Prevalence, risk factors, and management of asthma in China: a national cross-sectional study.

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Abstract: Asthma is a common chronic airway disease worldwide. Despite its large population size, China has had no comprehensive study of the national prevalence, risk factors, and management of asthma. […]

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Initial ED oxygen saturation ?90% increases the risk of a complicated hospital course in pediatric asthmatics requiring admission.

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Abstract: Charts of all patients ages 2?years-17?years admitted for asthma from January 2017 to December 2017 were reviewed. An explicit chart review was performed by trained data extractors using a […]

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A rare case of influenza A (H3N2)-associated encephalitis with seizure.

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Abstract: Influenza-associated acute encephalopathy (IAE) is more prevalent in children than in adults and often results in neurological sequelae or even death. Diagnosis of IAE is difficult as clinical presentation […]

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Characterisation of serum total tau following paediatric traumatic brain injury: a case-control study.

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major health problem in children. Blood-based biomarkers interpreted by use of normative values might improve the accuracy of diagnosis. Ultrasensitive assays can quantify serum […]

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Validation of the Pediatric Appendicitis Risk Calculator (pARC) in a Community Emergency Department Setting.

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Abstract: The pediatric Appendicitis Risk Calculator (pARC) is a validated clinical tool for assessing a child’s probability of appendicitis. Our objective was to assess the performance of the pARC in […]

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Reducing repeat paediatric emergency department attendance for non-urgent care: a systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions.

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Abstract: Non-urgent paediatric ED (PED) visits appear to contribute a large portion to the growing use of EDs globally. Several interventions have tried to curb repeated non-urgent attendances, but no […]

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Discontinuing involuntary mental health holds for children: Does psychiatrist specialty matter?: A pilot study.

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Abstract: Involuntary mental health detainments should only be utilized when less restrictive alternatives are unavailable and should be discontinued as soon as safety can be ensured. The study objective was […]

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Influence of timing of initiation of therapeutic hypothermia on brain MRI and neurodevelopment at 18 months in infants with HIE: a retrospective cohort study.

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Abstract: To examine the influence of timing of initiation of therapeutic hypothermia (TH) on brain injury on MRI and on neurodevelopmental outcomes at 18 months.Retrospective cohort study.Tertiary neonatal intensive care […]

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Rethinking the definition of major trauma: The Need For Trauma Intervention outperforms Injury Severity Score and Revised Trauma Score in 38 adult and pediatric trauma centers.

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Abstract: Patients’ trauma burdens are a combination of anatomic damage, physiologic derangement, and the resultant depletion of reserve. Typically, Injury Severity Score (ISS) >15 defines major anatomic injury and Revised […]

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Sharing the sidewalk: A case of E-scooter related pedestrian injury.

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Abstract: The popularity of rideshare electric scooters is due to their availability, accessibility, and low cost. The recent increase in electric scooter use has raised concerns regarding the safety of […]

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Point-of-care lung ultrasound in children with non-cardiac respiratory distress or tachypnea.

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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and diagnostic benefit of point-of-care ultrasound (PoCLUS) in children with non-cardiac respiratory distress or tachypnea.In this prospective observational study, […]

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Normobaric hyperoxia in wartime pediatric trauma casualties.

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Abstract: Mounting evidence suggests hyperoxia therapy may be harmful. We describe injury characteristics and survival outcomes for pediatric trauma casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan, stratified by partial pressure of arterial […]

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Accuracy of point-of-care ultrasound and radiology-performed ultrasound for intussusception: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Abstract: It is unclear whether point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) by emergency medicine physicians is as accurate as radiology-performed ultrasound (RADUS). We aim to summarize the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography for intussusception […]

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Single-lateral cervical radiograph in pediatric trauma is equivalent to multiple views.

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Abstract: Cervical spine injuries (CSI) are rare within the pediatric population. Due to the significant consequences of missed CSI, children are often imaged excessively. In an attempt to decrease imaging […]

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Glandular amputation by strangulating tied suture: a case report of late-onset complication in the Plastibell circumcision technique.

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Abstract: Circumcision is considered to be a procedure with minimal morbidity but may be associated with catastrophic complications in inexpert hands.We presented a 9-year-old boy with a past medical history […]

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The associations between injury mechanism and extended hospital stay among pediatric patients: findings from a trauma Center in Saudi Arabia.

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Abstract: A hospitalized patient’s length of stay (LOS) can have a significant impact on the performance and operating costs of a healthcare facility. Among pediatric patients, traumatic injuries are common […]

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