Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Editors' Choice: Top Stories of 2013

December 31, 2013

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Editors' Choice: Top Stories of 2013

  1. F. Bruder Stapleton, MD

Once again, we provide our perspective on the most important research in the field from the past year.

  1. F. Bruder Stapleton, MD

Dear Readers:

This has been an exciting year as we became NEJM Journal Watch Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. We remain devoted to providing clinicians with the information they need to provide patients with the best care. As part of NEJM Group, we are now poised to do that better than ever. We are exploring new ways to provide you with richer content and, as always, the editors strive to link the most current, clinically relevant information to clinical practice.

Once again, in this issue, we share our perspective on the 10 top stories from the past year. These stories highlight the increasing challenges of sports concussion and sleep disorders, and address the continued vexations of allergic disease and childhood infections.

Our Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Top Stories of 2013 are:

Management Guidelines for Childhood Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Is Adenotonsillectomy Indicated for Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

New Guidelines for Sports Concussion

Online Intervention for Impaired Executive Function Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Wiping Is as Effective as Suctioning in the Delivery Room

Tympanostomy Tubes in Children: A Clinical Practice Guideline

Office-Based Care for Sexual Minority Youth

Sublingual Immunotherapy Is Effective for Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma

Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children

Finally, Practical Guidelines for Initiating Complementary Food in Infants

We wish you the very best in 2014.

Editor Disclosures at Time of Publication

  • Disclosures for F. Bruder Stapleton, MD at time of publication Consultant / advisory board Navigant Consulting Grant / research support NIH-NICHD; NIH-NCI Editorial boards UpToDate Leadership positions in professional societies American Board of Pediatrics (Chair, Subspecialties Committee); American Pediatric Society (Past President and Council Nominating Chair)

Reader Comments (5)

nacera boumaza Physician, Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine, constantine algeria

it's very useful

FLAVIO DI CHIARA Physician, Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine

Great job of updating and review of the most important innovations of 2013. Thank you for all this effort.


Thank you for providing the latest information concerning clinical practice.
I would like to get new information on gastroenterology condition and allergic disease.

DrPravakar Mishra MD(Pediatrics) Other, Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine, SVP PGIP, Cuttack, Odisha, INDIA.

Extremely useful information for Academics n patien care.

Maltcev MD Physician, Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine, Kazan medical academy

very much like to get new information on speciality pediatrics

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