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.
Addressing atypical anorexia: Part 2
Dr. Erin Harrop discusses the necessity of understanding that eating disorders do not all look the same in every patient and how a multidisciplinary approach could be an effective way to diagnose and manage anorexia nervosa that is atypical.
Leniolisib approved as first treatment for PI3K-delta syndrome in patients 12 years and older
Leniolisib is the first and only treatment approved in the United States for APDS, a rare primary immunodeficiency.
Choosing the right oral contraceptive
At the 44th National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Conference, guidelines for prescribing oral contraceptives were discussed.
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