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Early care transitions beneficial for adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Early care transitions beneficial for adolescents with type 1 diabetes

A diabetes transition registry may help adolescents with type 1 diabetes plan and prepare for independent adult care.

Pediatric cancer treatment and school attendance: lack of consensus remains

Pediatric cancer treatment and school attendance: lack of consensus remains

School attendance or daycare for immunosuppressed pediatric cancer patients remains a topic of uncertainty for many clinicians.

Postpartum depression screening effective in the pediatric setting

Postpartum depression screening effective in the pediatric setting

Standardizing postpartum depression screening in the ambulatory pediatric setting coupled with implementing a referral algorithm and referral guide can help more PPD cases be identified, further evaluated, and treated.

Depression screening improves short- and long-term outcomes in pediatric oncology

Depression screening improves short- and long-term outcomes in pediatric oncology

Implementing mental health services early on in pediatric oncology patients has significant benefits, as managing such distress before symptom severity worsens creates better short- and long-term outcomes.

Smoking screening beneficial in pediatric pulmonology clinics

Smoking screening beneficial in pediatric pulmonology clinics

Adaption of processes in pediatric pulmonology clinics that may eliminate tobacco use and exposure will help with decreasing medical expenses and hospital admissions for illnesses that can be triggered from smoke exposure.

Teens more responsive to STI test results via text message

Teens more responsive to STI test results via text message

Hospital notifications are received more quickly by teen patients with STIs as text messages rather than phone calls.

Family management variables predict quality of life in children with chronic conditions

Family management variables predict quality of life in children with chronic conditions

Increased daily family management, which includes attending to physical, psychological, or social aspects of a child with special healthcare needs, may be negatively associated with quality of life in children with chronic conditions.

Maternal age, stress may be associated with poor infant feeding practices

Maternal age, stress may be associated with poor infant feeding practices

Maternal factors, such as age and stress levels, may be linked with infant feeding concerns.

Electronic device screen time may affect mental health of school-aged youths

Electronic device screen time may affect mental health of school-aged youths

Two primary care pediatric clinics study the relationship between screen time use and mental health effects on children between 6 and 12 years old.

NAPNAP celebrates 45th anniversary at 2018 National Conference

NAPNAP celebrates 45th anniversary at 2018 National Conference

NAPNAP will celebrate its 45th anniversary at the organization's National Conference in Chicago from March 19-22, 2018.

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