Search Tag: Paediatrics

IMAGING Management

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

ICU Management

86th NNIW – Protein in Neonatal and Infant Nutrition Recent Updates

2015 27 Jul

150 nutrition experts and key opinion leaders in the field of pediatrics from 26 countries gathered in China in May 24-27th to share their views and opinions on “Protein in Neonatal and Infant Nutrition: Recent Updates”.  This 86th Nestle Nutrition Institute workshop brought together world-leading experts to discuss the new development in protein in... 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

ICU Management

Rapid Evaluation of Kids' Stroke Symptoms

2015 07 Jul

New research from Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt (Nashville, TN) finds that an emergency room rapid response plan for children can help diagnose stroke symptoms quickly. While quick response processes have been established for adult stroke patients, researchers say paediatric acute stroke teams are a new phenomenon. The research... 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

IMAGING Management

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

ICU Management

Air Transport in Paediatric Trauma: Should Parents Come Too?

2014 27 May

Helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) crew members and other pre-hospital clinicians must make on-site decisions about whether to allow parents to accompany children from the scene of paediatric trauma to hospital. The presence of a parent during this critical and frightening time is likely a positive influence for the injured or ill child, although... 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

Cardiology Management

American Heart Association Launches Online Pediatric First Aid & CPR Course

2014 17 Apr

New course teaches child care providers and parents vital life-saving skills For parents and child care providers, the statistics about accidental injuries of children up to age 19 are daunting. More than 12,000 children die from accidental injuries each year, and more than 9.2 million are treated in the ER for nonfatal injuries, according to... Read more