Neonatal Medicine Perspective

 
 
  • The Parent Penalty in Medicine Physicians starting a new family have to pay a heavy toll when they are not given the support they need by their departments and hospitals. Here's how an oncologist is looking to change all that.
  • My Experience of a COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Infection Although vaccinated fully, this hospitalist experienced a breakthrough COVID-19 infection, and urges others to be cautious.
  • The Time for Ambiguity and Indecisiveness Has Passed Read why this nurse believes the time for indecisiveness is over, and the time for action is now, especially with the spectacularly rapid rise in Delta variant infections and hospitalizations.
  • Neonatal Herpes: The 24th-Hour Workup   How to manage the asymptomatic newborn of a mother with a genital lesion.
  • The Febrile Infant: New AAP Guidance Dr Bill Basco reviews new recommendations that may provide more leeway in evaluating fever in very young, well-appearing infants.
  • Diagnosing and Treating UTI in the First 2 Months of Life Dr Bill Basco reviews a session at the 2021 PAS that tackled lingering questions about diagnosis and treatment of UTI in very young infants.
  • PAS 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from PAS 2021
  • Lessons Learned During COVID-19 Will Help Us Better Treat HCV In figuring out how to practice during a pandemic, we may have also learned new skills for monitoring and treating patients with HCV, says Dr William Balistreri.
  • The Diagnosis We're All Missing, and Why That Must Change It's not just a disease of Latin America; there are an estimated 300,000 cases of Chagas disease in the United States. Are you prepared to make the diagnosis?
  • Managing Pregnancy in T1D: 'One of the Hardest Things We Do'   Dr Anne Peters discusses blood glucose targets and continuous glucose monitoring in pregnant patients with type 1 diabetes.
  • BP at Midlife: Preterm Birth and Offspring Size as Predictors   A reproductive factor can be a window into a woman's future cardiovascular health.
  • Pediatric COVID-19: Data to Guide Practice Which symptoms are linked to COVID infection in children? Do school mitigation strategies prevent outbreaks? Dr William Basco has the answers.
  • SCCM 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SCCM 2021
  • 2020 Guideline Changes: Return-to-Play, Rooming In COVID has necessitated some changes for non-COVID areas of practice. Here are two guideline changes that every pediatric clinician should know.
  • The Pandemic Pediatrician: What We Know Now With more than 1 million US children infected with SARS-CoV-2 to date, we've learned a lot about COVID-19 in kids. However, we still have many unanswered questions.
  • A Newborn Male With a Saclike Lesion A 7.5-lb male is born with a protruding saclike lesion on his lower back. What is the most appropriate next step in his management?
  • A Newborn in Acute Respiratory Distress A newborn male infant is admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit with acute respiratory distress. What condition is likely associated?
  • AAP 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAP 2020
  • SCCM COVID-19 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from COVID-19: What's Next?
  • Solutions to Reduce Maternal Health Disparities If America wants to reduce excess deaths among Black women and their babies, it can be done, says a prominent ob/gyn.