Child abuse visits to EDs declined in 2020, but not admissions
December 23, 2020
Proportion of visits related to child abuse and neglect that resulted in hospitalizations increased from 2019 to 2020.
When should students resume sports after a COVID-19 diagnosis?
October 23, 2020
While many patients will be ready to gradually return to play after quarantining, cardiac symptoms should prompt additional evaluation.
Fourteen-day sports hiatus recommended for children after COVID-19
October 13, 2020
Children with moderate symptoms should have an electrocardiogram before returning to sports.
Pediatric fractures shift during pandemic
October 8, 2020
Yet there were more bone fractures at home and on bicycles, and more fractures in younger children.
COVID-19 pandemic brings unexpected pediatric consequences
April 14, 2020
The pandemic is leading to underdiagnosis of dangerous conditions or unexpected consequences of good intentions.
Research on pediatric firearms deaths is underfunded
October 18, 2019
Much more money is spent to study the other leading causes of death in children and adolescents every year.
USPSTF issues draft research plan on opioid use disorder prevention
December 17, 2018
Public comment is sought on the research plan.
Buprenorphine endangers lives and health of children
June 25, 2018
Although important for treatment of opioid exposure, buprenorphine exposure can result in serious adverse effects in children who ingest it.
Blood test approved for patients with concussions
February 15, 2018
The new test can quickly determine who needs CT scans – and will hopefully reduce costs.