A previously healthy 6-year-old boy presented with his parents to an emergency department with a dog bite to the genitals. The boy and his family were playing with their dog when the dog turned and nipped the boy’s scrotum.
Are you familiar with the current routine immunization schedule for newborns and infants? Print out this infographic to stay up to date on the latest immunization recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for those aged 0 to 12 months.
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The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently updated its guidance for influenza vaccination for children during the 2021-2022 influenza season. Do you offer vaccination to all your patients aged 6 months or older who do not have contraindications?
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new recommendations for preventing and controlling influenza during the 2021-2022 season, especially in light of the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
A 16-year-old girl presented to a dermatology clinic with a rash on her feet, which had been present for 10 years. The asymptomatic rash had started on her right foot but progressed to the left foot over the past 3 to 6 months.
In this commentary, John W. Harrington, MD, writes about his clinical experience as a pediatric health care provider addressing the challenges and the danger involving parents/guardians who refuse to vaccinate their children.
Caregivers of Hospitalized Children Are Less Concerned About Influenza During the COVID-19 Pandemic Than Pre-Pandemic
To measure child influenza vaccine coverage and identify factors associated with vaccine hesitancy before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, the researchers assessed influenza knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and vaccine hesitancy among parents/caregivers of hospitalized children ages 6 months to 18 years.
A previously healthy 3-month-old boy was brought to the primary care pediatric dermatology clinic by his parents for evaluation of worsening facial, diaper, and extremity rash.
A 5-month-old infant was brought to the emergency department with vomiting and concerns for reflux. He was a full-term infant born by C-section due to failure to progress, with a birth weight of 3.3 kg.