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Q&A: Joseph R. Hageman, MD, emphasizes review, evolution of specialty in Pediatric Annals

February 24, 2017

Last year was a year of great change for Pediatric Annals.  The physician-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed publication, in print for 45 years, went online only at www.healio.com/pedannals, and a new editor was appointed when Stanford T. Shulman, MD, now Editor Emeritus, retired.

Reaction from readers has been positive. Online traffic to the Journal doubled in the first 6 months since the change and continues to grow. The Editorial Board, now led by Editor Joseph R. Hageman, MD, renewed its commitment to developing review articles for practitioners, and placed an increased emphasis on how Pediatric Annals’ readers want to receive information on treatment in the age of the Internet.

Viral outbreak linked to rats spreads to nine US states, Canada

February 24, 2017
An outbreak of the rodent-borne Seoul virus that was initially reported in Illinois and Wisconsin is suspected to have spread to at least seven other U.S. states…

AAFP, ACP, AAP among dozens urging House to keep all cigars under FDA authority

February 24, 2017
Citing statistics that show cigars are rising in popularity among youth, and the health threat they pose to people of all ages, more than 40 groups have jointly sent a…
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FDA clears two tests used to assist treatment decisions for infections, sepsis

February 24, 2017
The FDA recently approved the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay, which guides antibiotic treatment decisions for patients with lower respiratory tract…
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Influenza vaccine 48% effective in US

February 24, 2017
New interim estimates indicate that the influenza vaccine is 48% effective in the United States. Meanwhile, influenza activity remains elevated in many parts of the…
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Rate of Strabismus Detection on Digital Photographs Increases by Using Off-center Near Target

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, January 17, 2017
To increase the detection rate of strabismus on digital photographs, with the ultimate aim of developing a new…
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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are…
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