PediatricsOnline

Current Issue - October 2018

Nathalie L. Maitre, MD, PhD

A Simple Measure to Help Early Detection of Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy in Infants

An easily derived Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination asymmetry score, in combination with the total HINE score, differentiates typically developing infants from those with hemiplegic CP.

Desalegn T. Yacob, MD

Chronic Constipation: What Manometry Tells Us About Gastro-Colonic Response and Pathophysiology

Findings from multiple methods of colonic manometry suggest an extrinsic neuropathy may be at play in severe functional constipation.

New Guidelines for the Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have released the first full revision of their guidelines in a decade, including a new classification system.

Thomas L. Pommering, DO

What are the Current Recommendations for Workup and Imaging for Lower Back Pain and Possible Spondylolysis in Children and Adolescents?

Thomas L. Pommering, DO, Chief of Sports Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, answers this common question from primary care providers.