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PediatricsOnline|November 2014
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Featured Practice Tool: Diagnosing and Managing Functional Constipation

Download this concise guide to the identification and management of pediatric constipation as well as instructions on when to refer for evaluation by a specialist.

Comprehensive Treatment for Complex Otolaryngology Conditions
Meet Leah, who was born with both congenital hamartomas in the pharynx and a laryngeal cleft.

Survivors of Congenital Heart Disease Report Poor Risk Knowledge and High-Fat Diets
A new study suggests that CHD survivors may lack knowledge about their disease and would benefit from education about future health risks and health behaviors from both pediatric and adult providers.
REFERENCE - Access the Study Abstract

Case Study: Newborn Sex Determination After Incorrect Initial Assignment
Incorrect sex assignment at a birth hospital complicated one family's experience with their newborn's ambiguous genitalia diagnosis.

Body, Heal Thyself
Pediatrics Nationwide explains what the urinary tract's front-line defenses can teach us about our innate ability to self-heal…and thwart antibiotic resistance.

Stigma Among Cystic Fibrosis Patients Associated With Poor Pulmonary Function
A new study suggests that CF patients who feel stigmatized because of their illness have worse lung function than those with a more positive attitude.
REFERENCE - Access the Study Abstract
RESOURCE - Cystic Fibrosis Clinic

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Ohio State, Nationwide Children's Partner to Bring Rapid Sinusitis Diagnostic Test to Physicians

New Study Finds 34% of Severely Injured Patients Undertriaged in the U.S.

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