Best Neonatology podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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Transformational Pediatrics is a free podcast series for health care professionals featuring the specialists from Children’s Mercy covering topics in that are changing pediatric medicine. In each 10-minute podcast we cover important and timely topics in pediatrics including heart care and cardiology, critical care, oncology, neurology, neonatology, infectious disease, gastroenterology and nephrology among a host of others. We will discuss research, ethics, new solutions to health care our pr ...
 
Lectures and discussions to help meet the continuing education needs of physicians and other healthcare professionals involved in neonatal, cardiology, pediatric, obstetric and maternal-fetal medicine. These podcasts are presented through Pediatrix University by the The Center for Research, Education and Quality.The Grand Rounds forum provides topics in neonatal-perinatal medicine. Educational activities offer a combined slide and audio presentation, as well as mp3, mp4, and a non-audio opti ...
 
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So you think rheumatology is all about joint pain? Think again. Rheumatologists treat a wide array of autoimmune conditions affecting nearly every part of the body- even the eyes. Uveitis is an inflammatory eye condition that can be caused by infection, underlying autoimmune diseases such as juvenile arthritis or sarcoidosis, or as an idiopathi ...…
 
CHAMP (Cardiac High Acuity Monitoring Program) is a multi-disciplinary based team that has been designed to meet the needs of the most complex cardiac population with single ventricle heart disease. The program closely monitors patients with single ventricle heart disease between the critical first and second stages (before stage II Glenn surge ...…
 
The CKiD study was recently approved for an additional five years and $4.7 million of funding, making 20 consecutive years of funding. Historically, when participants developed end-stage disease, they left the study. The next phase of study will focus on the entire spectrum of the disease, starting with early CKiD in infants and following those ...…
 
Patients that have residual leukemia stem cells after chemotherapy and other treatments have substantially higher risk for relapse. Survival rates for relapsed leukemia are very poor. Even when patients survive long-term, the very toxic anti-cancer treatments are escalated in treating relapsed leukemia. This particularly risks long-term health ...…
 
Every year, influenza causes many people to become ill. All children 6 months and age and older should receive a yearly flu vaccine. Vaccination remains the best way to prevent influenza. Symptoms of influenza include abrupt onset of fever, myalgias, headache, nonproductive cough, sore throat and runny nose. Fever and cough are the two most com ...…
 
Osteosarcoma is a highly metastatic and drug resistant cancer. Survival rate for metastatic osteosarcoma remains less than 20 percent for the last 40 years. Tomoo Iwakuma, MD, PhD, is leading research focused on elucidation of mechanisms underlying osteosarcoma progression and discovery of novel drugs against this osteosarcoma. His laboratory h ...…
 
The AAP recommends conducting general developmental screening at 9, 18, and 30 months, or whenever a concern is expressed. In addition, autism-specific screening is recommended at ages 18 and 24 months of age. When families arrive for their child's well-visits, how can each pediatrician be sure the right screening is taking place to identify an ...…
 
Peutz-jeghers syndrome (PJS) is an inherited syndrome, characterized by the development of gastrointestinal polyps and characteristic mucocutaneous freckling. Individuals that present with PJS tend to have polyps often in their small intestine as well as their stomach and large intestine. Recently the European Society for Pediatric Gastroentero ...…
 
Enuresis, hematuria and proteinuria are common pediatric kidney disorders, but the when do these problems warrant a referral to a pediatric nephrologist? What red flag symptoms require more urgent consultation and evaluation? New specialty-specific guidelines from the "Choosing Wisely" campaign were just released for pediatric nephrology in an ...…
 
“Positive ANA” is one of the most common reasons for referral to the pediatric rheumatology clinic. The antinuclear antibody (ANA) is often mistakenly considered a good screening test for rheumatic disease. Dr. Ashley Cooper, Interim Division Director of Pediatric Rheumatology, discusses what it means when a child has a positive anti-nuclear an ...…
 
Orthopedic conditions can cause pain and dysfunction, causing aches and pains in bones and joints. Mobility and activity may be limited by these conditions. Polly Wimer, CPNP, APRN discusses common orthopedic conditions and their treatment.
 
Although there has been less emphasis on responsible prescribing of opioids in children, with newly developed legal and regulatory efforts focused almost exclusively on adults, it remains important for pediatric providers to be aware of the heightened risk for substance misuse in adolescents, and the appropriate use of opioids in a pediatric po ...…
 
As pediatric cancer survival rates continue to improve, we are faced with a new set of health challenges in caring for these survivors. Joy Fulbright, MD, Director of the Survive and Thrive program at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, discusses health concerns after cancer treatment, what primary care providers need to know, and the need for yearly ...…
 
As regional hemophilia treatment center, Children's Mercy follows more than 900 patients with bleeding disorders. Listen as Shannon Carpenter, MD, pediatric hematologist/oncologist and director of the Hemophilia Treatment Center at Children's Mercy Kansas City, discusses hemophilia A and B in children, current treatments and promising new resea ...…
 
Type 2 diabetes was commonly associated with the adult population. This diagnosis was even referenced as adult-onset diabetes but in recent years type 2 diabetes in children is on the rise. Although researchers aren’t clear as to why some children develop type 2 diabetes there are some causes that can increase the risk. When children present wi ...…
 
