Recommended in Pediatrics

  • Clinical Essentials from Br J Clin Pharmacol
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Asthma: increased risk for severe pneumonia with inhaled corticosteroids

Findings contradict conclusions of the only other study to offer direct risk assessment.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Cardiol
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Boys and African American children are likelier to have BP problems at earlier age

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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How can you improve ICS adherence in patients with asthma?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Allergy Immunol
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Early antibiotic use doubles risk for childhood asthma

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Psychiatry
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Pediatric anxiety/depression: brief behavioral therapy tops outpatient referrals

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Ophthalmol
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Congenital Zika syndrome linked to severe ocular abnormalities

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  • Clinical Essentials from FDA
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FDA: codeine, tramadol contraindicated in kids

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Neurol
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Congenital ZIKV syndrome: enhanced seizure/epilepsy awareness recommended

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  • Clinical Essentials from Vaccine
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Pediatric influenza vaccination: pushing parents pays off

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Professional Essentials

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Do diet sodas cause dementia?

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  • US Professional News

AMA supports EHR training for medical students

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  • US Professional News

Strategic use of extenders can boost profit

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  • US Professional News

Study links cannabis laws to fewer drug prescriptions

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  • US Professional News

Physician doesn't have to treat cannabis-using patient: court

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  • Patients Will Be Asking

Should I try Botox for my depression?

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New in Pediatrics

  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Pediatr (Phila)
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Pediatric sepsis on the rise in the United States

Familiarity with risk factors for severe pediatric sepsis is warranted.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Gastroenterol
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HBV and pregnancy: telbivudine completely blocks vertical transmission

Similar outcomes with treatment initiated in early or middle pregnancy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol
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Adolescent bipolar mania: can celecoxib help?

A pilot study suggests benefit.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Sleep Med
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Sleep issues in young children tied to caffeine

Few studies have looked at sleep behavior and caffeine intake in children under 12.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Surg Int
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Juvenile myasthenia gravis: thymectomy appears effective

Disease severity was reduced in 77% of patients.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Emerg Med
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Enterovirus D68: consider in children presenting to ED with respiratory, neurologic complaints

EV-D68-associated acute flaccid paralysis risk warrants differential diagnosis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Vaccine
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Influenza vaccination: postmarketing study pits live attenuated vs inactivated

In 2014-2015, there was widespread circulation of antigenically distinct A(H3N2) viruses.

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Head injuries in children: high sensitivity of PECARN, CATCH, and CHALICE clinical decision rules
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Head injuries in children: high sensitivity of PECARN, CATCH, and CHALICE clinical decision rules

Multicentre external validation study of clinical decision rules

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Infect Dis J
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Pregnancy status, preterm delivery linked to early-onset illness risk in very low birthweight infants

Identification of significant risk factors should drive antibiotic stewardship in early-onset sepsis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Infect Dis J
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Congenital Zika virus syndrome: fatality rates may be higher than previously estimated

Brazilian data.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Vaccine
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Influenza vaccines: no increased risk for pediatric asthma exacerbation

Study looked at live attenuated vaccine vs inactivated influenza vaccine.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol
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Live attenuated influenza vaccine: time to lose the asthma warning?

The warning may not be warranted for people with intermittent or mild persistent asthma, or young children with a history of recurrent wheezing.

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ADHD linked to delay in subcortical brain volume maturation
  • The Lancet Psychiatry
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ADHD linked to delay in subcortical brain volume maturation

Volume of amygdala, accumbens, and hippocampus is smaller in patients with ADHD

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  • Clinical Essentials from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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TB: video directly observed therapy may prevent active infection, enhance treatment compliance

Use of video directly observed therapy effectively prevented transition of latent to active TB infection in schoolchildren.

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