Volume 8 - Issue 2 - February 2009

Consultant for Pediatricians

congenital anomalies
congenital anomalies
12/11/2012

LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD—Series Editor
Dr Hirsch is a clinical instructor of pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. She is also a medical editor for KidsHealth.org. Dr Pohl is professor of pediatrics and associate dean of student affairs and career counseling at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.

LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD—Series EditorDr Hirsch is a clinical instruc...
<P>Traditionally, we have reassured parents of children with pectus excavatum that this common chest wall defect is primarily cosmetic. Occasionally, we need to evaluate children with more severe...
12/11/2012
sleep in children and youths
sleep in children and youths
04/29/2011

By SUSAN ENAYAT-POUR, BS and JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MD
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Norfolk, Va

By SUSAN ENAYAT-POUR, BS and JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MD Eastern Virginia Medical School, Ch...
The lesion on the left forearm of this 20-month-old girl developed shortly after birth and gradually worsened. The toddler scratched the lesion daily.
04/29/2011
sleep in children and youths
sleep in children and youths
04/29/2011

By CHRIS WILSON, RN and RIVA KAMAT, MD
Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, Falls Church, Va

By CHRIS WILSON, RN and RIVA KAMAT, MD Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, Falls Churc...
An African American baby girl was noted to have noisy breathing at birth.
04/29/2011
sleep in children and youths
sleep in children and youths
04/29/2011

By DAVID S. REITMAN, MD
Children’s National Medical Center

By DAVID S. REITMAN, MD Children’s National Medical Center
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>Sleep is an important, yet frequently underestimated component of adolescent health. Adequate sleep is essential for achieving maximal cognitive...
04/29/2011