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Most pediatricians do not use mental health clinicians to co-manage patients

Most pediatricians do not use mental health clinicians to co-manage patients
May 1, 2016

BALTIMORE — The majority of general pediatricians did not use mental health professionals in the co-management of most of their patients with anxiety and depression, according to study data presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

“There aren’t enough mental health providers to go around,” Ruth E.K. Stein, MD, attending physician at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, told Infectious Diseases in Children. “And in some locations, pediatricians are practicing in areas where there are few, if any, mental health providers.

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PCPs can assist LGBTQ adolescents in high-risk coming out to family

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE — PCPs can play a “central role” in assisting adolescent LGBTQ patients when they decide to reveal their sexual or gender identity to family…
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National, international guidelines inconsistent for asthma treatment

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE — National and global guideline recommendations for the treatment of asthma are inconsistent, according to research presented at the Pediatric Academic…
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Maternal presence during NAS treatment decreased withdrawal severity

April 30, 2016
BALTIMORE — Parental presence at the bedside of infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome may improve their recovery from opioid withdrawal symptoms…
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Electronic monitoring, texting effective in school-based weight interventions

April 30, 2016
BALTIMORE — The combined use of text messages and activity monitoring devices, such as a Fitbit, were effective in keeping at-risk teens engaged in school-based…
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Inferior Oblique Botulinum Toxin Injection: A Postoperative Diplopia Test for Secondary Inferior Oblique Muscle Overaction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2016, Volume 53 Issue 2
To evaluate the utility of botulinum toxin injection into the inferior oblique muscle for secondary inferior oblique…
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Immunization Updates 2015: Pediatrics & Adolescents

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

Despite the proven remarkable effectiveness of vaccines and the striking global impact of immunization campaigns in…
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