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Geographic Disparities Persist in Access to Pediatric Eye Care in US

HCPLive

The geographic distribution of pediatric optometrists and ophthalmologists substantially overlaps in the US in 2023.

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Ochsner Children’s Hospital Advocates to Close the Gap in Pediatric Heart Care

DAIC

Getty Images milla1cf Wed, 02/21/2024 - 19:10 February 21, 2024 — Ochsner Children's Hospital , ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for pediatric cardiology and congenital heart surgery, is raising awareness of the need for more pediatric-specific heart devices. Yet, research and innovation in this field has not kept pace.

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Marla Dubinsky, MD: Using Off-Label Treatments to Address the Unmet Need in Pediatric IBD

HCPLive

Marla Dubinsky, MD, discusses the use of off-label upadacitinib in pediatric IBD patients and the importance of this research due to delays in pediatric drug approvals.

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Robert Wood, MD: Impact of Omalizumab Approval on Management of Pediatric Food Allergy

HCPLive

Robert Wood, MD, discusses how the FDA approval of omalizumab (Xolair) changes the management of pediatric food allergy and what type of hurdles to optimal uptake the community may encounter.

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Black Pediatric Patients with Hidradenitits Suppurativa Report Worse Income Status, Health Risks

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New data presented at AAD 2024 highlights challenges in financial status, insurance and comorbidities among black pediatric patients with HS.

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Contemporary review on pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: insights into detection and management

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

Over the past decade, guidelines on the screening, diagnostic, and management protocols of pediatric primary (i.e., Important revisions include changes to the appropriate screening age, the role of cardiac MRI (CMR) in HCM diagnosis, and the introduction of individualized pediatric SCD risk assessment models like HCM Risk-kids and PRIMaCY.

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3 Tried and True Methods of Pediatric Eczema Management

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Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, reviews prescription and at-home care strategies for pediatric atopic dermatitis, as well as the best measures of disease monitoring.