Pediatric Annals


Print ISSN: 0090-4481
Online ISSN: 1938-2359

Published for more than 40 years, Pediatric Annals is a monthly medical review journal dedicated to providing pediatricians and other clinicians with the latest practical information on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diseases and disorders. Each issue explores one emerging trend in pediatric medicine. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Columns including Firm Rounds, Healthy Baby, and Case Challenges
• 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM available each month
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • March 2015
  • Volume 44 · Issue 3
Table of Contents

“Smart Guns” and Bed Net Update

Stanford T. Shulman, MD

Ask the Experts

Helping Families around Military Deployments

Robert J. Hilt, MD, FAAP

Firm Rounds

A 15-Year-Old Girl with Weakness, Fatigue, Chest Pain, and Headaches

Robert Listernick, MD

Healthy Baby/Healthy Child

A Pediatric Practice’s Journey to Provide Care to “Healthy Babies and Children”

Irwin Benuck, MD, PhD

Case Challenge

A 10-Year-Old Girl with Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

Ilaria Possenti, MD; Elena Borali, MD; Paola Longaretti, MD; Lorenzo A. Bassi, MD; Federico Cattaneo, MD; Lucia Bianchi, MD; Stella Boghen, MD; Antonietta Marchi, MD

Case Challenge

A 7-Year-Old Girl with Periodic Flank Discomfort

Katherine Maddox, MD; Catherine Buck, MD; Luis Seguias, MD

Guest Editorial

Common Signs and Symptoms and Unusual Diagnoses: Part 2

Joseph R. Hageman, MD


A 15-Year-Old Girl with Fever and Abdominal Pain

Molly Diaz, MD, MPH, MA; Chandani Patel DeZure, MD; Jonathan Cordova, DO; Andrea Lo, MD; Ruba Azzam, MD


A 9-Month-Old Boy with Right-Hand Preference

Kathleen Kastner, MD; Lauren Rust, MD; Kent Kelley, MD; Michael Msall, MD; Joseph R. Hageman, MD


An Athletic Adolescent Girl with Proteinuria and Hypertension

Siddhartha Dante, MD; Catherine Glunz, MD


A Rare Cause of Vomiting in a 5-Year-Old Girl

Karen E. Schultz, MD; Ann Giese, MD, FAAP; Abraham Groner, MD


A 15-Year-Old Boy with Abdominal Pain, Growth Retardation, and Anemia Secondary to Helicobacter pylori–associated Peptic Ulcer

Melissa Andrianov, MD; Edgardo Rivera, MD; Ruba Azzam, MD


Assessment and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Part 1

William P. French, MD