Temporal artery thermometry as accurate as rectal
- THE TYMPANIC THERMOMETER. // Emergency Nurse;Feb2006, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p7
The article reports on a study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of a tympanic thermometer and its use on children in emergency departments. Results show that, for all 106 infants in the study, the tympanic measurement correlated more closely with the rectal measurement than the axillary...
- Advocates press states to enroll more kids in Medicaid. Oplatka, Elizabeth // AHA News;12/16/96, Vol. 32 Issue 49, p3
Focuses on the demand by children's advocates for states to enroll more youngsters in Medicaid. Percentage of uninsured children nationwide; Recommendation for states to increase Medicaid eligibility far beyond the required level of 133% of the federal poverty line for children; Physicians'...
- Ministers talk up benefits of early intervention. // Community Care;11/11/2010, Issue 1843, p10
The article offers information on the National Children and Adult Services Conference in Manchester, England. It is stated that government ministers discussed their commitment to early intervention. Children and families minister Sarah Teather showed support towards the early intervention...
- Caregivers meet to share experiences. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);4/1/96, Vol. 43 Issue 14, p16
Reports on the holding of a conference entitled `Caring for Children and Adult Children with Chronic Conditions: The Emotional Cost' at the DeMatteis Center of Saint Francis Hospital in Old Brookville.
- Study reports continued lack of prenatal care, vaccinations, insurance, in Nevada. // Las Vegas Business Press;05/18/98, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p20
Focuses on the Nevada-based Columbia School of Public Health National Center for Children in Poverty's study of the state's child health care efforts. Includes state's lack of programs for preschoolers; Lack of community mobilization strategies for young children and families.
- THEOPHYLLINE MAY NOT BE THE CULPRIT IN KIDS' BEHAVIORAL CHANGES. // RN;Sep92, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p111
Offers a look at a Denver study that challenges the belief that the widely used bronchodilator theophylline produces mood and behavioral changes in children; Details; Study; Originally appeared in volume 267 issue 19 of `JAMA.'
- Emergency management of acute coma in children. James, Hector E. // American Family Physician;9/1/93, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p473
Discusses steps in dealing with a comatose child. Causes of acute coma in children; Development of Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) for categorizing the severity of central nervous system impairment and predicting the outcome for head-injured adults; Modification of GCS for infants; Treatment protocol;...
- Oral syringe caps: A choking hazard... // Child Health Alert;Aug92, Vol. 10, p2
Focuses on the hazard of using a syringe to deliver medicine to young children. The plastic cap on the syringe could get caught in the back of the throat; Infant could stop breathing; From `Pediatrics'; How to keep the cap out of reach; Details.
- Pediatricians' preferences for anticipatory guidance topics compared with parental anxieties. Stickler, Gunnar B.; Simmons, Patricia S. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jul95, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p384
Evaluates pediatricians' preferences for anticipatory guidance topics compared with parental anxieties. Identification of major concerns regarding child-rearing, health, accident risk and criminal activity; Comparison of pediatricians' advice in relation to parental concerns.