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Pediatric Puzzlers - Complex Pediatric Cases: Hi Tech vs. Lo Tech Approaches
J. Carlton Gartner, Jr., MD

Date Posted:  November 17, 2017

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Adolescents
Beth I. Schwartz, MD

Date Posted:  November 17, 2017

Parasitic Infections
Karen A. Ravin, MD

Date Posted:  November 17, 2017

The Opioid Epidemic In Delaware: A Pediatric Perspective
Karyl T. Rattay, MD, MS, FAAP

Date Posted:  October 24, 2017

Emerging Threats to Pregnant Women and Infants: Zika and stopping the next Zika
Margaret A. Honein, PhD, MPH

Date Posted: October 17, 2017

The Past, Present & Future of NSQIP-Pediatric
Shawn J. Rangel, MD, MSCE

Date Posted:  October 17, 2017

Weight, Weight Please Tell Me - Failure to Thrive in Infancy
Robert Listernick, MD

Date Posted:  October 4, 2017

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Decrease in nonindicated prescription of PPIs/H2RAs in young infants from mean of 7.5 to zero per month

Negative behavior linked to higher mean, maximum concentrations in anesthesiologist's breathing zone

Nearly 20 percent more young teen and preteen females have sought emergency room treatment for poisoning, cutting or harming themselves yearly since 2009, research shows.

High school athletes have high rates of hand and wrist injuries, especially in certain sports, according to a new U.S. study.

Teens who abuse prescription drugs, like opioid painkillers, are prone to initiating or being victims of dating violence, a new study finds.

Pediatric patients with prolonged symptoms were accurately identified by levels of five miRNAs

Most common class got psychotherapy monotherapy, and had lowest incidence of attempted suicide

Babies begin to learn words and what they mean well before they begin talking, and researchers are beginning to understand how they do it.

Ring block, EMLA cream, and sucrose were most effective compared with other analgesic combinations at relieving circumcision pain in neonates.

Children with oropharyngeal dysphagia and aspiration may be weaned successfully from thickened fluids using a systematic, incremental approach, researchers in Boston say.

uNGAL testing appeared to outperform urinalysis and gram staining for UTI diagnosis in this population, but more study is needed.

The Food and Drug Administration says codeine painkillers shouldn't be given to children under age 12.

Reduction in prevalence of atypical antipsychotic use after peer review policy implementation

Young athletes have a very low risk of suffering a fatal cardiac arrest -- and most of those tragic cases probably cannot be predicted, new research suggests.

Majority of study parents willing to use teledermatology

250-mcg patch produces significant treatment response compared with placebo after 12 months

Systemic, but not inhaled, corticosteroids associated with higher fracture risk in pediatric asthma patients

The study is one of the first to examine causes of death and cause-specific death rates among children and young adults with diabetes in a nationwide setting.

More pediatricians are counseling their young patients about the importance of sun protection and the dangers of indoor tanning, but counseling rates still remain low, according to new research.

Heart murmur that resolves when a child moves from a supine to a standing position can reliably rule out pathologic heart murmurs in pediatric patients, a study found.

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