Infectious Diseases in Children


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

Table of Contents
Cover Story

Health officials on ‘high alert’ for AFM in 2020

At Issue

Are enteroviruses the predominant cause of AFM in the US?

Pharmacology Consult

New biologic drugs for asthma: What PCPs need to know

Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS

What's Your Diagnosis?

16-month-old female is admitted to PICU with concerns for sepsis

James H. Brien, DO


‘Worthwhile to consider’: Does the world need a pentavalent flu vaccine?

‘Everyone’s issue’: More than 140K people died from measles in 2018

Q&A: Autism guidelines include messages for clinicians about screening

Q&A: Few child care centers require flu vaccination in kids, caregivers

In the Journals

Apps show teaching potential for math, early academic skills

Boys born small for gestational age at higher risk for infertility as adults

Children with HIV show poorer neuropsychological performance

Current guidelines may lead to untreated UTIs in children

Enterovirus vaccine reduces severe HFMD cases by 60%

Fresh red blood cells no better than older cells for transfusions in critically ill kids

High opioid dosages increase overdose risk in young patients

Just 41% of eligible kids get MMR vaccine before travel outside US

Marijuana e-cigarette use significantly increases among students

Melanoma rates decline among US adolescents, young adults

Object-related choking deaths down significantly in US children since 1968

Only 30% of youths with identified substance use tested for HCV

Postnatal CMV associated with failed hearing screen, lower weight in VLBW infants

Study calls attention to cost of air pollution-related conditions in kids

Study identifies two distinct subgroups of SUIDs that differ by age

Meeting News

New chemical formulation fights resistance in malaria bed nets

Global report shows again that progress against malaria has slowed