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A quasi randomized-controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of clowntherapy on children’s anxiety and pain levels in emergency department
- Margherita Felluga, I. Rabach, E. Barbi
- Psychology, MedicineEuropean Journal of Pediatrics
- 12 January 2016
The presence of clowns in the ED before and during painful procedures was effective in reducing children’s anxiety, and the levels in the clown group were significantly lower than those compared with the control group.
Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography for hand bony fractures in paediatric patients
US imaging showed excellent sensitivity and specificity results in the diagnosis of hand fractures in children, suggesting that US can be performed by an ED physician, allowing a rapid and accurate evaluation in ED and could become the first diagnostic approach whenever a hand fracture is suspected.
The impact of the COVID‐19 lockdown in Italy on a paediatric emergency setting
The impact of the lockdown on the tertiary level Pediatric Emergency Department at the Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, in Trieste, North East Italy, is described.
Histoproteomic Characterization of Localized Cutaneous Amyloidosis in X-Linked Reticulate Pigmentary Disorder
Skin involvement is an inconsistent but characteristic feature of the X-linked reticulate pigmentary disorder (XLRPD), a rare entity that is characterized by recurrent infections and autoimmune reactions against various organs with respiratory, gastrointestinal, and neurological manifestations, dermatologists should consider graft versus host disease (GVHD) during a differential diagnosis.
Is treatment with hydroxychloroquine effective in surfactant protein C deficiency?
Differential expression of GAS5 in rapamycin‐induced reversion of glucocorticoid resistance
- M. Lucafò, V. Bravin, S. De Iudicibus
- Biology, MedicineClinical and experimental pharmacology…
- 1 June 2016
GAS5 is involved in GC resistance and co‐treatment of rapamycin with GCs restores GC effectiveness in poor responders through the downregulation of the long noncoding RNA.
Sedation and analgesia in children with cerebral palsy: a narrative review
Large trials are needed to assess the impact of non-pharmacological techniques and to evaluate which pain control strategy should be used in different settings, and several risk factors should be kept in mind before proceeding with sedation.
A young soccer player with sudden pain after kicking the ball
A 14 year old boy presented to the emergency department with a 10 day history of pain in his left hip, which had persisted since then, tended to recede at rest, and reappeared during soccer training, and a diagnosis of pelvic muscular strain was made.
Is Treatment With Hydroxychloroquine Effective in Surfactant Protein C Deficiency
Paediatric Behçet's disease presenting with recurrent papillitis and episcleritis: a case report
- F. Parentin, L. Lepore, I. Rabach, S. Pensiero
- MedicineJournal of medical case reports
- 25 February 2011
Infliximab is an effective, new therapeutic approach for Behçet's disease that is refractory to the conventional corticosteroid and immunosuppressive therapy.