Recommended in Pediatrics

  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Virol
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Enterovirus D68 ups circulation in U.S.; heightened surveillance recommended in late Summer-early Fall

As the Summer months approach, clinicians should heighten surveillance for enterovirus D68 in children

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Differentials for respiratory viral infections recommended for diagnosis of late onset sepsis in infants

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Pulmonol
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Childhood asthma: high FeNO not tied to symptoms

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  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Neuradiol
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Zika: neuroimaging studies first step in differential diagnosis among infants with probably congenital Zika syndrome

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pain
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Chronic pain more prevalent among girls with early menarche

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  • Clinical Essentials from Emerg Infect Dis
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Zika: data suggest persistent neuropsychiatric, cognitive symptoms in adolescents

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMJ Open
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Therapist-guided internet CBT for pediatric OCD is cost-effective vs no treatment

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Pediatr
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TMI beats BMI for diagnosing overweight adolescents

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet
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Adalimumab safe and effective for severe pediatric plaque psoriasis

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Professional Essentials

  • Patients Will Be Asking

How can I get my kid off juice?

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Are my child’s seasonal allergies more insidious than they seem?

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Physician gets $5.4 million for whistleblowing

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Alabama internist dies climbing Mount Everest

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SC physicians unhappy about new volume-based compensation

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California considers limits on pharma gifts

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New in Pediatrics

  • Clinical Essentials from J Int AIDS Soc
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Systematic review: should you offer HIV self-tests to your patients?

People most at risk for HIV, especially young people, have not been tested for HIV.

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  • Clinical Essentials from N Engl J Med
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Can this cancer drug treat refractory non-eosinophilic asthma?

Proof-of-concept study uses imatinib for refractory non-eosinophilic asthma.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Heart
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Adolescent obesity with low muscle strength, poor aerobic fitness is HF risk

These factors at age 18 are ominous for heart health in later years.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Res Dev Disabil
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Adenotonsillectomy leads to behavioral benefits for children with ASD and OSA

Early detection of OSA might help these children.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JACC Cardiovasc Imaging
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Consensus statement on reducing ionizing radiation in children with congenital and acquired heart disease

Children with CAHD often require repeated imaging studies, increasing their lifetime risk of cancer

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  • Clinical Essentials from AIDS Behav
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A how-to for safe conception planning for HIV-positive would-be parents

Canada, the UK, and South Africa have comprehensive safe conception guidelines but the US does not.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Virol
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Zika, dengue viruses cocirculate, confound diagnosis

Early testing, dengue Ns1 antigen, Zika, dengue RT-PCR in parallel is recommended.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract
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Asthma: targeting S aureus colonization may improve outcomes

S aureus colonization was associated with increased requirement for inhaled corticosteroids.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Emerg Med
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Loperamide misuse and abuse on the rise

Findings run counter to the perception that loperamide has low abuse potential.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Crit Care Med
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New dysfunction score may help triage patients with severe pediatric sepsis earlier

Pediatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction-2 score on day 1 may alter outcomes.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Hum Vaccin Immunother
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MMR vaccine without human serum abumin: immunogenicity presists at 2 y

Absence of human serum albumin minimizes risk for microbial contamination.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Cardiol
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Flecainide shows promise in reduced exercise-associated ventricular arrhythmias in CPVT

It seems effective as an add-on once maximally tolerated beta-blocker dose is reached.

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS Med
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New study does not support vitamin D supplementation to prevent atopic diseases

The findings suggest previously observed association may be due to lifestyle factors.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Respir J
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Breastfeeding: no respiratory benefits in absence of maternal asthma

Data from the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development study.

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