• Risk Factors for Longer Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay Among Children Who Required Escalation of Care Within 24 Hours of Admission

    2 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objective
    Children who require early escalation of care to the pediatric intensive care unit after floor admission have higher mortality and increased hospital length of stay as compared with direct emergency department admissions. This study was designed to identify subgroups of patients within this cohort (EOC to PICU within 24 hours of hospital admission) who have worse outcomes (actual PICU LOS ).
    Methods
    This was a retrospective single-center cohort study. Patients who required EOC to PICU from January 2015 to December 2019 within 24 hours of admission were included. Postoperative...
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  • Risk Factors for Ankle Fractures in Asian Adolescents Seen in a Pediatric Emergency Department

    Risk Factors for Ankle Fractures in Asian Adolescents Seen in a Pediatric Emergency Department

    2 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objectives
    Pediatric ankle injuries remain one of the most common presenting complaints to the pediatric emergency department. In this study, we aimed to describe risk factors associated with simple ankle fractures and ankle fractures that require surgery, among adolescents presenting to the PED with ankle injuries.
    Methods
    We analyzed a retrospective cohort study of adolescents 12 to 16 years old who presented to our PED with an acute ankle injury and received an ankle radiograph from November 1, 2016, to October 31, 2017. Demographic, anthropometric variables, physical examination...
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  • Risk Factors of Nonsurgical Management Failure in Pediatric Intussusception Patients With Delayed Presentation

    Risk Factors of Nonsurgical Management Failure in Pediatric Intussusception Patients With Delayed Presentation

    2 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objectives
    The present study aimed to investigate the time-related predicting factors of the ultrasound-guided hydrostatic reduction failure in pediatric patients with ileocolic intussusception and delayed presentation.
    Methods
    The present retrospective study included pediatric patients diagnosed with ileocolic intussusception who presented to our hospital with the related symptoms started 48 hours ago or greater duration during 2018-2020. The patients with spontaneous reduction were excluded from the study. Afterward, the participants with failed and successful USGHR were compared in...
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