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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…
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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…
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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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A neonate presents with swollen left eye, discharge

Infectious Diseases in Children, August 2014
James H. Brien, DO
A 5-day-old infant presents to the ED for evaluation of a swollen left eye. The history of the chief complaint began…
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Moving parents toward vaccine acceptance

April 28, 2014
There are different types of parents who refuse vaccines.  There are those who adamantly refuse all vaccines and…
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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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