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

Case Reports Add to Evidence Linking Maternal Zika Infection with Microcephaly Free

The Zika virus has been observed in the brain tissue of fetuses with microcephaly in several case reports published Wednesday.

Eye Abnormalities Found in Infants with Microcephaly in Brazil Free

The Zika virus has been implicated in vision-threatening eye lesions in infants born with microcephaly, according to a case series in JAMA Ophthalmology.

In Practice

What Did You Expect? Free

Blogger Harrison Reed, a PA in emergency medicine, wonders whether clinicians could improve healthcare outcomes just by expecting them to be good — in the latest In Practice blog post

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

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.