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Checklist Helps Assess Early Feeding Skills in Premature Infants

Infants born prematurely face challenges in developing the complex, interrelated skills needed for effective feeding. An assessment called the Early Feeding Skills (EFS) checklist is a valid and reliable tool for evaluating the emergence of feeding...
21-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

After EMR Implementation, Surgeons Spend Less Time Interacting with Patients

– Implementing an electronic medical records (EMR) system at an orthopaedic clinic may have unanticipated effects on clinic efficiency and productivity – including a temporary increase in labor costs and a lasting reduction in time spent...
20-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newborn Opioid Withdrawal Requires a 'Cascade of Care,' Study Suggests

Effective management of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) – withdrawal symptoms occurring in infants exposed to opioids in utero – requires a coordinated "cascade of care" from prevention through long-term follow-up, reports a study in Advances...
19-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Silicone Breast Implants Linked to Increased Risk of Some Rare Harms

Women receiving silicone breast implants may be at increased risk of several rare adverse outcomes compared to the general population, reports a study in Annals of Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
17-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Repeat Vaccination Is Safe for Most Kids with Mild to Moderate Reactions

Children who experience some type of adverse event following initial immunization have a low rate of recurrent reactions to subsequent vaccinations, reports a study in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, the official journal of The European...
14-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Most Kids with Special Healthcare Needs Still Aren't Receiving 'Patient-Centered Medical Home' Care

The "patient-centered medical home" (PCMH) approach is an important tool for providing coordinated care for the millions of American children with special healthcare needs. But most of these special-needs children don't have access to care...
14-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What If Needle Pokes Didn't Hurt? Hospital Implements Strategies to Eliminate or Reduce Needle Pain in Kids

A major US children's hospital introduced a first-of-its-kind project to eliminate or reduce pain from elective needle procedures in all infants and children, reports a study in PAIN Reports®, part of a special issue on research innovations in...
12-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Guidelines for Traumatic Brain Injury – Built with Input from Rehabilitation Professionals

Clinical practice guidelines play a critical role in promoting quality care for patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). A new set of guidelines for rehabilitation of patients with moderate to severe TBI – incorporating insights from the...
7-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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