Whether children are under the steady hand of surgeon and anesthesiologist, or medical and research trainees are under the guidance of an experienced mentor, knowledge makes all the difference. This much is clear from the top stories in our weekly roundup of research news at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
We like to highlight the whole range of research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, from basic discoveries at the lab bench to clinical findings applied at the patient's bedside. But we have an abundance of updates to share today about the clinical side of research.
Improving child and adolescent well-being by capturing the voices and lived experiences of children and their families. Consortium members are leading projects using the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) to measure physical, social, and mental health of children with chronic conditions.