Pearls of Wisdom

Newborn Nutrition
Newborn Nutrition
04/14/2022
The mother of a 5-month-old girl is curious about introduction of solid foods into her daughter's diet. She asks for your recommendation on when to begin introducing solid foods and how long to wait between...
04/14/2022
Hematology
Hematology
03/24/2022
Your patient recently underwent a routine complete blood count (CBC) which showed an absolute neutrophil count of less than 1500/mL. No other abnormalities were present on the CBC.
03/24/2022
Mental Health Disorders
Mental Health Disorders
03/03/2022
Your patient is a 13-year-old girl who recently began undergoing treatment for generalized anxiety disorder. At a recent check-up, her parents expressed concern about the amount of time she spent on social...
03/03/2022
Heartburn
Heartburn
02/17/2022
At a recent checkup, the mother of an otherwise healthy 8-month-old boy with a history of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms asks about potential treatment options. Both of the infant's parents also...
02/17/2022
Sleep Medicine
Sleep Medicine
02/03/2022
A 32-year-old first-time mother and her 3-month-old daughter come in for a well visit. At the visit, she asks whether it is okay to allow her daughter to sleep in her car seat, and if she can remove the car...
02/03/2022
Seizure
Seizure
01/13/2022
Two days after a child was discharged from the hospital following an accidental fall at a daycare, the child experienced severe seizures and irreparable brain damage, which left her wheelchair bound, blind,...
01/13/2022
Cancer
Cancer
12/29/2021
A first-time mother asks about the risks of pediatric cancer during a well-visit for her 6-month-old daughter. She is concerned after hearing a recent report that children of racial/ethnic minorities have a...
12/29/2021
Autism
Autism
12/16/2021
The mother of an 20-month-old son presents to your office. Recently, the child failed a screening for autism spectrum disorder. However, he is yet to have been given a referral to a specialist for further...
12/16/2021
Nutrition
Nutrition
12/14/2021
Your patient is a 27-year-old patient with Celiac disease who gave birth to her first child several months earlier. She asks if she should be worried about her child also developing the disease, and if she...
12/14/2021
FEVER
FEVER
11/18/2021
A first-time mother presents to your office with her 24-day old infant. Despite being otherwise well-appearing, the infant has had a fever for several days. The mother's efforts have been unable to break...
11/18/2021