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Could 68Ga-somatostatin analogues be an important alternative to 18F-DOPA PET/CT in pediatrics?

Medicine Departments highly specialized in pediatrics. The principal limitation of 18F-DOPA is its high cost due to its not efficient production. Indeed, synthesis of 18F-DOPA has generally been realized

Telemedicine as an effective intervention to improve antibiotic appropriateness prescription and to reduce costs in pediatrics

Implementation of antimicrobial stewardship program is a pivotal practice element for healthcare institution. We developed a remote infectious disease consultancy program via telemedicine in a high-specialized pediatric cardiac hospital. A consultation for antibiotic strategy for each patient was available via telemedicine in addition to biweekly discussion of all clinical cases. ...

Pediatric siMS score: A new, simple and accurate continuous metabolic syndrome score for everyday use in pediatrics

Background The dichotomous nature of the current definition of metabolic syndrome (MS) in youth results in loss of information. On the other hand, the calculation of continuous MS scores using standardized residuals in linear regression (Z scores) or factor scores of principal component analysis (PCA) is highly impractical for clinical use. Recently, a novel, easily calculated ...

Theme: General pediatrics

Theme: General Pediatrics This systematic review evaluated the clinical outcomes of surfactant administration in preterm infants via a thin endotracheal catheter during spontaneous breathing

Theme: Adolescent pediatrics

Theme: Adolescent Pediatrics 0 Trajectories of Functioning into Emerging Adulthood following Treatment for Adolescent Depression , J Adolesc Health. 2016;58:253-9 Adolescent-onset major depressive

Rhazes (ad 865–925) and his early contributions to the field of pediatrics

review the early contributions of Abu Bakr Muhammad Zakariya al-Razi to the pediatrics and diseases of children. We would like to emphasize on the great achievements of Rhazes in the diseases of children ... , 17, 25, 26 ]. Early contributions of Rhazes to pediatrics As a physician and scholar, Rhazes wrote a book on smallpox and measles providing clinical characteristics of the diseases [ 18 ]. This

Social pediatrics: weaving horizontal and vertical threads through pediatric residency

Background Social pediatrics teaches pediatric residents how to understand disease within their patients’ social, environmental and political contexts. It’s an essential component of pediatric ... residency training in order to identify strengths and gaps. Methods: A social pediatrics curriculum map was developed, attending to 3 different dimensions: (1) the intended curriculum as prescribed by the

Pediatrics in 21st Century and Beyond

Pediatrics is a dynamic discipline and there is awareness and hope for actualizing outstanding achievements in the field of child health in 21st century and beyond. Improved lifestyle and quality of ... diseases and enhance longevity because seeds of most adult diseases are sown in childhood. Identification and decoding of human genome is expected to revolutionize the practice of pediatrics. The day is not

BMC Pediatrics reviewer acknowledgement 2015

Contributing reviewers The editors of BMC Pediatrics would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 15 (2015).

Editorial: Life and Death and Pediatrics

1. Available at: - Death and Pediatrics Article 1 Follow this and additional works at: Life and Death and ... Pediatrics Having completed fifty years as a practicing pediatrician, my recollections are dominated by what plays out as a drama of life and death. Pediatrics is unique in that it allows us to pursue all of

White coat hypertension in pediatrics

very likely, that these patients also respond with elevation of blood pressure to everyday stress [ 4 ]. Specific aspects in pediatrics Discussion about white coat hypertension in children has been ... on the Diagnosis , Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents . Pediatrics . 2004 ; 114 : 555 - 76 . 9. Flynn JT , Ingelfinger JR , Portman RJ. Pediatric Hypertension

Multiple Sclerosis in Pediatrics: Current Concepts and Treatment Options

. Immunomodulatory sclerosis; Pediatrics; Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, autoimmune, inflammatory, demyelinating disease of the central nervous system [1]. The disease most often begins between the second and

Hot topics, urgent priorities, and ensuring success for racial/ethnic minority young investigators in academic pediatrics

American Indian investigators. Prompted by the persistent lack of diversity in the pediatric and biomedical research workforces, the Academic Pediatric Association Research in Academic Pediatrics Initiative ... resident, fellow, or junior faculty member from an URM, disabled, or disadvantaged background who is interested in a career in academic general pediatrics. Methods: As part of the annual RAPID conference, a

Frontiers in Social Pediatrics: AK Patwari, HPS Sachdev (eds)

. S.N. Medical College , Jodhpur , India - Social Pediatrics or the Community Pediatrics basically focuses on the health needs of children in the context of ground reality of a society or the country ... . It encompasses the health status of children, their morbidity, mortality and the various programs for the needs of this special segment of the population. Frontiers in Social Pediatrics, a multi

The power of stories in Pediatrics and Genetics

On the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 43rd Sicilian Congress of Pediatrics, linked with Italian Society of Pediatrics SIP, SIN, SIMEUP, SIAIP and SINP, held in Catania in November 2015, the ... Giordano, 3, 90127 Palermo , Italy 2 Unit of Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency, University Hospital “Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele”, Università di Catania , Catania , Italy 3 Pediatrics (Medical Genetics

Personalized Medicine in Pediatrics: The Clinical Potential of Orodispersible Films

and thus pediatrics preparations can be manufactured there for the individual patient [ 3 ]. ODFs can be both commercially prepared and extemporaneously on a small scale in a hospital setting as ... suit the individual approach needed in pediatrics [ 21, 22 ]. The focus of this paper is on pharmacy preparations, clinical possibilities, and preparation of extemporaneously prepared ODFs to be

Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatrics

Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia , Charlottesville, VA , USA 1 Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia , Charlottesville, VA , USA 2 Division of ... Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Children's Hospital , Iowa City, IA , USA Acute kidney injury I Pediatric I Continuous renal replacement

BMC Pediatrics reviewer acknowledgement 2014

Contributing reviewers The editors of BMC Pediatrics would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 14 (2014).