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Elisa Gordon, PhD, MPH: Professor, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Department of Surgery; Center for Healthcare Studies, Institute for Public Health and Medicine; and Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Department of Medical Education, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

C-Reactive Protein Concentration Can Help to Identify Bacteremia in Children Visiting the Emergency Department: A Single Medical Center Experience.

For febrile children who are evaluated in a pediatric emergency department (PED), blood culture can be considered the laboratory criterion standard to detect bacteremia. However, high rates of negative, false-positive, or contaminated blood cultures in children often result in this testing being noncontributory. This study determined the factors associated with true-positive blood cultures in children.


A short report describing the unique experience of visiting the famous Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) in San Antonio, Texas, USA and its Burn Center and Plastic Surgery Department in the period between June 27 and August 26, 2016.

Outcomes of Anterior Exposure for Spinal Surgery at an Independent Academic Medical Center.

Anterior exposure for spinal surgery has expanded and is used for common spinal procedures, including anterior lumbar interbody fusion, disc replacement, and vertebral corpectomy. With this approach, vascular injuries have been reported ranging from 1% to 25%. The impact of resident participation on intraoperative and postoperative outcomes within an independent academic medical center has not been widely reported. The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of complications during anterior e...

How Well is the Medical Home Working for Latino and Black Children?

Objective To examine the benefits of having a medical home among Latino and Black school-aged children, both with and without special health care needs (CSHCN). Methods Data from the 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) were analyzed to examine the associations of preventive dental and medical care, unmet dental or medical care, or missed school days with having a medical home among Latino and Black children compared to White children. Multivariate logistic regression with survey weights wa...

Optimized care in Patients with Rare Diseases: TSC at the Center for Rare Diseases (ZSEUKS) at Saarland University Medical Center, Germany.

Providing comprehensive medical care for patients with rare diseases is both challenging and rewarding. We will give a short summary of the most relevant medical issues pertinent to this subject, and will illustrate some of these issues by sharing our experience in the care of patients with TSC disease.

Greater distance to an academic medical center is associated with poorer melanoma prognostic factors: The University of Colorado Experience.

Numerous studies report a correlation between distance to diagnostic provider in an academic medical center and poorer prognosis ofdisease. Limited research on this topic exists with respect to melanoma.

Early Lessons on Bundled Payment at an Academic Medical Center.

Orthopaedic care is shifting to alternative payment models. We examined whether New York University Langone Medical Center achieved savings under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative.

What Do Clinicians Caring for Children Need to Know about Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress and the Ethics of Trauma-Informed Approaches?

Medical experiences can be frightening and traumatic for children. Ill and injured children can experience pediatric medical traumatic stress-psychological and physiological distress responses related to their medical event and subsequent medical treatment experiences-which can lead to symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suboptimal health outcomes. Trauma-informed care provides a framework for acknowledging, addressing, and mitigating the risks of psychological trauma associated with medica...

Independent non-medical prescribing in children's hospices in the UK: a practice snapshot.

Non-medical prescribing is well established within the British health service, with increasing numbers of nurses practicing within children's hospices.

Digital Applications in Cytopathology: Problems, Rationalizations, and Alternative Approaches.

The aim of this work was to raise awareness of problems using digital applications for examining, teaching, and applying telecytology at King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha, NE, USA; and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA, USA. The objective was to rationalize problems and propose alternative digital approaches.

Simulation-Based Evaluation of the Effects of Patient Load on Mental Workload of Healthcare Staff.

In parts of Ohio, Veterans Affairs Medical Centers are working to handle patient load issues by sending patient overflows to the Wright-Patterson Medical Center. The Wright-Patterson Medical Center will benefit from the increase in patients; however, there are concerns that the patient quality of care may suffer. If the increase in patients results in the healthcare staff experiencing high mental workload levels, staff performance could be reduced. The objective of this research is to evaluate the influence...

Establishing Relationships and Navigating Boundaries When Caring for Children With Medical Complexity at Home.

Children with medical complexity receive care from many healthcare providers including home healthcare nurses. The objective of our study, based on a conceptual framework, was to describe the relationships between parents/caregivers of children with medical complexity and home healthcare nurses caring for these children. We collected qualitative data in 20 semistructured in-depth interviews (15 English, 5 Spanish) with 26 primary caregivers of children with medical complexity, and 4 focus groups of 18 home ...

Community-acquired Legionnaires' disease at a medical center in northern Taiwan.

