Pediatric Infections

Pediatric Infections

Guideline Watch

AAP Updates Guidelines for Pediatric Hypertension Free

The update revises the definition of prehypertension, recommends screening only at well-visits in healthy children, expands recommendations for ambulatory BP monitoring, and offers advice for evaluation and therapy.

New ACOG Guidelines on Teen Contraception

Recommendation: Subdermal implants and intrauterine contraception should be routinely offered to teens.

New Guideline for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Current best advice in managing patients with anti–tumor necrosis factor agents and thiopurines

CPR for People with Mechanical Circulatory Support

A Scientific Statement clarifies diagnosis and support of patients with these devices.