When considering a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), here are 9 symptoms of inattention to remember.
Pat F. Bass III, MD, MS, MPH
Pediatricians need to have informed discussions with parents and caregivers about procedures for their children requiring sedation or general anesthesia. This evidence can help with those decisions.
When determining whether a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the correct diagnosis, here are 5 important criteria to consider.
When a student athlete wants to return to playing following a concussion, there are 6 phases that that athlete will need to follow to get pack to the field.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may affect a significant number of children in a pediatric practice. This article reviews diagnostic criteria, comorbidities, and complications of ADHD as well as pitfalls that confront the treating pediatrician.
Measles is once again a significant public health problem in the United States. Many pediatricians and most parents have never seen actual measles in a child, hence the urgent need to reeducate clinicians and caregivers about clinical manifestations and prevention of the disease.
Bullying is a preventable health problem that has lasting impacts. Pediatricians need to screen patients for risk factors, empower families with coping skills, and advocate for antibullying resources in their communities.
Pediatricians must be able to identify emergent neurologic problems when they present in the office or are suspected in children and proceed with appropriate workup and treatment.
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.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and Influenza are responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in children. Pediatricians must step up vigilance to ensure early diagnosis and treatment.