For many of us in pediatrics, depression and other related diagnoses can present a challenge. Our counterparts who treat adults see and treat depression more often and are often more comfortable with both diagnosis and treatment. It's time to work on this.
Brent Smith, PA-C, MMS, NCCPA
In the July 2019 edition of Contemporary Pediatrics, Pat F. Bass III, MD, MS, MPH, discusses measles and its hallmark signs and symptoms. For most of us practicing today, we have never seen the disease outside of a textbook or a website.
What's the reason behind the lack of following the newest peanut introduction guidelines? Brent Smith, PA-C, MMS, NCCPA, argues that the recurring reasons come back to a lack of time and understanding.
We have all encountered patients with caries and other dental issues and discussed with the patients and caregiver the importance of dental visits and brushing their teeth. What else should we be doing?