Technology bested several experts in diagnosing retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in a new study that researchers hope will improve diagnosis and management of infants affected by the potentially blinding condition.
A new report reveals that hospitalizations for afebrile seizures, as well as for gastroenteritis, have dropped since the introduction of a rotavirus vaccine in 2006.
Provider recommendations are helpful in increasing vaccination rates for human papillomavirus (HPV), but could be utilized more, says a new report.
Diseases caused by ticks and mosquitoes are creating a growing threat, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shares tips for pediatricians to find and prevent these diseases through early recognition.
For all patients with recurrent infections, early detection and treatment are critical to avoid the life-alterlng adverse effects of an underlying, untreated immunodeficiency disorder.
Despite the high prevalence of congenital cytomegalovirus, many pediatricians and even obstetricians lack knowledge and awareness of the adverse sequelae of this disease on children.
Physician brings the lessons of ED medicine to private practice.
Diagnostic and medication errors frequently occur in pediatric practices, but even minor medical errors can be prevented by creating a culture of safety.
Researchers at Wisconsin Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, found that 100 children who visited a pediatric emergency department (ED) with a reported history of penicillin allergy based on low-risk symptoms all had negative allergy testing for penicillin and all tolerated a penicillin challenge (500 mg of oral amoxicillin) without developing a severe allergic reaction. Penicillin allergy labels were removed from these children’s hospital medical records.
The worried mother of an 11-year-old boy arrives at the office for evaluation of an asymptomatic bumpy rash that appeared suddenly in his right groin a month ago, and that has now extended all the way down to his right ankle. What's the diagnosis?