Primary Care Perspectives: Podcast for Pediatricians

Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with experts from across the Hospital. In this podcast series for pediatricians, CHOP subject-matter-experts weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians. You can also download these podcasts and subscribe to the series in the iTunes Store.

This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients. ©2018 by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, all rights reserved. Use of this site is subject to the Terms of Use.

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Continuing Medical Education Statement

Physicians who view the podcast from the beginning to the end may self-report/self-claim .25 AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™ on their Category 2 CME Log for each podcast in which they participate.

Episode 35: IBD Screening in Primary Care

The incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) seems to be increasing in children. Pediatric gastroenterologist Betsy Maxwell, MD, MS, talks about the theories as to why that might be happening, including an overlap between genetic factors, the immune system, the microbiome, and environmental triggers. She discusses the evaluation of suspected IBD in primary care, the unique way IBD can present in infants, and what’s new in IBD treatment. Published July 2018.

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Episode 34: Urology in Primary Care

Christopher Long, MD, an attending pediatric urologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses common urology topics that come up in a primary care setting. The episode includes advice for counseling families on both the risks and benefits of circumcision, when retraction of foreskin is recommended, and when to refer to a pediatric urologist for other common urologic conditions such as retractile and undescended testes, hydroceles, bedwetting, UTIs, and more. Published June 2018.

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Episode 33: Transition to Adulthood

In this episode about transitioning to adult care, Dava Szalda, MD, an Attending Physician in the Division of Oncology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, talks about guidelines for transitioning patients to adult care, assessing the “readiness” of a patient to transition to adult care, how providers can help prepare patients for the transition, and more. Published June 2018.

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Episode 32: Nutrition of Premature Infants

In this episode about preemie nutrition, Margaret (Mimi) Girten, RD, CSP, LDN, a clinical dietitian at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, talks about the unique nutrition needs of premature infants, including: special formulas for preemies; when to supplement with a multivitamin; clinical nutrition, feeding and breastfeeding resources; when to introduce solids; tips for dealing with a picky eater as a child grows, and more. Published May 2018.

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Episode 31: Kidney Stones in Children

Over the past 20 years, the probability of having a kidney stone before the age of 18 has approximately doubled. In this episode, Gregory Tasian, MD, attending urologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, explores why, including factors like temperatures and medication, which have emerged in recent studies as contributing factors. He also discusses signs and symptoms, recurrence risks, and a collaborative approach to providing care for children and adolescents with stone disease. Published May 2018.

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