In case you missed it: November 1 to 5

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

This week’s top articles included:

Dr. Tina Q. Tan discusses the COVID-19 vaccine in kids 5-11 years

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with editor-in-chief Dr. Tina Q. Tan to discuss the approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years and conversations with parents.

Are LGB teenagers missing out on needed care?

Lack of health care utilization can lead to disparities and suboptimal care outcomes. A new investigation examines whether lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) teenagers struggle with accessing needed care.

What to consider with severe or persistent diaper rash

Most diaper rash requires strict hygiene and over-the-counter barrier creams. When dealing with more severe cases, there are a number of diagnoses and treatments to consider.

Reducing medication errors in the home

In spite of the best efforts of patients and caregivers, medication errors are all too common. A new policy statement offers multiple suggestions to decrease their incidence.