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AAP recommends full-time nurse in all schools

AAP recommends full-time nurse in all schools
May 26, 2016

The AAP recently released a policy statement calling for a minimum of one full-time registered school nurse in every school across the United States.

“As student health needs became more complex, the school nursing role has expanded to include additional responsibilities,” Anne Sheetz, MPH, RN, former director of school health services for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, said in a press release. “By establishing working relationships with the pediatrician, school nurses can help manage chronic conditions and develop individualized health care plans for each student.”

AAFP, ACP, ACOG, AAP, CDC director call on Congress to approve Zika funding

May 26, 2016
Joining a growing call from medical organizations for Congress to quickly approve emergency funding for prevention and treatment of the Zika virus, CDC Director Tom
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Celiac disease not associated with depression in adolescents

May 26, 2016
SAN DIEGO — Celiac disease was not associated with major depressive disorder in adolescents, according to findings presented at Digestive Disease Week 2016…
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Neither financial nor educational programs improve vaccination rates

May 26, 2016
Recent study data showed that participating in a financial services program or virtual learning collaborative led to self-reports of increased vaccination rates…
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C. difficile-associated reactive arthritis underdiagnosed, misdiagnosed among children

May 25, 2016
Recent research in JAMA Pediatrics determined that Clostridium difficile infection-associated reactive arthritis is underdiagnosed and often misdiagnosed among…
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Facilitated Versus Self-guided Training of Non-ophthalmologists for Grading Pre-plus and Plus Disease Using Fundus Images for Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2016, Volume 53 Issue 3
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is an important cause of preventable blindness; barriers to screening necessitate…
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Early Childhood Exposures and Risk for Adult Disease: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Every physician who cares for children has always worried about the effects interventions or exposures might have on…
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