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  • Blindfolded training could help doctors save young lives

    Blindfolded training could help doctors save young lives0

    Doctors’ leadership in pediatric resuscitation improved most when they wore a blindfold during simulation trainingIn a simulation training study, pediatric team leaders who wore a blindfold improved their leadership skills ratings by 11% over the course of 3 resuscitation scenarios, versus 5% for non-blindfolded leaders. Published in Frontiers in Pediatrics, the findings demonstrate a promising

  • Is young people’s mental health getting worse?

    Is young people’s mental health getting worse?0

    Image copyright Newscast Online Poor mental health among children and young people has been described as an epidemic and an “escalating crisis”. The number of children seeking help from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (Camhs) in England, has more than doubled over the past two years. But establishing how much of this represents an

  • NHS figures show rise in knife wounds among young people | Society0

    Soaring numbers of children and young people in England are being admitted to hospital with knife wounds, NHS figures reveal. NHS England said there were 1,012 admissions of young people aged between 10 and 19 to hospital after a stabbing with a knife or other sharp object last year, compared with 656 in 2012-13. The