Instructional handouts help caregivers stick to complicated treatment plans for pediatric AD patients. Historically effective AD treatments are being augmented with new phosphodiesterase inhibitors and biologics. Gentler approaches such as massage, light therapy, and melatonin may also be of value for children with AD.
Physicians have some of the highest rates of professional burnout, and a new study picks apart what is contributing to burnout, job and life satisfaction, and perceptions of work-life balance among pediatricians.
In the third annual Contemporary Pediatrics survey, many commented on the value or lack of value of the professional societies that they turn to for help. Here are 9 responses that off both positive and negative views of these professional societies. What do you think? Feel free to comment below and make your voice heard.
Infants and children who are given prescription acid-reducing medications face a substantially higher risk of developing Clostridium difficile infection, according to a study published recently in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases.