Paediatric departments need to improve residents' training in adolescent medicine and health: a position paper of the European Academy of Paediatrics

In many European countries, pediatric junior staff has no formal training in adolescent medicine. This position paper proposes a set of competency-bas...

Ethical key issues and fundamental rights in paediatric research

TEDDYNoE (Task-force in Europe for Drug Development for the Young) proposes the integration of international human rights law to develop coherent ethi...

Questionnaire-based survey in a developing country showing noncompliance with paediatric gastro-oesophageal reflux practice guidelines

Lebanese paediatricians diagnosed and managed gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in infants and children. Only 2.1% followed the guidelines on t...

Pediatric hospitalists: report of a leadership conference

The Ambulatory Pediatric Association sponsored a meeting for academic pediatric hospitalists in November 2003. The purpose of the meeting was to discu...

The prioritisation of paediatrics and palliative care in cancer control plans in Africa

Cancer control plans in Africa were investigated. Ten plans discussed cancer control in the context of non-communicable diseases. Pediatric cancer was...

The prioritisation of paediatrics and palliative care in cancer control plans in Africa

Cancer control plans in Africa were investigated. Ten plans discussed cancer control in the context of non-communicable diseases. Pediatric cancer was...

The Manchester triage system: improvements for paediatric emergency care

Modifications of the Manchester Triage System (MTS) in pediatric emergency care resulted in an improved specificity while sensitivity remained unchang...

Effects of Virtual Reality on Pain During Venous Port Access in Pediatric Oncology Patients: A Randomized Controlled Study

Needle procedures are one of the most distressing practices for pediatric oncology patients. Virtual reality is a distraction method that offers an ex...