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Guideline Watch

Updated Guidance on Acute Care of Adolescent Sexual Assault

The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends nucleic acid amplification testing instead of culture to detect some sexually transmitted pathogens, and the window for evidence collection is expanding.

Updated Recommendations on Diagnosis and Management of Common Bile Duct Stones

The British Society of Gastroenterology updates its 2008 guideline.

Updated Guidelines for Diagnosing, Treating, and Preventing Obesity in Children

These Endocrine Society guidelines include updated information about extreme obesity, laboratory testing, genomic syndromes, and bariatric surgery.

2017 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule

The annual update of recommended immunizations from birth through age 18