Pediatrics

AAP report addresses managing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

(HealthDay)—In a clinical report published online Sept. 10 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented to support pediatric providers in managing patients with a diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

Pediatrics

Pediatricians should advocate for life support training

(HealthDay)—Pediatricians should advocate for life support training for children, parents, caregivers, school personnel, and the public, according to a technical report and policy statement published online May 23 in Pediatrics.

Pediatrics

Recommendations developed for optimizing child health

(HealthDay)—In a policy statement published online Jan. 22 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for increasing cooperation between pediatricians and public health professionals in order to ensure optimal health ...

Immunology

ACAAI: doctors not adhering to new peanut guidelines

(HealthDay)—Many pediatricians are not adhering to revised guidelines for peanut allergies that recommend early introduction to high-risk infants, according to a study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma ...

Pediatrics

Parents, pediatricians differ on key concepts of partnership

A strong partnership between parents and pediatricians is critical to providing effective health care for children. But researchers at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics found ...

Medications

Making medications safer for newborns

Although new drugs must be shown to be both safe and effective for approval by the Food and Drug Administration, sick newborns receive most of their drug treatment off-label and without the evidence provided for adults and ...

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