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Pediatric battery-related emergency department visits in the US: 2010–2019.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:13h | UTC

Pediatric Battery-Related Emergency Department Visits in the United States: 2010–2019 – Pediatrics

News Release: New study finds battery-related injuries in children more than doubled in recent decade – Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Commentary: Young Children are Ingesting Dangerous Batteries at an Alarming Rate – Science-Based Medicine

Related:

Vascular Complications in Children Following Button Battery Ingestions: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

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

Airway Complications Resulting From Pediatric Esophageal Button Battery Impaction: A Systematic Review – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Research: Honey May Reduce Injury and Improve Outcomes After Accidental Button Battery Ingestion

 


Systematic Reviews | Vascular complications in children following button battery ingestions.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:12h | UTC

Vascular Complications in Children Following Button Battery Ingestions: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

Related:

Pediatric Battery-Related Emergency Department Visits in the United States: 2010–2019 – Pediatrics

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

Airway Complications Resulting From Pediatric Esophageal Button Battery Impaction: A Systematic Review – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Research: Honey May Reduce Injury and Improve Outcomes After Accidental Button Battery Ingestion

 


Consensus Paper | Pediatric robotic surgery: issues in management.

20 Sep, 2022 | 13:28h | UTC

Pediatric robotic surgery: issues in management—expert consensus from the Italian Society of Pediatric and Neonatal Anesthesia and Intensive Care (SARNePI) and the Italian Society of Pediatric Surgery (SICP) – Surgical Endoscopy

 


AAP Policy Statement | Helmet use in preventing head injuries in bicycling, snow sports, and other recreational activities and sports.

19 Sep, 2022 | 12:43h | UTC

Helmet Use in Preventing Head Injuries in Bicycling, Snow Sports, and Other Recreational Activities and Sports – Pediatrics

Technical Report: Helmet Use in Preventing Head Injuries in Bicycling, Snow Sports, and Other Recreational Activities and Sports – Pediatrics

Commentary: Multifaceted Approach Urged for Promoting Helmet Use for Children – HealthDay

 


M-A | Evidence on indications and techniques to increase the future liver remnant in children undergoing extended hepatectomy.

22 Jul, 2022 | 11:33h | UTC

Evidence on Indications and Techniques to Increase the Future Liver Remnant in Children Undergoing Extended Hepatectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Individual Patient Data – Frontiers in Pediatrics

 


RCT | Immobilization of torus fractures of the wrist in children.

4 Jul, 2022 | 12:46h | UTC

Immobilisation of torus fractures of the wrist in children (FORCE): a randomised controlled equivalence trial in the UK – The Lancet

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter (thread – click for more)


Adolescent transport and unintentional injuries: a systematic analysis using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

30 Jun, 2022 | 11:28h | UTC

Adolescent transport and unintentional injuries: a systematic analysis using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Public Health

News Release: The Lancet: Improving road safety measures could save half a million lives every year worldwide – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

 

Commentaries on Twitter

(Thread – click for more)

(Thread – click for more)

 


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

 


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)

 


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)

 


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

 


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