The COVID-19 pandemic brings new questions every day. Questions about the disease itself are beginning to be answered, but questions about how medical practices need to change still remain. Contemporary Pediatrics will host a live 30-minute webinar on Thursday, April 9, 2020, at 6 PM, Eastern Daylight Time, to discuss the most pressing issues in Pediatrics during this pandemic.
Notes in the electronic health record (EHR) have long been promoted as a way to keep patients involved in their care and to cut down on inquiries about what’s in the record. A new study shows that this promise is being kept.
The US Food and Drug Administration has given approval for a supplemental new drug application for Eucrisa (crisaborole) that allows the nonsteroidal topical ointment to be used for treating mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis (AD) in children aged as young as 3 months.
As hospital beds fill with patients battling COVID-19, the Children’s Hospital Association has issued guidance for consolidating pediatric patients in children ‘s hospitals to ease the burden.
Childhood should be an innocent time, but sexual abuse is an unfortunate reality for many children. A new poll shows that parents may not be discussing the subject for a number of reasons.
COVID-19 is often mild in children, but severe and critical cases have been reported. Cases in children also strengthen the premise that disease is spread by human-to-human transmission.
Self-isolation to slow the spread of COVID-19 may have many families throwing out the American Academy of Pediatrics’ guidelines for media use. Some new guidance can help find a compromise between current needs and best practices.
Not all romantic relationships are healthy and some come with the danger of violence. A research letter looks at the increased risk of physical and sexual violence in romantic relationships that involve sexual minority adolescents.
A small cluster of e-cigarette or vaping product use–associated lung injury (EVALI) cases provides more evidence of the role of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and vitamin E acetate in the epidemic.
A cancer diagnosis no longer means the grim prognosis for children that once might have happened. However, 2 recent studies illustrate that although progress has been made, there is still opportunity to improve cancer survival rates.