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50 YEARS AGO IN THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS

Blattner RJ. J Pediatr 1969;74:991-3

50 YEARS AGO IN THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS

Matheny AP Jr, Vernick J. J Pediatr 1969;74:953-9.

 
 
 

50 YEARS AGO IN THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS

Baird HW, Pileggi AJ, Harley RD. J Pediatr 1969;6:937-45.

50 YEARS AGO IN THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS

Usher R, McLean F J Pediatr 1969;74:901-10.

 
 
 

50 YEARS AGO IN THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS

Weeks RS, Ravitch MM. J Pediatr 1969;74:911-6

THE STATE OF CHILDREN'S HEALTH IN EUROPE

The health status of the European population is supervised constantly through the national public health agencies in their respective...

 
 
 

TRENDS IN PEDIATRIC CHAIR SEX DISTRIBUTION AND TENURE OVER TIME: A SURVEY OF 714 PEDIATRIC CHAIRS FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL SCHOOL PEDIATRIC DEPARTMENT CHAIRS

The Board of Directors of the Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs convenes semiannually to discuss issues relevant...

MAKING THE CONSULT INTERACTION MORE THAN A TRANSACTION: HELPING FELLOWS BE BETTER TEACHERS AND RESIDENTS BE BETTER LEARNERS

The pediatric patient admitted to an academic medical center has become increasingly complex,1 often requiring multispecialty care...

 
 
 

A NEONATE WITH UNEXPLAINED HAIR LOSS

A 4-month-old girl presented with a 2-week history of patchy hair loss on her scalp; parents reported that her scalp hair began shedding...

INCIDENCE OF THYROID DISEASE IN ADOLESCENT FEMALES PRESENTING WITH HEAVY MENSTRUAL BLEEDING

The incidence of thyroid disease in adolescents with heavy menstrual bleeding is unknown. A retrospective cross-sectional study of...

 
 
 

DISPROVING JUNK SCIENCE

Philosophers, scientists, and statisticians have debated for centuries whether and how one can prove a negative. We can take proving...

EARLY PSYCHOSOCIAL ENVIRONMENT AND CARDIOMETABOLIC RISK

There is increasing interest in the concept that early life exposures, including adverse childhood experiences, may be associated with...

 
 
 

AN IMPORTANT MARKER EXPLAINED

The “classic metaphyseal lesion,” a unique corner fracture of long bones, has long been considered a specific marker of child abuse....

RECOVERY AND THE FAMILY TREE OF MORPHEUS

“There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep” - Homer

 
 
 

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THE ROLE OF GENETIC PREDISPOSITION, PROGRAMING DURING FETAL LIFE, FAMILY CONDITIONS, AND POST-NATAL DIET IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PEDIATRIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE

To evaluate, in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease , the role of lifetime exposures associated with genetic predisposition,...

 
 
 

HEALTH OUTCOMES AND QUALITY OF LIFE INDICES OF CHILDREN RECEIVING BLENDERIZED FEEDS VIA ENTERAL TUBE

To determine whether clinical and patient-reported outcomes differ in children receiving blenderized diets compared with conventional...

INTRATHORACIC KIDNEY

A 10-month-old girl presented to the emergency department with a 2-day history of fever up to 40°C and vomiting. Her oxygen saturation...

 
 
 



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