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?
To Rest or Not To Rest?
Emerging research suggests prolonged postconcussion rest yields no benefit for most patients.
Patients Without Borders
Immigrant children represent the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population. What can pediatricians do to help these vulnerable patients?
Study Finds Cow Milk is Added to Breast Milk and Sold to Parents Online
Deceptive Internet advertisements for human breast milk may put infants at risk. What do parents (and doctors) need to know about milk sharing?
The Continence Predictor Index
Physicians can now use a standardized approach to predict continence in children with anorectal malformations/imperforate anus.