The practice of prescribing medications off label for children is almost the rule for pediatric intensive care units.
Children conceived in winter and spring had increased risk of cerebral palsy
An increased risk of cerebral palsy was observed in children conceived in the winter and spring compared to summer, according to a recent study published in JAMA Network Open.
Food Insecurity and the Dangers of Infant Formula Dilution
Will FDA approved phentolamine ophthalmic solution 0.75% eye drops impact pediatric care?
In this Contemporary Pediatrics® interview, Rupa Wong, MD, discusses the recent FDA approval of phentolamine ophthalmic solution 0.75% eye drops to treat pharmacologically-induced mydriasis, and how this could impact the treatment landscape for the pediatric population. [Editor's note: RYZUMVI was previously known as Nyxol, which is referenced in the interview.]
Demystifying Infant Formula
Discussing the upcoming RSV season, new tools, and vaccine hesitancy
In collaboration with Contemporary Pediatrics, Contemporary OB/GYN, and Contagion, Tina Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, discusses the benefits of having new tools to fight RSV in infants, potential vaccine hesitancy, and RSV trends currently being observed.
Evaluating pediatric ED readiness and racial, ethnic disparities in mortality
Peter C. Jenkins, MD, MSc, details his study recently published in Jama Network Open, evaluating associations between pediatric emergency department readiness and mortality, and if children of all races benefited equitably.
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