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Contemporary Pediatrics eConsult

Contemporary Pediatrics eConsult

February 2, 2012


Child abuse more likely suspected in patients with low socioeconomic status

Socioeconomic status but not race may influence a physician’s willingness to consider abuse as a cause of an unwitnessed fracture in a child and to report the incident to child protection services. Do the physicians in your practice make decisions based on stereotypes? » More

Low vaccination rate puts teens at risk for hepatitis A

Less than half of adolescents have been vaccinated against the hepatitis A virus, leaving a large segment of this population susceptible to the infection as they enter adulthood. Yet participation is higher when health care providers recommend the vaccine to their patients. Find out how you can make a huge difference for your teen patients by encouraging compliance. » More


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Undiagnosed chronic fatigue may explain frequent school absence

Undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis is an important but underappreciated cause of frequent school absence in secondary school children, British researchers report. Outcomes are better in children when their symptoms are identified in school-based clinics, but why? » More

Imported measles only a plane ride away

Measles outbreaks are at their worst level in more than a decade, with almost all transmissions caused by imported cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises on steps clinicians can take to keep an imported measles case from transmitting to an outbreak. » More

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