While the number of drugs for rare diseases affecting children has grown, nearly 7,000 rare diseases still lack treatment options.
Pediatric Health Conditions
Diagnoses of mental health and substance use disorders associated with three times higher odds of overdose.
Major complications fall by 12%, time on a ventilator declines by 13% among children in the cardiac ICU at PC4 hospitals.
Chest tubes are necessary but painful for babies and children recovering from heart procedures. Doctors explore ways to remove the device earlier to improve families’ experiences and reduce time spent in the hospital.
Hospitals around the country collaborate to significantly reduce cardiac arrest rates among children hospitalized with heart disease, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association meeting.
Academic research has long been characterized by silos and protective instincts.