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  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOMES IN CHILDREN OF MOTHERS WITH EPILEPSY TAKING ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS

    No differences in cognitive outcomes were seen at 2 years of age between children of women with epilepsy and those of healthy women.

    Drugs
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    FEATURES OF MYOPERICARDITIS IN CHILDREN AFTER MRNA VACCINATION FOR COVID-19

    Myopericarditis occurred in 13 teens after the second dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine.

    Vaccination
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    INITIAL TREATMENT OF MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY DISEASE IN CHILDREN

    Two observational studies leave unanswered questions about the optimal initial treatment for MIS-C.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    DOES BED-SHARING WITH INFANTS IMPROVE MATERNAL BONDING?

    A longitudinal study found no association between bed-sharing and measures of infant or maternal well-being.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    TRACKING THE SYMPTOMS OF NARCOLEPSY TYPE 1: THE PEDIATRIC NARCOLEPSY SEVERITY SCALE

    The pediatric Narcolepsy Severity Scale may be useful in tracking key symptoms of narcolepsy type 1 in those aged 10 to 18 years.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON VACCINATION COVERAGE IN CHILDREN

    Childhood vaccination has fallen dramatically during the pandemic, putting both younger and older children at risk for vaccine-preventable...

    Vaccination
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    HIGH RATES OF ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE RISK DETECTED BY ROUTINE SCREENING IN PRIMARY CARE

    During preventative-care visits, 56% of adolescents without prior mental health issues screened positive for depression.

    Depression, Adolescence
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    DOES MATERNAL INFLUENZA VACCINATION DURING PREGNANCY HAVE ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EFFECTS?

    Large Canadian study bolsters confidence that flu shots during pregnancy do not harm prenatally exposed children.

    Flu, Pregnancy, Vaccination
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    COVID-19 VACCINATION FOR ADOLESCENTS: EFFICACY, SAFETY, AND IMMUNOGENICITY

    The vaccine demonstrated excellent efficacy and had a similar side-effect profile to that seen in young adults.

    Adolescence, Vaccination
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    LONG-TERM OUTCOMES IN CHILDREN WITH PEDIATRIC INFLAMMATORY MULTISYSTEM SYNDROME

    By 6 months, most organ-specific sequelae had resolved, but physical deconditioning and mental health concerns persisted.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    CHILDREN'S PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AS IMPACTED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    Parents reported worsening well-being for their children.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    IS TENDON RUPTURE THE ACHILLES' HEEL OF FLUOROQUINOLONE USE IN ADOLESCENTS?

    Tendon rupture among adolescents was exceedingly rare in a comparative analysis of fluoroquinolones versus other antibiotics.

    Adolescence
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    TYMPANOSTOMY TUBES OR ANTIBIOTICS FOR ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA: WHICH IS BETTER?

    In children younger than 3 years, rates of recurrent acute otitis media did not differ significantly following tympanostomy tubes or...

  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    WHICH MEDICATION IS BETTER FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH ADHD?

    In children aged

  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    HPV VACCINATION RATES REMAIN LOW IN U.S. PRETEENS

    After a decade of experience, HPV vaccination completion rates remain

    Vaccination
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    CONCUSSIONS IN HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER ATHLETES DIFFER BETWEEN BOYS AND GIRLS

    Sport-related concussions were almost two times more common in girls, and the mechanism of injury differed between the sexes.

    Sport
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    THE BURDEN OF COVID-19 IN PREGNANT WOMEN AND THEIR NEWBORNS

    COVID-19 during pregnancy was significantly associated with excess risk for maternal morbidity and mortality as well as neonatal complications.

    Pregnant, Pregnancy
  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    CAN WE EXTEND THE REPLACEMENT INTERVAL OF INFUSION SETS FOR INDWELLING VASCULAR CATHETERS?

    A large, randomized control trial supports a change from 4 to 7 days as safe and cost-saving.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    PRESCHOOLERS' SCREEN TIME IS LINKED TO NEGATIVE PSYCHOSOCIAL SYMPTOMS

    Finnish preschoolers' screen time increased dramatically between 18 months and 5 years of age and was associated with hyperactivity...

  • By Journal Watch   -   Sep 24, 2021

    DO SHORT ORAL CORTICOSTEROID BURSTS HAVE ADVERSE EFFECTS?

    A short course of oral corticosteroids was associated with significantly increased risks for gastrointestinal bleeding, pneumonia,...