The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has updated the federal immunization guidelines, including more nuances of the guidelines visually represented on the schedule to enhance clarity.
A roundup of new and updated guidelines that you may have missed.
Teenaged pregnancy rates in the United States continue to be among the highest in the industrialized nations.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a policy statement updating guidelines for releasing healthy term newborns from the hospital. The new guidelines aim to ensure that both baby and mother are ready to go home based on their unique situation.
For the first time, the American Thyroid Association has issued guidelines specifically for evaluating and managing benign thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer in children and adolescents aged 18 years and younger.
Bronchiolitis, an acute inflammatory injury of the bronchioles, is the most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in children aged younger than 12 months.