Pediatric Perspectives 2017
Pediatric Board Review
Best Practices
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Anesthesia, Opioids, and Breastfeeding
Sarah Reece-Stremtan, MD

Date Posted:  August 16, 2017

Recurrent Respiratory Papillomas 2017: Past, Present and Future
Craig Derkay, MD, FACS, FAAP

Date Posted:  August 16, 2017

Back Pain in Children and Adolescents
William G. Mackenzie, MD

Date Posted:  August 1, 2017

Pediatric Chest Pain
Steven M. Selbst, MD

Date Posted:  July 21, 2017

The Newest on the Etiology of Autism
L. Yr Sigurdardottir, MD

Date Posted:  July 17, 2017

Management of Seizures
Harry T. Chugani, MD

Date Posted:  July 3, 2017

Headlines in Pediatrics

Parents wondering how to talk to their children about tragedies such as natural disasters or terrorist attacks have a new resource to help them, published online in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Overall frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis 66.2 percent; odds increase with age at diagnosis

Among children age 6 to 35 months, older age and peaked tympanogram at entry linked to reduced risk

Many children with acute otitis media recover without antimicrobials. Now researchers have found a prognostic factor that helps physicians identify children who most likely benefit from antibiotics.

The shots are effective in killing the main bacterial cause, but other germs are growing, researchers find

Practices should have a compliance plan and policy and someone responsible for enforcing it

Children with permanent hearing loss may develop better language skills if they get hearing aids or cochlear implants while they're still babies, an Australian study suggests.

Change in proportion of S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis causing AOM

But increased risk of poor executive function and visual motor function at age 4.5 years

Adolescents with type 1 diabetes who reveal depression on initial screening and those who have public health insurance are more likely to experience suicidal ideation, according to new research.

Giving away free lock boxes for gun storage may lead more families to store firearms safely away from children, a recent study suggests.

Study analyzes how virus is spread sexually and from mother to fetus.

Prescribing practices called into question by new study

Using a new approach that lengthens shortened telomeres in chromosomes, researchers reverse many markers of aging in cells from children with progeria.

Patients with pediatric psoriasis should receive routine screenings to identify risk factors for associated psoriasis comorbidities, according to a consensus guideline published in JAMA Dermatology.

Faster diagnosis leads to faster treatment, researcher says

Antimicrobial stewardship guidelines reduced variability in treating infections, which helped physicians adhere to best practices 98.75% of the time. Daily reports added timely feedback.

Variation in overall utilization of anti-reflux surgery, and in surgical and diagnostic approach

Granulocyte and monocyte apheresis (GMA) contributes to the induction of remission in children newly diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) colitis, researchers from Sweden report.

Celiac disease (CD) is more common in young people with type 1 diabetes than in diabetes-free kids, although how often the two conditions occur together varies in different countries, a new study finds.

Bone mineral density increases during long-term growth hormone treatment but decreases after cessation of treatment in young adults born small for gestational age, researchers from The Netherlands report.