Recommended in Pediatrics

  • Clinical Essentials from Hypertension
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Childhood BP trajectories are associated with cardiovascular risk factors

A steep trajectory suggests greater later risk.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pediatr
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Antibiotic use during pregnancy increases risk for otitis media

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Serologic-assessed immunity to polio in US children not recommended

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med
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Does echocardiography cause pain in infants?

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Pediatr
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Delayed cord clamping: decreased rates of anemia at 8-12 mo

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Infective endocarditis up to 44 times more likely in ACHD

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PICC lines needed on pneumonia discharge? Expert comment

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol
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Gastric bypass benefits severely obese adolescents

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Neonatal abstinence syndrome: effects may persist into adolescence

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Professional Essentials

  • US Professional News

New Medicare payment models: 359,000 clinicians are now participating

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  • US Professional News

Online reviews of providers are here to stay

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  • US Professional News

FDA releases draft guidance on how drugmakers can share off-label information with physicians

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  • US Professional News

US needs more black physicians: commentary

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Survey finds a third of uninsured or sick patients feel disrespected by providers

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  • US Professional News

Physicians could find themselves shut out of hospitals' bundling approach

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New in Pediatrics

  • Clinical Essentials from The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
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Scabies frequently misdiagnosed

WHO has declared scabies a neglected skin disease.

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Emerging Infectious Disease Vitals for January 2017
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Emerging Infectious Disease Vitals for January 2017

Ebola vaccine | Zika persists in brain, placenta | 6% risk for Zika birth defects.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract
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Asthma: spacers do not reduce risk for severe exacerbations, oral thrush

The findings of this large cohort study challenge long-held assumptions that spacers improve pMDI effectiveness.

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Childhood manifestations of genetic liability of schizophrenia
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Childhood manifestations of genetic liability of schizophrenia

Antecedents to schizophrenia identified.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol
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Invasive obstetrical procedures do not increase risk for HIV transmission in patients with low viral loads

Patients with suppressed viral loads do not need to be treated differently during pregnancy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging
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Baffle leaks common in 2/3 of adult patients with arterial switch

Most baffle leaks are not identified on routine Doppler echocardiography and do not manifest in noticeable symptoms.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Immunotoxicol
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MMR vaccination may prevent perfluoroalkyl-induced asthma

Perfluoroalkyl substances are widely used in furniture, carpets, and clothing.

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HLD200 for evening administration improves ADHD symptoms and both at-home early morning and evening functional impairment in children with ADHD | APSARD
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HLD200 for evening administration improves ADHD symptoms and both at-home early morning and evening functional impairment in children with ADHD | APSARD

Delays initial release of methylphenidate by approximately 8-10 hours, targeting the onset of clinically meaningful treatment effect upon awakening.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Pulmonol
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Asthma: toddlers sensitive to inhaled allergens should be monitored for asthma

A majority of wheezing toddlers receiving secondary care went on to develop asthma at school age.

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Pediatric asthma linked to quadrupled prevalence of kidney stones

Cleveland Clinic study suggests asthma and nephrolithiasis may share a common pathophysiological mechanism.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Circulation
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New AHA guidelines on managing pregnancy in women with complex CHD

What happens when women with complex CHD get pregnant?

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Poliovirus vaccine: US children should still be vaccinated against all 3 types

No change in ACIP recommendations for routine vaccination despite eradication of type 2 wild poliovirus.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Paediatr Child Health
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Adolescent depression: exercise may be helpful

Exercise is well studied in adult depression, but relatively few studies have been conducted in adolescents.

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Infection, not antibiotic use, during infancy is associated with risk of childhood obesity
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Infection, not antibiotic use, during infancy is associated with risk of childhood obesity

A longitudinal birth cohort study

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