Navigation Links
Study Shows Medical Devices Complicate Complex Conditions in Kids
Date:6/6/2013

CINCINNATI, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As modern medical advances help more children with complex conditions live longer, a new study shows a significant number suffer from complications caused by medical devices that are also necessary for their survival.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO)

Researchers report their findings online June 7 in the Journal of Hospital Medicine. Study authors say their research underscores the continued need to improve care for this growing population of children by enhancing medical device safety practices and ensuring device design is suitable or adaptable for pediatric patients.

"Medicine and pediatrics have made amazing advances over the last couple of decades that have resulted in children with congenital diseases and prematurity living longer, so this issue is a by-product of that success," said Patrick Brady, MD, MSc, the lead author and a physician in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Brady said medical devices are a major factor in improved survival for children with complex medical conditions. But he added there has been relatively little research into how medical devices may expose these children to additional risks, especially when considering the devices are foreign objects to the human body and subject to mechanical problems or causing infections. Also, researchers note that most medical devices are designed for adults and have to be adapted for use in children.

The retrospective study's objective was to describe the prevalence and nature of adverse medical device events (AMDEs) in 44 free-standing tertiary care children's hospitals in the United States. Using data from the Pediatric Health Information Systems (PHIS), researchers analyz
'/>"/>

SOURCE Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results in its First Double Blind Study in Healthy Volunteers with RXI-109
2. CSL Behring Doses First Patient in Part 3 of Global Phase I/III Pivotal Study of rVIII-SingleChain (Recombinant Single-Chain Factor VIII) for Treatment of Hemophilia A
3. Boston Scientific Announces Collaboration with Pelvic Floor Disorders Network to Study Treatment Strategies for Uterine Prolapse
4. DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Additional Clinical Data from Ongoing Brain Cancer Study at ASCO
5. Nektar Presents Target-Specific Biomarkers Being Assessed in Ongoing Phase 3 BEACON Study of Etirinotecan Pegol for the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer at the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
6. Amgen Presents Positive Results From Talimogene Laherparepvec Phase 3 Study In Patients With Metastatic Melanoma
7. Survey of Participants from Landmark GRACE Trial Provides Patients Perspectives from an HIV Clinical Study
8. Novan Announces Promising Results of SB204 Clinical Study
9. Antibiotic Resistance 2013: A Global Market Study
10. First Large-Scale U.S. Study Validates the Benefits of 3D Mammography (Breast Tomosynthesis) Exams
11. First Large-Scale Population-Based Study in the U.S. Shows Hologics 3D Mammography (Breast Tomosynthesis) Significantly Reduces Recall Rates While Simultaneously Improving Cancer Detection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) ... support, China,s orthopedic instrument industry ... market size rising from 3.28 billion yuan in 2006 ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 AARP Foundation today announced it has established ... from the severe cold weather that has gripped much of ... those in need; so to support these emergency relief efforts ... $250,000, which could mean up to $500,000 in aid. The ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... DUBLIN , January 15, 2014 Shire plc ... waived the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) approval condition to the ... Incorporated (NASDAQ: VPHM).   As a result of the ... Shire expects to complete the tender offer on January 24, 2014 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 2AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 3Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3
... Research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma ... intervention to reduce over-dispensing and waste of asthma medications ... in substantial cost savings. , Medco Health Solutions, Inc. ... study that examined the effectiveness and safety of a ...
