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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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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

ICU Management

Study: Paediatric AKI Diagnosis Not Following Guidelines

2016 01 Nov

A survey of paediatric intensivists in the U.S. has found that around half are not using current guidelines to diagnose acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically ill children, and over 70 percent are using serum creatinine and urine output only. Only one-third refer children with AKI to a kidney specialist after they are discharged. The study is published... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA15: Parental Absence Affects Brain Development in Children

2015 01 Dec

New research from China shows that children who have been left without direct parental care for extended periods of time have larger grey matter volumes in the brain. The finding suggests that the lack of parental care affects brain development in children, according to the study presented on Monday, 30 November, at the annual meeting of the Radiological... Read more