August 2018 Issue

A Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension/Heart Catheterization Decision Tree

The algorithm helps doctors decide which children with pulmonary arterial hypertension are at highest risk for major adverse events related to heart catheterization, and how to modify that risk.

Race, Insurance, and ED Visits for Pediatric Crohn’s Disease

Black children and children insured by Medicaid make more repeat emergency department visits for Crohn’s disease than their white and privately insured peers.

Upcoming Educational Conferences

Interact with the experts on topics such as utilizing social media, screening for substance abuse, and practicing mindfulness at our Fall CME conferences.

Sacral Nerve Stimulation Proves an Effective and Long-lasting Treatment for Children With Constipation and Fecal Incontinence

A recent study indicates that the therapy is a viable alternative for children with defecation disorders.