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Behavioral Coping Plans: One Inter-Professional Team's Approach to Patient-Centered Care

One year ago   |   By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Surgical encounters for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are stressful to patients, families and health care providers. It is recognized that parents best anticipate needs of children with ASD. Including a family in the plan of care for the child is imperative. In response to the need for targeted, tailored care, an inter-professional surgical services team convened to determine best practices for addressing a behavioral and developmental plan for children with ASD in the surgical services arena.
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The value of patient registries in advancing pediatric surgical care

One year ago   |   By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric surgeons treat a variety of conditions that are distinguished by their low occurrence rate, complexity, and need for integrated multidisciplinary care. Although randomized controlled trials are considered the gold standard for generating evidence to inform best practice, they are poorly suited to rare diseases based on the variability of illness severity, unpredictability in clinical course, and the impact limitations of studying a single intervention at a time. An alternative to RCTs for comparative effectiveness research for rare diseases in pediatric surgery is the patient...
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How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?

How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?

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Study Leads to Improved Vaccinations Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Study Leads to Improved Vaccinations Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Poor nutritional choices, including a high intake of ultra-processed foods and trans-fats, are putting millions of Europeans at an increased risk of a range of chronic... Read more ...

Mung beans enrich soil organic carbon in cereal-cereal cropping systems

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A study funded by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research revealed that mung beans could be used to boost soil organic carbon levels in cereal-cereal cropping systems... Read more ...