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Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2017 - 2018.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-2550
Pediatrics

Sep 5th, 2017 - This statement updates the recommendations for routine use of the seasonal influenza vaccine and antiviral medications for the prevention and treatment of influenza in children. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends annual seasonal influenza immunization for everyone 6 months and older, including children and adolescents. Highlights for the upcoming 2017-2018 season include the followin...

Management of sickle cell disease: summary of the 2014 evidence-based report by expert ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2014.10517
JAMA Yawn BP, Buchanan GR et. al.

Sep 9th, 2014 - Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a life-threatening genetic disorder affecting nearly 100,000 individuals in the United States and is associated with many acute and chronic complications requiring immediate medical attention. Two disease-modifying therapies, hydroxyurea and long-term blood transfusions, are available but underused. To support and expand the number of health professionals able and w...

Assessment of the 12-lead ECG as a screening test for detection of cardiovascular disea...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000025
Circulation Maron BJ, Friedman RA et. al.

Sep 16th, 2014 - Assessment of the 12-lead ECG as a screening test for detection of cardiovascular disease in healthy general populations of young people (12-25 Years of Age): a scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.|2014|Maron BJ,Friedman RA,Kligfield P,Levine BD,Viskin S,|diagnosis,physiopathology,methods,methods,

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6107316
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Aug 24th, 2018 - This report updates the 2017-18 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines in the United States (MMWR Recomm Rep 2017;66[No. RR-2]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months who do not have contraindications. A licensed, recommended, and age-appropriate vaccine should be us...

Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diphtheria with Vaccines in the United States: Re...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5919600
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Liang JL, Tiwari T et. al.

Apr 27th, 2018 - This report compiles and summarizes all recommendations from CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding prevention and control of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis in the United States. As a comprehensive summary of previously published recommendations, this report does not contain any new recommendations and replaces all previously published reports and policy notes; ...

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vacc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991811
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Jun 7th, 2018 - Intranasally administered live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) was initially licensed in the United States in 2003 as a trivalent formulation (LAIV3) (FluMist, MedImmune, LLC). Quadrivalent live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4) (FluMist Quadrivalent, MedImmune) has been licensed in the United States since 2012 and was first available during the 2013-14 influenza season, replacing LAIV3....

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5837399
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Aug 25th, 2017 - This report updates the 2016-17 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines (MMWR Recomm Rep 2016;65[No. RR-5]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months who do not have contraindications. A licensed, recommended, and age-appropriate vaccine should be used.For the 2017-18 se...

Development of hospital-based guidelines for skeletal survey in young children with bru...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4306798
Pediatrics Wood JN, Fakeye O et. al.

Jan 20th, 2015 - To develop guidelines for performing an initial skeletal survey (SS) for children <24 months of age presenting with bruising in the hospital setting, combining available evidence with expert opinion. Applying the Rand/UCLA Appropriateness Method, a multispecialty panel of 10 experts relied on evidence from the literature and their own clinical expertise in rating the appropriateness of performi...

2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the...
https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehv316
European Heart Journal; Priori SG, Blomström-Lundqvist C et. al.

Aug 31st, 2015 - 2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death: The Task Force for the Management of Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Endorsed by: Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC).|2015|Priori SG,Blomström-Lu...

Screening for Depression in Children and Adolescents: U.S. Preventive Services Task For...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M15-2957
Annals of Internal Medicine; Siu AL,

Feb 9th, 2016 - Update of the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for major depressive disorder (MDD) in children and adolescents. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the benefits and harms of screening; the accuracy of primary care-feasible screening tests; and the benefits and harms of treatment with psychotherapy, medications, and collaborative care models in patien...

Medical Versus Nonmedical Immunization Exemptions for Child Care and School Attendance.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-2145
Pediatrics , et. al.

Aug 30th, 2016 - Routine childhood immunizations against infectious diseases are an integral part of our public health infrastructure. They provide direct protection to the immunized individual and indirect protection to children and adults unable to be immunized via the effect of community immunity. All 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have regulations requiring proof of immunization for ch...

Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Re...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2017.6803
JAMA , Grossman DC et. al.

Jun 20th, 2017 - Based on year 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts, approximately 17% of children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years in the United States have obesity, and almost 32% of children and adolescents are overweight or have obesity. Obesity in children and adolescents is associated with morbidity such as mental health and psychological issues, asthma, obstructive sleep apnea,...

Recommendations for Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine for Persons 10 Years and Older.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-1890
Pediatrics

Aug 30th, 2016 - This policy statement provides recommendations for the prevention of serogroup B meningococcal disease through the use of 2 newly licensed serogroup B meningococcal vaccines: MenB-FHbp (Trumenba; Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Pfizer, Philadelphia, PA) and MenB-4C (Bexsero; Novartis Vaccines, Siena, Italy). Both vaccines are approved for use in persons 10 through 25 years of age. MenB-F...

Sports Specialization and Intensive Training in Young Athletes.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-2148
Pediatrics Brenner JS,

Aug 30th, 2016 - Sports specialization is becoming the norm in youth sports for a variety of reasons. When sports specialization occurs too early, detrimental effects may occur, both physically and psychologically. If the timing is correct and sports specialization is performed under the correct conditions, the athlete may be successful in reaching specific goals. Young athletes who train intensively, whether s...

Fruit Juice in Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Current Recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-0967
Pediatrics Heyman MB, Abrams SA et. al.

May 31st, 2017 - Historically, fruit juice was recommended by pediatricians as a source of vitamin C and as an extra source of water for healthy infants and young children as their diets expanded to include solid foods with higher renal solute load. It was also sometimes recommended for children with constipation. Fruit juice is marketed as a healthy, natural source of vitamins and, in some instances, calcium. ...

Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for D...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw694
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Lewinsohn DM, Leonard MK et. al.

Dec 9th, 2016 - Individuals infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) may develop symptoms and signs of disease (tuberculosis disease) or may have no clinical evidence of disease (latent tuberculosis infection [LTBI]). Tuberculosis disease is a leading cause of infectious disease morbidity and mortality worldwide, yet many questions related to its diagnosis remain. A task force supported by the American T...

Update of Recommendations for Use of Once-Weekly Isoniazid-Rifapentine Regimen to Treat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6023184
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Borisov AS, Bamrah Morris S et. al.

Jun 28th, 2018 - Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is critical to the control and elimination of tuberculosis disease (TB) in the United States. In 2011, CDC recommended a short-course combination regimen of once-weekly isoniazid and rifapentine for 12 weeks (3HP) by directly observed therapy (DOT) for treatment of LTBI, with limitations for use in children aged <12 years and persons with human ...

Part 6: Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support: 2015 Internat...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000275
Circulation de Caen AR, Maconochie IK et. al.

Oct 16th, 2015 - Part 6: Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support: 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations.|2015|de Caen AR,Maconochie IK,Aickin R,Atkins DL,Biarent D,|methods,standards,complications,therapy,methods,standards,methods,standards,drug therapy,etiology,prevention & control,therapy,...

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule--United States, 2016.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2015-4531
Pediatrics ,

Feb 25th, 2016 - Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule--United States, 2016.|2016| , ,|standards,

Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommen...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.17772
JAMA , Curry SJ et. al.

Nov 27th, 2018 - In 2016, approximately 676 000 children in the United States experienced maltreatment (abuse, neglect, or both), with 75% of these children experiencing neglect, 18% experiencing physical abuse, and 8% experiencing sexual abuse. Approximately 14% of abused children experienced multiple forms of maltreatment, and more than 1700 children died as a result of maltreatment. To update the US Preventi...