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A collection of our bite size coverage from the 2020 virtual American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition.
As always, the 2020 virtual American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition offered a wide variety of educational opportunities in early October 2020. Here’s what the Contemporary Pediatrics team covered during the conference weekend.
Traumatic stress can be difficult to diagnose. A presentation offered insight on how to effectively find the diagnosis.
Regular school attendance is important, not only to academic success, but future health outcomes. This session discussed insight into how pediatricians can help keep students in school.
Adolescents can raise questions of confidentiality and consent to care. Here’s how 2 health care systems walk the line to protect their adolescent patients’ right to privacy.
Puberty can be scary for any teenager, but for the transgender teenager it can be an absolute minefield. A presentation shed light on how to provide appropriate, necessary care to this population.
Headache may be one of the most recognizable health concerns, but managing it may not always be clear. Here’s a tiered approach to aid in management.
Dr. Saul R. Hymes discusses how climate change directly impacts infectious disease in children.
For children experiencing suicidality, a quick and accurate assessment can mean a world of difference. This tool can help clinicians.
We may have grown used to chemicals being a part of everyday life, but some will cause many parents to worry. Here’s some guidance on how to address these concerns.
Eating may become disordered for some pediatric patients. A presentation gave guidance on how to identify and manage eating disorders in pediatrics.
Technology can often seem like it’s only a source of problems. The session offered 10 ways that technology can help promote health.
Genital exams to determine whether a patient has been abused or for some other reason can cause discomfort in many pediatricians. Here’s how clinicians can overcome this fear as well as what the clinician should do to prepare for such exams.
Catching congenital cytomegalovirus can help improve the outcomes for affected children and this presentation shared insights on screening and treating the infection.
Marketing the practice may not be what strikes passion for many pediatricians, but it doesn’t need to be a source of worry.