A roundup of new and updated guidelines that you may have missed.
Teenaged pregnancy rates in the United States continue to be among the highest in the industrialized nations.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a policy statement updating guidelines for releasing healthy term newborns from the hospital. The new guidelines aim to ensure that both baby and mother are ready to go home based on their unique situation.
For the first time, the American Thyroid Association has issued guidelines specifically for evaluating and managing benign thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer in children and adolescents aged 18 years and younger.
Bronchiolitis, an acute inflammatory injury of the bronchioles, is the most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in children aged younger than 12 months.
In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has expanded its recommendations for giving pneumococcal conjugate vaccine to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae to high-risk older children and adolescents.
New evidence-based guidelines for treating hydrocephalus in children aim to improve current methods and help clear up confusion surrounding effective therapy for the condition.
The American Academy of Pediatrics Subcommittee on Bronchiolitis has published a new clinical practice guideline on diagnosing and managing bronchiolitis in infants aged 1 to 23 months.
Expand treatment of sickle cell disease with 2 “underused” preventive therapies to reduce painful flare-ups, an expert panel convened by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute urges in new management guidelines.
In a recently updated guidance, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that immunoprophylaxis against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection be reserved for certain high-risk infants.