Search Tag: Paediatrics

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Ultrasound-Guided Intravenous Lines

2019 06 Aug

Research published in Annals of Emergency Medicine demonstrates the benefits of using ultrasound to give guidance to caregivers during intravenous (IV) line placement in children. Researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) identified the difficulty in accessing children’s veins and found that using ultrasound as guidance improved... Read more

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A helping hand for paediatric intensive care

2018 01 Oct

Doctors working in the eight-bed Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid use point-of-care ultrasound extensively to evaluate the condition of critically ill children, and find it essential to their work. Dr José Luis Vázquez Mart í nez, Head of UCIP at Hospital Ramón y Cajal, with over 25... Read more

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Reduced CT Usage for Common Childhood Diagnoses

2015 27 Aug

Researchers in the U.S. have found a significant decline in the use of computed tomography (CT) scans at children's hospitals for 10 common childhood diagnoses including seizure, severe head trauma and upper respiratory tract infection. They say that alternative imaging modalities such as MRI and ultrasound are being used more frequently for eight of... Read more

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Bayer receives EU approval for Gadovist® for use in pediatric patients less than 2 years of age

2015 14 Jul

Approval based on data demonstrating the pharmacokinetic and safety profiles of Gadovist at standard dose (0.1 mmol/kg) were similar to adults and children 2 years of age and older Diagnostic use in approved indications has been expanded to include use in pediatric patients less than 2 years of age, including term newborns New expanded use... Read more

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EOS imaging System Installed at Leading Paediatric Orthopaedic Hospital

2015 07 May

13 out of the 20 Highest-Ranked Paediatric Orthopaedic Centres in the U.S. have adopted EOS U.S. clinical results presented at the POSNA annual meeting confirm a 50-fold radiation reduction with Micro Dose option EOS imaging, the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopaedic medical imaging, announced that another of the leading U.S. hospitals for paediatric... Read more

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2015 04 Mar

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman is Vice Chair, Department of Imaging Sciences at the University of Rochester’s Medical Center and Radiologist-in-Chief at the Golisano Childrens Hospital. Prof. Blickman is a valued member of the HealthManagement Editorial Board and prior to that served on the Editorial Board of IMAGING Management.  We put our 7... Read more

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Radiation Risks in Paediatric CT: An Evaluation

2014 16 May

An online survey of members of a national Canadian PEM physician association was conducted to gauge possible malignancy risks from diagnostic tests that are conducted on children in the emergency department. The study was specifically related to head computed tomography (CT).     There is no doubt that CT is one of the most important diagnostic... Read more

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ECR 2014: EOS Imaging Partners with EuroSafe

2014 06 Mar

EOS Micro Dose breakthrough, now supporting 3D imaging, participates in EuroSafe Campaign’s mission to reduce radiation in imaging EOS imaging, the pioneer in orthopaedic 2D/3D imaging, has announced a partnership with the EuroSafe imaging campaign launched at ECR 2014, the annual meeting of the European Society for Radiology. The aim of... Read more

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Incidental Findings in Paediatric CT Scans Rare But Significant

2013 26 Sep

In a recently published study in Pediatrics, more than a third of the 44,000 children presenting to 25 emergency departments  received CT scans to evaluate an injury. About 4% of the scans revealed incidental findings, which ranged in severity from enlarged tonsils to life-threatening cancers. The analysis did not include those children who had an... Read more

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Reducing CT Scans in Children with Minor Blunt Head Trauma

2013 03 Sep

For every hour of observation of children with minor blunt head trauma in the emergency department, CT scans were reduced by approximately 70 percent on average, according to a study published published online in Annals of Emergency Medicine. “Every hour of observation time in the emergency department was associated with a decrease in CT rates... Read more