AAP: How physicians can recognize and support victims of child exploitationDecember 23rd 2022
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated their report, “Exploitation, Labor and Sex Trafficking of Children and Adolescents: Health Care Needs of Patients,” to provide updated guidance on how physicians can recognize and help children and adolescents subjected to trafficking or exploitation.
AAP joins with health care organizations to prevent violence against hospitalsOctober 19th 2022
The American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, and Children’s Hospital Association wrote a letter to the Attorney General urging the investigation and prosecution of organizations and individuals threatening hospitals providing evidence-based gender-affirming care to pediatric patients.
Telemedicine intervention effective against childhood obesityOctober 11th 2022
At the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Cassandra Padgett, MS, ACE health coach, discussed how telemedicine intervention effectively managed obesity in pediatric patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 therapeutics for children: Where are we now, and how did we get here?October 10th 2022
In a session at the 2022 AAP National Conference & Exhibition, a physician presenter enumerates unique challenges in treating emerging infectious diseases in children and takes a look at the current pediatric COVID-19 therapies—and evidence gaps.
AAP joins with 2 medical organizations to optimize child safety in emergency settingsOctober 6th 2022
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a join policy statement with the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Emergency Nurses Organizations discussing how child safety can be optimized in emergency settings.