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Association of Weekend Admission With Hospital Length of Stay, Time to Chemotherapy, and Risk for Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients With Newly Diagnosed Leukemia at Freestanding US Children’s Hospitals. Goodman et al.

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Vitamin and Outcomes for Extremely Low Birthweight Infants

This study reports no difference in death or chronic lung disease among extremely low birth weight infants exposed or not to vitamin A during a national shortage.

Hospital Costs of Multiple and Singleton Births

This cohort study reports the frequency, duration, and cost of hospital admissions during the first 5 years of life for singleton and multiple-birth children.

Global Child Health

This Viewpoint calls for greater academic health center leadership and engagement in global health.

S aureus Contamination of Environmental Surfaces

This cross-sectional study of children with MRSA infection reports the prevalence of MRSA colonization of household surfaces.

Health and Access to Care for Young Adults

Kotagal and colleagues evaluate coverage, access to care, and health care use by 19- to 25-year-olds compared with 26- to 34-year-olds following implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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A 6-Day-Old Male Infant With Linear Band of Skin-Colored Papules

A 6-day-old male infant presented to the emergency department with a linear band of skin-colored papules on his left upper extremity.

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Isolated Loss of Consciousness in Children With Minor Blunt Head Trauma

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Nonsterile Glove Use in Addition to Hand Hygiene to Prevent Late-Onset Infection in Preterm Infants

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Call for Papers: Implementation Science in Pediatric Health Care

JAMA Pediatrics will devote an entire issue in spring 2015 to implementation science research in child health, both in the United States and abroad. We are interested in rigorous studies that test hypotheses about methods to translate research in those steps between efficacy trials and population health. This will include studies on the most effective strategies to change professional behavior; create informed, activated consumers; and guide the behavior of administrators and health care organizations and policy makers.

Manuscripts submitted before October 2014 will have the best chance of acceptance. Full details on submission and author guidelines are available at the Information for Authors page.

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