Pediatric Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies, 1st Edition

  • Lindsay Carter
  • Vandana Madhavan
  • Meredith Eicken
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1496345185
  • ISBN-13: 9781496345189
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Junior
  • 248 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Increase your knowledge of the clinical trials and evidence that lay the groundwork for current practice with Pediatric Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies. Brief, easy-to-read, and accessible, this time-saving reference allows you to quickly familiarize yourself with the 100 most practice-changing clinical trials in pediatrics. This unique title is ideal for medical students, residents, and seasoned practitioners alike, providing insight and understanding into today’s practice of pediatrics. Save time and effort with convenient, succinct synopses of each study, including editorial commentary on the impact of the trial and the context for incorporating it into practice. Access an important mix of historical and contemporary studies, with an emphasis on material most relevant to today’s practice. Explore landmark clinical trials in all areas of pediatrics, including the subspecialties of allergy/immunology, cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, genetics, hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, neonatology, neurology, primary care, psychiatry, renal, and rheumatology. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like complete content with enhanced navigation; powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web; cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation; highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text; ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues; quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Standard Abbreviations.
1: Oral Immunotherapy for Egg Allergy Desensitization.
2: Clinical Identification of Primary Immunodeficiency.
3: Cow’s Milk Allergy.
4: Peanut Allergy.
5: Biphasic Reactions in Anaphylaxis.
6: Causes of Chest Pain.
7: Newborn Screening with Pulse Oximetry.
8: Identification of Fetuses at Risk for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
9: Impact of Weight on Outcomes in Repair of Congenital Heart Defects.
10: Sudden Death in Young Athletes.
Critical Care.
11: Early Antibiotics in Pediatric Sepsis.
12: Interruption of Sedation for Early Extubation.
13: Bundled Care for Reduction of Central Line Infections.
14: High-Flow Nasal Cannula for Bronchiolitis.
15: Bystander Cpr in Pediatric Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest.
16: Restrictive Protocol for Blood Transfusions.
17: Low Tidal Volume Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
18: Early Fluid Resuscitation in Septic Shock.
Emergency Medicine.
19: A Prediction Rule for Appendicitis.
20: Need for Ct Scan in Head Trauma.
21: Utility of Lumbar Puncture in First Simple Febrile Seizure.
22: Oral Ondansetron for Gastroenteritis.
23: Oral Versus Intravenous Rehydration.
24: Oral Dexamethasone for Mild Croup.
25: Likelihood of Occult Pneumonia in Febrile Children.
26: Ipratropium in Acute Asthma Management.
27: Evaluation of The Febrile Infant.
28: Maintenance of Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes.
29: Impact of Body Mass Index on Pubertal Development.
30: Cerebral Edema in Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
31: Intensive Insulin Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes.
32: Prevention of Intellectual Impairment with Neonatal Hypothyroidism Screening.
33: Introduction of Gluten and Celiac Disease Risk.
34: Use of Pucai Score in Ulcerative Colitis.
35: Infliximab Therapy for Crohn’s Disease.
36: Prevalence of Celiac Disease.
37: Polyethylene Glycol Treatment for Constipation.
38: Whole-Exome Sequencing.
39: Noninvasive Prenatal Testing for Trisomy 21.
40: Mass Spectrometry Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism.
41: Angiotensin Receptor Blockade in Marfan Syndrome.
42: Genetic Predictors of Unfavorable Outcomes in Pediatric Medulloblastoma.
43: Prophylactic Treatment with Factor Viii in Hemophilia.
44: Significance of Minimal Residual Disease in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
45: Increased Incidence of Chronic Disease in Survivors of Childhood Cancer.
46: Treatment of Acute Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
47: Hydroxyurea Therapy in Sickle Cell Anemia.
48: Symptom Management at The End of Life in Pediatric Oncology.
49: Stroke Risk Reduction in Sickle Cell Anemia.
Infectious Diseases.
50: Management of Community-Acquired Skin Abscesses.
51: Sequential Therapy in The Treatment of Osteomyelitis.
52: Impact of Antibiotic Pretreatment on Cerebrospinal Fluid Profiles.
53: Concomitant Bacterial Infection in Infants with Respiratory Syncytial Virus.
54: High-Dose Acyclovir for Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infection.
55: Clinical Prediction Algorithm for Septic Arthritis.
56: Oral Versus Intravenous Therapy for Urinary Tract Infections.
57: Palivizumab for Reduction of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections.
58: Reduction in Mother-To-Child Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
59: Predictors for Survival in Extreme Prematurity.
60: Caffeine for Apnea of Prematurity.
61: Therapeutic Hypothermia in Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.
62: Reduction of Group B Streptococcal Disease.
63: Management of The Meconium-Stained Neonate.
64: Bilirubin Screening in Neonates.
65: Surfactant in Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
66: Seizure Recurrence After Withdrawal of Antiepileptic Drugs.
67: Developmental Outcomes After Preterm Births.
68: Serious Intracranial Pathology in Chronic Headache.
69: Amitriptyline in Migraine Prophylaxis.
70: Risk of Unprovoked Seizures After Febrile Seizures.
Primary Care.
71: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in Adolescents.
72: Treatment of Acute Otitis Media.
73: Childhood Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk.
74: Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevalence.
75: Cold Medication for Nocturnal Cough in Children.
76: Effect of Low-Level Lead Exposure on Intellectual Impairment.
77: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccination and Autism.
78: Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome with Sleeping Factors.
79: Medications Versus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in The Treatment of Depression.
80: Medication Versus Behavioral Treatment in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
81: Childhood Psychosocial Stress and Adult Disease.
82: Effect of Early Developmental Intervention in Preterm Infants.
83: Behavioral Intervention for Autism.
84: Adenotonsillectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
85: Hypertonic Saline in Cystic Fibrosis.
86: Budesonide Treatment for Mild Asthma.
87: Comparison of Oral Corticosteroid Doses in Asthma.
88: Albuterol, Epinephrine, and Normal Saline for Bronchiolitis.
89: Impact of Newborn Screening on Nutritional Status in Cystic Fibrosis.
90: Route of Delivery of Beta-Agonist Therapy.
91: Risk of Asthma in Children with Early Wheezing.
92: Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux.
93: Mortality Associated with Acute Kidney Injury.
94: Impact of Blood Pressure Control on Progression of Renal Failure.
95: Outcomes After Acute Kidney Injury.
96: Response To Prednisone in Nephrotic Syndrome.
97: Anakinra in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
98: Treatment of Lupus with Mycophenolate Mofetil.
99: Etanercept in Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
100: Intravenous Immune Globulin for Kawasaki Disease.