Treatment with ondansetron for pediatric gastrointestinal illnesses was associated with decreased rates of return to the emergency department or urgent care within 72 hours.
Acute flaccid myelitis mainly occurs during August to November, and weakness onset is often preceded by prodromal fever, respiratory illness, or both.
In children with ASD, sameness behaviors and anxiety may be indicative of future behavioral trajectories.
Children aged <5 years were found to have significantly greater levels of SARS-CoV-2 viral nucleic acid compared with older children and adults.
As cardiorespiratory fitness declines among US youth, researchers explore methods for assessing cardiorespiratory fitness in otherwise healthy children.
Any prenatal cannabis use was associated with symptoms of disorders of initiating and maintaining sleep.
The American College of Cardiology has released guidance on pediatric return-to-play for sports participation following COVID-19 infection.
If correct hygiene procedures are undertaken, perinatal transmission of COVID-19 is unlikely to occur.
For pediatric patients with nonbloody diarrhea, evaluating symptoms plus blood and stool markers is the optimal test strategy for predicting IBD.
Implementation of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act significantly cut childhood obesity among children living in poverty.
Among infants with severe bronchiolitis, those with rhinovirus at hospitalization followed by a new rhinovirus infection had the highest risk of recurrent wheezing.
About 10% of children undergoing school-based screening have a visual problem.
In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement, published online in Pediatrics, updated recommendations are presented relating to use of barrier methods for adolescents engaging in sexual activity.
Many young patients with psoriasis are not receiving adequate intensive therapy to control their disease.
The APA and AACAP offered 8 recommendations for school reopening plans.
Researchers found 21,498 infant deaths were reported in the US with an infant mortality rate of 5.67 infant deaths per 1000 live births, a historic low.
The researchers found 28.9% of pediatricians with knowledge of the guidelines reported full implementation, while 64.3% reported partial implementation.
Hand sanitizers containing methanol, or wood alcohol, present a danger to individuals as the substance can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or life-threatening if ingested.
The researchers found no significant difference in blood iodine concentrations between cases and controls.
From 2012 to 2018, there was a decrease in the rate of sports and recreation-related traumatic brain injury emergency department visits for children.