PEDIATRICS

Common Neonatal Procedures

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Common Neonatal Procedures Steven A. Ringer KEY POINTS The benefit of a procedure must be balanced against the impact on patient stability and the risk of complications. Procedures are often…

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Retinopathy of Prematurity

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Retinopathy of Prematurity Kristen T. Leeman Deborah K. VanderVeen KEY POINTS Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) typically develops in premature infants weighing <1,500 g and/or <30 weeks’ gestation at birth. Other…

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Vascular Anomalies

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Vascular Anomalies Javier A. Couto Steven J. Fishman Arin K. Greene KEY POINTS Vascular anomalies are relatively common, affecting approximately 5% of the population. There are two broad types of…

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Skin Care

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Skin Care Caryn E. Douma Denise Casey Arin K. Greene KEY POINTS Primary treatment of intravenous extravasation injuries is elevation of the area. Hot or cold packs should not be…

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Surgical Emergencies in the Newborn

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Surgical Emergencies in the Newborn Steven A. Ringer Anne R. Hansen KEY POINTS Bilious emesis is malrotation until proven otherwise. Open lesions (e.g., myelomeningocele and abdominal wall defects) require immediate…

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Disorders of Sex Development

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Disorders of Sex Development Jonathan M. Swartz Yee-Ming Chan KEY POINTS Disorders of sex development (DSD) are a heterogeneous group of disorders broadly defined by atypical development of genetic, gonadal,…

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Neonatal Effects of Maternal Diabetes

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Neonatal Effects of Maternal Diabetes Terri Gorman KEY POINTS The majority of infants of diabetic mothers are born to women with gestational diabetes, with pregestational type 2 diabetes rates now…

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Thyroid Disorders

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Thyroid Disorders Ari J. Wassner Mandy Brown Belfort KEY POINTS Fetal and neonatal hyperthyroidism occurs in approximately 1% to 2% of infants born to mothers with Graves’ disease. Women with…

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