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Year in review: 5 most popular stories of 2016

Notes-Top-5-2016This year, Notes covered the events, topics and trends that impact pediatric health care providers — from microcephaly and the Zika outbreak to firearm safety to teens and marijuana use to AAP’s new media guidelines and more. Read the top five most-read stories of 2016. …Read More

Clinical Consult: Rectal bleeding in pediatric patients

toilet paper pediatric rectal bleeding

Rectal bleeding is one of the most common symptoms warranting referral to a pediatric gastroenterologist. The presence of blood in the stool is often an alarming symptom for parents, and usually pediatricians are asked to see the patient right away. Below are some tips to help referring doctors assess the severity of the problem, and whether urgent referral is indicated. …Read More

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