Must-read news from the week of June 6


A look at what the Contemporary Pediatrics® team covered this week.

This week’s top articles:

FDA approves PRIORIX for measles, mumps, and rubella prevention

GSK plc today announced FDA approval of the PRIORIX vaccine for prevention of measles, mumps, and rubella.

Providing gender-affirming care in pediatrics

A conversation on best practices for helping a child who is thinking of transitioning to another gender.

Best practices on discussing birth control for adolescents

Counseling patients about methods of contraception and increasing access to care can help address unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

Unusual presentation of fever and abdominal pain in a 15-year-old female

An undocumented, Spanish-speaking, 15-year-old female presented to the emergency department with 3 weeks of fever (>101℉) and 3 days of abdominal pain. What's the diagnosis?

More articles from this week:

Dupilumab May Benefit Skin Barrier Function in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis

Novel Triple-Combination Acne Treatment Shows Early, Significant Results

Top Tips for Optimizing Patient Care

Treating Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome in the Emergency Department

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Naloxone Infusion Therapy for Opioid, Clonidine Ingestion in Children

STDs and Dermatologic Symptoms

Assessing the Prevalence of Medication Errors in Pediatric Care

PRIORIX FDA approval expands supply of MMR vaccines

Dupilumab FDA Approved for AD Patients 6 months to 5 years

Managing genital and pelvic pain in young patients

Infants of vaccinated mothers less likely to test positive for COVID-19

FDA launches “Next Legend” e-cigarette prevention campaign for American indigenous youth

The world of the pediatric adolescent patient

Providing the best care for transgender adolescents

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