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"This current GRADE concept article introduces an approach for guideline panels to more directly and explicitly rate their certainty of the balance of benefits and harms. This GRADE concept article (a new form of communication from the GRADE Working Group) is presented to... Leer más


OBJECTIVE: The overall goals of these guidelines are to provide recommendations on the amount of time in a 24-hour day that young children, under 5 years of age, should spend being physically active or sleeping for their health and wellbeing, and the maximum recommended time... Leer más


OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the use of a CBT-based intervention (COPE for Teens) is associated with improved outcomes on measures of depression and anxiety, and to understand the patient experience.

Erlich KJ, Li J, Dillon E, Li M, Becker DF. J Pediatr Health Care... Leer más


OBJECTIVE: This study estimated the prevalence of hypertension and high blood pressure among children aged 8 to 17 years in the United States per the 2017 AAP guideline and compared that with the 2004 NIH/NHLBI guideline's prevalence estimate during 2005-2008  and 2013-2016... Leer más


OBJECTIVE:  To update the evidence on interventions provided in or referable from primary care to prevent child maltreatment for the US Preventive Services Task Force.

Viswanathan M, Fraser JG, Pan H, Morgenlander M, McKeeman JL, Forman-Hoffman VL, Hart LC, Zolotor AJ... Leer más


OBJECTIVE: To update the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) 2013 recommendation on primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment.

US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2018 Nov 27;320(20):2122-2128. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.17772.

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"This is an integrative overview of six Cochrane systematic reviews, providing an up-to-date synthesis of the evidence examining interventions for the treatment of children and adolescents with overweight or obesity."

Ells LJ, Rees K, Brown T, Mead E, Al-Khudairy L,... Leer más


OBJECTIVE:  To examine the risk of attempted suicide among sexual minority adolescents, differentiating for each sexual minority group.

Giacomo E, Krausz M, Colmegna F et al. JAMA Pediatr. Published online October 8, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.2731.

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BACKGROUND: The dynamics of body-mass index (BMI) in children from birth to adolescence are unclear, and whether susceptibility for the development of sustained obesity occurs at a specific age in children is important to determine.

Geserick M Vogel M Gausche R et. al... Leer más


"Child passenger safety has dramatically evolved over the past decade; however, motor vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of death for children 4 years and older. This policy statement provides 4 evidence-based recommendations for best practices in the choice of... Leer más