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Computerized physician order entry and medication errors in a pediatric critical care unit.
OBJECTIVE Medication errors are a major concern of health care professionals and medical institutions, especially errors involving children. Studies in adults have shown that computerized physicianExpand
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Effect of prone positioning on clinical outcomes in children with acute lung injury: a randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT In uncontrolled clinical studies, prone positioning appeared to be safe and to improve oxygenation in pediatric patients with acute lung injury. However, the effect of prone positioning onExpand
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Nitric oxide precursors and congenital heart surgery: a randomized controlled trial of oral citrulline.
OBJECTIVE The study sought to determine whether citrulline supplementation, a precursor to nitric oxide synthesis, is safe and efficacious in increasing plasma citrulline concentrations andExpand
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Diagnosing delirium in critically ill children: Validity and reliability of the Pediatric Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit*
Objective:To validate a diagnostic instrument for pediatric delirium in critically ill children, both ventilated and nonventilated, that uses standardized, developmentally appropriate measurements.Expand
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Surfactant protein-A enhances uptake of respiratory syncytial virus by monocytes and U937 macrophages.
Surfactant protein (SP)-A is a known opsonin for a variety of pulmonary pathogens. SP-A enhances ingestion of these pathogens by interaction with an SP-A receptor (SP-AR) found on phagocytic cellsExpand
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Delirium: an emerging frontier in the management of critically ill children.
Delirium is a syndrome of acute brain dysfunction that commonly occurs in critically ill adults and most certainly is prevalent in critically ill children all over the world. The dearth ofExpand
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Fatal pulmonary hypertension associated with pertussis in infants: does extracorporeal membrane oxygenation have a role?
OBJECTIVE The deaths of 4 infants who had confirmed pertussis infection at our hospital during the past year motivated us to review their cases as well as the use of extracorporeal membraneExpand
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Pharmacokinetics and safety of intravenously administered citrulline in children undergoing congenital heart surgery: potential therapy for postoperative pulmonary hypertension.
OBJECTIVE Pulmonary hypertension may complicate surgical correction of congenital heart defects, resulting in increased morbidity and mortality. We have previously shown that plasma levels of theExpand
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Inhaled nitric oxide and related therapies.
  • F. Barr, D. Macrae
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of…
  • 1 March 2010
Children with congenital heart defects are at risk for perioperative pulmonary hypertension if they require corrective or palliative surgery in the first week of life or if they have defectsExpand
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Evaluation of IFITM3 rs12252 Association With Severe Pediatric Influenza Infection
Background Interferon-induced transmembrane protein 3 (IFITM3) restricts endocytic fusion of influenza virus. IFITM3 rs12252_C, a putative alternate splice site, has been associated with influenzaExpand
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