March 16, 2021
March 12, 2021
- Original researchGestational age on trajectories of social competence difficulties into adolescence
In a large cohort study, children born at earlier gestational age had greater social competence difficulties at 14 years. The earlier the gestational age the greater the difficulties. Some of this difference was mediated by the presence of maternal psychological distress.
March 10, 2021
- Original research‘Do I, don’t I?’ A qualitative study addressing parental perceptions about seeking healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic
A qualitative study of parents accessing acute paediatric services. Delays in seeking help were primarily driven by fear of infection. Parents had experienced delays in accessing primary care, but once at secondary care were satisfied with care received.
March 09, 2021
March 08, 2021
- Original researchReducing negative emotions in children using social robots: systematic review
Social robots may reduce stress and anxiety in children admitted to hospital, but better quality research is needed before widespread adoption
February 26, 2021
- Original researchQuality of life of children treated for unilateral hearing loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This systematic review and meta-analysis of children with moderate to severe unilateral hearing loss showed quality of life was significantly improved with hearing rehabilitation.
February 25, 2021
- Images in paediatricsMethaemoglobinaemia due to food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome
- Original researchAdjuvant corticosteroids for prevention of kidney scarring in children with acute pyelonephritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In this systematic review and meta-analysis, the authors found that adjuvant corticosteroids can prevent renal scarring to antibiotic therapy in febrile UTI. Because of moderate-quality evidence, further multicentric randomized trials with adequate sample size are needed.