Another year, another Top-10 list

March 1, 2012

It's time for Dr Michael Burke's annual list of the 10 best articles he's reviewed for Journal Club over the past 12 months.

It's time for Dr. Michael Burke's annual list of the 10 best articles he's reviewed for Journal Club over the past 12 months. The list is chronologic by issue of Contemporary Pediatrics. For article summaries and commentary, go to http://www.ContemporaryPediatrics.com/.

1. Investigators identify clinical predictors of intussusception.

Weihmiller SN, et al. Pediatrics. 2011;127(2):e296-e303 (April 2011)

Passariello A, et al. J Pediatr. 2011;158(2):288.e1-292.e1 (April 2011)

3. Should mild persistent asthma be treated with rescue albuterol alone?

Martinez FD, et al. Lancet. 2011;377(9766):650-657 (April 2011)

4. Early introduction of solids raises obesity risk in formula-fed infants.

Huh SY, et al. Pediatrics. 2011;127(3):e544-e551 (May 2011)

5. Salivary PCR assay as screening tool for CMV in newborns.

Boppana SB, et al. N Engl J Med. 2011;364(22):2111-2118 (August 2011)

6. Study evaluates breastfeeding's effect against SIDS.

Hauck FR, et al. Pediatrics. 2011;128(1):103-110 (September 2011)

7. Urinary bromotyrosine predicts risk of asthma exacerbations.

Wedes SH, et al. J Pediatr. 2011;159(2):248-255 (October 2011)

8. Study affirms efficacy of frenotomy in neonatal ankyloglossia.

Buryk M, et al. Pediatrics. 2011;128(2):280-288 (October 2011)

9. Study finds no cardiovascular effects of ADHD drugs.

Cooper WO, et al. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(20):1896-1904 (January 2012)

10. New gene therapy shows promise for hemophilia B.

Nathwani AC, et al. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(25):2357-2365 (February 2012)