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The top ten items to read regarding pediatric and adolescent sports medicine

August 21, 2014

Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding sports medicine issues in younger patients.

 

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Changing focus of HPV vaccine discussion could increase immunization rates

August 21, 2014
Missed opportunities for HPV vaccination are related to parents’ and physicians’ assumptions about the timing of vaccination relative to onset of sexual…
In the Journals

Automated urine cytometry, point-of-care dipstick tests perform well

August 21, 2014
Automated leukocyte and bacterial counts performed well in the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in pediatric patients. However, point-of-care dipsticks could also be…
In the Journals

R. felis rarely detected in humans, role as pathogen uncertain

August 20, 2014
Although the Rickettsia felis carriage rate in fleas found in Laos is high, the incidence of human infections is low. In addition, it can present with unusual symptoms…
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Petechiae and Purpura: The Ominous and the Not-So-Obvious?

Pediatric Annals, August 2014, Volume 43 Issue 8
Petechiae and purpura are among the most alarming findings a pediatrician will commonly observe in the office. Severity…
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Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

4/7/2014
Functional gastrointestinal disorders in children have been well-recognized for some time, since pioneering work by…
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Labels not always accurate for alternative supplements

November 19, 2013
NEW YORK — Paul A. Offit, MD, chief of the division of infectious diseases at The Children’s Hospital of…
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