Vol 37 No 12

Medical errors in the pediatric emergency department: Don't make these mistakes!

December 10, 2020

A medical error is not an unusual event, although most are minor. The emergency department is one place where medical errors are more likely because of the chaotic nature. Here's a look at common mistakes and some cases where mistakes were made.

Will the COVID-19 cloud change pediatric medicine forever?

December 09, 2020

With the United States still in the throes of a pandemic, nearly 400 pediatric health care providers share their struggles in getting patients back to the office, advocating for a COVID-19 vaccine, and working their way toward optimism in the face of the biggest health care challenge of their lives.

Segmental form of mosaic neurofibromatosis 1

December 08, 2020

A healthy 16-year-old girl presented with asymptomatic lesions she had at birth. Examination revealed a 15 cm well-demarcated light brown hyperpigmented background patch localized to the right inguinal skin-fold and, within it, café-au-lait macules and patches, greater than 1.5 cm, with diffuse freckling.

A new diagnostic paradigm for celiac disease

December 04, 2020

Since the middle of the 20th century and into the 21st century, the incidence of celiac disease has been rising significantly throughout the Western world. Here is what you need to know about this autoimmune condition.