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Concussion in Children and Adolescents
Rochelle Haas, MD
Date Posted:  February 17, 2017 
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New Developments Addressing the Challenges of Enteral Nutrition in Cystic Fibrosis
Steven D. Freedman MD, PhD and Katie McDonald, PhD, RD, CSP
Date Posted:  February 8, 2017
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Evaluation and Treatment of ADHD
Colleen Cullinan, PhD
Date Posted:  January 5, 2017
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Basics of ECG for the Primary Care Practitioner
Michael A. McCulloch, MD
Posted:  December 22, 2016
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The ABCs of ZZZs: Sleep and School
Judith Owens, MD, MPH
Date Posted:  October 25, 2016
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Update on Epilepsy For the Non-Neurologist
Debra Byler, MD
Date Posted:  August 15, 2016
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Outpatient Diagnosis and Management of Community-acquired Pneumonia
Lori Kestenbaum Handy, MD
Date Posted:  August 4, 2016
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Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say

Peritoneal dialysis is superior to furosemide for prevention of fluid overload in infants after cardiac surgery, according to a randomized clinical trial.

For young children with a family history of celiac disease, anxiety, aggression, sleep problems and other behavioral issues might signal that it's time to test for celiac, researchers say.

Second policy statement develops recommendations for pediatricians relating to expert testimony

This article aimed to review the current prognostic and diagnostic tools used for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and highlight those potentially applicable in children with CAP.

Increased diabetes progression risk occurred at lower cumulative excess BMI index in children younger than 12

Evidence review shows antibiotics could be a safe alternative to surgery in children with appendicitis and calls for large randomized trials to confirm it.

Pediatric guidelines continue to be brought into harmony with those of other health promotion organizations such as the USPSTF and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Counseling regarding a prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 18 (T18) or trisomy 13 (T13) should be based on a patient-centered-care (PCC) approach that fully educates parents and then honors their decisions about what is in their infant's best interests.

The largest study of its kind provides robust evidence to confirm ADHD is a brain disorder characterized by delayed development of several brain regions.

A new tool may shave a day off many newborns' hospitalizations for jaundice, a study has found.

Researchers report brain scans plus computer algorithm show which high-risk babies might develop the disorder

NIH-funded study also observes less neurological impairment among surviving infants.

Independent associations seen in cohort of obese children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

High-flow warm humidified oxygen (HFWHO) does not reduce the amount of time infants with bronchiolitis require oxygen support compared to standard therapy, according to an open-label trial. However, children on HFWHO were less likely to have treatment failure.

Consuming high amounts of fructose - particularly from sweetened drinks - has been linked to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in children and adolescents.

A new prediction rule could reduce unnecessary CT scans in children at very low risk for blunt intra-abdominal injury, researchers report.

When kids are at risk of severe allergic reactions, all their caregivers should have a written action plan and epinephrine auto-injectors readily available, according to new reports from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) confirms in a new report that epinephrine is the medication of choice for the first-aid treatment of anaphylaxis and updates a 2007 report on how it should be used most effectively.

Newborn early-onset sepsis (EOS) risk assessment varies substantially across U.S. nurseries that are part of the Better Outcomes through Research for Newborns (BORN) network.

New consensus CF guidelines further standardize the diagnostic criteria for infants through adults, may inform more targeted treatment that addresses specific genetic variants of the pulmonary disease.

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