(HealthDay)—Primary care providers (PCPs) order significantly more food allergen panels and generate higher costs per patient than allergists, according to a review published online Nov. 30 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—Thirty-seven percent of premature infants receive gastroesophageal reflux (GER) medications, with more than three-quarters initiating medication use after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), ...
(HealthDay)—The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) two-question alcohol screen is valid for use within pediatric emergency departments (PEDs), according to a study published online Nov. 29 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—The 2011 clinical practice guideline (CPG) on urinary tract infection (UTI) in young children has been reaffirmed, according to a report published online Nov. 28 in Pediatrics.
The number of children with psychiatric illnesses admitted to pediatric hospitals in the United States has increased sharply in the past decade, according to a study led by Dr. Bonnie Zima, professor of psychiatry at the ...
(HealthDay)—A pediatrician can play an important part in helping children adjust when their parents split up, a new American Academy of Pediatrics report says.
(HealthDay)—Perhaps there's a black belt in your child's future. But for safety's sake, kids should only engage in noncontact forms of martial arts, a new American Academy of Pediatrics report says.
(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients transported for an acute seizure, adherence to recommended treatment is poor, according to a study published online Nov. 23 in Pediatrics.
Hypertension and prehypertension in children often go undiagnosed, according to a new study published today in Pediatrics. The study focused on children with abnormal blood pressures across the United States, and is the first ...
(HealthDay)—About 4 percent of U.S. teens surveyed admit to trying the "choking game"—a potentially deadly game of temporary strangulation.