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Apr
26

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new clinical practice guideline on brief resolved unexplained events (BRUE) in low-risk infants. BRUE refers to brief events in infants, such as when a baby stops breathing for a few seconds that are unexplained and rarely associated with underlying medical problems. The new term, BRUE, will …

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Dec
30

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidance suggesting prescribing providers, families,

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidance suggesting prescribing providers, families, and schools collaborate develop plans detailing the use of seizure rescue medications that is particularly important for children with prescriptions for rescue medications. The recommendations are published online December 28 in Pediatrics.

Apr
30

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its child physical abuse guideline that includes new information on the long-lasting effects of abuse and on how pediatricians can protect children. The guideline, published online April 26 in Pediatrics, highlights risk factors for abuse and abusive injuries that are frequently overlooked.

Apr
08

The recently updated bronchiolitis guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

The recently updated bronchiolitis guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) emphasize the need to avoid unnecessary or unproven interventions, thus pointing back to recommendations put forth half a century ago, reports an editorial published online April 6 in Pediatrics.

Jan
28

A new report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

A new report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends screening for behavioral and emotional problems in children to promote optimal development. The report is published in the February issue of Pediatrics.

Oct
31

Management of bronchiolitis in children aged 1 to 23 months no longer requires testing for specific viruses or a trial dose of a bronchodilator, suggest new guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Management of bronchiolitis in children aged 1 to 23 months no longer requires testing for specific viruses or a trial dose of a bronchodilator, suggest new guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), published online October 27 in Pediatrics.

Oct
28

Up to 14.5% of adolescent athletes who play sports might experience undiagnosed concussions, suggest the results of a new study presented recently at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Up to 14.5% of adolescent athletes who play sports might experience undiagnosed concussions, suggest the results of a new study presented recently at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2014 National Conference and Exhibition.

Oct
14

Another research presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Another research presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2014 National Conference and Exhibition has pointed out that as many as 93% of splints applied to fractures in children at pediatric emergency departments and urgent care centers may be done incorrectly.

Oct
02

Long–acting reversible contraceptives should be the first–line option for sexually active teenagers,

Long–acting reversible contraceptives should be the first–line option for sexually active teenagers, suggest new guidelines on teenage pregnancy prevention from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The updated policy statement was published online September 29 in Pediatrics.

Sep
30

The best way to promote bone health for children continues to be through diet, suggests the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

The best way to promote bone health for children continues to be through diet, suggests the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Nutrition in its updated clinical guidelines for pediatric bone health. The guidelines are published online September 29 in Pediatrics.

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