Infectious Diseases in Children


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

Table of Contents

National health report: Preterm birth rate declines, teen depression rises

CDC reports multistate Salmonella outbreaks linked to live, frozen poultry

At Issue

Physician response to ban on nonmedical vaccine exemptions will define success

Cover Story

Lax vaccination policies heighten risk for vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks


Updates in bronchiolitis treatment based on 2014 AAP guidelines

Anne E. Borgmeyer, DNP, RN, CPNP, AE-C

Everyday Pediatrics

Crossroads of care: Models of care and training for general pediatricians

William T. Gerson, MD

FDA News

FDA warns hypoglycemia drug may cause pulmonary hypertension in infants

FDA approves Orkambi for treatment of cystic fibrosis

In the Journals

Mental illness hospitalizations more common among juvenile prisoners

More than one-third of US youth experienced physical assault in last year

Medicaid-enhanced prenatal care program reduces infant mortality risk

Physicians working sick despite health risk to patients

Player-to-player contact causes more concussions than heading in soccer

Poor adolescent health associated with limited education, employment

Mortality risk greater in children with severe C. difficile, chronic conditions

Most recreational water-based outbreaks caused by Cryptosporidium

Only two states require HPV vaccination

Bath salts not commonly used by teens in the US

Children with early-onset vitiligo more likely to have extensive, progressive disease

B. pertussis resurgence may be due to asymptomatic, vaccinated carriers

Antimicrobial use varies widely across pediatric hospitals

Antipsychotics may be excessively, unnecessarily prescribed to adolescents

High fat mass in newborns increases risk for atopic dermatitis

Vaccines raise risk for adverse events in extremely low birth weight infants

Controller medications may worsen effects of air pollution on lung function in children with asthma

Consuming oily fish, PUFA may reduce rhinitis risk in children

Meeting News Coverage

Perinatally infected HIV patient maintains remission 11 years after therapy

Spot the Rash

Enlarging, annular rash on a 3-year-old girl

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

What's Your Diagnosis?

A neonate presents with fever, rash around the mouth

James H. Brien, DO