Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surgery department outlines rapid response to COVID-19

(HealthDay)—In a comprehensive rapid response plan, published online April 9 in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, surgeons from the University of California San Francisco present a strategy to triage surgeries ...

Pediatrics

Maltreated children four times more likely to miss school

A study of almost 300,000 Australian children over 12 years has revealed that those who have suffered "substantial maltreatment and neglect" are four times more likely to miss school for extended periods than their counterparts.

Pediatrics

New paediatric care model produces positive results

An Australian pilot study involving 896 families has found that paediatricians embedded into GP clinics reduced emergency department referrals and unnecessary prescriptions. The program, run in north west Melbourne, also ...

Addiction

Gender-tailored treatment could ease opioid epidemic

Gender-tailored methods to address the harmful mental health effects of childhood adversity may help alleviate the current opioid crisis and make treatment more effective, concludes University of Massachusetts Amherst epidemiology ...

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