Do You Believe in Integrated Health Care?
Patients are more than a segregated set of organ systems. Treating them as whole beings requires the practice of integrated medicine.
Crohn’s Disease Not Exempt From Racial Disparities
Disparities exist among pediatric Crohn’s patients of different races for a number of health care metrics.
Prodigy and Autism Share a Common Genetic Link, Study Finds
Researchers have discovered the first molecular genetic evidence for a shared etiology between prodigy and autism.
Placental Transfusion Confusion
Medical professional organizations cannot reach consensus regarding delayed cord clamping and umbilical cord “milking.”
Conflicting Directions for BPD Treatment
Treatment of bronchopulmonary dysplasia differs dramatically among institutions. But why does variation matter?
Primary Care Practitioners Feeling Squeezed
Possible solutions may include more technology, physician extenders and seeing children less often.
Telepsychiatry to the Rescue
A North Carolina telepsychiatry program is helping hospital emergency departments overcome practitioner deficits. But is this a one-size-fits-all solution?
A Shift in the Antibiotic Prophylaxis Debate?
The RIVUR trial laid to rest certain questions surrounding antimicrobial prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux. But it also launched a new debate
Ebola in Children Creates Ethical Quandary
Do you keep a parent in the room while the virus rages inside a child?