Pediatric Epilepsy

Pediatric Epilepsy: 5 Tips for Parents and Teachers to Navigate School Life

Pediatric epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects children and can present unique challenges in the educational journey of these young minds. As parents and educators, it is crucial to create a supportive and inclusive environment that allows children with epilepsy to thrive academically and socially.  In this blog, we will discuss 5 essential strategies […]

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Pediatric Nutritionist

3 Main Keys to Shield Your Kids from Diet Culture During Holidays

Medically Reviewed by: Heather Marretta, RDN Pediatric Dietitian Updated On: 19 Oct 2023 Are you worried about the negative effects of diet culture on your children during the holidays? Well, you're not alone. But don't you worry, because we've got you covered with three main keys to shield your kids from diet culture during this […]

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Seizures in Children

What Are The Essentials You Should Know About Child Psychology?

Essential knowledge about child psychology encompasses a deep understanding of a child's cognitive and emotional processes, encompassing their developmental journey influenced by various factors. This understanding should include awareness of the distinct stages of development and their significance, as well as the common psychological challenges children may face. Recognizing the pivotal role of play in […]

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Pediatric Movement Disorder

Why Pediatric Concussions Are a Major Concern and Their Impact on IQ

Pediatric concussions are a significant concern due to their prevalence and the potential long-term consequences they may have on a child's intellectual functioning. In this article, we will explore why pediatric concussions are a major concern and examine their impact on IQ. By analyzing data from two prospective cohort studies, we aim to shed light […]

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Pediatric Neurosurgery

Exploring the Pioneering Field of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Medically Reviewed by: John Collins, MD, FAANS Senior Pediatric Neurosurgeon Updated On: 19 Oct 2023 Pediatric neurosurgery is a specialized field which successfully treats a wide range of conditions, including tumors, trauma, congenital malformations, epilepsy, infections, spine problems, and vascular diseases. The technology and techniques of pediatric neurosurgery have made tremendous advances in a relatively […]

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Pediatric Movement Disorders

Managing Pediatric Movement Disorders: Medications and Deep Brain Stimulation

Pediatric movement disorders, such as dystonia, can have a significant impact on a child's daily life. These disorders are characterized by sustained muscle contractions, resulting in twisting movements or abnormal postures. It is crucial to seek early diagnosis and treatment to improve the child's quality of life and prevent further complications. In this article, we […]

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Pediatric Concussion

What are the available choices for Pediatric Hydrocephalus Treatment?

When it comes to pediatric hydrocephalus treatment, there are several options available. Hydrocephalus is a condition characterized by an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain, which can lead to increased pressure and potential brain damage. In this article, we will explore the different treatment options for pediatric hydrocephalus and discuss the importance […]

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Pediatric Brain Tumor

Why Does It Take Lengthier Delay for Girls to Get Concussion Treatment?

Concussions are a prevalent concern in sports, affecting both boys and girls. However, recent research indicates that girls may experience lengthier recovery times compared to boys. A study published in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine shed light on this issue, revealing that girls often face delays in receiving medical treatment after sustaining a concussion. […]

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Safe Imaging Collaborative for Pediatric Patients

The NJ Hospital Association (NJHA) Institute for Quality and Patient Safety, working with the N.J. Council of Children’s Hospitals, is kicking off a collaborative effort to reduce exposure to ionizing radiation for children by reducing the use of computed tomography (CT) scans in instances of head injuries. NJHA encourages all hospitals to join the collaborative. […]

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