A new school year, but safety first
COVID-19 cases are surging, underscoring the need to keep using known mitigation strategies. Dr. Tina Q. Tan shares her must-reads from the September issue.
The future of the pediatric practice
Over 20 years ago, Dr. Andrew J. Schuman predicted what lay ahead for medicine and pediatrics. He revisits those predictions and looks toward what the next 10 years may hold.
An adolescent female with abdominal pain and tachycardia
A female aged 13 years with morbid obesity and recent hospitalization for pyelonephritis presents with abdominal pain, tachycardia, and shortness of breath. What's the diagnosis?
Croup in the COVID-19 era
The pandemic has increased awareness for many infectious diseases, including croup.
Kangaroo care in the neonatal intensive care unit
Kangaroo care is a cheap, effective intervention to improve outcomes in preterm and low-birth weight infants.
Diffuse erythematous rash in a healthy, afebrile infant
A healthy 9-day-old girl presents with erosions near her eyes, nose, and skin creases on the arm as well as a positive Nikolsky sign. What's the diagnosis?
Obesity in children and the impact of COVID-19
As we begin to emerge from the national lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many pediatricians may find that the already widespread problem of youth-onset obesity is worse than ever.
Fall allergies: Medications remain stable, but a lot has changed
With COVID-19 still at large, pediatricians should prepare for a tough allergy season.
Kingella kingae most often causes acute septic arthritis
A new study from Portugal reveals that the leading cause of acute septic arthritis has changed.
What is the first manifestation of SARS-CoV-2 infection in infants?
With the delta variant leading to more pediatric infections, awareness of initial symptoms in infants is very important.
Long-term video EEG monitoring has range of benefits in epilepsy
For monitoring epilepsy, long-term monitoring can be effective without requiring the time and cost of a hospital stay.
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