Week in review: New treatment for bacterial pneumonia, human trafficking awareness, and more

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Get caught up with our journal! Review some of the top stories from the Contemporary Pediatrics website over the last week, and catch up on anything you may have missed.

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Thank you for visiting the Contemporary Pediatrics® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, April 1, to Friday, April 5, 2024), and click on each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.

1.) Zevtera approved for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia in infants, adolescents, teens

The pediatric approval to treat CABP is 1 of 3 indications approved by the FDA.

Click here for study data, full age indication, and comments.

2.) Human trafficking awareness with Jessica Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP, FAAN

A discussion of human trafficking awareness and what primary care providers can do to spot red flags and implement evidence-based knowledge.

Click here to watch the full interview.

3.) New NIAID report on maternal COVID-19 vaccination offers direct evidence of protection for newborns

New data demonstrates protection against new variants.

Click here for the full article and commentary from Cristina Cardemil, MD, MPH.

4.) DSMB recommends continuation of phase 3 trial evaluating central precocious puberty treatment

The single-arm study has an estimated enrollment of 93 participants, made up of females aged 2 to 8 years and males aged 2 to 9 years with central precocious puberty (CPP).

Click here for further study data, incidence, and details.

5.) What is the appropriate age for a cell phone?

Candice Jones, MD, explains ways to help parents determine the appropriate age for a cell phone.

Click here for the full article.

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