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
  • October 2014
  • Volume 43 · Issue 10
Table of Contents

Potpourri (Revisited)

Stanford T. Shulman, MD

Firm Rounds

An 8-Day-Old Boy with Abdominal Distention After Oral Feeding

Robert Listernick, MD

Healthy Baby

Managing Cervical Lymphadenitis—A Total Pain in the Neck!

Stan L. Block, MD, FAAP

Case Challenge

A 6-Year-Old Girl with Painful Rash on her Left Lower Extremity

Meghna Sharma, MD; Naveen Kumar Kansal, MD; Jasbir Singh, MD

Case Challenge

A Persistently Febrile Adolescent with Headache and Vision Changes

Alexandra Milloff Butler, MD; Vini Vijayan, MD; Colette Meehan, MD; Rochelle Wilson, MD; Michele Lossius, MD

Guest Editorial

Adolescent Substance Use

Sharon Levy, MD, MPH


The Role of the Parent in Adolescent Substance Use

Janet F. Williams, MD; Rosalinda Strano Burton, MA; Suyen Schneegans Warzinski, MA


Averting the Perfect Storm: Addressing Youth Substance Use Risk From Social Media Use

Parissa K. Salimian, BA; Rumi Chunara, PhD; Elissa R. Weitzman, ScD, MSc


Substance Abuse Screening and Brief Intervention for Adolescents in Primary Care

Sarah Pitts, MD; Lydia A. Shrier, MD, MPH


Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and C-Reactive Protein: How Best to Use Them in Clinical Practice

Melissa Kaori Silva Litao, MD; Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD