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The Latest on Type 1 Diabetes: Increasing Incidence, Improved CareIn less than an hour, primary care providers can get up to speed on type 1 diabetes through this information-packed talk from pediatric endocrinologist Gina Capodanno, MD.
Hurt Little Fingers: Managing Everyday Digital Injuries in KidsWith a focus on often-missed injuries and the value of early detection, orthopedic surgeon Gopal Lalchandani, MD, describes his process of evaluating finger fractures and lacerations in children, using photos and X-ray images to illustrate.
Plagiocephaly in Infants: Keys to Assessing Head Shape Concerns in Primary CareEmphasizing the value of early referral, specialists with the UCSF Craniofacial Center present essential information for pediatricians noting or suspecting plagiocephaly – including how to know what's actually abnormal when examining a baby's skull.
Gene Testing for Kids With Cancer: Details and Benefits of the Precision Medicine ProgramUCSF specialists in cancer genomics and pediatric oncology describe the process of evaluating and determining treatment options for referred patients, with specifics on how care for certain childhood cancers – such as neuroblastoma, leukemia, brain tumors and hepatoblastoma – can be correlated to individual genetic testing results.
Chest Pain in Children: Sometimes Scary But Seldom SeriousWhile the most common reasons for chest pain in the young aren’t related to the heart, providers need to be certain before they can reassure worried parents.
Sports Concussions in Pediatric Patients: Primary Care Evaluation and ManagementFocused on the needs of children and adolescents, this guide from Nicolas Hatamiya, DO, clarifies definitions of sports concussion.
Kids and Cholesterol: Save Lives With Early Screening and ManagementThis practical guide for pediatricians clarifies when to start lipid screening in children; delineates risk factors and the lifelong value of preventive care for those with high LDL or triglycerides; and provides hard numbers to apply in assessing risk, retesting...
Eating Disorders in Adolescents: Responding to the COVID-Linked SurgeIn this guide, Sara M. Buckelew, MD, MPH, debunks myths about which populations get EDs; offers keys to assessing patients and tips on talking to families; and describes inpatient treatment.
Renal Insufficiency in the Newborn: Definitions, Prevention, ManagementStarting with a refresher on neonatal renal function, pediatric nephrologist Elizabeth Black, MD, offers a guide that covers the factors that can impair kidney health before, during and after birth.
The Adolescent Ear, Nose and Throat: How to Recognize Common and Serious ConditionsIn this talk for PCPs, pediatric ENT surgeon David Conrad, MD, provides keys to thorough examination of the neck, throat and ear.
Winter Woes in Pediatrics: What to Know About RSV and Other Raging Respiratory VirusesChildren’s hospitals in the Bay Area are already experiencing a surge in ER visits, so this timely update from infectious disease specialist Peter Chin-Hong, MD, is a must-watch.
Curbing Cardiovascular Disease Early: How Pediatricians Can Make a DifferenceAtherosclerosis starts in childhood – and so should screening. In this primary care guide, pediatric endocrinologist Sonali Belapurkar, MD, reveals which patients need evaluation.