Ebola Facts: Hospital Preparedness Checklist
In response to the Ebola public health emergency, the American Hospital Association (AHA) has provided an Ebola education package for CME providers. This package contains information that the American Hospital Association believes would be useful to healthcare providers and institutions right now.
Ebola Facts: Surgical Protocol - Possible or Confirmed Ebola Cases
Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer
But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds
Pneumococcal Vaccine Protects More Than Just Kids Who Get It
Since the introduction of PCV13, a 13-valent pediatric vaccine, the number of cases of invasive pneumococcal disease has declined, as has the antibiotic resistance of vaccine strains.
Diabetes Management Advice Provided for Child Care Setting
Position statement discusses related challenges, provides management recommendations
Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems
Playing ball year-round is ill-advised, experts say
AAP: Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital
Researchers find more than 90 percent of parents don't install, position car seat correctly
AAP: Many Parents Need More Education on Concussions
Experts believe lack of knowledge could hinder child's recovery
Sleeping on sofas increases infant deaths
A large portion of sleep-related deaths occur when infants are placed on sofas, according to a new study that also found certain behaviors are linked to those deaths.
Most Splints Misapplied in Children
A new study shows an alarmingly high percentage of errors in splint application to fractures in children, including misalignment, improper length, and application of elastic bandages directly to skin.
How to Protect Pregnant Women From the Flu
What have we learned since the 2009 flu pandemic?
Kids May Leave Hospital Sooner When Antibiotics Are Controlled
New research finds that children who are hospitalized get discharged sooner and come back less often when hospitals take extra efforts to control treatment that uses antibiotics.
Tell Boys With Cancer About Ways to Preserve Fertility
Pediatric oncologists should discuss fertility preservation when treating teenaged boys because chemotherapy could prevent them from having children.
Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease
Newer treatment seems to have less risk of certain cancer, researchers say
Makeup can improve life for children with skin diseases
Makeup works like medicine to improve the quality of life for children with visible birthmarks and skin diseases, researchers say.
Neonatal pulse oximetry might not be useful with good fetal echocardiography
In hospitals with experienced fetal echocardiographers, pulse oximetry may not improve the detection of critical congenital heart disease (CCHD), but it may be helpful in settings where prenatal detection is less comprehensive, researchers say.
Genetic Mutations Tied to Epileptic Encephalopathies in Children
Genetic research has identified de novo mutations in synaptic transmission genes adding to those already associated with epileptic encephalopathies, according to researchers in the US and Europe.
Check kids' glucose before starting 2nd-generation antipsychotics
Fewer than 1 in 10 young people starting second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) undergo the recommended assessment of glucose, researchers say.
Does the Kid Need an Echo? Appropriate Use Defined
Several organizations have released a first-of-its-kind document with appropriate-use criteria for transthoracic echocardiography in the pediatric outpatient population with suspected heart disease.
Adolescents with cerebral palsy 'not unhappy or unfulfilled,' study suggests
Adolescents with cerebral palsy report having a similar quality of life as adolescents without the disorder, according to the findings of a new study.
School-Based Health Centers Can Serve As Medical Homes
Most teens gave favorable responses to American Academy of Pediatrics medical home criteria
Kids with diabetic ketoacidosis do as well on low-dose insulin as on standard dosing
Children with DKA fare just as well with low-dose insulin as with standard dosing, a small new study demonstrates.
Juvenile Arthritis: Pattern of Drug Withdrawal Affects Flare
Children receiving combination therapy for juvenile arthritis were less likely to flare when withdrawing methotrexate first compared with withdrawing tumor necrosis factor inhibitors first.
2014 NASPGHAN Annual Meeting & Postgraduate Course
Oct 23 - 26, 2014
Robert O.Y. Warren, MD Memorial Seminar
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