March 2022

Altered mental state in a 2-year-old boy

March 09, 2022

A 26-month-old boy presents for mild altered mental status and balance issues following a fall the day before. There was no loss of consciousness or vomiting but he subsequently complained of left-sided head pain. What's the diagnosis?

Screening adolescents for psychosocial concerns

March 08, 2022

For adolescent patients, psychosocial concerns can be an important part of care and routine validated screening can help pediatricians determine which patients may require extra care or even a specialist.

Helping children grieve the loss of a caregiver due to COVID-19

March 03, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has been full of difficult situations for children, from education disruptions to lack of socialization at important developmental stages. It's also left many children without parents or caregivers. What can clinicians do to help these children?