[generalpediatrics-news] General Pediatric News for Spring 2006

  • From: "Donna D'Alessandro" <donna-dalessandro@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "GP.CNews" <generalpediatrics-news@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 May 2006 16:21:07 -0500

Dear Patrons,

GeneralPediatrics.com added 29 new links.

For Professionals:

1. Pediatric Surgery Update has added new information on direct inguinal hernias.

Pediatric Surgery Update - Direct Inguinal Hernia
http://home.coqui.net/titolugo/PSU26.html#2643

2. For CME try Pediatric Grand Rounds which offers many different topics.

CE4Life - PediatricGrandRounds.com
http://www.pediatricgrandrounds.com/

3. The AAP has published several new guidelines including one for weight-control in athletes.

AAP - Promotion of Healthy Weight Control Practices in Young Athletes
http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=8452

4. The American College of Radiology offers appropriateness criteria for radiological workups. These include several news ones.

ACR - Appropriateness Criteria for Headache
http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=8603

ACR - Appropriateness Criteria for Suspected Child Abuse
http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=8606

ACR - Appropriateness Criteria for Vomiting in an Infant up to 3 months of age
http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=8609


For Patients:

1. The Centers for Disease Control has new information about molluscum contagiosum.

CDC - Molluscum Contagiosum
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/molluscum/

2. PediatricEducation.org is usually for health professionals but sometimes the information is also for laypersons.
We linked to a case asking the common question of when can babies use sunscreen?


PediatricEducation.org - When Can Babies Use Sunscreen?
http://www.pediatriceducation.org/2006/05/08

Thank you for your continued patronage. All of the new links can be viewed on the What's New page at http://www.generalpediatrics.com/ WhatsNew.html

Respectfully yours,

Donna M. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Curator, GeneralPediatrics.com

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