Measuring TSB with an app may be next
Smartphone applications to estimate bilirubin levels correlate reasonably well with serum bilirubin levels, according to a meta-analysis of 14 studies.
Donna Hallas provides commentary on the latest issue of Contemporary Pediatrics
Donna Hallas, PhD, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN, offers her perspective on the latest articles from the November/December issue of Contemporary Pediatrics.
Newborn with midline neck lesion
A 4-day-old boy with a midline neck lesion was born at term by normal vaginal delivery. After birth, mid line lesion had the configuration of a linear cleft with a cephalocaudal orientation, extending from the level below the hyoid bone to the suprasternal notch with a length of 2.5 cm and a width of 0.5 cm. What's the diagnosis?
If a fetus with DS has a normal OB-US, how useful is further screening?
The study evaluated whether fetuses with Down syndrome and normal obstetric ultrasounds (OB-USs) had missed diagnoses of critical congenital heart disease (CHD) by conducting a retrospective review.
A toddler with a pruritic rash
You are asked to evaluate a healthy 2-year-old girl who has developed a mildly pruritic rash with erythematous plaques, some with silvery-white scale, in the vulvovaginal area 3 months ago. What's the diagnosis?
The role of culinary education in pediatrics
At the 2023 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition, a presenter shares how nutritional literacy can benefit pediatric health.
Moxifloxacin is safe for treating severe refractory M pneumoniae pneumonia
Investigators asked the children’s parents about the history of musculoskeletal-related disease, observed the children’s gait, and performed physical examinations.
Delta-8 accessibility to minors online
In recent research highlighted at the 2023 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, investigators sought to evaluate the level of access and marketing of Delta-8 THC (D8) to minors online.
How childhood sexual abuse affects adult survivors
Varsha M. Puri, DO, shares her latest research on how childhood sexual abuse and incest affect experiences and behaviors in adulthood, which was presented in a poster session at the 2023 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition.
Navigating a complex case of pediatric COVID-19 with immunomodulatory therapies
Eculizumab and anakinra should be considered in critically ill patients with severe infections that require immunomodulating therapies for life-threatening dysregulation, according to a poster session at the 2023 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition.
The transformative impact of HPV vaccines
At IDWeek 2023, a session on how increased rates of the HPV vaccine have resulted in a decline in certain conditions and disease states.
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