Adi Klein-Kremer

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OBJECTIVES AND METHODS The aim of the present retrospective, cross-sectional, descriptive study was to determine the characteristics of febrile 3- to 36-month-old children who were admitted to the emergency department (ED) with the chief complaint of fever and returned with the same complaint within 72 hours (returning group), compared with age-matched(More)
OBJECTIVES Abdominal pain is one of the most common symptoms in children. The aim of this study was to determine the rate of opioid analgesia in children with abdominal pain presenting to the pediatric Emergency Department (ED) and to identify factors associated with administration of opioids. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed all charts of patients(More)
The use of opioid analgesia for acute abdominal pain of unclear etiology has traditionally been thought to mask symptoms, alter physical exam findings, delay diagnosis, and increase morbidity and mortality. However, studies in children and adults have demonstrated that administering intravenous opioids to patients with acute abdominal pain induces analgesia(More)
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial infection among infants and children. Predicting which children with upper UTI will develop long-term sequelae remains difficult. We aimed at evaluating the predictive value of urine concentrations of interleukin-6 (UIL-6) and interleukin-8 (UIL-8) in subsequent renal scarring. In the current observational(More)
The aim of this research study is to identify risk factors typical of different types of suspected child abuse reported at a hospital. The study was based on 114 cases of children for whom some type of abuse was reported. Physical abuse was the most frequently reported of all types of suspected child abuse. Most victims of sexual abuse were female and at(More)
AIM The purpose of the current research was to examine whether the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) succeeds in predicting nursing and medical staff reporting of suspected child abuse. BACKGROUND Despite the rising incidence of child abuse in Israel, medical and nursing staff reports of suspected child abuse remain low. METHODS This descriptive,(More)
We report on a girl who was diagnosed with classical hereditary xanthinuria due to an incidental finding of extremely low Levels of uric acid in the blood. The girl is compLetely asymptomatic. Hereditary xanthinuria is a rare autosomal recessive disease that usually causes early urolithiasis but may cause rheumatoid arthritis-like disease and even be(More)