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Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders are common among children receiving palliative care, who may nevertheless benefit from surgery and other procedures. Although anesthesia, surgery, and pediatric guidelines recommend systematic reconsideration of DNR orders in the perioperative period, data regarding how clinicians evaluate and manage DNR orders in the perioperative period is limited.
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Name: Journal of pain and symptom management
Complex cranial vault reconstruction (CCVR) performed to treat craniosynostosis can be associated with significant blood loss, transfusion, and perioperative complications. The aim of this study was t...
For most families, the preferred location of death for their child is home, yet most children still die in the hospital. Many children with life-threatening and life-limiting illness are medically dep...
Clinical trials of dupilumab have shown efficacy in treating moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) in adult patients. While a phase 2 trial of dupilumab has shown efficacy and safety in children, ...
Pain is a frequent reason for consultation. Poor vocational training is referred to as a critical component for proper treatment. The objective of this study was to describe the knowledge and practice...
Radiation therapy in pediatric patients often requires anesthesia and poses environmental challenges. Monitoring must be done remotely to limit radiation exposure to the provider. Airway access can be...
The purpose of this study is to interrogate the Partners for Kids (PFK) and the pediatric health information (PHIS) databases in addition to our own perioperative Nationwide Children's dat...
The goal of this study is to evaluate the use of immersive audiovisual distraction and virtual reality to reduce perioperative anxiety in pediatric patients undergoing surgery at UCSF Beni...
This is a fully automated randomized trial with two randomization branch-points. The first is inclusion of disease-specific orders in the admission orders based on a predictive model using...
Intensive Care Unit Acquired Weakness(ICUAW) encompasses a spectrum of disorders characterized by generalized weakness developing after the onset of critical illness. Pediatric data on the...
The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of treprostinil in the perioperative non-fenestrated, extracardiac Fontan patients in order to reduce duration of chest tube drainage (in ...
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Qualified nursing professionals specializing in the care of children from birth to adolescence.
A system for classifying patient care by relating common characteristics such as diagnosis, treatment, and age to an expected consumption of hospital resources and length of stay. Its purpose is to provide a framework for specifying case mix and to reduce hospital costs and reimbursements and it forms the cornerstone of the prospective payment system.
Persons academically trained to provide medical care, under the supervision of a physician, to infants and children.
Works consisting of advertisements separately printed and distributed by a publisher to describe and solicit orders for a recent or forthcoming publication. In the case of books, they may include sample pages. (From: ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...