Guidelines

Groundbreaking guidelines issued for unexplained pediatric death

June 23, 2020

New consensus guidelines clarify the procedural guidance for investigation, certification, and reporting of sudden unexplained pediatric deaths to help medical professionals and families through these crises.

Migraine guideline update focuses on early treatment and lifestyle changes

December 23, 2019

Early treatment in acute migraines is important, but behavioral and lifestyle changes may be the best prevention tool in the pediatric population.

ADHD guideline update: What's new, what's changed

November 14, 2019

Children with ADHD often face other psychological or behavioral issues, and a new update to the clinical practice guidelines for the condition address how to manage them.

CDC approves first-ever guidelines on managing concussions

October 30, 2018

Concussions and other mild traumatic brain injuries are a fairly common issue in pediatric practice. For the first time, the CDC is offering evidence-based guidance to standardize diagnosis and management.

How AAP car seat guidelines have been updated

October 23, 2018

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now recommends that children remain rear-facing as long as their car seat allows.

Pediatric psoriasis comorbidity screening guidelines address children’s needs

September 01, 2018

Children with psoriasis may have higher rates of associated medical comorbidities. Newest recommendations say such kids should be screened for these risk factors.

Updated clinical guidelines for childhood hypertension

October 01, 2017

New guidance for pediatric hypertension makes it easier for primary care physicians to identify children and adolescents with high blood pressure and manage them in an appropriate manner.

New guidelines: Screening for pediatric psoriasis comorbidities

September 01, 2017

Recommendations emphasize early detection of risks for medical comorbidities later in life.

OME management often strays from guidelines

July 06, 2017

Most physicians are not adhering to recommendations on otitis media management, according to a new report from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF).

Functional constipation: A guideline review

May 01, 2017

Functional constipation in children is no news to pediatricians. What may be news is that recommendations on how to diagnose and treat this common malady keep evolving as more evidence becomes available.