Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine


Guideline Watch

Pneumococcal Immunization for High-Risk Children: Policy Update

PCV13 should be administered to all high-risk children.

Improving the Oral Health of Young Children: An AAP Policy Statement Free

Pediatricians can play a role in stemming the increase in dental caries among children aged 2 to 4 years.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Bronchiolitis Free

The AAP issues revised guidelines for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of bronchiolitis in children aged 1 to 24 months.

Medical News

Behavioral Sleep Intervention Might Improve ADHD Symptoms in Kids Free

the intervention group had significantly greater improvement in parent-reported ADHD symptoms than the control group.

Practice Watch

Wearable Baby Monitors: A Questionable New Fashion

Advise parents that — as with other baby monitors — these are not safety devices.

Vaccine Watch

ACIP Updates Flu Vaccine Recommendations for the 2014–2015 Season

The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has published its influenza vaccine recommendations for the 2014–2015 season.

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for 2014

The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has released its new immunization schedule.