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I recently had the good fortune to present a forum on medical office technologies (“Must-Have Gadgets, Gizmos, and Technology for the Pediatric Office”) at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in...
For the second year, Contemporary Pediatrics has surveyed a subset of our readership of approximately 56,000 US pediatricians about the issues you are confronting on the front lines of providing healthcare to children.
How can something that is prescribed by a doctor, or available for purchase without a prescription at Wal-Mart and Walgreens, be so bad or cause such devastating problems for teenagers?
It is with great excitement that we unveil our network-wide redesign. Please read further to learn more about a few of our new features, and browse around to explore the new site!
Prevalence of atopic dermatitis is on the rise, ranging from 10% to 20% in the United States and other developed countries.
Whereas the incidence of cancer among kids is increasing, death from childhood cancer is decreasing.

CASES
Child becomes febrile after visiting ...

It’s a Friday morning in the outpatient pediatric clinic when a nurse on the phone with a patient’s mother says that the ...

Purple papules pop up after ...
Worrisome chronic cough in a ...
Girl’s itchy rash resists repeated ...

GUIDELINES
AAP issues new guidelines on pneumococcal vaccine
AAP issues new guidelines on ...

In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has expanded its recommendations for giving ...

New CDC recs on circumcision for ...
New guidelines for pediatric ...
ADHD care not what it should be

PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT
A process analysis approach to ...

Reducing medical errors requires taking a structured approach that includes teamwork, communication and tools to help ...

The technology factor: Tools to help ...
Getting your staff off to a great start
At-home devices: Bottom line bust or ...

Andrew J. Schuman, MDPEDS V2.0

Adjunct assistant professor of pediatrics at Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, N.H. He practices pediatrics at Hampshire Pediatrics, Manchester, N.H.

Michael G. Burke, MDJOURNAL CLUB

Dr. Burke, section editor for Journal Club, is chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.

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Kathryn FoxhallEYE ON WASHINGTON

Ms Foxhall is a freelance writer in the Washington, DC, area.

DISPATCHES
A medical home far away from home

Pediatricians know that coordination and advocacy work. What happens, however, when we are faced with complex cases in ...

Treating obesity at ground zero
Prescribing prevention
A call to care

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