Is that "bruise" or "burn" really a sign of child abuse? To avoid a misdiagnosis that can have profound consequences for the child, family, and suspected perpetrator, be sure you consider the full range of possibilities.
What's new in the 1999 immunization schedule
In this symposium, two obstetricians and a pediatrician reflect on more than two years of experience with the CDC guidelines for prevention of perinatal Group B streptococcal disease. They address the effectiveness of prophylaxis, unforeseen problems with the guidelines, and more.
The past year was a pretty good one for children in the United States.
From the migrant camps of New York and California to the community health centers that serve New England's rural poor, this pediatrician's life of service has been a grand adventure. And it's not over yet.
For most young people, adolescence is a time of growth and development, not of illness. When illness occurs, it is often related to the increased risk-taking behavior that is part of the normal adolescent process of exploration.
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