Frequency of care in pediatric populations tends to wane as children reach adolescence, but a new study investigates whether parents would allow clinicians to reach out to their children by text message to offer important reminders.
Pediatric patient revisit rates at emergency departments (EDs) have been historically underestimated, according to a new report, which includes revisits to other facilities.
Physicians must understand current diagnostic criteria for pediatric migraine and its variants, and exercise their best clinical judgment regarding treatment.
The American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) has updated its Allergy and Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan for the treatment of infants at risk for an allergic emergency.
Changes in healthcare systems, payment, and the practice of medicine have made significant impacts on the personal and professional lives as well as well-being of pediatricians.
A 15-year-old Caucasian male with a past medical history of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder presents to the hospital emergency department with a 1-week history of fever, headache, arthralgias, vomiting, and rash.
Oral health should be central to your patients' daily routines, but it's too often buried in a long list of priorities.
Healthcare providers must communicate to their adolescent and young adult patients the dangers of electronic nicotine delivery systems.
Many parents and professionals have these misconceptions about allergies and other unusual findings.
A 16-year-old boy develops a diffuse, rapidly progressive eruption on his trunk, face, and extremities 4 days after starting oral amoxicillin for presumed strep throat. He presents to the emergency department (ED) where Stevens-Johnson syndrome is considered. The ED physician notes no mucous membrane involvement.