Pediatrics Information Center
A childhood measles infection may increase the risk for post-bronchodilator airflow obstruction in middle-age adults via its interaction with asthma and smoking.
No significant difference in mortality for those undergoing whole body CT vs selective CT approach
Some allergic diseases associated with acid-suppressive, antibiotic intake in infants younger than 6 months old include food allergies, anaphylaxis, asthma, and allergic rhinitis.
Parasomnias usually occur in healthy children, but the differential can include neurologic, psychiatric, and mental disorders, so careful observation and a good history and physical are important.
Epigenetics explains the anatomy and physiology behind the central nervous system changes caused by child abuse.
A young boy's complaint of a tender mass on his left thigh is diagnosed as osteosarcoma.
Approximately 6 to 12 million head lice cases are diagnosed in the United States per year, primarily affecting elementary school children.
An 8-week-old infant, presents to primary care with bilateral "shaky, jerky eyes."
Circumcision should be recommended for male, uncircumcised children with recurring UTIs.
Over the last two decades, the prescribing of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) has decreased due to their unfavorable side-effect profile.
A patient was diagnosed with a serum sickness-like reaction in response to antibiotics.
How do you ask a parent to leave in a diplomatic way when examining a pediatric patient?
How old is too old for ultrasound when other modalities don't work?
Pediatric clinicians can avoid causing pain by using an alternative technique to assess for rebound tenderness.
A clinician offers a tip for applying a small amount of nonsterile ointment.
Turn a challenge into a game for your patient.
Diverting children's attention can help make exams go more smoothly.
Using a simple mind trick can help clinicians handle ticklish patients during abdominal exams.