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Youth with a concussion history and greater sport experience may have more skill-related motor "reserve" to lessen the impact of concussions

More Sports Experience May Reduce Impact of Concussions

Among youth with concussion history, more years of experience tied to quicker functional recovery
The overall burden of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy is substantially higher than that of oral therapy for caregivers of children on prolonged antimicrobial therapy after hospital discharge

Parenteral Antimicrobial Tx at Home Burdens Children’s Caregivers

Compared with those who receive oral therapy, caregivers miss more work, have lower QoL scores
Microbial and metabolic features can distinguish children with irritable bowel syndrome from controls

Microbial Features ID’d for Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Microbial and metabolic features can differentiate preadolescent children with IBS from controls
Abnormal performance on the Romberg test is independently associated with longer duration of symptoms among children and adolescents evaluated within 10 days after concussion

Abnormal Romberg Test Predicts Prolonged Concussion in Children

Abnormal performance independently associated with longer duration of symptoms for children
Trigeminal nerve stimulation showed efficacy when compared with a similar sham procedure for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children

Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Beats Sham Tx for Peds ADHD

Improvement observed in 8- to 12-year-olds with no clinically meaningful adverse events
Foreign-body ingestions are common in children aged younger than 6 years and have increased over time

Foreign Body Ingestions Increasingly Common in Young Children

Annual rate increased significantly from 9.5 to 18 per 10,000 children from 1995 to 2015
For carefully selected pediatric patients

Operator-Directed Sedation Seems Safe in Peds Cardiac Cath

ODS is not associated with increased risk for adverse events among carefully selected patients
An estimated 4.0 million new pediatric asthma cases could be attributed to ambient nitrogen dioxide pollution annually

Four Million New Peds Asthma Cases Attributed to NO2 Annually

Burden of new pediatric asthma cases accounts for 13 percent of global incidence
Complication rates are low following surgery for pediatric thyroid disease at a high-volume center

Complication Rates Low for High-Volume Pediatric Thyroid Surgery

Low complication rates for surgical management of pediatric thyroid disease at high-volume center
From 2007 to 2015

Suicide-Related ED Visits Increased in Children From 2007 to 2015

Proportion of emergency department visits increased for suicide attempts/suicide ideation