A third of young adults have never had a private discussion with a clinician, according to a recent report that reveals a concerning lack of confidential communication between doctors and their young patients.
The pediatric medical home must offer more familial, social, and psychosocial support to help children with special healthcare needs to thrive.
Recent weight loss trends, not weight at admission, are a greater indicator of complications from eating disorders, according to a recent study.
A liver disease that causes inflammation and cell damage is common in children with type 2 diabetes, but lifestyle changes and medication may help.
This month’s quiz will test your knowledge of key diagnostic points in the screening process for depression in primary care. You’ll test your knowledge on 5 key points. Each point gives you context for the correct answer—and, most importantly, provides valuable resources.
Pediatricians are less likely than other specialties to be sued, but when losing or settling a suit, their payouts are among the highest. Here’s what to expect if you get sued.
Severe or refractory asthma places a small subset of children with asthma at risk for significant morbidity and treatment challenges, as well as for higher healthcare utilization and costs.
Watching a short training video that addresses provider related barriers to vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) corrects common misperceptions about HPV and the vaccine, increases providers’ comfort in counseling vaccine-hesitant parents, and facilitates vaccine completion.
A healthy 12-year-old girl presents to the clinic with 2 days of low-grade fever and enlarging, painful, tense bullae on both hands. She had recently been diagnosed with streptococcal pharyngitis and was being treated with oral cefixime.
More parents are looking to nutritional supplements to address depression symptoms in their children. Here’s what pediatricians need to know about the risks and benefits of these treatment options.