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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...
Two common questions asked of pediatricians by parents are “When can my child return to school?” and “how long will I be staying home with my child?” Understanding when, how long, and under what conditions a pediatric patient with an...
The popularity of gluten-free diets continues to grow as people increasingly turn to diet as a way to manage copious symptoms from gastrointestinal disturbances, which can range from headaches to skin rashes, behavioral problems, and...
With more and more information being available to parents, it can be hard to ensure that parents are getting the correct guidelines and data for their kids. Here’s how to reach the graduates of Google University
Type 1 diabetes accounts for over 90% of diabetes in children and adolescents worldwide, and it is estimated that about 78,000 young persons are diagnosed annually.

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Linear papular eruption grows on ...

A father brings his 12-year-old son to the clinic for evaluation of a skin eruption that has been on the back of the ...

Peeling rash in a 4-year-old boy
Boy’s fever and rash after insect bite
Pearl-like mass on a girl’s tympanic ...

Guidelines
Treatment of opioid use disorder

As problems with opioid use and abuse in the United States increasingly emerge to create what is being called a public ...

Why parents spank their children
Latest recommendations for pediatric ...
Hypoglycemia guidelines: AAP vs PES

CP Blogs
On the AAP's latest clinical ...

I want to commend the new Clinical Report, “Suicide and Suicide Attempts in Adolescents,” issued by the American Academy ...

Sexting, dignity, and what we can ...
Why isn't mental health viewed ...

PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT
How group visits can improve chronic ...

With preparation and team effort, group sessions can be a revenue stream, improve care and boost patient satisfaction.

5 zones of your practice that need TLC
Top 3 tips for successful patient ...
Shared decision making unites ...

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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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Bridging the gap

Brainstorming with others on our medical team, we sought to bridge the gap between hospital and MH for our pediatric ...

PEDS V2.0
POC influenza testing: State of the art

With the introduction of point-of-care (POC) molecular assays, pediatricians can diagnosis influenza A and B during the ...

Watercooler wisdom: Patient satisfaction
Disruptive technology and pediatric practice
MOC reform: One year later

Eye on Washington
Help for kids with complex conditions

Key members of a House of Representatives health subcommittee say they are determined to push out legislation intended to ...

FDA revamps nutrition facts label box
Update: Medicaid mandates are now final
Pediatric drug voucher program moves through Congress

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MOC in Haiku

Clearly, we touched a nerve when we invited you to put pen to paper to channel your feelings about the Maintenance of ...

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