of Anaesthesiology

Original Guideline: Pre-operative fasting in children: A guideline from the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care – European Journal of Anesthesiology

Related:

Pro-Con Debate: 1- vs 2-Hour Fast for Clear Liquids Before Anesthesia in Children.

ESPEN practical guideline: Clinical nutrition in surgery – “Preoperative fasting from midnight is unnecessary in most patients. Patients undergoing surgery, who are considered to have no specific risk of aspiration, shall drink clear fluids until 2 h before anesthesia. Solids shall be allowed until 6 h before anesthesia.”

 


Global, regional, and national causes of under-5 mortality in 2000–19: an updated systematic analysis with implications for the Sustainable Development Goals.

19 Nov, 2021 | 10:40h | UTC

Global, regional, and national causes of under-5 mortality in 2000–19: an updated systematic analysis with implications for the Sustainable Development Goals – The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global, regional, and national mortality among young people aged 10–24 years, 1950–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

14 Nov, 2021 | 19:45h | UTC

Global, regional, and national mortality among young people aged 10–24 years, 1950–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet

Commentary: Nearly two-thirds of those who died young in 2019 were male, research finds – The Guardian

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Cohort study suggests low-dose vs. standard radiation dose CT have similar diagnostic accuracy in suspected acute appendicitis.

14 Nov, 2021 | 19:37h | UTC

News release: Doctors can use CT scans with less radiation to diagnose appendicitis – Oxford University

Original study: Diagnostic accuracy using low-dose versus standard radiation dose CT in suspected acute appendicitis: prospective cohort study – British Journal of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Review: Wilms Tumor.

19 Oct, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Wilms tumour – Nature Reviews Disease Primers (free for a limited period)

Infographic: Wilms tumour

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Prevention of unintentional injuries in children under five years.

17 Sep, 2021 | 09:58h | UTC

Prevention of unintentional injuries in children under five years – BMC Pediatrics

 


Five hundred patients with gut malrotation: thirty years of experience with the introduction of a new surgical procedure.

16 Sep, 2021 | 09:48h | UTC

Five Hundred Patients With Gut Malrotation: Thirty Years of Experience With the Introduction of a New Surgical Procedure – Annals of Surgery

 


Pro-Con Debate: 1- vs 2-Hour Fast for Clear Liquids Before Anesthesia in Children.

3 Sep, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

Pro-Con Debate: 1- vs 2-Hour Fast for Clear Liquids Before Anesthesia in Children – Anesthesia & Analgesia

Related: ESPEN practical guideline: Clinical nutrition in surgery – “Preoperative fasting from midnight is unnecessary in most patients. Patients undergoing surgery, who are considered to have no specific risk of aspiration, shall drink clear fluids until 2 h before anesthesia. Solids shall be allowed until 6 h before anesthesia.”

 


Bleeding in critically ill children—review of literature, knowledge gaps, and suggestions for future investigation

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:23h | UTC

Bleeding in Critically Ill Children—Review of Literature, Knowledge Gaps, and Suggestions for Future Investigation – Frontiers in Pediatrics

 


Cohort study: Tomographic radiation in patients who underwent appendectomy linked to increased risk of hematologic malignant neoplasms

22 Jan, 2021 | 08:25h | UTC

Risk of Hematologic Malignant Neoplasms From Abdominopelvic Computed Tomographic Radiation in Patients Who Underwent Appendectomy – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Optimizing the Gold Standard—Low-Dose Computed Tomography Modalities as a Part of Clinical Practice in Acute Appendicitis Imaging – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Risk of Hematologic Malignant Neoplasms From Abdominopelvic CT Radiation

 


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