New cheerleading injury prevention guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics are meant to stem rising tide of catastrophic injuries.
Organic foods have the same vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, proteins, lipids, and other nutrients as conventional foods—and also have lower pesticide levels.
Beware handwritten prescriptions for insulin and use of abbreviations....this case illustrates the dangers.
Abdominal migraine affects up to 4% of the pediatric population and represents 4% to 15% of patients with functional abdominal pain. Most of those affected go on to have migraine headaches.
Each year in this country, physicians prescribe medications to treat ADHD in nearly 3 million children. The safety of these agents has been the subject of some debate.
The morphology and distribution of these lesions is characteristic of ectoparasite bites, which occur when a human carries a pet—usually a kitten or puppy—as if the animal were a human newborn baby.
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Rib fractures suggest abuse and are a lone finding in 29% of skeletal injury cases.
Rib fractures suggest abuse and are a lone finding in 29% of pediatric skeletal injury cases.
Craniosynostosis is a condition in which one or more of the fibrous sutures in an infant skull prematurely fuses by ossification, thereby changing the growth pattern of the skull.
Autism spectrum disorders affect 1 in 100 children and the prevalence is 3 times higher in females. One-third of all children with autism have seizures.
Infants acetaminophen, 80 mg/0.8 mL, was taken off the market early in 2012, and most pharmacies now only carry the 160 mg/5mL concentration. The label, however, does not provide instruction on how to administer an infant dose. Here, another major problem plus simple measures to prevent under- or over-dosing.
The black, hard center represents an eschar. This type of morphology is almost always caused by a virulent organism—bacterial or fungal. Biopsy showed non-septate hyphae within the dermis, and a culture grew Mucor species (a saprophytic soil fungus).
Functional foods for post-partum mothers include galactagogues to enhance breast feeding and teas to soothe colic.