A commitment all healthcare professionals must make to their individual professions, the interprofessional community and patients, and to themselves is to become life-long learners.
A new report dissected safety reports spanning 5 years across 3 hospital systems and found that most errors were related to EHR usability and medications—with more than 100 of these events causing patient harm.
Cutting back on sugar is a good first step to preventing childhood obesity, but a new study cautions parents and providers to think twice about sugar substitutes.
A new study reveals that whereas physical activity can help prevent and combat childhood obesity, eating breakfast every day may have a more significant impact.
A study conducted in Australia found that that the answer to this question is a resounding “no.” A comparison of behavioral outcomes in 124 children who had colic that had resolved by age 6 months (colic group) and 503 infants without problem crying at 1, 4, and 6 months (no colic group) found that the colic group did not manifest any adverse effects related to behavior, regulatory abilities, temperament, or family functioning when they were aged 2 to 3 years.
Human trafficking is a national and global problem involving millions of children, many of whom are the victims of commercial sexual exploitation.
Pediatricians should intensify screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among all adolescent patients, whether or not they self-report being sexually active.
A child’s fear—and the anxiety it creates in parents—isn’t benign. It can keep patients from getting the care they need. Learn how you can help.
A generation of inactive children is headed toward a lifetime of preventable pathologies unless clinicians enact a fundamental shift in attitudes toward exercise and physical activity.
These 10 Journal Club article summaries from 2018 are worth a second look. Some offer information to change your practice now, while others offer insight into potential future changes.