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Urolithiasis occurrence is increasing in both adults and children in the United States, with nearly 1 in 11 adults having a stone at some time in their life. Unfortunately, stone occurrence in children also appears to have increased...
Explore results from our annual issues and attitudes survey.
For the 4th year, experts weigh in on key sessions from one of pediatrics premier gatherings. Here are highlights and insights on why they matter.
One candidate favors reducing the government’s role in healthcare, the other increasing it. One candidate offers broad-brush proposals, the other detailed policy briefs. One candidate has spent years working on children’s welfare, the...
Pediatricians may not recognize the growing problem of opioid abuse in their communities. As a result, physicians need to carefully examine their prescribing practices.
Multiple issues may underlie a child's difficulty with reading proficiency, including poor early language development, inadequate instruction, insufficient reading practice, lack of background knowledge, and intellectual...
CASES
Small-for-age toddler is unable to walk

A 22-month-old African American boy born at 38 weeks by normal vaginal delivery presents to a local hospital from a ...

Recurrent brown spots in an infant girl
Newborn with persistent hypoglycemia
Infant’s disseminated rash is twice ...
Guidelines
Updated guideline for “brief ...

A recently published 2016 guideline by the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends replacing “apparent life-threatening ...

How to manage pediatric celiac disease
Treatment of opioid use disorder
Why parents spank their children
PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT
Improve your practice: Facilitate ...

A major dilemma for patients is simply how to access good care that is both convenient and affordable. To thrive in these ...

Watercooler wisdom 2: Preventing ...
Improve your practice: Medical ...
POC influenza testing: State of the art

PNP CORNER

Welcome, pediatric nurse practitioners! This is your special “corner” of the Contemporary Pediatrics website where you’ll find the latest news, information, and clinical practice resources in pediatric advanced practice nursing care. Come back often!

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Learning to care for mental health

I believe many physicians in primary care are troubled practicing in the current healthcare environment. Regardless of ...

PEDS V2.0
Improve your practice: Facilitate patient access

A major dilemma for patients is simply how to access good care that is both convenient and affordable. To thrive in these ...

Best tech for pediatrics: 2016
Watercooler wisdom 2: Preventing (and treating) ...
Improve your practice: Medical practice websites
Eye on Washington
Cures Act covers vaccines, ACIP, and more

A congressional fact of life is the dangerous “Christmas tree” bill, which passes with so much on it that many things ...

MACRA changes physician reimbursement model
Time for renewed dialog on vaccines
Trump nominates new leader for CMS
MOC Blog
MOC reform: One year later

It’s been over a year since the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) announced its intentions to overhaul the maintenance ...

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