Kidney stones in children have been on the rise for more than a decade, mostly due to hypercalciuria and hypocitraturia. Join us as Uri Alon, MD, Director of the Bone and Mineral Disorders Clinic at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, discusses what is behind the increasing incidence of kidney stones, and medical and non-pharmacological interventions ...…
 
Can an effective treatment for medically refractive Crohn’s disease be found in the gastrointestinal tract itself? Dr. Alka Goyal with Children’s Mercy Kansas City is exploring the role of fecal transplant as a rescue therapy for patients whose inflammatory bowel disease has not responded to traditional treatment. Early research showed that a s ...…
 
As an expert in the treatment of Tourette Syndrome (TS), recently, Dr. Coffman was asked to author an article on the pharmacological treatment of Tourette Syndrome. In collaboration with Dr. Quezada, the paper was published in CNS Drugs Journal, focusing on current approaches and new developments regarding treatment of Tourette Syndrome. The te ...…
 
Neonatal pharmacotherapy is a field ripe with opportunity. Efficacy and toxicity is unpredictable and varies greatly for many drug classes commonly used. Weight-based dosing continues to be the standard of care as individualized drug markers are lacking. To better understand variability in drug response, the focus must shift from drug dosing to ...…
 
Approximately 10 to 15 percent of childhood cancer cases are due to a genetic predisposition. Children’s Mercy Kansas City is searching within the genetic code to not only identify genes that may lead to cancer, but to find answers in how to better treat or cure pediatric cancer. Erin Guest, MD, Director of Cancer Genomics at Children’s Mercy, ...…
 
Thanks to the research being done in CKid, we know that children diagnosed with chronic kidney disease progress over time to dialysis and transplantation. That makes it very important to address therapies which can mitigate the progression of chronic kidney disease. Joining the show today is Tarak Srivastava, MD, he has been awarded R01 funding ...…
 
Obstructive sleep apnea is a common but serious condition that inhibits healthy, restful sleep and may lead to learning, behavior and physical health issues in children. Zarmina Ehsan, MD discusses obstructive sleep apnea in infants and children, why it’s necessary to conduct a sleep study to diagnose the condition and how to treat and manage t ...…
 
In pediatrics care most often supports life-sustaining treatment to promote the best interests of the child. But in some circumstances (after weighing the balance of benefits and burdens of a range of treatment choices) continuing life-sustaining treatment is decided to no longer be in the child’s best interests. Collaboration and clear communi ...…
 
It’s well-accepted that there are a variety of complex pathways that contribute to abdominal pain in children; but what are these pathways, and how can they be measured? By combining the data from mobile body sensors and self-reporting from participants, researchers at Children’s Mercy Kansas City were able apply “big data” to identify pain tri ...…
 
Did you know over 17,000 children are treated for lawnmower injuries each year in the US, resulting in 4,000 trips to the ER. About 75 children die annually from these injuries. Our Guest Dale Jarka, MD is leading a first of its kind research study at Children’s Mercy to better define the causes, patterns and effects of Lawn Mower injuries, ide ...…
 
Manometry has long been the standard to measure colorectal activity, but it’s a lengthy and invasive test. Doctors at Children’s Mercy Kansas City wanted to know if there was a better, non-invasive way to monitor colonic activity. The search for an answer led to a promising innovation. Along with a scientific partner, John Rosen, MD, developed ...…
 
What are the risk factors for CKID progression? Should children with CKID be screened for cardiovascular risks? Can we predict relative time to a composite event? These are a few of the questions being answered by the CKID study. To date, the translational research study has resulted in more than 90 publications. Listen as Dr. Warady highlights ...…
 
Children’s Mercy was one of the first pediatric cardiac surgery programs in the nation to voluntarily share surgical outcomes with the public via the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ (STS) website. That level of transparency is critical to quality improvement for patients, families and staff, as well as for pediatric heart surgery programs nationw ...…
 
Since opening as one of the first fetal centers based in a children’s hospital, the Elizabeth J. Ferrell Fetal Health Center at Children’s Mercy has delivered nearly 1,000 high-risk babies, with more than one third having complex heart disease. The addition of Emmanuel “Mike” Vlastos, MD further expands the center’s fetoscopy experience, which ...…
 
The prevalence of gestational diabetes is increasing due to increasing rates of obesity. Gestational diabetes increases the chances of adverse outcomes for both the mother and infant. In this Pediatrics in Practice podcast Jessica Brunkhorst, MD, neonatologist, reviews fetal anomalies and conditions associated with maternal diabetes, describes ...…
 
Infants under 90 days old with fever can present a diagnostic dilemma. Join us as Russell McCulloh, MD discusses unresolved issues and common conundrums faced by front-line clinicians in the evaluation of neonatal fever, recent literature on laboratory testing for infants with fever, and potential management strategies for febrile infants.…
 
How can technology improve adherence and control for children and their families dealing with type 1 diabetes? Mark Clements, MD, PhD, Endocrinologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, and Susana Patton, PhD, Psychologist and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical School ...…
 
