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A study of pediatrician's adverse childhood experiences screening workflows

May 03, 2021

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are associated with poor health outcomes over the course of a life, but there is still little information on clinical workflows to guide these implementation practices. At the virtual 2021 virtual Pediatric Academic Societies meeting, Julia I. Reading discussed models and variations in ACE screening workflows.

Pediatric admissions of substance abuse, suicide, and psychosis in a New York City hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 03, 2021

The Bronx experienced 1 of the highest mortality rates of COVID-19 during the beginning of the pandemic. Some early research suggests that quarantine and school closures had a major psychosocial impact on children during this time. A study presented at the virtual 2021 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting looks at how children and teenagers living in low socioeconomic settings were affected by the pandemic.

Are primary prevention strategies altering the course of the perfect storm?

February 23, 2021

As the 2020-2021 influenza season loomed, many in health care worried that the seasonal disease would add to the extraordinary burden of coronavirus disease 2019 and create a perfect storm. Have various prevention strategies helped prevent this potential issue?