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What do patients and their families really understand about their healthcare and what can pediatricians do about it?
A therapy dog program at a children’s hospital provides comfort for pediatric patients and families facing the unfamiliar and a sense of normalcy that makes a frightening hospital experience less so.
The premise is to use a patient’s own genetic information to guide decisions for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and other health conditions.
In-depth coverage of the 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.
Concerns regarding the appearance of a child’s lower extremities are a common reason for visits to the pediatrician and a frequent source of orthopedic referrals. The aim of this article is to provide guidance on the diagnosis and...
Anaphylaxis is a serious, life-threatening allergic reaction that can occur suddenly without warning. In children and adolescents, the leading cause of anaphylaxis is exposure to food allergens. Recently, the American Academy of...
CASES
Protuberant blister over newborn’s ...

A healthy full-term newborn presented with a prominent sacral dimple within an oval patch. Ultrasound showed no evidence ...

Suspicious fever of unknown origin
Can you solve these 6 puzzling cases?
Rapidly growing nodule on infant’s ...
Guidelines
Is the end of evidence-based ...

Dr. Bass’ recent article in Contemporary Pediatrics, “Personalized medicine, right drug, right patient, right time,” ...

Effects of body modification are ...
Updated clinical guidelines for ...
OME management often strays from ...
CP Blogs
Why addiction change shouldn’t come ...

Action on substance misuse is too important to leave to politicians.

PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT
Be a health literacy catalyst

Pediatric providers need to help patients and their parents develop critical thinking about their personal healthcare and ...

Best tech for Pediatrics: 2017
Safety first: How to avoid missteps ...
Restore “honest” medicine

PNP CORNER

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The breath of life: Helping babies ...

The first breath is the single most important moment in anyone’s life. It is when life outside the womb truly begins, the ...

Four strategies cut newborn readmissions
PEDS V2.0
Best tech for Pediatrics: 2017

It’s time for Dr. Schuman’s annual year-end review of the new tech that’s changing how pediatricians care for children. ...

Safety first: How to avoid missteps when prescribing ...
Restore “honest” medicine
Pediatric office paper chase: Revisited!
Eye on Washington
National snapshot of childhood obesity

The last year or so has given the nation mixed pictures on childhood obesity, with plenty of challenges ahead.

MOC Blog
MOC: A view from the trenches

One physician says the time to protest MOC mandates is now.

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