Numerous states have legalized or are considering legalization of marijuana. The AAP recently published an evidence-based position paper and clinical report on marijuana, including medical use. In this podcast, Dr. William Adelman, chief of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Mercy, discusses why adolescents are uniquely vulnerable to the neuroto ...…
 
The recent trend in infants born exposed to neurotropic substances during pregnancy is increasing at an alarming rate across the United States, posing a public health threat in the form of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Jodi Jackson, MD, Children’s Mercy Neonatologist and Medical Director of the Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) level ...…
 
Strokes in newborns are as common as in adults. Recognition and early intervention is critical to minimizing the damage. Children’s Mercy is one of fewer than 10 pediatric stroke centers nationally, and the region’s first and only dedicated pediatric stroke center offering comprehensive, individualized treatment protocols for children. In this ...…
 
As a consortium partner of the NCI-designated University of Kansas Cancer Center and Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Children’s Mercy Kansas City is part of an elite group of pediatric cancer research centers. The strength in pharmacogenomics and genomics at Children’s Mercy, opens up new avenues for diagnosis and treatment of various f ...…
 
Bradley Warady, MD, Division Chief of Pediatric Nephrology at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an international leader in pediatric dialysis. In addition to being one of the principal investigators for CKiD, the largest study of pediatric chronic kidney disease ever conducted in North America, Dr. Warady is the lead editor of two authoritative t ...…
 
Acute lymphoblastic lymphoma is the most common childhood cancer, with about 3,100 patients younger than 20 diagnosed every year, according to the National Cancer Institute. Children’s Mercy contributed to the trial of the first U.S. approved cancer gene therapy, Kymriah, for children and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia that is r ...…
 
Special cases require specialty care. The new Children’s Mercy Adolescent Medicine Specialty Clinic is a clinic designed specifically to treat the extensive and complex needs of teenagers. This team of specialists utilizes a whole care approach, evaluating physical, social, environmental and psychological needs of each teen, recognizing the uni ...…
 
Voiding dysfunctions comes in all shapes, sizes and symptoms. With so many presentations, sometimes the common feels uncommon, but you are not alone! Mary Langston, RN, MSN, CPN, PPCNP-BC discusses voiding dysfunctions and what strategies primary care providers and families can use to help a child before referral to a specialist.…
 
Medications are critical to treat diseases. Unfortunately medications do not come without risks and their use can result in adverse drug reactions. Listen in as Jennifer Goldman MD, MS discusses the importance that providers understand how to classify adverse drug reactions, how these reactions influence future prescribing of medications, and t ...…
 
In patients with sickle cell concurrent pulmonary issues such as asthma, allergies, sleep apnea and acute chest syndrome are common. Alvin Singh, MD, is helping save these sickle cell patients an extra trip to the hospital through the multidisciplinary sickle cell pulmonary clinic. Dr. Singh ensures that patients are well oxygenated, ventilated ...…
 
Opportunities to optimize use of antibiotics in pediatric practice have focused on targeted interventions in acute respiratory infections. Practice based strategies to improve unnecessary or inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in pediatric urinary tract infection (UTI) are also necessary. Practitioners should develop a process in their practic ...…
 
The field of Next Generation Sequencing is rapidly changing, both in instrumentation and applications, making it difficult even for experts to remain current. Recognizing the advantages and limitations of genomic sequencing is important, especially in clinical testing and research applications. Listen to Emily Farrow, PhD, provide an overview o ...…
 
Eating disorders present differently in every teen. Teens who look and seem healthy may be secretly suffering from this biologically influenced illness. The Eating Disorder Clinic at Children’s Mercy is fighting Anorexia, Bulimia and related disorders in children and teens using a multidisciplinary perspective by pediatric providers with expert ...…
 
Childhood obesity is a growing problem across the US, particularly in rural areas. Rural children are disproportionately affected by obesity due at least in part to limited resources. Ann Davis, MPH, PhD, ABPP, and her team of co-investigators are trying to change that through a remotely delivered, family-based obesity intervention. iAmHealthy ...…
 
In addition to the expert clinical care provided by our Heart Center team, Children’s Mercy also works to provide additional support to our patient and families through our THRIVE program. The THRIVE program focuses on the psycho-social needs of patients, their family members and even the staff members that treat these young patients. The THRIV ...…
 
Thanks to years of experience, the Children’s Mercy Center for Pectus is getting children feeling better faster. The center is the oldest in the nation and sees more patients yearly than almost every other hospital. The center offers the “Nuss technique” of minimally invasive surgery with a 99 percent success rate for children with pectus excav ...…
 
The medications used to treat gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) in children ignore one BIG factor – obesity. Obesity is a known risk factor for GERD in children, but the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) pantoprazole commonly used to treat GERD has no dosing guidelines for overweight and obese children. Dr. Shakhnovich is here to explain that through he ...…
 
The award-winning Children’s Mercy Transport team has partnered with the Elizabeth J. Ferrell Fetal Health Center to provide safe and specialized transport for pregnant women needing immediate access to a higher level of care. This new service provides an invaluable resource for our region to ensure immediate transportation is offered, to the b ...…
 
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