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Executive Health Management

Arab Paediatric Orthopaedic Congress

2016 27 Jan

The Arab Paediatric Orthopaedic Congress has been developed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest developments in musoskeletal disorders in children. This year’s conference theme will focus on the practical management and latest evidence-based clinical data that will highlight the most advanced strategies in detection, prevention... Read more

Executive Health Management

International Paediatric Medical Congress 2015

2015 12 Sep

Children’s health and welfare are a major concern for all healthcare practitioners and advocates. International health authorities are encouraging the care of children by establishing healthcare facilities, increasing awareness about diseases and organising medical conferences to ensure that doctors have the required knowledge.The International Paediatric... Read more

ICU Management

29th Paediatric Intensive Care Society Conference 2015

2015 29 Apr

PICS has always offered a great Faculty but for 2015 Birmingham Children’s Hospital is also hosting the annual Alumni meeting of the Toronto based Hospital for Sick Children. This means that members of the Toronto Alumni based in both Europe and North America will be in Birmingham for PICS 2015. We will have Faculty from Europe and Canada supporting... Read more

Cardiology Management

Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes Now Online

2015 01 Mar

Aiming to improve public awareness and understanding of cardiothoracic surgical outcomes, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has released the first publicly accessible national report of surgical outcomes from its Congenital Heart Surgery Database (CHSD). The CHSD is a component of the STS National Database, which is widely considered the gold standard... Read more

ICU Management

Optical Imaging: Advancing Standard of Care in Paediatric ICU

2015 05 Feb

Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital have launched an investigation of the effects of general anaesthesia on infants’ brains that could help to improve clinical outcomes. Based on previous studies, infants exposed to general anaesthesia in early life have significantly increased risk of developmental delays. Despite known risks, "brain... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Website Supports Patients Born with Heart Disease

2014 12 Dec

The Peter Munk Cardiac Centre in Toronto has spearheaded the creation of a new website that aims to support young people with congenital heart disease. The website,, enables patients, their family members and healthcare providers to log in and get information through videos, images and downloads.Survival rates of infants with congenital... Read more

IMAGING Management

#RSNA14: Many Chest X-rays In Children Are Unnecessary

2014 03 Dec

According to a study presented this week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that many children receive chest x-rays that may be unnecessary and have no clinical benefit.     "Chest x-rays can be a valuable exam when ordered for the correct indications," said Ann Packard, MD,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Congenital Heart Surgery: High-Quality Hospitals Offer Lowest-Cost Care

2014 28 Nov

A new study has found that US children’s hospitals providing the highest-quality care for children undergoing heart surgery also appear to deliver care most efficiently at a low cost. The study, led by the University of Michigan, covered 30,670 heart surgery patients aged 0-18 years across 27 different hospitals. The findings were presented at the American... Read more

ICU Management

93% of Paediatric Fractures Splinted Improperly

2014 12 Oct

According to a recent study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, approximately 90 percent of potential paediatric fractures are splinted improperly in emergency rooms and urgent care centres.   The findings of the research were presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (APP) National Conference & Exhibition in San... Read more

IMAGING Management

Paediatric Appendicitis: Algorithm Reduces CT Scan Use

2014 05 Aug

A study recently published in the journal Surgery and conducted by researchers of the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, highlights that an algorithm designed to aid the diagnosis of appendicitis in paediatric patients lowers the use of computed tomography (CT) scans.The most frequent reason for acute abdominal pain in children, acute appendicitis is a... Read more

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