Pediatrics Perspective

 
 

  • How We Can Err if We Rely on Randomized Controlled Trials   Dr Trish Greenhalgh explains how we miss the boat when we discount real-world evidence in favor of randomized trial evidence.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Doctors It's holiday season. Here are some great and innovative suggestions for finding that perfect gift for the physician in your life.
  • Meditation for Children Experts discuss the benefits of meditation for children and teens with anxiety and depression.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Nurses From pampering their hands and feet to sanitizing and tracking their gadgets, Medscape offers suggestions for presents for the nurse in your life.
  • 'First Step' Toward Delaying Progression of Type 1 Diabetes   Dr Anne Peters discusses the approval of teplizumab and its potential impact in delaying the onset of stage 3 diabetes for patients age 8 years or older who currently have stage 2 type 1 diabetes.
  • Starting Lamotrigine: Who Needs an EKG?   Drs Wilner and French discuss the latest FDA label changes on lamotrigine and what they mean in practice.
  • A Medically Tailored Holiday Meal Providers of food as medicine to patients with chronic diseases across the United States share their favorite healthy recipes, which can be downloaded and printed.
  • Restricting Attendance at NFL Games Probably Lowered COVID Rates   Perry Wilson comments on a study looking at county COVID infection rates following NFL games played with and without a stadium full of fans.
  • Much-Needed Guidance Arrives on Drug-Induced Liver Injury Dr Nancy Reau speaks with Dr Robert Fontana, the co-author of recent guidance from the AASLD on how to diagnose and manage the harmful consequences of certain drugs and unregulated supplements.
  • 25 Terrific Winter Vacations for Doctors From sun-drenched beaches to powdery ski slopes and vibrant cities, these 25 destinations in the US and abroad have much to offer stressed-out physicians seeking a break.
  • With a Little Help From Our Friends Schuyler W. Henderson, MD talks about conversations to have with adolescents about how and when to reach out to their peers vs adults for help.
  • My Approach to the Annual Wellness Visit Many adults skip the yearly "physical." But these regular visits are the foundation of the patient-physician partnership.
  • Post-Roe v Wade: Its Impact on Many Medical Specialties   Art Caplan, PhD, discusses how the overturn of Roe v Wade has implications for all manner of medical practice.
  • Are Joint Commission Safety Rules Really Backed by Evidence?   Dr Alok Patel discusses the Joint Commission and the associated requirements for accreditation.
  • Discoveries in Diabetic Embryogenesis Thomas R. Moore, MD, discusses innovations in the care of women with diabetes who are pregnant.
  • What Is Contemplative Medicine?   Indu Subramanian tells Kathrin LaFaver about the fellowship she did in contemplative medicine and how to integrate mindfulness into work and life.
  • TikTok Time Bomb: Perpetuating Weight Loss and Diets Hashtags promoting diet and weight loss proliferate on TikTok, but most content is from nonexperts. Dr Caroline Apovian offers thoughts on how to change the conversation.
  • Hunger, Nutrition, and Health: Stepping Up to the Plate Dr Cate Collings outlines next steps for primary care practices following the recent White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.
  • Direct to Consumer Wearables For Children: Who, What, When and How? This review explores direct to consumer wearables (D2CWs) and their use in pediatric and congenital heart disease patients — how to identify appropriate patients, what tools should be considered, implementation of device use, and management of acquired data.
  • Love Them or Hate Them, Masks in Schools Work   F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Director, Clinical and Translational Research Accelerator, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut