The effect of low-dose atropine and dual-focus contact lenses — common treatments for myopia — is unknown in children with comorbid eye conditions like intermittent exotropia. Elective myopia treatments may counter treatments needed for other conditions.
New diagnostic tool uses vital signs to alert nurses to the early signs of clinical deterioration in pediatric patients.
Too many young adults use EDs for primary care. Two APRNs at Cleveland Clinic are leading a program to help smoothly transition pediatric patients to adult care, which benefits patients and the healthcare system.
Despite the increasing proportion of pediatric patients with obesity, there is little data about pain sensitivity and analgesic requirements in this population. A new study finds no significant association between increased BMI and higher perioperative pain scores in pediatric patients, and suggests weight-based analgesic dosing is prudent.
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New Chair of Cleveland Clinic Children’s shares her views on mentoring, burnout and areas of opportunity in pediatrics.
Cleveland Clinic’s implementation of the neonatal early-onset sepsis calculator at its birthing hospitals has led to a decrease in empiric antibiotic use and blood work evaluations.
To help combat the opioid crisis, nurses in the mother/baby unit at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital have implemented several new protocols aimed at selective use of narcotic medications.
Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital found data scarce on link between delaying the first bath and breastfeeding exclusivity so they conducted a study of 1,000 births.
Rooming-in care for newborns can lead to one unintended consequence – an increased risk for newborn falls. A nurse-led initiative at Cleveland Clinic helps preserve the benefits of rooming-in while preventing newborn falls.
It’s stressful for parents of NICU patients to leave their side. Cleveland Clinic’s three NICUs installed NicView® cameras so parents can view live online streaming of their babies on phones, tablets and computers.