Pediatrics Information Center
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Pediatric Committee has updated their 2012 evidence-based guidelines.
Children with abdominal pain commonly had clinically significant anxiety, moderate disability, pain.
Five evidence-based recommendations list tests, procedures that doctors, patients should question.
Parasomnias usually occur in healthy children, but the differential can include neurologic, psychiatric, and mental disorders, so careful observation and a good history and physical are important.
Epigenetics explains the anatomy and physiology behind the central nervous system changes caused by child abuse.
A young boy's complaint of a tender mass on his left thigh is diagnosed as osteosarcoma.
Cleft lip and palate is defined as congenital malformation of the upper lip and/or oral cavity disrupting normal facial structure and oromotor function.
Discussions involving Internet challenges with children and adolescents should be as sensitive as those about sexuality and drug or alcohol use.
Circumcision should be recommended for male, uncircumcised children with recurring UTIs.
Over the last two decades, the prescribing of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) has decreased due to their unfavorable side-effect profile.
A patient was diagnosed with a serum sickness-like reaction in response to antibiotics.
How do you ask a parent to leave in a diplomatic way when examining a pediatric patient?
How old is too old for ultrasound when other modalities don't work?
Pediatric clinicians can avoid causing pain by using an alternative technique to assess for rebound tenderness.
A clinician offers a tip for applying a small amount of nonsterile ointment.
Turn a challenge into a game for your patient.
Diverting children's attention can help make exams go more smoothly.
Using a simple mind trick can help clinicians handle ticklish patients during abdominal exams.