Legionella pneumophila had been recognized as an important pathogen for community-acquired pneumonia. We aimed to investigate clinical features and outcomes of patients with Legionnaires' disease at a tertiary medical center in northern Taiwan.


Neuro-oncology is a subspecialty attracting physicians from medical disciplines such as neurology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, oncology, and radiotherapy. It deals with diagnosis and management of primary brain tumors, as well as metastatic and non-metastatic neurological manifestations that frequently affect cancer patients including brain metastases, paraneoplastic syndromes and neurological complications of cancer treatment. A neuro-oncology unit was established in Davidoff Cancer Center at Rabin Medical C...


Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) encephalitis is a disorder characterized by acute neuro-psychiatric symptoms, appearing mostly after a recent febrile disease, with a gradual progressive course, associated with laboratory or radiologic evidence of active inflammation. Many of the patients will present with a continuous neuro-cognitive disorder which could lead to major morbidity and even mortality. It was recently reported that this disorder can present at childhood as a primary disease or as a secondary co...

Metabolic Abnormalities and Clinical Lipodystrophy in Children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: A Report from A Tertiary-Care-Center in India.

A cross-sectional study from a tertiary-care-center in India was undertaken to assess and compare the prevalence of blood glucose and lipid profile aberrations in children who received first-line anti-retroviral therapy (ART) (n=63) and in children who were naïve to ART (n=46).Impaired fasting blood glucose values were found in 7 children in ART-experienced group but none in ART-naïve group (p=0.02). Low concentrations of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol were more prevalent in the ART-naïve gro...

The effects of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7 and PCV13) on Turkish children with invasive pneumococcal disease: a single center experience.

The aim of this prospective single-center study was to determine the changings in incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD), serotype distribution and the antimicrobial resistance patterns of S. pneumoniae in children with IPD after the period (1 to 7 years) of vaccination with PCV7 (2008) and PCV13 (2011).

Commentary on "Development and Implementation of an Inpatient Otolaryngology Consultation Service at an Academic Medical Center".

Abusive fracture incidence over three decades at a level 1 pediatric trauma center.

Few studies have examined the incidence of abusive fractures in children. Only one study to date, from a single pediatric trauma center,has reported on the incidence of abusive fractures over time. That study showed a decrease in abusive fractures over a 24-year period. Our objective for this current study was to compare these published data with recent data from this same trauma center, allowing for a detailed comparison of the incidence of abusive fractures over a 30-year period. We included children

Oral Health Integration Into a Pediatric Practice and Coordination of Referrals to a Colocated Dental Home at a Federally Qualified Health Center.

We have integrated preventive oral health measures into preventive care visits for children at a federally qualified health center in Boston, Massachusetts. The program, started in 2015, covers 3400 children and has increased universal caries risk screening in primary care to 85%, fluoride varnish application rates to 80%, and referrals to a dental home to 35%. We accomplished this by minimizing pressures on providers' workflow, empowering medical assistants to lead the initiative, and utilizing data-driven...

The Effects of Medical Well Baby Visits in Promoting Earlier First Dental Visits for Children.

The objective of the study was to assess the effects of medical well baby visits in promoting earlier first dental visits. We analyzed Iowa Medicaid claims data (2000-2013). The sample included 4 cohorts of children born in 2000, 2003, 2007, or 2010 and enrolled in Medicaid from birth (N = 38,211). Children were followed for 3 y. The independent variables were cohort year and medical well baby visit frequency during 3 time periods (birth to age 10 mo, ages 11-19 mo, ages 20-36 mo). We used survival analyses...

Medical and dietary interventions for preventing recurrent urinary stones in children.

Nephrolithiasis, or urinary stone disease, in children causes significant morbidity, and is increasing in prevalence in the North American population. Therefore, medical and dietary interventions (MDI) for recurrent urinary stones in children are poised to gain increasing importance in the clinical armamentarium.

Microbial epidemiology of candidemia in neonatal and pediatric intensive care units at Children's Medical Center, Tehran.

Invasive candidiasis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in children. However, limited data is available on the epidemiology of this infection in pediatric settings in Iran. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence, microbial epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical outcomes associated with candidemia in intensive care units at Children's Medical Center, Tehran, Iran. All blood and other normally sterile specimen cultures positive for Candida species, were included. Isolates were...

Therapeutic flexible airway endoscopy of small children in a tertiary referral center-11 years' experience.

Use of therapeutic flexible airway endoscopy (TFAE) is very limited in pediatrics. We report our clinical experiences and long term outcomes of TFAE in small children from a single tertiary referral center.

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