American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition

Healio brings you the highlights from American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AAP's NCE, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Insurance status may influence ED experience for children with mental health diagnoses

October 31, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Children and adolescents who present to the ED with mental health diagnoses were more likely to be transferred to another…
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Adolescents' perceptions, behaviors may predict smoking initiation intent

October 28, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — The intention to initiate cigarette smoking was higher among adolescents who perceived quitting to be easy, according to study
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Using telemedicine in mental health emergencies increases access, lowers costs

October 28, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Using a telemedicine evaluation for pediatric mental health emergencies in ED or urgent care facilities may improve access to…
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Postpartum depression screening in pediatric ED effective accepted

October 28, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Screening for postpartum depression in a pediatric ED was effective and accepted among mothers of young infants, according to…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Parents’ social media presence may jeopardize child’s privacy

October 27, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — While posts regarding their children constitute a significant portion of many parents’ online identities, research…
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Non-invasive ventilation reduces cost, length of stay for neonates with respiratory distress syndrome

October 26, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Neonates with respiratory distress syndrome treated with non-invasive ventilation had lower healthcare costs and shorter
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Guideline-based therapy not consistently followed by asthmatic children

October 26, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Many children with asthma manage their symptoms with regimens inconsistent with the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
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Same day 'return to play' after concussion common among youth athletes

October 26, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Although concussion guidelines recommend removal from play following injury, 38% of youth athletes return to play same day…
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Single-application treatment shows efficacy in head lice egg elimination

October 25, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Abametapir, a novel metalloproteinase inhibitor, was found to completely inhibit lice eggs from hatching after single a…
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How PCPs can identify, discuss sexual assault with adolescent patients

October 25, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Although young victims of sexual assault will rarely immediately disclose the event to their health care provider, there are…

Meeting Calendar

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition

September 15, 2017 - September 19, 2017

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