A look at what to expect from Contemporary Pediatrics this week
The COVID-19 pandemic has been full of difficult situations for children, from education disruptions to lack of socialization at important developmental stages. It's also left many children without parents or caregivers. What can clinicians do to help these children?
Temperature checks are a common, routine element of many well-child visits, but an investigation looks into whether they really should be routine.
Plus, child protective services (CPS) is supposed to protect against maltreatment for adolescents and lead to better outcomes. A report looks into whether this intent is reality with female teenagers who experienence maltreatment and their sexual and reproductive health.