... -- New research findings presented today at ... Conference in New York show promise in assessing ... medicine (CAM) using traditional research methods. Susan Sencer, ... Clinics of Minnesota (Children,s), presented findings on the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Research Shows Over-use of Asthma Rescue Inhalers Substantially Reduced Through Pharmacist-initiated Physician Intervention 2New Research Shows Over-use of Asthma Rescue Inhalers Substantially Reduced Through Pharmacist-initiated Physician Intervention 3New Research Shows Promise in Using Traditional Research Methods to Assess Efficacy of Complementary Therapies 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... created a new technology for modifying human cells ... body and selectively target cancer and other sites ... monitor and modify human physiology is a promising ... technology enabled bioengineers to build such devices that ... a customized fashion. , "The project addressed a ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... CHICAGO, IL, April 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one ... accounts for numerous pediatric visits during the first several ... of colic symptoms was showing promise; however, the April ... (BMJ2014;348:g2107; Sung, Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics ... probiotic L reuteri for infant colic ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Spending time online has the potential to ward off ... according to research published online in The ... Sciences . In the article " Internet Use ... States: A Longitudinal Analysis ," the authors report that ... by 33 percent among their study sample. , ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... blood flow and alleviates muscle soreness after exercise, ... University of Illinois at Chicago. , The study, ... Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , ... people who had not exercised, suggesting that massage ... of physical activity. , Improved circulation and relief ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Johnston, whose work has transformed cancer care in Northern ... European Academy of Cancer Sciences., The Academy, which was ... highly distinguished oncologists and cancer researchers which aims to ... Europe. , Professor Johnston, whose leadership has seen cancer ... of the UK league table to near the top, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2Health News:Internet use may cut retirees' depression 2Health News:Massage therapy improves circulation, eases muscle soreness 2
... Amazing Contributions of John Price, an Influential ... of the YMCA for More Than 50 Years, PLEASANT HILL, ... 28th Annual Boosters Gala on Friday, October 17, 2008 at,the Diablo ... the 50 years of community service the Y has provided,throughout Contra ...
... monitored, study says , , TUESDAY, Oct. 14 (HealthDay News) ... disease may be at increased risk of developing vitamin ... essential in the body,s absorption of calcium, giving the ... strong, healthy bones. , Two separate studies, presented recently ...
... independent healthcare quality ratings company, today announced that it expects total ... approximately $10 million. This represents an increase of 23% compared with ... ... Colo. (Business Wire EON) October 14, 2008 -- HealthGrades also ...
... ... WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 Decision Resources, one ... and,healthcare issues, finds that the rapid uptake of biosimilar ... drugs within this,class. The most notable near-term biosimilar targets ...
... adoption of xenograft mesh to drive revenues, according to Millennium ... ... Millennium,Research Group,s (MRG,s) US Markets for Soft Tissue Repair 2009 report, the,US ... is,expected to rise to over $825 million over the next five years. ...
... The economy is in turmoil. The,stock market appears to ... are disappearing. Headlines scream out to us and we begin ... a dream that cannot,be turned into reality. We wait to ... forthcoming. We are drowning in their silence,and a sense of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mt. Diablo Region YMCA to Celebrate 50 Years of Community Service at 28th Annual Boosters Gala on October 17, 2008 2Health News:IBD, Liver Disease Patients Show Vitamin D Deficits 2Health News: HealthGrades Expects Third Quarter Revenue of Approximately $10 Million : Full-Year 2008 Ratings and Advisory Revenue to Be $39 Million to $40 Million Company Provides Update on Stock Repurchase Program 2Health News: HealthGrades Expects Third Quarter Revenue of Approximately $10 Million : Full-Year 2008 Ratings and Advisory Revenue to Be $39 Million to $40 Million Company Provides Update on Stock Repurchase Program 3Health News:Biosimilar Monoclonal Antibodies in Oncology Will Approach Blockbuster Status by 2017 2Health News:Biosimilar Monoclonal Antibodies in Oncology Will Approach Blockbuster Status by 2017 3Health News:Ventral Hernia Repair Market to Grow to Over $800 Million in 2013 2Health News:Exercise Can Help You Cope with Financial Stress and Heal Emotional Pain, Says Acclaimed Author and Psychotherapist 2
The Fathom Guidewire combines a nitinol hypotube distal segment with advanced microfabrication technology, creating a design that revolutionizes access of the most tortuous vasculature....
... (hepatitis C virus) is a Microparticle Enzyme ... anti-HCV IgG to HCV recombinant proteins in ... EDTA, sodium heparin, lithium heparin, sodium citrate ... with other laboratory results and clinical information, ...
... MasterControl architecture is the power behind ... provides all the essential building blocks ... management system to boost operational efficiency, ... with regulatory and quality standards. Click ...
... systems are automated, easy to operate and ... outside environment by flexible snap-seal pockets which ... viral contamination of the water. Offered in ... can also accommodate bags of various sizes. ...
Medicine Products: