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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.

Case 24-2017: An 8-Month-Old Girl with Fever and an Abdominal Mass
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Rajitha Venkatesh (Pediatrics): An 8-month-old girl was admitted to this hospital because of fever and an abdominal mass. The patient had been in her usual good health until approximately 6 days before admission, when she passed a large stool surrounded by clotted blood.…

NAD Deficiency, Congenital Malformations, and Niacin Supplementation
01/01/70 - Major congenital malformations occur in at least 2% of human births. There are relatively few identified causes. The origins of most malformations have been difficult to determine and probably involve genetic and environmental factors or gene?environment interaction. Although malformations…

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in the United States during the 2015?2016 Season
01/01/70 - The effectiveness of influenza vaccination and the corresponding effect of vaccination programs on the burden of influenza can vary considerably from year to year. In light of this variability, annual observational studies of influenza vaccine effectiveness are critical as ongoing evaluations of…

Metabolism and Congenital Malformations ? NAD?s Effects on Development
01/01/70 - We have long known that metabolism must be tightly controlled to support the needs of individual cells and tissues. Nutrient oxidation is necessary for the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which supports energetically unfavorable processes in cells, and for the metabolic conversion of…

Xanthomas in Familial Hypercholesterolemia
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Case 23-2017: A 9-Day-Old Girl with Vomiting, Acidosis, and Azotemia
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Katherine L. Tuttle (Pediatrics): A 9-day-old girl was admitted to this hospital because of nonbilious vomiting, acidosis, and azotemia. The patient had been born at another hospital by induced vaginal delivery after 41 weeks 3 days of gestation. The pregnancy had been…

Ventilation in Extremely Preterm Infants and Respiratory Function at 8 Years
01/01/70 - Respiratory problems are common after birth in extremely preterm infants ( Assisted ventilation has changed substantially since the 1970s, when ventilation delivered through an endotracheal tube predominated. Less invasive forms of ventilation, including nasal continuous positive airway pressure…

Noninvasive Ventilation in the Premature Newborn ? Is Less Always More?
01/01/70 - Endotracheal positive-pressure ventilation with end expiratory pressure has been the cornerstone of the modern approach to care for premature infants with respiratory insufficiency since the publication of a report by Gregory and colleagues in 1971. They found that endotracheal continuous positive…

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
01/01/70 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. A 17-year-old…

Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years
01/01/70 - The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing worldwide. Epidemiologic studies have identified high body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) as a risk factor for an expanding set of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease,…

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