I've been on service this month caring for hospitalized patients and, once again, I'm reminded that managing illness in children isn't as straightforward as it used to be.
Mother-to-child hepatitis b transmission presents economic trade-offs
Expanding peripartum prophylaxis could be more cost-effective, but would likely lead to significant over-treatment.
What's going on with polio, monkeypox, and COVID-19
The news is full of stories about monkeypox, the recent changes to COVID-19 guidance, and the return of polio cases. What do clinicians need to know?
Variability in fetal resuscitation between care centers
In a recent study, centers performing open spina bifida repair saw variations in policies for fetal resuscitation.
What Omicron could mean for the pandemic
Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, to discuss what's known about the variant. She also discusses the latest on the vaccine for children aged younger than 5 years.
Neonatal Down Syndrome more common after 20-week abortion ban
In a recent study, states enacting a 20-week abortion ban from 2011 to 2018 had increased rates of neonatal Down Syndrome diagnoses.
Some young people have long COVID symptoms despite never contracting COVID-19
These findings suggest the World Health Organization's definition of post-COVID-19 condition (long COVID) may be too broad.
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