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Introduction: Pediatric palliative care (PPC) benefits patients and families, while potentially creating emotional and resource-management burdens for providers. This study's purpose was to characterize the occurrence of deaths attended by PPC …

BACKGROUND: The field of pediatric palliative care (PPC) continues to encounter challenges and opportunities to improving access to high-quality PPC services. In early 2019, a workshop identified eleven potential "next step" actions, and …

Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) due to urinary stone disease (USD) is rare in adults; AKI rates in children with USD may be higher, and emerging data links stones to chronic kidney disease (CKD) development in adults. Methods: This study is a …

BACKGROUND: Single-center reports of central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) and the subcategory of mucosal barrier injury laboratory-confirmed bloodstream infection (MBI-LCBI) in pediatric hematology oncology transplant (PHO) …

Introduction: Aprepitant (Emend®) is a novel antiemetic agent that works through antagonism of neurokinin-1 (NK-1) receptors. To date, there are limited data regarding its use to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in children. We…

Anesthesiologist must be prepared on a daily basis to care for children who need emergency surgery. An appropriate perioperative plan must be formulated and executed to ensure successful management of the child. This article outlines how to prepare…

Objectives: To examine the effectiveness of an asynchronous learning tool consisting of web-based lectures for trainees covering major topics pertinent to pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) and to assess resident and student evaluation of this mode…

Pulmonary blastoma is a rare primary neoplasm of the lung. Approximately 25% of the reported, cases have occurred in pediatric patients. The authors found 45 cases of these tumors in children aged less than or equal to 16 years, and report two more…

PURPOSE: Current clinical practice guidelines on management of enteral nutrition (EN) and parenteral nutrition (PN) in pediatric patients are reviewed. SUMMARY: The provision of EN and PN in pediatric patients poses many unique considerations and…

Incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) is gradually increasing in children admitted to critical care units partly because of increased awareness of this entity. Though serum creatinine has been used in most definitions, its inability to accurately…

Objectives: Electronic trigger detection tools hold promise to reduce Adverse drug event (ADEs) through efficiencies of scale and real-time reporting. We hypothesized that such a tool could automatically detect medication dosing errors as well as…

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