Pediatrics Information Center
An inverse relation was observed between epilepsy and cerebral palsy and 5-minute and 10-minute Apgar scores.
The updates contain new or revised ACIP recommendations for poliovirus, influenza, and measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines, as well as a clarification of the recommendations for rotavirus and pneumococcal vaccines.
Severe obesity may decline in children enrolled in specialized diet programs.
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.
Different illnesses require that patients stay home from school or work for different lengths of time.
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.