Pediatrics

Validating a new definition for respiratory failure in children

According to a first-of-its-kind international study, a new definition of Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (PARDS) results in a more accurate diagnosis of many more children with the rapidly progressive disease ...

Medications

More U.S. kids landing in ICU from opioids

(HealthDay)—A growing number of U.S. kids are ending up in the intensive care unit after overdosing on prescription painkillers or other opioids, a new study finds.

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