Contemporary Pediatrics Video

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VIDEO: Toxic Stress in Children: Long-term Effects and Screening StrategiesPediatrician Andrew S. Garner, MD, PhD, describes how children's response to toxic stress stimuli in their environment alters the brain, putting them at risk for a lifetime of adverse health outcomes. Pediatricians, he says, are the natural sentinels to screen and to intervene.
HEEADSSS 3.0: The psychosocial interview for adolescents updated for a new century fueled by media
HEEADSSS 3.0: The psychosocial interview for adolescents updated for a new century fueled by mediaThe latest update to the HEEADSSS psychosocial interview for adolescents includes new questions on electronic media use in addition to its time-tested strategies for identifying the critical stressors that affect the overall well-being of teenaged patients.
VIDEO: Kangaroo care beyond the NICUWe caught up with Jae H. Kim, MD, PhD, associate clinical professor of pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, via a Google Hangout, for key takeaways from his neonatal presentation at AAP 2013 in Orlando.
Motivational interviewing: Helping teenaged smokers to quit
Motivational interviewing: Helping teenaged smokers to quitAlthough tobacco use among adolescents and young adults has declined in recent years, data show that more than 3 million high school students and 600,000 middle school students still smoke cigarettes regularly. Motivational interviewing is one intervention that pediatricians can use to help their teenaged patients quit smoking before the onset of nicotine addiction and its accompanying comorbidities.
A disruptive innovationObamacare is here. Although the staggered implementation schedule has many health care providers unsure of how best to serve the influx of new patients, community hospitals and primary care clinics that serve our urban poor need to be ready to implement a “disruptive innovation.”
Pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver diseaseNonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in children is increasing, with studies showing it to be the most common liver abnormality in children aged 2 to 19 years.