This prospective cohort study reports that consumption of 3500 mg/d of sodium or more had no adverse effect on blood pressure in adolescent girls. The beneficial effects of dietary potassium on both systolic and diastolic blood pressures suggest that consuming more potassium-rich foods during childhood may help suppress the adolescent increase in blood pressure.
This study examines whether close follow-up with reexamination is needed for children with acute otitis media initially managed without antimicrobial agents who have symptomatic improvement during the first week.
This review discusses the recent changes in and future directions for the evaluation and treatment of febrile children.
A 5-year-old boy with global developmental delay presented with a 3-day history of vomiting, diarrhea, and refusing to bear weight. His parents said that he is a “picky eater,” with a diet consisting exclusively of orange soda, meat, and chili. What is your diagnosis?
A 3-day-old full-term male infant was seen for possible systemic infection in the setting of newly noted numerous right palmar pustules and pustules scattered on his face, trunk, diaper area, and extremities. What is your diagnosis?
This Review describes the endocrine effects of inhaled corticosteroids in children and the properties of the various formulations as they relate to these adverse outcomes.
This review examines the increasing incidence, evaluation, and management of pediatric nephrolithiasis.