Kristy Luciano, MS, PA-C

Articles

Go outside and play!

March 25, 2020

As we wait for daily life to return to some sense of normal, take the time this spring to incorporate nature play at home and look for ways to encourage your patients and their families to do the same.

Focus flu shot vaccine discussions on parents who waffle

December 11, 2019

Discussing vaccination against influenza can go a few different ways. For parents who are either unconcerned with the influenza immunization or who had children who received it in previous seasons but still got influenza, a targeted, evidence-based patient education supported by the influenza immunization and hospitalization data could turn the tide.

How treating food allergies and AD has changed

September 27, 2019

Food allergies are a hot topic on the playground, at schools, and in pediatric offices. Parents of children with eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) often have a lot of questions regarding the connection between eczema, exposure to common food allergens, and the development of or exacerbation of AD. There are many of the complex questions that clinicians must answer when evaluating pediatric patients with AD.