Pediatrics Information Center
More children with autism spectrum disorder have sleep problems compared with peers.
Children's ability to develop may be hindered by excessive screen time.
Hospitalization for vaccine-preventable infections occurs in more than 15% of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients in the first five years after surgery.
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.
Recent guidelines set forth by an interdisciplinary panel assembled by the American Thoracic Society sought to demystify primary ciliary dyskinesia and address 4 main diagnostic questions.
In this 3-part series, Hematology Advisor spoke with experts about the revisions to the ASH clinical practice guidelines for venous thromboembolism.
A 7-year-old boy presents with new-onset, asymptomatic blisters on his upper thigh.
A 6-month-old infant presents to the emergency department with left leg pain and contusions about the head and torso.
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.
Pediatrics patients with asthma who have to undergo surgery are at risk for complications.
Diverting children's attention can help make exams go more smoothly.