The introduction of conjugated vaccines has decreased the incidence of bacterial meningitis in children, amounting to one of the biggest public health successes in the practicing pediatrician’s career.
Two common questions asked of pediatricians by parents are “When can my child return to school?” and “how long will I be staying home with my child?” Understanding when, how long, and under what conditions a pediatric patient with an infection is contagious to others is an important part of disease prevention and treatment.
For Contemporary OB/GYN, Dr Bobby Lazzara explains key findings from a special report published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The report looked at the teratogenic element of the Zika virus and whether causality exists.
As you flip through the various TV channels, it’s the top headline scrolling across your TV screen on every news station, The Zika virus. This mosquito-born virus could soon make its way to the United States and is raising major concerns for pregnant women and physicians. Get the information you need to care for your patients.