Many hospitals and birthing centers offer this controversial birthing method to reduce the stress and pain of labor. But questions about safety persist. Includes a Guide for Parents.
Andrew J Schuman, MD, FAAP
New this year: An online service to help you practice evidence-based medicine, a panoramic ophthalmoscope, an all-in-one vital signs monitor, an office glycosylated hemoglobin assay, a circumcision chair, and electronic products to help you keep in touch. And more.
Expanded federal standards aim to better protect health-care workers from blood-borne pathogens transmitted by needlesticks, but they also pose potential problems for a pediatric practice.