Journal Club

Journal Club Policies 2015-2016

Journal Club 2015-2016 Dates and Topics:

October 15 – Emergency medicine
November 29 – Biochemical diseases
December 10 – Global health
January 21 – Adolescent medicine
February 25 – Dermatology
March 17 – Rheumatology
April 21 – Infectious diseases
May 19 – Neurology
June 16 – Nephrology
July 21 – Physician wellness


Journal Club October 15th, 2015

Headache with Focal Underlying Neurologic Signs in the ED – Massano et al 2014

Acute Migraine Treatment in the ED – Bachur et al 2015


Journal Club July 16th, 2015

Questions to assist with the critical appraisal of a qualitative study

Improving the Quality of End-of-Life Care in thePediatric Intensive Care Unit: Parents’ Priorities and
Recommendations – Pediatrics 2006

Clinician statements and family satisfaction with family
conferences in the intensive care unit – Crit Care Med 2006


Journal Club June 18, 2015

Can we distinguish pneumonia from wheezy diseases in tachypnoeic children under low-resource conditions? A prospective observational study in four Indian hospitals – BMJ 2014

Fifty Years of Pediatric Asthma in Developed Countries: How Reliable Are the Basic Data Sources? – Pediatric Pulmonology 2012


Journal Club May 21, 2015

The efficacy of different dose intravenous immunoglobulin in treating acute idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a meta-analysis of 13 randomized controlled trials – Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 2010

21-05-2015 JC – Meta-analysis of IVIG in ITP 2010

Comparison of anti-D immunoglobulin, methylprednisolone, or intravenous immunoglobulin therapy in newly diagnosed pediatric immune thrombocytopenic purpura – J Thromb Thrombolysis 2013

21-05-2015 JC – Anti-D immunoglobulin therapy in ITP 2013


Journal Club May 7, 2015

Aging and Risk of Severe, Disabling, Life-Threatening, and Fatal Events in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study – J of Clin Onc 2014

07-05-2015 JC – Aging survivors of childhood cancer 2014

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy, Behavioral Problems, and Hyperkinetic Disorders – JAMA 2014

07-05-2015 JC – Acetaminophen use during pregnancy JAMA 2014

Journal Club April 16, 2015

Treatment of Mycoplasma pneumonia: a systematic review – Pediatrics

M.pneumoniae Rx

A 9-valent HPV vaccine against infection and intraepithelial neoplasia in women – NEJM

HPV vaccination