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Researchers evaluate noninvasive clean-catch urine method in infants

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

A study in Pediatrics found that a novel noninvasive bladder stimulation method effectively obtained clean-catch urine in 49% of babies, with a median time of 45 seconds, with those ages 0 to 29 days, 30 to 59 days, and 60 to 89 days having odds ratios of technique success of 4.3, 3.2 and 4.44, respectively, compared with those older than 89 days. The findings, based on data involving 126 infants younger than 6 months, also showed a 16% contamination rate among those who underwent the CCU technique, compared with 6% among those who received the invasive method. PhysiciansBriefing.com (08/19)


Group releases added sugar intake standards for children

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 23, 2016

MRI study sheds light on brain damage from congenital Zika virus

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

CDC guidance covers care for infants with congenital Zika virus

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

Early oral immunotherapy may help children with peanut allergy, study says

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2016

Cost of EpiPen increases 400%

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

FDA investigates hair conditioner, CPSC recalls several children's products

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2016

Senator asks Mylan to justify EpiPen price hike

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

AAP: How to curb obesity without encouraging disorders in youths

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 23, 2016

Retracted shaken-baby rulings receiving scrutiny in Mass.

AAP SmartBrief | Aug 23, 2016


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