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PediatricsOnline | September 2015
E-newsletter for physicians and pediatric professionals


Developing a Vaccine for Middle Ear Infections

Researchers discover a molecular switch controlling "chameleon" bacteria that will help vaccine developers protect against multiple respiratory tract infections.

Featured Topic: Neurosciences
Download these neurosciences practice tools—Headaches in Children and Adolescents; Differentiating Craniosynostosis from Positional Plagiocephaly; Evaluating and Treating Functional Abdominal Pain.

Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition Nationally Accredited
First free-standing adolescent center in the country to be certified by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a joint standard developed by American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
RESOURCE - Bariatric Surgery Website for Teens

Pre-Participation Cardiovascular Screening for Youth Athletes (PDF)
Download the most recent American Heart Association guidelines.

Look for Nationwide Children's at AAP 2015
Visit our booth and don't miss our reception for alumni and friends.

Practice Tool: Assessing and Diagnosing Shoulder Injuries (PDF)
Download this practice tool to diagnose pediatric and adolescent shoulder injuries, which account for up to 10 percent of all sports-related surgeries on high school athletes.

Understanding Genetic Predisposition to Cancer
While the majority of cancers are not a sign of genetic predisposition, some diagnoses and patterns are worthy of investigation.

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Barnard Appointed Chief of Pediatrics

Des Yacob, MD, Named Medical Director of Motility Center

Register for the Biopsychosocial Approach to Sex Development and Gender Conference

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