American Academy of Pediatrics

Reaching teens on sexual health through telehealth

October 11, 2021

Telehealth offers a whole new way to reach out to adolescent patients for critical conversations on sexual health, according to a session at the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

Available biologics for treating asthma and allergic skin disease

October 11, 2021

In cases of poorly controlled disease, even with good medication adherence, it might make sense to turn to biologics. A presentation at the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition covered biologics available for treating asthma and allergic skin disease.

Using a lifestyle approach to manage adolescent depression

October 10, 2021

At the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Christina Low Kapalu, PhD, discusses evidence-based lifestyle interventions that should be part of an adolescent depression management and treatment plan.

Medication nonadherence: What may cause it and how to prevent it

October 10, 2021

Nonadherence to medication is a frustrating element of treating patients, particularly those with chronic conditions. A session at the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition offers insight into the common causes behind it and how to improve adherence.

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children: lessons learned, next steps

October 10, 2021

At the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Ibukun Kalu, MD, discussed what is known about the pathophysiology of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and implications for related diseases such as Kawasaki syndrome.

Pearls for treating dermatologic conditions in skin of color

October 09, 2021

Treating dermatologic conditions in skin of color requires cultural awareness and sensitivity, in addition to being aware of how presentation may differ. At the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, a session offered clinical pearls.