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Child Health Horizon Scanning Bulletin Volume 7 Issue 4

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Maxillary distraction osteogenesis versus orthognathic surgery for cleft lip and palate patients.

SourceCochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Aug 10;8:CD010403.

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Date of publication: August, 2018

Publication type: Systematic review

In a nutshell: This review provides evidence regarding the effects and long‐term results of maxillary distraction osteogenesis compared to orthognathic surgery for the treatment of hypoplastic maxilla in people with cleft lip and palate.

Some important notes: In case you experience difficulty obtaining this review,  please ask your local health librarian to locate this for you.

Needle size for vaccination procedures in children and adolescents.

SourceCochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Aug 9;8:CD010720.

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Date of publication: August, 2018

Publication type: Systematic review

In a nutshell: This review assess the effects of using needles of different sizes for administering vaccines to children and adolescents on vaccine immunogenicity (the ability of the vaccine to elicit an immune response), procedural pain, and other reactogenicity events (adverse events following vaccine administration).

Some important notes: In case you experience difficulty obtaining this review,  please ask your local health librarian to locate this for you

Association of Assisted Reproductive Technologies With Arterial Hypertension During Adolescence.

SourceJ Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Sep 11;72(11):1267-1274.

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Date of publication: September, 2018

Publication type: Research paper

In a nutshell: Children conceived through assisted reproductive technologies may be at an increased risk of developing arterial hypertension early in life, among other cardiovascular complications, according to a new study.

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We need smarter trigger tools for diagnosing sepsis in children in Canada.

SourceCMAJ. 2018 Sep 10;190(36):E1060-E1061. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.180434.

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Date of publication: September, 2018

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Smart technology and artificial intelligence could be used to improve detection of sepsis in children in Canada, say experts.

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