In case you missed it: May 17 to May 21

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.

This week’s top articles included:

What parents think of virtual visits

Virtual visits with the doctor have become a fact of life for more families as a result of the pandemic. A new poll examines how parents feel about this change.

2021 evaluation and management coding update

A new evaluation and management coding system for outpatient visits was implemented earlier this year. This article details the nuances of the new system.

A pediatrician’s dilemma: Understanding, diagnosing, and treating antenatal hydronephrosis

Antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH), also referred to as urinary tract dilation, is one of the most confounding challenges to the practicing pediatrician. When dealing with newborns and children with ANH, pediatricians face understanding the significance of the degree of hydronephrosis, risk assessment, prenatal and postnatal management, and the use of prophylactic antibiotics.

Improving organ donation in pediatrics

Adult organ donation has risen over the past years, but declined in pediatrics. A study examined consent for pediatric organ donation.