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An article published recently in Health Affairs is the first to investigate the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Essential Health Benefit (EHB) as it relates to children.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/affordable-care-act-results-patchwork-coverage-children/
Ron Keren, MD, MPH, was the first author of a study published today in JAMA Pediatrics that showed treating the bone infection osteomyelitis with oral antibiotics did not result in more treatment failures than treatment with intravenous antibiotics
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/oral-intravenous-antibiotics-equally-effective-treating-bone-infection/
To pack a lunch or not to pack a lunch: that is every parent’s question. A study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics may supply some answers to the age-old question of what to do about your children’s lunch.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-questions-bringing-lunch-home/
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is striving to improve care after they determined the rate of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) at CHOP was significantly higher than the national average in 2010.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/prevention-bundle-reduces-hospital-acquired-infection-pediatrics/
Obesity and OSAS often exist simultaneously, and both conditions have been associated with neurobehavioral changes such as problems with regulating emotions, school performance, attention, and alertness.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/obese-teens-osas-show-impaired-neurobehavioral-functioning/
Researchers from Children’s Hospital’s Division of Genomic Diagnostics announced that they had developed a unique laboratory test to characterize the genes that encode HLA molecules.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-arup-laboratories-form-hla-genotyping-partnership/
Clinicians must select antibiotics carefully, in order to maintain their effectiveness and limit antimicrobial resistance. Judicious use of antibiotics has important health benefits for children especially because they are prescribed so frequently, usually for outpatient acute respiratory tract infections.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/optimal-antibiotic-use-wanes-without-clinician-feedback/
A cost-benefit analysis performed by a research team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia describes one winning combination that can improve safety of hospitalized children, while at the same time achieving financial savings.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/medical-emergency-teams-improve-safety-provide-cost-savings/
An international team of gene experts has identified a mutation that causes aplastic anemia, a serious blood disorder in which the bone marrow fails to produce normal amounts of blood cells.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/international-team-finds-blood-disorder-mutation/
Teen driving safety researchers suspect there is a surprising lack of rigorous scientific studies focusing on teen drivers with ADHD, according to Allison Curry, PhD, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/research-centers-team-help-teens-adhd-asd-drive-safely/