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April 2012

 

 

Investigator Spotlight

Asthmatics Advised to Avoid Acetaminophen
As a growing number of studies show an association between acetaminophen and asthma, Akron Children’s Hospital pulmonologist John McBride, MD, published a commentary in the journal Pediatrics recommending any child with asthma or family history of asthma avoid acetaminophen. 

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Research News

Magnetic Device May Improve Scoliosis Care in Children
APTO Orthopaedics, the first medical device company created out of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron, is testing a magnetic device that may be a better way to treat young children with scoliosis.

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Nurse Helps Young Patients Better Pinpoint Their Pain
Through Akron Children’s Nurse Scholar Program, one pediatric nurse has conducted a research study on the use of Picture Communication Aides that she designed to improve pain assessment of postoperative pediatric patients. Her findings have been published in the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing.

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Translational Science Seminar

Lean Six Sigma Works Well in Medicine
Applying the principles of Lean Six Sigma to clinical research is a natural fit as the process is very similar to the scientific method, says David Chand, MD, at a recent Akron Children’s Hospital Translational Science Seminar. 

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Featured Clinical Study

Studying Drug for Teens with Fibromyalgia
Akron Children’s Hospital is enrolling teenagers with fibromyalgia in a clinical study of an investigational drug to help them manage their condition, which causes significant pain and fatigue.

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