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It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.
This week’s top articles included:
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved VOXZOGO™ (vosoritide) for use in children aged 5 years and older who have open growth plates and achondroplasia.
Many parents have a typical first aid kit with Band-Aids® and a thermometer. Helping them build a "pandemic first aid kit" can help clinicians with evaluation during virtual visits and prevent unnecessary visits to urgent care or the emergency department.
Surviving a bout of cancer early in life puts children and teenagers at risk of cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV). A phase 2 trial examined how effective a 3-dose series was in providing protection.
The November issue covered a variety of topics on vaccination, which can help clinicians have candid conversations with colleagues, patients, and families.