Infectious Diseases in Children


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

Table of Contents
Cover Stories

Quality care for CSHCN encourages shift in focus among health care industry


Mycoplasma genitalium: A pelvic inflammatory disease pathogen that needs attention

Toni Darville, MD

Everyday Pediatrics

Investing in the future for our children’s well-being

William T. Gerson, MD

In the Journals

Vaccine transparency can increase confidence, immunization rates

Medical imaging of children requires standardization of safety practices

Parainfluenza-associated hospitalizations most common in young children

Seizures, skin lesions common indicators of HSV in infants

Teaspoon, tablespoon units linked to higher odds for dosage error

Position statement offers practice guidance for feeding tube placement

Seasonal influenza vaccine promoted antibody persistence in young children

Home nurse visitation reduced maternal, child mortality

CDC: HPV vaccination rates unsatisfactory among teens

Children with comorbidities more likely to have non-vaccine serotype IPD

Hospital readmissions common among children with pneumonia

AAP releases non-viral STI screening recommendations

Direct hospital admission more cost-effective than ED admission

High levels of pre-existing norovirus antibodies predicts protection from infection

High-volume neonatal units reduced preterm infants’ risk for mortality

Ear thermometers less accurate than rectal thermometers

HCPs have significant role in prevention of health care-associated pertussis

Pharmacology Consult

Review of antiviral agents for treatment of pediatric HSV infection

Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS

Spot the Rash

8-year-old girl with annular, pink plaques on the feet

Carrie C. Coughlin, MD; Marissa J. Perman, MD

What's Your Diagnosis?

A neonate presents with swollen left eye, discharge

James H. Brien, DO