Hospital Staff Cuts Dose for Pediatric Exams in Half with a Testing/Evaluation Process
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Hospital Staff Cuts Dose for Pediatric Exams in Half with a Testing/Evaluation Process

Casey Dye - March 20, 2013

In keeping with the Image Gently Campaign, our staff reduced dose for pediatric patients by up to half. We image patients on a DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray system…

Can Children Get Periodontal Disease?
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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Can Children Get Periodontal Disease?

Marielaina Perrone DDS - March 6, 2013

Periodontal Disease is generally associated with adults and most people believe that periodontal disease as well as other major dental issues are strictly an adult problem. Periodontal Disease is generally…

Possible Decline in Pediatric CT Use
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Possible Decline in Pediatric CT Use

DavidEWilliams - March 6, 2013

I’ve been concerned about radiation from x-ray’s ever since I was a kid, when my mom only allowed the dentist to take x-rays occasionally. Ionizing radiation from CT…

Mobile Health Around the Globe: Raiing Thermometer From China Continuously Monitors Temperature
Home Health
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Home Health
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Mobile Health Around the Globe: Raiing Thermometer From China Continuously Monitors Temperature

joan justice - January 21, 2013

The Raiing Wireless Thermometer from China was given FDA clearance last year for children over 2 years old.  The device, a peel and stick contact sensor, continuously…

Asthma Medical Home at Boston Children’s Hospital Wins Innovation Challenge
Business
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Business
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Asthma Medical Home at Boston Children’s Hospital Wins Innovation Challenge

Sarah Sonies - November 14, 2012

Childhood asthma, if not properly managed, can cause dangerous symptoms, leading to not only missed days from school, but also to expensive emergency department visits and hospitalizations.…

Driving Down the Real Cost of Healthcare:  Pediatric and Teen Medical Homes
Business
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Business
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Driving Down the Real Cost of Healthcare: Pediatric and Teen Medical Homes

Principle Healthcare - November 11, 2012

At last, the presidential race has concluded and, as a nation, we can prepare to move forward.  With President Obama’s election to a second term, implementation of…

A Baby Has Special Health Care Needs
Public Health
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Public Health
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A Baby Has Special Health Care Needs

James Pattrick - October 17, 2012

Why Are A Baby's Health Care Needs Different Than Ours? A baby has special health care needs that are different than adults or even older children. They…

Hospital Administration
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Learning from Children

thielst - March 25, 2011

As a parent (of three), I recognize that you can learn from children.  But today, I'll write about how we can learn from pediatric hospitals. The current issue…

Kids, Energy Drinks Don’t Mix
Public Health
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Public Health
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Kids, Energy Drinks Don’t Mix

GlennLaffel - March 8, 2011

Energy drinks represent the fastest growing segment of beverage sales in the US, with revenues predicted to surpass $9 billion this year. Children, teens and young adults…