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This week’s top articles:
Keeping children calm and comfortable at pediatric-exclusive hospitals
In a video for Contemporary Pediatrics®, Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, discusses how the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Illinois, caters to their pediatric patients in an effort to keep them de-stressed and comfortable.
Data shows no increase in pediatric hepatitis, adenovirus 40/41 compared to pre-pandemic levels
Data from Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report showed that there was no demonstrated increase in pediatric hepatitis or adenovirus 40/41 above pre-COVID-19 pandemic baseline levels.
FDA approves Merck pneumococcal 15-valent conjugate vaccine for ages 6 weeks through 17 years
The FDA today approved the pneumococcal 15-valent conjugate vaccine for the prevention of invasive pneumococcal disease in infants and children.
AAP launches PSA on COVID-19 vaccine education for youngest children
Recently, the AAP announced the launch of a public health campaign to educate caregivers on the benefits of vaccinating all ages.
More articles from this week:
Pediatric Dermatology Cases: What’s the Diagnosis?
Optimize outcomes for pediatric patients who need infusion therapy
Isotretinoin AEs By The Numbers
Berberine promising therapy to treat vulvovaginal candidiasis
This week from the AAP: updated infant sleep recommendations
Mental health during pandemics: prevalence and risk factors
In pediatric type 1 diabetes, race, income, insurance remain barriers to insulin pump use
Obesity in adolescence could raise type 1 diabetes risk in adulthood
Medicare could save billions buying generics through Mark Cuban prescription drug company
Annual World’s Largest Swimming Lesson event hosted today in 14 countries and 42 US states
What pediatric providers can do to help with period poverty
Cortical/cerebral visual impairment: Getting to the heart of pediatric vision loss and blindness
Against COVID-19, both natural and vaccination-mediated protection wane over time