Ultrasound Imaging Outcomes Equivalent to CT Scans for Diagnosis of Pediatric Appendicitis While Reducing Radiation Exposure
Using ultrasound as the first diagnostic imaging technique to detect appendicitis in children produces comparable outcomes to using computed tomography (CT) scans and does not increase hospital length of stay.
12/2/2013 4:15 PM EST
Caregivers Frequently Administer Kids' Asthma Medication Inaccurately Leading to Poor Health Outcomes
Study published in the Journal of Asthma finds caregivers' often administer their child's asthma medication inaccurately.
10/24/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Infection Rates Lower In Ambulatory Pediatric Oncology Patients After Central Line Safety Intervention
Infection-prevention protocols showed significant reductions in central line-associated blood stream infections and bacteria in the blood of ambulatory pediatric oncology patients.
10/7/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) shows early evidence as an effective tool in improving medical regimen adherence in adolescents with chronic kidney disease (CKD), enabling them to accept their illness, have a better quality of life and gain...
9/5/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Back-to-School advice for parents.
7/18/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Montefiore Medical Center today announced it has improved the quality, outcomes and cost of care for Medicare patients as part of the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model.
7/17/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Study shows association between maternal depressive symptoms, unengaged parenting practices and overweight children.
7/9/2013 2:30 PM EDT
Montefiore expert provides tips to avoid common summertime maladies.
6/27/2013 8:00 AM EDT
11/18/2013 4:40 PM EST
As summer comes to a close, kids head back to school and preparation for fall begins, don’t’ forget to consider fall allergies. An estimated 35 million Americans suffer from allergies, which in the fall begin in late August and peak in...
9/10/2013 10:00 AM EDT
As Outdoor Activity Increases, So Do Accidents And Injuries, Pediatric Emergency Department Nurse Offers Tips For Safe Summer Fun
Expert from The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Shares Sun, Water and Outdoor Activity Advice.
6/19/2013 3:00 PM EDT
Child psychologist provides helpful tips to ensure safe use of electronic devices.
12/11/2012 4:30 PM EST
Montefiore Medical Center experts say it’s not too late to benefit from a flu vaccine despite the earliest arrival of the influenza season in decades. This year's epidemic is starting early and could be significantly more severe than last year.
12/7/2012 4:30 PM EST
Experts from The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) are available for interviews on a variety of back-to-school issues, from identifying children who may be at risk for heart problems, to helping a child cope with anxiety of returning to...
8/7/2012 5:00 PM EDT
Montefiore Medical Center Sports Medicine Specialist Available for Interview during 2012 Olympic Games
7/25/2012 2:00 PM EDT
Montefiore physicians presenting at American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting include specialists in lung, breast, head & neck cancers, melanoma, and lymphoma.
5/31/2012 4:55 PM EDT