Children’s health security is a weak spot in disaster preparedness planning, according to a new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics that calls for research to be a high priority in order to develop pediatric dosing guidelines and formulations for life-saving medication, equipment, and supplies.
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Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia wanted to determine how common it is for clinicians to actually see food allergies occur in patients with eczema by performing a blood test during infancy.
Many families of premature infants quickly become familiar with a powerful research tool called a randomized clinical trial (RCT). Neonatologists may invite them to participate in RCTs, as they investigate ways to help prevent, treat, and manage the myriad complications that can occur when these babies’ organs are not ready for life outside their mothers’ wombs.
The Journal of Pediatrics shows just over 50 percent of a large cohort of pediatric asthma, patients filled beta agonist and oral steroid prescriptions after being hospitalized, and fewer than 40 percent filled inhaled steroid prescriptions.
ECRI Institute selected an innovative study conducted by patient safety researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who aimed to objectively measure alarm fatigue as a finalist for its 9th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Roy Wade Jr., MD, PhD, MPH has been working to add children’s voices and language feedback to tools used to assess and respond to childhood adversity.
New research by a sleep expert at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shows that a high prevalence of a spectrum of sleep problems occurs across all months of pregnancy, and that napping during the day should be considered the norm for moms-to-be.
Winners chosen for the fall round of the CPCE’s Pilot Grant Program will focus on two projects that aim to have an impact on clinical decision-making.
Christopher B. Forrest, MD, PhD, a CHOP pediatrician, recently received a two-year grant to develop PROMIS pediatric sleep health measures that will fill this gap and enable patients and their families to express exactly how health conditions and treatments affect their sleep.