The AAP recently updated their recommendations urging schools to be prepared for emergency medical situations including seizures, diabetes, allergies/anaphylaxis, mental health, substance use, or asthma.
This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated their safe sleep recommendations and released the 2022 bright futures/AAP periodicity schedule for preventive pediatric health care. In part 1, we focus on the updates in sleep recommendations.
In a video for Contemporary Pediatrics®, Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, discusses how the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Illinois, caters to their pediatric patients in an effort to keep them de-stressed and comfortable.
Rachel H. Alinsky, MD, MPH, FAAP, spoke with Contemporary Pediatrics® about her newly released AAP policy statement advocating for the use of medically accurate, person-first terminology when discussing substance use.
Race in medical diagnosis and treatment has a centuries-old history of mistreatment, which still peeks through in today’s medical environment. Now, the American Academy of Pediatrics aims to eliminate the use of race-based medicine with its new policy statement.