February 17, 2021
- Original researchGlobal trends in adolescents’ road traffic injury mortality, 1990–2019
Using an ecological design, the authors determined trends in road traffic mortality among adolescents (younger and older age groups) across different country income levels. They noted downward trends in mortality from 1990 to 2019 globally, at all income levels, for all types of road users. Although this decrease is encouraging, the burden of mortality remains high, and prevention efforts should continue.
- ReviewKeeping young people connected during COVID-19: the role of online groups
This paper presents relevant literature on the effectiveness of online groups for young people with chronic health conditions and practical and clinical considerations on how to adapt groups for online delivery.
- Original researchUnexpected death in children with severe congenital heart defects in Norway 2004–2016
Norway is a 'microcosm' for congenital heart disease with a stable population & largely complete data. So of the 67 under 2's with severe CHD (29% of deaths 2004-2016) who died 'unexpectedly and unrelated to a cardiac intervention', many had clear risk factors for deterioration which were not highlighted in their discharge summaries or monitored for. The implications are obvious.
- ViewpointRacism, history and medical education
February 16, 2021
- Original researchParents’ perspectives on conflict in paediatric healthcare: a scoping review
This scoping review collates parental views on conflict in paediatric healthcare, during palliative and end of life care. Parents reported many causes of conflict including the importance for parents to have their expertise recognised, interpretation of suffering, views of ‘best interest’, and shared decision making. This review also maps the views of parents onto what is already known about health professionals' views and demonstrates how parents have unique views that may contribute to the dynamics of conflict.
- Global child healthClinical characteristics, treatment and outcomes of paediatric COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
A review of studies of paediatric COVID-19 infection, including data on 10,000 children from 129 studies from 31 countries (more than half the studies from USA and China). Describes the clinical features, comorbidities and outcomes of the pandemic infection among children.
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- Short reportSearching for the true attrition rate of UK paediatric trainees
With challenges facing the UK paediatric work force, an understanding of the flow of trainees through training is essential for work force planning. This report explores the departure of trainees from UK paediatric training programmes, and is notable for the challenges the authors faced in obtaining reliable data.
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- Images in paediatricsWormian bones: thinking beyond osteogenesis imperfecta
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- Images in paediatricsAccidental hair strangulation of a toddler caught on home surveillance camera