Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine


Guideline Watch

Screening for Developmental Delay in Young Children Free

A Canadian task force recommends against population-based screening for developmental delay in children aged 1 to 4 years.

New Clinical Guideline for Cystic Fibrosis in Preschool-Age Children Free

Consensus recommendations address the gap in guidance on treating children aged 2 to 5 years.

New USPSTF Recommendation Statement on Routine ASD Screening in Young Children Free

Evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of harms and benefits of routine screening for autism spectrum disorder in asymptomatic toddlers and preschoolers.

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

“The Fringe” (Part 2) — Debt Management Free

Are you a newly practicing PA or other clinician managing your education debt? Take some advice from Bianca Belcher, MPH, PA-C.

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.