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Executive Health Management

Rethinking U.S. School Mask Policy

2022 04 Feb

Scientists generally agree that wearing masks reduce the risks of COVID-19 spreading, but the benefit conferred in the K–12 classroom remains unknown. Whether children can wear masks correctly over extended periods is also debatable.   Interpretation of existing evidence by public health agencies worldwide vary. For example, the U.S. Centers for... Read more

Executive Health Management

NICE Published Positive Experience Guidelines for Baby, Child, and Adolescent Healthcare

2021 03 Oct

Optimal patient experience is an integral part of effective healthcare. Therefore, the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published ten years ago healthcare experience guidelines for adults who access UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and commissioned health services. Unfortunately, children require different considerations... Read more

IMAGING Management

New Focus on Children at ECR 2020

2020 24 Feb

  The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has announced it will feature children in its ‘In Focus’ programme at ECR next month.   The programme will cover topics such as bringing healthcare to children in low-resource areas, using imaging in cases of child abuse, and hot topics such as consent, data use and medicolegal dilemmas in paediatric... Read more

Cardiology Management

Statins in Children with Familial Hypercholesterolaemia

2019 21 Oct

Familial hypercholesterolaemia is typically characterised by severely elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels and premature cardiovascular disease. While the short-term efficacy of statin therapy in children is well established, there is still a lack of longer follow-up studies to evaluate specific changes in the risk of cardiovascular... Read more

IMAGING Management

Future of ultrasound Ed: gamification & VR

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary Prof. Paul Sidhu , President of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology ( EFSUMB ), shares with Healthmanagement.org a preview of his presentations at the forthcoming ECR 2019 .  The use of ultrasound simulation models as tools in training and education is among the important... Read more

ICU Management

What’s new in sepsis in children?

2018 16 Oct

The latest in diagnosis and treatment. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition in children. Current paediatric definitions are based on systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Since the publication of the third international consensus definitions for sepsis and septic shock for adults, efforts in paediatrics are focused on finding a definition... Read more

IMAGING Management

Children and Medical Radiation

2017 18 Apr

Medical imaging is frequently necessary and is essential in diagnosis and management of children with illness and injury. Much of medical imaging requires ionising radiation. A discussion of radiation exposure is especially relevant in children due to their increased vulnerability, including to radiation-induced cancer, according to a report published... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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ICU Management

New Resource for Children

2016 30 Nov

An activity book for children visiting intensive care units (ICUs) has been published by ICUsteps, the UK intensive care patient and relative support charity. The resource comes with an information sheet for parents and carers to help them support the children, and can be downloaded from the ICUsteps website .   Catherine White, Information Manager,... Read more