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Decision-making around gastrostomy tube feeding in children with neurologic impairment: Engaging effectively with families

Sanjay Mahant, Eyal Cohen, Katherine E Nelson and Peter Rosenbaum.

in Paediatrics & Child Health

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neonatology; Primary Care; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 2448 words.

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Children with neurologic impairment may not be able to feed safely or sufficiently by mouth to maintain an adequate nutritional state. Gastrostomy...

Adolescent decision-making in Canadian medical contexts: Integrating neuroscience and consent frameworks

Yael Schwartz, Tricia S Williams, Samantha D Roberts, Jonathan Hellmann and Randi Zlotnik Shaul.

in Paediatrics & Child Health

August 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neonatology; Primary Care; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 1986 words.

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The primary objective of this commentary is to integrate current neuroscientific research on brain development during adolescence, with existing...

EVALUATION OF THE USE OF SHARED DECISION MAKING DURING ANTENATAL COUNSELLING FOR ANTICIPATED EXTREMELY PRETERM BIRTH

Sharon Ding, Vid Bijelic, Thierry Daboval, Brigitte Lemyre, Sandra Dunn and Gregory Moore.

in Paediatrics & Child Health

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neonatology; Primary Care; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 0 words.

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BACKGROUND

Paediatric organizations advocate the use of shared decision making (SDM) during counselling...

Postnatal Foot Length to Determine Gestational Age: A Pilot Study

Lizelle Van Wyk and Johan Smith.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 3132 words.

Gestational age is a critical factor in the management, decision-making, prognostication and follow-up of newborn infants. It is also essential for research and epidemiology. In the absence...

True Pathogen or Contamination: Validation of Blood Cultures for the Diagnosis of Nosocomial Infections in a Developing Country

Indah K Murni, Trevor Duke, Andrew J Daley, Sharon Kinney and Yati Soenarto.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

P ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 2936 words.

ABSTRACT

Background

Blood culture results are frequently used to guide antibiotic decision-making, but culture...

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Family support, consent, and end of life care

Grenville Fox, Nicholas Hoque and Timothy Watts.

in Oxford Handbook of Neonatology

March 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neonatology. 3097 words.

The chapter has a theme of supporting families, including strategies to develop successful relationships with families and involve families in decision-making in neonatal care. There are...

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Legal and professional issues

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson.

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Nursing. 12028 words.

NMC competencies - Developing policies and guidelines - UK child health policies - Making young people welcome in the health service - Other relevant policy documents - Clinical judgements...

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The principles of patient assessment

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Paediatrics. 3664 words.

Initial observation of the child/young person - User and carer involvement - History taking - Vital signs/examination - Monitoring - Professional decision-making in nursing practice -...

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Dyspnoea

Richard D.W. Hain and Satbir Singh Jassal.

in Paediatric Palliative Medicine

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 1652 words.

Dyspnoea is defined as the sense that breathing has become unpleasant. It is therefore, by definition, a subjective phenomenon. It also means that many different factors can contribute to...

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Sinusitus with Subdural Empyema

Christina Sayama.

in Pediatric Neurosurgery

January 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Neurosurgery. 2132 words.

Subdural empyema is considered a neurosurgical emergency and, if found on neuroimaging, should prompt craniotomy for evacuation followed by broad spectrum antibiotics. In the setting of a...

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Pediatric Neurosurgery

Edited by Nathan Selden and Lissa Baird.

January 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Neurosurgery. 336 pages.

Part of the Neurosurgery by Example series, this volume on pediatric neurosurgery presents exemplary cases in which renowned authors guide readers through the assessment and planning,...

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Skeletal Dysplasias

Robin D. Clark and Cynthia J. Curry.

in Genetic Consultations in the Newborn

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Paediatrics. 2106 words.

This chapter discusses a general approach to diagnosing and preparing for the birth of an infant with a skeletal dysplasia. The discussion on the prenatal evaluation includes the importance...

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Muslim Biomedical Ethics of Neonatal Care

Zahra Ayubi.

in Religion and Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics; Paediatrics; Neonatology. 7086 words.

This chapter outlines Muslim ethics and practices surrounding the birth, care, and death of neonates, with special attention to gender dynamics in Muslim families. In the absence of unified...

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Mediastinal Mass Biopsy

Jon Tomasson, Mohamed A Mahmoud and James P Spaeth.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2789 words.

It has been long recognized that patients with anterior mediastinal masses (AMMs) have a significantly increased risk of adverse perioperative events. Even asymptomatic patients or those...

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Introduction

Ronald M. Green and George A. Little.

in Religion and Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics; Paediatrics; Neonatology. 4546 words.

There is evidence that religious beliefs strongly influence families’ treatment decisions about their loved ones, especially when difficult life-and-death choices must be made. This becomes...

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A Muslim Neonatologist in a Canadian NICU

Juzer M. Tyebkhan.

in Religion and Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics; Paediatrics; Neonatology. 5528 words.

What is the impact on a Muslim family of having a baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)? This chapter is written by a Muslim neonatologist, trained in the United Kingdom and...

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Religion and Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Edited by Ronald M. Green and George A. Little.

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Medical Ethics; Paediatrics; Neonatology. 264 pages.

What are the teachings of the major world religious traditions about the status and care of the premature or sick newborn? This question becomes important in the context of neonatal...

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Catholicism and the Neonatal Context

M. Therese Lysaught.

in Religion and Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics; Paediatrics; Neonatology. 11634 words.

Roman Catholics comprise the largest single denomination in the United States and are the nation’s largest group of not-for-profit healthcare providers. Yet, there is little or no available...

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Life Before Birth

Karma Lekshe Tsomo.

in Religion and Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics; Paediatrics; Neonatology. 5972 words.

Buddhists acknowledge no central institutional authority. Ethical issues are approached very differently in the widely diverse Buddhist traditions that have developed over more than 2,500...

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Moral Status and Care of Impaired Newborns

Patrick T. Smith.

in Religion and Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics; Paediatrics; Neonatology. 12418 words.

This chapter addresses the question of moral status and care of impaired African American newborns from the perspective of African American Protestant Christian theology and spirituality....

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