Infectious Diseases in Children


The following articles appeared in the print edition of INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN CHILDREN.

Table of Contents

DOD halts operations after anthrax contamination

At Issue

Early preparation aid physician, college students in transition to adult care

Cover Story

College campus outbreaks require timely public health response


The future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program

Laura Searcy, MN, APRN, PPCNP-BC,

Everyday Pediatrics

Money Uses and abuse in the pediatric office

William T. Gerson, MD

FDA approvals

FDA approves Spiriva Respimat for asthma in adults, adolescents

FDA News

FDA warns of respiratory problems linked to off-label tramadol use in children

In the Journals

Many parents ignorant of e-cigarette poisoning risks to children

PCPs make most ADHD diagnoses

Pertussis now passes most commonly from siblings to infants

Reason for surge in plague cases remains unknown

Single amoxicillin dose for strep throat allows next-day return to school

US schools improve nutritional value of meals

Vaccine coverage for kindergartners remains high; exemptions stay low

PHiD-CV10 vaccine slightly reduces use of tubes for ear infections

Preterm birth, poor fetal growth increase risk for ADHD

HIV testing rates low for gay male adolescents

Breast-feeding may reduce risk for infection among indigenous infants

Catheter use, HCWs linked to staph infections in neonatal ward

Brain abnormalities may persist into young adulthood among adolescents with ADHD

Survival rates increase for extremely preterm infants over 20-year period

Active video game reduces lung inflammation in children with asthma

Five-step handwashing technique improves children’s health

Fruit, vegetable mandates in schools result in less consumption, more waste

Eczema, sleep disorders increase risk for headaches in children

CDC: Smokeless tobacco use on rise among high school athletes

Spot the Rash

Worsening atopic dermatitis in a 3-year-old boy

Jenna Streicher, MD; Melissa J. Perman, MD

What's Your Diagnosis?

5-year-old male presents with worsening right axillary lymphadenopathy

James H Brien, DO