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Researchers identify gaps in care in patients with autism

July 20, 2017

Although significant strides have been made in helping youths with autism transition to adulthood, there are still areas where research can help facilitate this process and overcome the challenges these patients face, according to a recent report in Pediatric Annals.

The authors added that health care providers versed in these topics are well-suited to help these patients have better outcomes and to support those patients with autism requiring higher levels of care.

In the Journals

Sand flies, wild mammals likely to transmit visceral leishmaniasis to dogs in protected areas

July 20, 2017
Sand flies and wild animals sustain a natural infection from visceral leishmaniasis, making household pet exposure near forested and protected areas concerning for…
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Enhanced antibiotic prophylaxis lowers death rate in patients with advanced HIV

July 19, 2017
In sub-Saharan African patients with advanced HIV who were starting ART for the first time, enhanced antimicrobial prophylaxis reduced the rate of death by 27% after 24…

Measles concerns prompt CDC warning for travelers to Europe

July 19, 2017
In response to a series of measles outbreaks since November 2016, the CDC has issued travel health notices for five European countries, including Belgium, France

Family. peer support needed to address pediatric obesity

July 19, 2017
For a child struggling with obesity, the issue of weight touches every aspect of life, including daily interactions at home, at school and in the wider social…
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Agreement Between Three Optical Coherence Tomography Devices to Assess the Insertion Distance and Thickness of Horizontal Rectus Muscles

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2017, Volume 54 Issue 3
To assess the agreement between two different spectral domain (SD-OCT) and one swept source (SS-OCT) optical coherence…
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CME

Dermatology: A Morphologic Approach to Differential Diagnosis: August 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Most primary care pediatricians will agree that on any given day they evaluate a fair number of dermatology concerns…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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Fauci expects less impact from Zika virus in Americas in 2017

March 30, 2017
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