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Among symptomatic youths at high risk for bipolar disorder

Family Therapy Aids Youth at High Risk for Bipolar Disorder

Times between mood episodes longer for those in family-focused therapy versus enhanced usual care
Prehospital administration of epinephrine may aid pediatric patients following out-of-hospital cardiac arrests

Prehospital Epinephrine Aids Out-of-Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Arrests

Study shows improved return of circulation following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest but not improved survival
From 2008 to 2016

2008 to 2016 Saw Decline in Primary Care Visits for Children

Increases seen in visits to other acute care venues and to specialists during the same period
Dasatinib is associated with improved survival for pediatric patients with Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Dasatinib Tops Imatinib for Ph+ Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Four-year cumulative risk of any relapse lower for dasatinib in the context of intensive chemotherapy
In an American Academy of Pediatrics clinical report

New Guidance Issued for Care of Children With Williams Syndrome

Children with WS should be evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist, undergo psychoeducational evaluation
The outpatient antibiotic prescribing rate for children was 1

Level of Antibiotic Prescribing High for Children in Tennessee

Nearly 25 percent of overall, broad-spectrum antibiotic prescriptions written by 1.7 percent of providers
There has been a decrease in the risk for coronary artery disease among adult survivors of childhood cancer

Coronary Artery Disease Risk Down in Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Risk for coronary artery disease significantly decreased for survivors with diagnosis in 80s, 90s versus 70s
In an observational cohort study recently published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Enterovirus A71 Outbreak in Children ID’d in Colorado Hospital

Neurological findings of myoclonus, ataxia, weakness, and autonomic instability differentiate EV-A71
Ill and injured children and their families have unique needs that should be considered in emergency medical services protocols and operations

Experts Call for Pediatric Consideration in EMS Planning

Recommendations address planning of EMS dispatch protocols, operations, and physician oversight
Specific common school activities

Risk for Gluten Exposure High With Specific School Activities

High risk found for paper mâché, cooked pasta in sensory table, baking project but not dry pasta, Play-Doh