Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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Guideline Watch

2016 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule Released Free

The annual update is again a single schedule for children from birth to 18 years, available exclusively online.

Guidelines for Evaluating Neonates with Possible Zika Virus Infection Free

The CDC has developed interim guidelines for the evaluation and testing of infants with possible congenital Zika virus infection.

Updated International Guidelines for Neonatal Resuscitation

Care goals include early ventilatory support and advanced resuscitative efforts when warming, drying, and stimulation alone are ineffective.

Medical News

FDA Approves Wearable Defibrillator for At-Risk Children Free

The device — which continuously monitors the heart for arrhythmias and, if needed, automatically delivers a shock — was previously approved only for patients 18 years and older.

In Practice

What the Patient Can Tell Us Free

While running outpatient mobile clinics in Haiti, blogger Elizabeth Donahue is reminded of the power of patient-care basics.

Practice Watch

AAP Updates Recommendations for Management of Procedural Pain in Neonates Free

Limiting neonatal procedures, objective assessment of pain, and judicious use of pain management are highlighted in the policy statement.

Vaccine Watch

Coming soon: 2016 Immunization Schedule