Pediatric Perspectives 2018
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Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Outpatient Pediatric Provider

Craig A. Shapiro, MD
Date Posted:  August 21, 2018

The Rationale for Hearing Targeted Early CMV Screening

Albert Park, MD
Date Posted:  August 17, 2018

Fetal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease: Impact on Outcomes
Amanda J. Shillingford, MD

Date Posted:  August 1, 2018

Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion: Teaching us a lot
Kathleen Sullivan, MD, PhD 

Date Posted: July 14, 2018

Update on the Care of Children with Hearing Loss

William J. Parkes, IV, MD
Date Posted:  July 12, 2018

Basics of Birth Control
Robyn R. Miller, MD

Date Posted:  June 26,, 2018

Office Genetic Screening Choices 2017
Nina Powell-Hamilton, MD, FAAP, FACMG

Date Posted:  June 20, 2018

Headlines in Pediatrics

Report outlines recommendations for counseling of those at risk for sexual dysfunction, fertility issues

Gene variants do not modify the associations of 25(OH)D with lipids

Most due to respiratory distress, psychiatric/behavioral emergencies, or seizures

Implementation of state legislation relating to human papillomavirus vaccination is not associated with changes in adolescent sexual behaviors.

Similar associations observed in adolescents who use hookah or combustible tobacco products

Many young adults living with perinatally acquired HIV infection reach young adult milestones related to school, employment and sexual relationships, new research shows.

However, completing individual bundle elements in that timeframe does not reduce pediatric mortality

When it comes to childhood obesity, sedentary behavior may be the most influential and controllable factor that parents can change, especially through managing screen time.

No increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in association with prenatal Tdap vaccination

For decades, doctors have told parents to talk to kids as often as possible to help build speech and language skills. Now, a new study suggests that how parents talk to children may matter just as much as how much time they spend talking.

Eye examination is helpful for detecting abnormalities that could indicate abuse in children, according to a clinical report published in the August issue of Pediatrics.

Drowning is leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children aged 1 to 4 years

The current review paper examines prevalence rates, ED symptom presentation, and assessment and treatment strategies relevant to adolescent and young adult males.

Most sudden cardiac deaths of teen soccer players due to cardiomyopathies not identified on screening

Just 60% of low-income urban preschoolers with asthma have the medications they need available at home, new findings from the U.S. show.

Jornay PM is a novel formulation of methylphenidate taken in the evening instead of first thing in the morning to provide early-morning control of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms.

Children with autism made more eye contact and related better to others after using a smartphone app paired with Google Glass.

Low-calorie sweetened beverages such as diet sodas may be a good replacement for full-sugar sodas and fruit juices, but researchers are still unsure about their long-term health effects.

Increasing screen trends may have negative cardiometabolic impact; panel calls for more research

Increased risk of high BP, hypertension seen among both overweight and normal-weight 6- to 7-year-olds

Two randomized controlled trials on obesity prevention in early childhood have differing/conflicting results, with one showing modest improvement among infants aged 0 to 3 years.

Early childhood observed performance monitoring risk factor for OCD during the next 12 years

NIH-funded study results may inform efforts to prevent childhood obesity.

Findings among teens diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease in the emergency department

Asian longhorned tick currently considered a greater threat to livestock than to humans

The finding could lead to a diagnostic blood test to distinguish KD from other infectious and inflammatory conditions

Rifampin has advantage of being a shorter, single-drug regimen that is palatable for children

Handing kids plates with pictures of fruits and vegetables may nudge them to serve themselves more of these foods and eat more of them, too, a small experiment suggests.

Pediatricians should direct systems to coordinate care at admission, during hospital stay, on discharge

Nonidentical twins may be at greater risk than previously thought, if they're positive for multiple type 1 diabetes-associated autoantibodies.

In any given year, roughly one in four girls in U.S. high schools and one in 10 boys try to harm themselves even when they are not attempting suicide, a recent study suggests.

Aids include simplifying treatment, creating reminders, sharing success stories