‘Quality diagnostic reasoning’ curbs medical diagnostic errors.
A new report reveals that parents of preschoolers with asthma might not be getting the preparation they need to manage their child’s condition at home.
A new study has identified a higher risk of severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection—with higher hospitalization and mortality rates—in children with Down syndrome.
Cigarette marketing has come a long way since the glamour ads of the past, Joe Camel, and the Marlboro Man, but there are new challenges on the horizon—fighting the international reach of social media campaigns and a rise in the use of e-cigarettes by teenagers.
A new report offers the definitive finding of any connection between prenatal Tdap vaccination and autism.
A new study reviewed rates of sexual activity and condom use in states that have passed legislation on HPV vaccine education. Here’s what researchers found regarding the prevalence of risky behaviors.
Pediatricians must suspect Kawasaki disease (KD) in children with prolonged unexplained fever. This article reviews the latest scientific statement on KD from the American Heart Association that is of practical importance for all clinicians.
Pediatricians need to document visits correctly to ensure continuity of care and to bill appropriately. Are you confident your office notes will pass muster with those inevitable insurance company audits?
A previously healthy 8-year-old boy presents to the dermatology clinic with a progressively worsening elbow rash over the course of the last week. The rash does not itch. He spent the previous weekend sailing on the Chesapeake Bay. His pediatrician prescribed a course of cephalexin as well as a trial of topical antiviral ointment, neither of which improved the rash. The patient denies any other new exposures.