Drawing on numerous studies, neonatologist Nandita Mandhani, MBBS, takes a deep and thoughtful dive into the issues that arise with prenatal diagnosis of these chromosomal disorders, as well as the care of affected newborns.
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The incidence of celiac disease is increasing, with serious potential consequences to children’s psychosocial as well as physical health, so pediatricians should know which patients to test and how to initiate treatment.
Nearly every day, pediatricians see patients with chronic belly discomfort resulting from dysfunctional gut-brain interaction–complex conditions that are different for each child.
The prevalence of pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is increasing, but early stages are reversible, so it’s important for providers to understand which kids to screen and what their test results signify.
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The pain and misery of a youngster presenting with hyperemesis can be intense – and the list of differentials overwhelming. This talk from multiple pediatric specialists presents keys to diagnosing cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome and ...
This talk from two UCSF pediatricians illuminates the pediatrician's power to improve outcomes for forcibly displaced children residing in the U.S.
More than 25% of kids have caries by age 5, so preventive care should start in infancy. This guide from pediatric dentist Ling Zhan, DDS, PhD, discusses causes of tooth decay and modifiable risk factors to improve the oral microbiome.
Pediatric rheumatologist Erica Lawson, MD, describes steps for evaluating children with signs of such conditions as juvenile arthritis and lupus, using case examples to illustrate physical exam clues, use of lab and imaging tests, and first treatment steps.
From single-use plastics to anesthetic gases to the dirty energy used to light and heat facilities, waste from health care systems has a major impact on the climate.
Illustrating the devastating impacts of bigotry in medical education and health care, child and adolescent psychiatrist Chase Anderson, MD, opens up about his own experiences – in college, medical school, residency and beyond.
Traumatic events or ongoing lifestyle instability can impact a child's mental and physical health, increasing the risk of conditions ranging from asthma to ADHD to depression.
Guiding any young adult through a care transition is challenging – and pediatricians must weigh numerous factors when the patient has a developmental disability.
This talk from pediatric rheumatologist Daniel Soulsby, MD, lays out helpful ways to think about macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), conditions that are related, share many signs and can be fatal.
This talk from pediatric physiatrist Kathryn E. Sigford, MD, will help pediatricians to make appropriate referrals and ensure the best for patients with a wide range of conditions, including autism, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, ...
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Kristin Livingston, MD, describes how to discern the simple from the complex and illustrates with numerous X-ray images, helping primary care providers get more comfortable identifying everyday fractures and ...
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Coleen Sabatini, MD, MPH, presents the foot facts providers need in order to identify true problems, plus guidance on talking to worried parents and quick in-office tests for specific conditions.
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Pediatric otolaryngologist Grace Banik, MD, explains the importance of screening for obstructive sleep apnea, with potential long-term consequences ranging from cognitive issues to hypertension and heart disease.
Pediatric Brain Center
With tips on when to suspect an inborn error of metabolism, pediatric hematologist-oncologist Caroline Hastings, MD, describes how she came to a better understanding of Niemann-Pick disease type C – a journey that began with compassionate ...
Pediatric Heart Center
Parents of newborns with anorectal defects don’t always know there’s a problem, but timely diagnosis and treatment can bring lifetime benefits.
A specialist in bowel and bladder dysfunction, Bethany Geleris, PNP, MSN, offers a refresher on what’s anatomically and functionally normal in foreskins, testicle retraction and voiding control.
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