The importance of individualizing clinical practice guidelines to the specific needs of each patient.
A study published in the Journal of Pediatrics found that children who do not meet American Academy of Pediatrics obesity recommendations may be three to four times more likely to be overweight than those who do.
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), a part of the National Institutes of Health, released “¿Qué Significa Ser Padres?” (“What Does It Mean To Be Parents?”), a Spanish-language booklet geared toward Hispanic first-time parents and grandparents looking for parenting advice [more].
New evidence-based guidelines issued by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) introduced two new terms, along with a comprehensive list of recommendations for the diagnosis and management of cough in adults and children.
In new recommendations released at its Annual Conference, the AAP made substantial changes to its recommendations on how parents should put their baby to bed.
Step-by-step evaluation of an adolescent girl who may have ADHD highlights the strengths and limitations of the AAP diagnostic guidelines and offers insight into how to augment them.
The latest guidelines for providing pediatric life support recommend changes not only in the practice of cardiopulmonary resuscitation but also how it is taught.