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AAP updates media use guidelinesThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued updated recommendations for media use by children that attempt to reconcile their increasing exposure to media with their developmental needs.
CE: Heart failure: Pumping up Knowledge, Circulating New Approaches
CE: Heart failure: Pumping up Knowledge, Circulating New Approaches
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Benefit Pharmacists
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Benefit PharmacistsHow PDMPs are helping both patients and pharmacists.
AUA 2017: A small-town plumber’s 10 can’t-miss sessionsIn preparation for the AUA annual meeting in May, urologist Henry Rosevear, MD, shares the 10 sessions he’s looking forward to the most.
Updated guideline for “brief resolved unexplained events”A recently published 2016 guideline by the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends replacing “apparent life-threatening event” or ALTE with the more accurate term “brief resolved unexplained event” or BRUE.
How to manage pediatric celiac diseaseOngoing lab tests and assessments are important in the management of pediatric celiac patients, according to newly released guidelines.
Treatment of opioid use disorderAs problems with opioid use and abuse in the United States increasingly emerge to create what is being called a public health epidemic, clinicians are facing the great challenge of trying to provide optimal pain management for their patients while being mindful of the potential deleterious effects of the highly addictive opioids.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Operative vaginal deliveryA commentary on ACOG Practice Bulletin Number 154: Operative Vaginal Delivery by Charles J Lockwood, MD, MHCM.
AAP updates guidelines for random, resolved infant eventsSometimes babies briefly stop breathing. Sometimes they can turn shades of blue. Sometimes, these things are not serious. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recommending a new, less threatening label for such events, in hopes of reducing unnecessary treatment and stress.
International guidelines introduced for actinic keratosisThe European Dermatology Forum and International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) has created international treatment guidelines for actinic keratosis that include optimal treatment strategies and recommendations.