Op Koers Online Program: Assistance For Parents Of Pediatric Cancer Patients

Op Koers Online Program: Assistance For Parents Of Pediatric Cancer Patients This research addresses the challenges faced by parents of children with cancer, emphasizing the stress and uncertainty associated with treatments and long-term effects. The study, anchored in the disability-stress-coping model, highlights the crucial role of coping skills in mediating well-being.

Pediatric Cancer: An App For Pain Management

Pediatric Cancer: An App For Pain Management Pain, a pervasive and troubling symptom in childhood cancer, manifests in a significant portion of patients, affecting between 40% to 78% of those undergoing treatment. This distressing experience can arise either directly from the illness itself or as an adverse effect of the treatments

Hydrocephalus Shunt Type: A Comparative Meta-Analysis Of Safety And Efficacy

Hydrocephalus Shunt Type: A Comparative Meta-Analysis Of Safety And Efficacy Since the inaugural hydrocephalus shunt in 1956, the ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) has emerged as the primary surgical intervention for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion in North America and Europe. Despite its effectiveness, VPS entails risks such as brain hemorrhages, damage, infections, and

Otitis Externa: A Meta-Analysis Comparing Antibiotic And Non-Antibiotic Therapy

Otitis Externa: A Meta-Analysis Comparing Antibiotic And Non-Antibiotic Therapy Otitis externa, also known as swimmer's ear, is an inflammatory condition affecting the outer ear canal. This canal extends from the external ear to the eardrum. The inflammation characteristic of otitis externa can be triggered by various factors, including exposure to water,

Childhood BMI and Allergies: A Comprehensive Review

Childhood BMI and Allergies: A Comprehensive Review Allergic conditions such as asthma, eczema, allergic rhinitis, and food allergies are prevalent chronic ailments that affect both children and adults. They pose a range of challenges including psychological stress, disrupted sleep, reduced work productivity, and increased healthcare expenses. Researchers have over time pinpointed

IGF-1 Levels In Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas

IGF-1 Levels In Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas Overview This study investigated elevated insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) levels in children with low-grade glioma (LGG). Elevated IGF-1 levels in LGG are not well understood. The research aimed to determine the prevalence, connections with growth, body mass index (BMI), pituitary function, and tumor behavior in

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Studying Age-Specific Therapies

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Studying Age-Specific Therapies Overview   Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) presents differently in pediatric and adult populations. A retrospective analysis of 751 CSU patients (162 pediatrics and 589 adults) revealed shorter disease duration and lower angioedema rates in pediatric cases. Adults showed higher prevalence of anti-thyroid peroxidase positivity, elevated CRP, eosinopenia,

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection: A Tool For Assessing Clinical Severity

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection: A Tool For Assessing Clinical Severity Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a major cause of acute respiratory tract infection (ARTI) and the primary reason for hospitalization among infants, leading to substantial health and socioeconomic challenges. Ranging from mild cold-like symptoms to severe lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI),

Bedside Pediatric Early Warning System: A Validation Study

Bedside Pediatric Early Warning System: A Validation Study Overview   Conducted in an 80-bed pediatric oncology specialty hospital in the Netherlands, this research was initiated to evaluate the predictive utility of the adapted Bedside Pediatric Early Warning System (BedsidePEWS) score. This study aimed to explore the correlation of this score with unanticipated transfers

Childhood Obesity: Targeted Dietary Interventions

Childhood Obesity: Targeted Dietary Interventions Childhood obesity is a global concern, and dietary interventions have shown varying effectiveness in reducing BMI in children and adolescents. However, there is little guidance on targeted dietary approaches and energy reduction, leading to inconsistent recommendations. This excellent systematic review aimed to assess the effectiveness of

Op Koers Online Program: Assistance For Parents Of Pediatric Cancer Patients