Tag Archive for ‘pediatrics’
Practicing medicine in a low- and middle-income country (LMIC) is a challenge—for everyone. Everything from human capital to clean water is in short supply relative to the massive demand. Access to care is low, complication rates high, and mortality rates tragic. Physicians are stretched thin and asked by flawed and underdeveloped systems to practice medicine […]
Pediatric surgeons and gastroenterologists collaborate with outpatient community services to streamline outpatient gastrostomy tube placement
Gastrostomy tube (G-tube) placement is often a crucial component in a medically complex child’s care and one of the more common procedures performed at children’s hospitals; however, approaches to patient counseling and postoperative management for this procedure varies. Families often agonize over the decision and worry about their ability to care for their child after […]
Coming next month in JACS and online now: Who hurts more? A multicenter prospective study of in-hospital opioid use in pediatric trauma patients in the Midwest
Researchers report on in-hospital pain management of pediatric patients and suggest areas of improvement specifically for children with minor injuries.