In case you missed it: November 16 to November 20

November 20, 2020

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

This week’s top articles included:

Psychopharmacology for primary care providers

A presentation at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition reminded practitioners of the 3 guiding principles of psychopharmacology.

Optimizing antibiotic use and infectious diagnostic testing

A presentation at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition offered a case-based format to highlight several important clinical pearls relating to optimizing antimicrobial use in the outpatient and inpatient pediatrics settings.

Subgaleal hematoma after takedown of braided hair

A previously healthy 2-year-old African American female with braids presented to our hospital with 2 days of right-sided face and head swelling. What's the diagnosis?

How much immunity does the hepatitis B vaccine confer?

The hepatitis B vaccine represents the best way to prevent the disease, which has no cure. An investigation looks at how long vaccine-linked immunity might last.