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The Fetal Treatment Center in Oakland: Expanded Services, Informed Strategies - IntroLearn which patients may benefit from referral and what to expect from the process in this update from perinatologist Annalisa Post, MD.
Preeclampsia Update: How to Identify and Manage a Perilous Pregnancy ComplicationThis important talk from Annalisa Post, MD, a perinatologist with the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center, clarifies the definition of preeclampsia, lays out risk factors, and elucidates the tricky business of recognizing worsening hypertension in pregnancy.
Minority Stress in the Medical World: The Urgency of Addressing Mental HealthIllustrating 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.
The Sounds of Sleeping: How to Assess Snoring or Apneic ChildrenPediatric 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.
Big, Small, Flat, Triangular: Understanding Abnormal Head Shapes in InfantsBabies’ heads can look odd for a variety of reasons, some benign and some requiring prompt, expert care.
What Sounds Like Asthma Isn’t Always Asthma: Getting the Diagnosis RightKids can present with noisy respiration for many reasons, so pediatric pulmonologist Ruth Siew, MD, offers a useful review of breathing mechanics and testing tips to help providers distinguish between asthma and similar-sounding conditions.
Back Injuries in Pediatric AthletesGet more comfortable diagnosing and treating back troubles in active kids with this talk from sports medicine specialist Rhonda A. Watkins, MD, MPH.
Building Child and Family Resilience in Pediatric Primary CareTraumatic 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.
Anxiety in Youth: Diagnosis and TreatmentAnxiety disorders in children and teens are increasing, and early treatment brings better outcomes, so PCPs need to understand what anxiety looks like in various youth populations and how to screen effectively.
Down Syndrome: Transition to Adulthood - A Pediatrician's PerspectiveGuiding any young adult through a care transition is challenging – and pediatricians must weigh numerous factors when the patient has a developmental disability.
Pediatric Chronic Abdominal Pain: Healing with an Integrative Approach to TreatmentNearly every day, pediatricians see patients with chronic belly discomfort resulting from dysfunctional gut-brain interaction–complex conditions that are different for each child.
Regional Center and MTP and School Services-Oh My!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, amputations and intellectual disabilities.