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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Pediatrics
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Pediatrics. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study ? Mental Health of Adult Offspring
31/12/69 - To the Editor: The peak incidence of many psychiatric disorders occurs during emerging adulthood. The ongoing, community-based National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS), which has a 92% retention rate, has followed a cohort of offspring with sexual-minority parents. This longitudinal study…

The Suffering of Children
31/12/69 - Every pediatrician has his or her own tips for putting young patients at ease in the exam room. Mine include referring to even the tiniest Spanish-speaking patients as usted rather than t, as a sign of respect, and sitting at or below their level to avoid looming over them. Most important, I…

Housing Immigrant Children ? The Inhumanity of Constant Illumination
31/12/69 - On the Wednesday before the summer solstice in the United States, President Donald Trump ended his administration?s policy of forced separation of immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.?Mexico border ? a practice characterized by the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)…

Fractional-Dose Yellow Fever Vaccination ? Advancing the Evidence Base
31/12/69 - In 2016, a global shortage of yellow fever vaccine occurred as a result of major yellow fever outbreaks in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By October, 7136 cases and 493 deaths were reported in the two countries. Reactive vaccination campaigns were conducted in areas with…

Will You Forgive Me for Saving You?
31/12/69 - I remember the day I first met you. It was a quiet Sunday, early in the morning. I heard a commotion out by the check-in desk, and your mom?s scream: "My baby?s not breathing!" The first time I saw you was in your mom?s arms. Heartbreakingly, you weren?t snuggled like a baby should be, or even…

Adrenal Calcifications in an Infant
31/12/69 - A 4-month-old girl was admitted to the hospital with failure to thrive. After an uncomplicated prenatal course and delivery, she had a normal birth weight of 3350 g. However, at 4 months of age her weight was only 4090 g (z score, ?3.5). She was fed a cow?s milk?based formula, and although she had…

Case 19-2018: A 15-Year-Old Girl with Acute Kidney Injury
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Helen I. Healy (Pediatrics): A 15-year-old girl was admitted to this hospital during the summer because of acute kidney injury. The patient had been well until 8 days before admission, when painful cramping in the lower abdomen and bloody diarrhea developed. Bowel…

Sodium Thiosulfate for Protection from Cisplatin-Induced Hearing Loss
31/12/69 - Hepatoblastoma is a rare primary liver cancer with an age-adjusted incidence of 0.13 patients per 100,000 population. Hepatoblastoma can be categorized as standard-risk or high-risk disease according to the serum alpha-fetoprotein level in addition to the results of the revised Pretreatment Extent…

Macular Hole from a Laser Pointer
31/12/69 - A 9-year-old boy was brought by his parents to our ophthalmology clinic for evaluation of decreased vision in his left eye. Visual acuity in the left eye was 20/100, as compared with 20/20 in the right eye. Funduscopic examination of the left eye revealed a large macular hole with a hypopigmented…

Fluid Composition, Infusion Rate, and Brain Injury in Diabetic Ketoacidosis
31/12/69 - Diabetic ketoacidosis constitutes a profound metabolic disturbance of energy homeostasis with a distinct biochemical profile that is characterized by hyperglycemia, ketonemia, metabolic acidosis, and electrolyte abnormalities. It is caused by deficiency of insulin, the hallmark of type 1 diabetes…

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