Video: Summary of the Early Childhood Congress 2022 "The Dignity of the Child"

Entitled The Dignity of the Child – “I feel good in your eyes!” the International Early Childhood Congress was held at the Goetheanum, Dornach, Switzerland, June 18-18, 2022. Jan Vagedes MD, Head Physician for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the Filderklinik, Germany, presents the core topics and statements in two video contributions:

Summary of June 16, 2022 (20 min):

Summary of June 17, 2022 (25 min):



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Parental Confidence in Fever Management - Results from an App-Based Registry    
Parents' confidence regarding their children's fever is a key factor in its management and there is still unnecessary anxiety and associated antipyretic overuse. The FeverApp application collects naturalistic real-time data on febrile infections and educates parents on fever management. First entry data of 3721 children (mean age 21 months) was assessed. Antipyretics were used initially in 14.7% of children. Their use was mostly associated with febrile temperature, but also low well-being of the children. Thus, associations were partly in accordance with recent guidelines. All results are published open access:

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