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Contemporary Pediatrics eConsult

Contemporary Pediatrics eConsult

March 22, 2012


Three diets found effective for weight management in children

A study comparing 3 weight-loss diets for children with obesity found that all were effective, but some children adhere to certain programs better than others. Which diet appears to be the most promising for long-term weight management? » More

Youngest children in class more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD

A study of Canadian children found that the youngest children in the class are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and prescribed medication than their peers in the same grade. Find out why overdiagnosis and overprescribing are a concern. » More


A recent study reported by major news outlets found that pediatricians increasingly are dismissing families from their practices for refusing vaccines for the children. Contemporary Pediatrics would like to know: Would you dismiss patients if their parents refused to have them vaccinated?


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Last month we asked if you advise parents to have their newborn sons circumcised.
Click here to see what your colleagues said.


Simple steps can reduce children’s injury risk

A study based on a nationally representative sample showed that, on average, 1 child younger than 5 years is treated in an emergency department every 6 minutes for a stair-related injury. See what simple precautions can be taken to reduce the number of injuries. » More

BMI shifts with cardiometabolic changes common in middle-school students

A study of a large, multiethnic sample found that shifts in body mass index (BMI) are common in middle-school students. Are these changes associated with meaningful changes in cardiometabolic risk factors? » More

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