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Systematic Review: Interventions for treating supracondylar elbow fractures in children.

10 Jun, 2022 | 11:07h | UTC

Interventions for treating supracondylar elbow fractures in children – Cochrane Library

Summary: What are the benefits and risks of different treatments for elbow fractures in children? – Cochrane Library

 


Systematic Review: Airway complications resulting from pediatric esophageal button battery impaction.

27 May, 2022 | 11:49h | UTC

Airway Complications Resulting From Pediatric Esophageal Button Battery Impaction: A Systematic Review – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (free for a limited period)

Invited Commentary: Pediatric Button Battery Injuries—Current State and What’s Next? – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

 


M-A: Efficacy and safety of laparoscopy for mild and moderate pediatric abdominal trauma.

27 Apr, 2022 | 07:39h | UTC

Efficacy and Safety of Laparoscopy for Mild and Moderate Pediatric Abdominal Trauma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Journal of Clinical Medicine

 


Giant tube slides and broken legs: why the latest playground craze is a serious hazard.

26 Apr, 2022 | 07:50h | UTC

Giant tube slides and broken legs: why the latest playground craze is a serious hazard – The Conversation

 


M-A: The clinical effect and safety of new preoperative fasting time guidelines for elective surgery.

12 Apr, 2022 | 09:51h | UTC

The clinical effect and safety of new preoperative fasting time guidelines for elective surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Gland Surgery

Related:

An international multidisciplinary consensus statement on fasting before procedural sedation in adults and children – Anaesthesia

Does my hospitalized patient need an NPO-after-midnight order preoperatively?

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.”

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

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”.

Practice Guidelines for Preoperative Fasting and the Use of Pharmacologic Agents to Reduce the Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration: Application to Healthy Patients Undergoing Elective Procedures: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Preoperative Fasting and the Use of Pharmacologic Agents to Reduce the Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration

Perioperative fasting in adults and children: guidelines from the European Society of Anaesthesiology

Clear fluids fasting for elective paediatric anaesthesia: The European Society of Anaesthesiology consensus statement – European Journal of Anaesthesiology

Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society statement on clear fluid fasting for elective pediatric anesthesia – Canadian Journal of Anesthesia (free)

 


Development of a consensus-based definition of Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) in children.

1 Apr, 2022 | 08:35h | UTC

Development of a Consensus-Based Definition of Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma in Children – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries:

New FAST Definitions May Improve Trauma Assessment of Children – Medscape (free registration required)

Ultrasonographic views, landmarks, and patient-specific factors to consider in a consensus-based definition of the Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma in children with abdominal injury – Physician’s Weekly

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Imaging findings of gastrointestinal tract tumors in children and adolescents.

25 Mar, 2022 | 08:38h | UTC

Imaging findings of gastrointestinal tract tumors in children and adolescents – Insights into Imaging

 


Observational Study: Comparison of intracranial pressure measurements before and after hypertonic saline or mannitol treatment in children with severe traumatic brain injury.

14 Mar, 2022 | 00:51h | UTC

Comparison of Intracranial Pressure Measurements Before and After Hypertonic Saline or Mannitol Treatment in Children With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury – JAMA Network Open

Invited Commentary: ADAPTing to a New Era of Comparative Effectiveness Research in Traumatic Brain Injury—Generating Evidence From Observational Data – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


National, regional, and global causes of mortality in 5–19-year-olds from 2000 to 2019: a systematic analysis.

3 Mar, 2022 | 08:51h | UTC

National, regional, and global causes of mortality in 5–19-year-olds from 2000 to 2019: a systematic analysis – The Lancet Global Health

Invited commentary: Child and adolescent deaths: a call for strengthening mortality surveillance systems – The Lancet Global Health

 


IPSO Pediatric Surgical Oncology Surgical Practice Guidelines.

21 Feb, 2022 | 08:44h | UTC

International Society of Paediatric Surgical Oncology (IPSO) Surgical Practice Guidelines – eCancer

 


Does my hospitalized patient need an NPO-after-midnight order preoperatively?

4 Feb, 2022 | 09:58h | UTC

Does my hospitalized patient need an NPO-after-midnight order preoperatively? – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

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.”

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

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”.

 


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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