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Recent data indicate that the incidence of stroke in the pediatric population is much higher than previously estimated, and the explanation may be multifactorial, including more accurate methods of ascertainment as well as increased...
Despite the advent of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP) and ongoing attempts to identify more accurate diagnostic tools, neonatal sepsis or bacteremia remains a common and potentially deadly occurrence, particularly in very-low...
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.

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Feds weigh in on "vaccine wars"

On the same day in February, the US Senate's Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee held a hearing on the ...

Vaccine wars
Diagnosis and management of croup in children
Best 10 list for the year
Chronic cough: Watch for "red flags"

CASES
Choking and cyanosis in an infant ...

A 2-month-old African American girl who presented to the emergency department with 2 episodes of apnea or gasping ...

Puzzling pigmentation on a baby’s scalp
Suspicious blister on a newborn’s scalp
Infant girl with progressive hypotonia

GUIDELINES
Acute otitis media: Update 2015

In May 2004, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) joined with the American Academy of Family Physicians to publish a ...

AAP updates bronchiolitis guideline
Bronchiolitis guidelines: Diagnosis, ...
AAP issues new guidelines on ...

PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT
ICD-10: What you need to know

Pediatricians must learn the nuances of new ICD-10 coding and prepare for the transition now! Dr Schuman presents the ...

Career decisions: Should you start, ...
A process analysis approach to ...
The technology factor: Tools to help ...

Andrew J. Schuman, MD, FAAPPEDS V2.0

Dr. Schuman, section editor for Peds v2.0, is clinical assistant professor of pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, New Hampshire, and editorial advisory board member of Contemporary Pediatrics.

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

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