Infectious Diseases in Children


The following articles appeared in the print edition of INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN CHILDREN.

Table of Contents

Encouraging sun avoidance, adequate sunscreen for infants

ALA reports barriers to asthma medication access in schools

Zika case in Texas linked to Miami travel

WPV1 resurges in Nigeria

Cover Story

Pediatricians take front line in management of concussions


Challenges in pediatric infectious diseases

Leah Molloy, PharmD

Everyday Pediatrics

Voyage of pediatric care: Examining historic roots of the pediatrician’s role

William T. Gerson, MD

In the Journals

Legalization of recreational marijuana yields increase in unintentional exposure to children

Maternal consumption of thiamine-enhanced fish sauce protects Cambodian newborns from beriberi

Young children at greater risk for detergent pod poisonings

School-based health care services improved outcomes for teen mothers

Urine biomarkers in postnatal infants associated with acute kidney injury

Nasal spray, flu shot confer similar protection against influenza

Player-on-player contact leads to greater head impact magnitude in high school football players

CDC offers guidance on third MMR dose after campus mumps outbreak

AAP urges stronger, more efficient pediatric trauma management

Meningococcal B vaccine shows limited efficacy in college outbreak

Central line infection prevention bundle reduces catheter use, CLABSI

Hotline call analysis forecasts dengue fever outbreaks

E-cigarette use occurs among adolescents who never used tobacco

Combination therapy more effective than monotherapy for ADHD

Pharmacology Consult

Insect repellents crucial to deter spread of mosquito-borne viruses

Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS


Updates in back-to-school health emphasize importance of vaccines, health education

What's Your Diagnosis?

13-year-old female presents with vaginal mucosa inflammation, ulcerative lesions

James H. Brien, DO