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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.
Nominations are now open for any pediatrician making meaningful change to improve patient well-being or transforming their community into a healthier place for children. Whether it’s founding a local diaper bank, passionately...
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...
In children aged older than 2 months, the pediatrician is often faced with the scenario of fever with no apparent source. Because symptoms in young patients are nonspecific and reliable urine samples require invasive testing, there...
Diarrhea, abdominal pain, and flatulence following ingestion of milk or products containing milk are common complaints in pediatric practices. The pediatrician needs to be aware of the management of lactose intolerance to help guide a...
CASES
Infant girl develops bulging sacral mass

A 3-week-old female presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of a progressively enlarging, ...

Teenaged girl distressed by ...
Infant’s seizures and skull fracture ...
Stubborn ring of rash around a ...
Guidelines
Effects of body modification are ...

AAP’s first ever clinical report on body modification guides pediatricians on medical precautions and counseling practices.

Updated clinical guidelines for ...
OME management often strays from ...
Functional constipation: A guideline ...
CP Blogs
Why addiction change shouldn’t come ...

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

PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT
Safety first: How to avoid missteps ...

Medication errors are all too common in pediatric practice, whether in the hospital, home, or office. Here’s helpful ...

Restore “honest” medicine
Pediatric office paper chase: Revisited!
Pediatrician compensation: Are you ...

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
Safety first: How to avoid missteps when prescribing ...

Medication errors are all too common in pediatric practice, whether in the hospital, home, or office. Here’s helpful ...

Restore “honest” medicine
Pediatric office paper chase: Revisited!
Upgrade office triage to expedite care
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.

Cures Act covers vaccines, ACIP, and more
MACRA changes physician reimbursement model
Time for renewed dialog on vaccines
MOC Blog
MOC: A view from the trenches

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

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