As knowledge of the genetics of congenital heart disease in children races ahead, primary care physicians struggle to keep up.
Mother-to-child hepatitis b transmission presents economic trade-offs
Expanding peripartum prophylaxis could be more cost-effective, but would likely lead to significant over-treatment.
Having "the talk" with teen patients
A visit with a pediatric clinician is an ideal time to ensure that a teenager knows the correct information, has the opportunity to make certain contraceptive choices, and instill the knowledge that the pediatric office is a safe place to come for help.
Erica Gunderson, PhD, explains cardiometabolic health, childhood obesity link to breastfeeding
Erica Gunderson, PhD, MS, MPH, RD, senior research scientist, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, professor of Health Systems Science, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine discusses how cardiometabolic health and childhood obesity are linked to breastfeeding. Gunderson also discusses receiving the 2022-2023 March of Dimes Agnes Higgins Award at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Washington, DC on April 30, 2023.
Outcomes of traumatic brain injury during pregnancy
In a recent study, cesarean section was more common in women with a traumatic brain injury during pregnancy, especially during the third trimester.
Choosing the right oral contraceptive
At the 44th National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Conference, guidelines for prescribing oral contraceptives were discussed.
Managing pregnancy in adolescents
At the 44th National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Conference, evidence-based approaches for supporting pregnant adolescents were discussed.
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