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Infants experiencing frequent aspiration, the entry of milk into the airway, are often prescribed thickened fluids to improve swallow safety. However, research on the outcomes of thickened milk on infant feeding have been limited to documenting …

OBJECTIVE: Overtriage (OT) of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) poses significant burden to multiple stakeholders. The project aims were to identify the following: 1) associated factors, 2) downstream effects, and 3) focus areas for …

INTRODUCTION: Nasoalveolar molding (NAM) was introduced over 20 years ago as adjunctive therapy for the correction of cleft lip and palate. In the current study, we propose a new approach using a digital workflow and 3-dimensional printing to …

Mammalian infants must be able to integrate the acquisition, transport, and swallowing of food in order to effectively feed. Understanding how these processes are coordinated is critical, as they have differences in neural control and sensitivity…

OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between maternal body dissatisfaction and mother's (mis)perception of their infant's weight classification among families from low-income households. METHODS: Mother-infant dyads were recruited during well-child…

The Feeding Experiments End-user Database (FEED) is a research tool developed by the Mammalian Feeding Working Group at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center that permits synthetic, evolutionary analyses of the physiology of mammalian feeding.…

When an infant or child younger than 36 months presents with fever that has no obvious source, the major concern is overlooking a serious bacterial infection. Ask about underlying medical problems, previous hospitalizations, recent infectious…

If an infant 60 days old or younger who presents with unexplained fever (temperature 38 degrees C [100.4 degrees F] or greater) appears ill, evaluate for sepsis, hospitalize, and give parenteral antibiotics. For well-appearing infants whose…

Objective: The outcomes of 61 patients who underwent a pharyngoplasty for velopharyngeal insufficiency were reviewed to determine potential risk factors for reoperation.Design: This was a retrospective chart review of 61 consecutive patients over…

This is a case of a 3-week-old male who presented to the emergency department with intermittent apnea and cyanosis. While in the emergency department, he had respiratory compromise with stress and required intubation. Further evaluation confirmed the…

The article focuses on the retrospective cohort study of the outbreak of the chikungunya virus (CHIKV) which causes the encephalitis and the central nervous system (CNS) involvement after a large CHIKV outbreak that occurred on Reunion Island between…

The author discusses the study which involved children aged six to twenty three months diagnosed with acute otitis media (AOM) basing on indications such as onset of symptoms in the preceding 48 hours, the presence of a middle-ear suffusion and…

Cytomegalovirus is ubiquitous. While most infections are asymptomatic, infants and children acquiring CMV may excrete the virus for years in spite of significant antibody responses. CMV may be transmitted vertically or horizontally. Transplacental…

Because experience in our newborn intensive care unit follow-up clinic since 1982 suggested that immunizations of newborn intensive care unit graduates in the first 2 years of life were inappropriately delayed, questionnaires were sent to families…

OBJECTIVE: The outcomes of 61 patients who underwent a pharyngoplasty for velopharyngeal insufficiency were reviewed to determine potential risk factors for reoperation. DESIGN: This was a retrospective chart review of 61 consecutive patients over…

Since 2005, an extensive literature documents individuals from several families afflicted with "Uner Tan Syndrome (UTS)," a condition that in its most extreme form is characterized by cerebellar hypoplasia, loss of balance and coordination, impaired…
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