Virtual visits for paediatric postoperative care are safe, convenient, and economical, resulting in shorter wait times, reduced missed work and school, and clinical outcomes comparable to those of in-person visits, a recent study has shown.
Cyber and face-to-face bullying overlap with each other, although cyber-perpetrators seem to be less commonly involved in traditional bullying, a study reports. More importantly, both perpetrators and victims of cyberbullying experience post-traumatic stress symptoms.
Children admitted to paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) due to necrotizing pneumonia (NP) are mostly around 3 years of age, with pneumococcus being the main causative agent, reports a study. In addition, the evolution towards NP appears to be faster compared to other aetiologies.
Weight status influences an adolescent’s selection into different types of peer networks, a recent study has found. Underweight, overweight, and obese teens suffer from a higher risk of social isolation due to their weight.
The use of insulin detemir among women with pre-existing diabetes was not associated with an increased risk of negative pregnancy outcomes, such as major congenital malformations and perinatal or neonatal deaths, compared with other basal insulins, according to the EVOLVE* study.