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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Pediatrics
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Pediatrics. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Tight Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Children
01/01/70 - Tight glycemic control to a blood glucose level of 80 to 110 mg per deciliter (4.4 to 6.1 mmol per liter) was originally shown to reduce morbidity and mortality in a single-center, randomized clinical trial involving critically ill adult surgical patients, but subsequent trials involving adults…

Survival and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes among Periviable Infants
01/01/70 - Care of periviable infants remains a great challenge in neonatal and perinatal medicine. Infants born between 22 and 24 weeks of gestation often die or survive with long-term neurodevelopmental impairment. The approach to resuscitation and management at these early gestational ages varies…

Neonatal Intensive Care ? The Only Constant Is Change
01/01/70 - The rate of survival of infants born extremely early ? previously considered to be periviable (?24 weeks) ? has increased with advances in perinatal?neonatal care. However, concerns regarding higher rates of neurodevelopmental impairment among survivors have been raised. A precise interpretation of…

Case 4-2017: A 2-Month-Old Girl with Growth Retardation and Respiratory Failure
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Megan P. Lambert (Pediatrics): A 2-month-old girl was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) of this hospital because of respiratory failure, growth retardation, and failure to thrive. The patient was born by vaginal delivery to a primigravida mother at…

Anesthesia and Developing Brains ? Implications of the FDA Warning
01/01/70 - For more than 15 years, the potential for lasting neurotoxic effects of agents used to induce general anesthesia and sedation when administered to young children ? and indirectly through pregnant women to fetuses with developing brains ? has been a subject of concern and considerable research…

Caring for Children by Supporting Parents
01/01/70 - A mother brings her toddler in for a well-child visit. When the pediatrician asks how things are going, the mother says everything?s fine. The pediatrician asks whether she?s getting enough support at home, to which she cautiously responds that some days can feel like more than she can handle.…

Therapeutic Hypothermia after In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Children
01/01/70 - Therapeutic hypothermia for comatose adults who have had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest was recommended on the basis of results of clinical trials reported in 2002. More recent trials have shown that fever prevention with therapeutic normothermia is equally efficacious as therapeutic hypothermia…

Tobacco-Product Use by Adults and Youths in the United States in 2013 and 2014
01/01/70 - Smoking is responsible for more U.S. deaths annually than the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, use of alcohol and illegal drugs, motor vehicle accidents, murders, and suicides combined. With recent data suggesting higher smoking-attributable mortality than previously estimated, the medical…

Trial of Amitriptyline, Topiramate, and Placebo for Pediatric Migraine
01/01/70 - More than 6 million children and adolescents in the United States have migraines. The majority continue to have headaches into adulthood, taking a toll on the U.S. economy of approximately $36 billion and resulting in substantial effects on quality of life. Pediatric clinical practice guidelines…

Pediatric Migraine Headache ? Still Searching for Effective Treatments
01/01/70 - Migraine headaches are common in children, adolescents, and adults. In children, migraines have a considerable effect on development, often leading to missed school days, educational delays, and decreased socialization. In adults, migraine headaches result in a considerable number of days lost from…

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