Tag: AAP

  • A smartphone app for jaundice, effects of digital media on children’s brains and more: Pediatric Newsletter #10

    Here is the latest of my more or less monthly newsletter on pediatric topics. In it I highlight and comment on new research, news stories, or anything else about children’s health that I think will interest parents. If you want to subscribe to it and get it in the form of an email each month…

  • Pediatric Newsletter #5

    Welcome to my more or less monthly newsletter for parents about pediatric topics. In it I highlight and comment on new research, news stories, or anything else about children’s health I think will interest parents. I have 30 years of experience practicing pediatrics, pediatric critical care (intensive care), and pediatric emergency room care. So sometimes…

  • Caring for children with traumatic injuries

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recently published its guidelines for how hospitals, and systems of hospitals, should care for injured children. The recommendations have also been endorsed by the relevant organizations of surgeons, emergency physicians, critical care physicians, and children’s hospitals. Traumatic injuries in children are a huge issue. They are the number one killer…