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ADC Fetal and Neonatal’s Fantoms. Highlights from the March 2021 issue
ADC Fetal and Neonatal’s Associate Editor Jonathan Davis and the Edition Editor of the journal Ben Stenson discuss the highlights from the March issue.
Read the Fantoms here: https://fn.bmj.com/content/106/2/115
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Atoms: the highlights from the ADC April 2021
Editor-in-Chief of ADC Nick Brown brings you the monthly Atoms - the highlights of the April 2021 issue.
Read it on the Archives of Disease in Childhood website: https://adc.bmj.com/content/106/4/i
Atoms: the highlights from the ADC March 2021
Editor-in-Chief of ADC Nick Brown brings you the monthly Atoms - the highlights of the March 2021 issue.
Read it on the Archives of Disease in Childhood website: https://adc.bmj.com/content/106/3/i
Atoms: the highlights from the ADC February 2021
Editor-in-Chief of ADC Nick Brown brings you the monthly Atoms - the highlights of the February2021 issue.
Read it on the Archives of Disease in Childhood website: https://adc.bmj.com/content/106/2/i
Umbilical cord milking in preterm infants
ADC Fetal and Neonatal’s Associate Editor Jonathan Davis interviews Haribalakrishna Balasubramanian (Department of Neonatology, Surya Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India), and Anitha Ananthan (Department of Neonatology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) about their recent systematic review and meta-analysis on cord milking in preterm delivery.
Read the relevant papers on the ADC website:
Archimedes January 2021. The Era of Bones and Epilepsy
We all have moments of crying out “But why on EARTH did they do that study?” after a blisteringly obvious result is revealed … and we chat a little here about why that might be the case (https://adc.bmj.com/content/106/1/90.2) but the real story of this episode is all about antiepileptic drugs (AED) and bones.
We start asking the question “Do children on AED get thinner bones?” (https://adc.bmj.com/content/106/1/92) and lead from there to the question “Well should we prescribe Vitamin D to all of them?” (https://adc.bmj.com/content/106/1/90.1). If anyone here isn’t aware of it, you should take extra special precautions if you’re prescribing sodium valproate to patients who could become pregnant: the short version would be “prescribe something else”.