Infectious Diseases in Children


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

Table of Contents

Chikungunya fever: An emerging disease in the Caribbean and Americas

Cella DC Christie, MBBS, DM (Paed), MPH; Roxanne Melbourne-Chambers, MBBS (Hons), DM (Paed)

ADHD, stimulant therapy did not affect childhood growth, adult height

Cover Story

Pediatric diarrheal diseases: A public health issue that requires further standardization


The Ebola epidemic: A costly and preventable global health security and humanitarian crisis

James M. Hughes, MD

Everyday Pediatrics

The story line of medicine

William T. Gerson, MD

In the Journals

PCV7, PCV13 linked with fewer pneumonia hospitalizations

Youth with assault-related injury twice as likely to return to ED for violent re-injury

More surveillance, research needed on premature death in children with epilepsy

Mothers vocally interact with infants more frequently than fathers

Tdap, MCV4 vaccination uptake improved compared with HPV vaccination

WHO: Progress towards measles elimination stalling

Quality of community-based ADHD care needs improvement

School building, classroom design may influence student performance

Congenital HHV-6 may negatively affect neurodevelopment

Flu vaccine may be most effective in patients not vaccinated in past 5 years

March of Dimes sets 2030 goal to reduce US preterm birth rates

Children with ASD benefited more from individual vs. social interaction

In utero exposure to ART posed little to no risk for congenital anomalies

Laundry detergent pods linked with increase in poison control calls

High-level, high-volume centers linked to lower mortality in VLBW infants

Meeting News Coverage

Combination nasal spray well-tolerated among children with allergic rhinitis

Epinephrine initiative aided students, staff after food allergy-related anaphylaxis

Household air pollution linked to asthma, allergic rhinitis in children

Spot the Rash

1-year-old boy with cluster of red papules on arm

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

What's Your Diagnosis?

Some things never change

James H. Brien, DO