Pediatrics

Pediatrics is an official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In the inaugural January 1948 issue, the journal s first editor, Hugh McCulloch, articulated the journal s vision: "The content of the journal is... intended to encompass the needs of the whole child in his physiologic, mental, emotional, and social structure. The single word, Pediatrics, has been chosen to indicate this catholic intent." Pediatrics has been continuously published by the American Academy of Pediatrics since January 1948. Pediatrics has the second highest impact factor (4.473, 2007 Thompson Journal Citation Reports) among all journals in the field of pediatrics. It is among the top 2% most-cited scientific and medical journals (38,973 total citations in 2007) and is the most-cited journal in the field of pediatrics.

Publisher
American Academy of Pediatrics
Country
United States
History
1948–present
Website
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/
Impact factor
4.789 (2008)

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Pediatrics

Recommendations updated for barrier method use among teens

(HealthDay)—In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement, published online July 20 in Pediatrics, updated recommendations are presented relating to use of barrier methods for adolescents engaging in sexual activity.

Pediatrics

Eliminating microaggressions in pediatric education

A patient is told their name is hard to pronounce. A doctor tells another doctor they speak English really well. While doing rounds, a resident is asked if she eats 'strange foods'.

Pediatrics

Policy guides medical marijuana use at pediatric hospital

(HealthDay)—Development of institutional policy and clinical support services is beneficial for pediatric hospitals interested in use of medical marijuana (MMJ), according to a special article published online July 13 in ...

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