Each year, Advances in Pediatrics focuses on providing current clinical information on important topics in pediatrics. This year, Dr. Carol Berkowitz has taken over as Editor, and she and her new editorial board have assembled top authors to provide updates on the following topics: Evaluation and Management of Febrile Infants < 3 months of age; Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Ultrasonography; The Patient-Centered Pediatric Emergency Department; Management of Scoliosis; Health and Wellness for LGBTQ Youth; Sexually Exploited Children: Recognizing and Addressing; Movement Disorders in Children; Childhood Trauma Management in Primary Care; Physician Well-Being and Burnout; New Molecular Methods for Diagnosing Infectious Diseases; Parental Refusal: Treatments, Procedures and Vaccines: What to say and What to do; Pediatric Oncology in the ICU setting; Diaphragmatic Hernia: Management and Outcomes; and Global Health and Pediatric Education: Opportunities and Challenges. Readers will come away with the clinical information that supplements their professional knowledge so they can make informed clinical decisions that improve patient outcomes.
By Carol D. Berkowitz, MD, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics,
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, David
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, California; Surendra Varma, MD, Texas Tech University of Health Sciences; Moira Szilagyi; Edward M. Barksdale Jr., MD, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital; Jane Carver, PhD, MS, MPH, Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Molecular
Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida and Leslie L. Barton, MD, Professor Emerita, Department of Pediatrics, Steele
Memorial Children’s Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona