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Make the Diagnosis: Fall 2020

KD is a 14-year-old female with no prior medical history who presents to your outpatient office with a 6-month history of generalized abdominal pain that has been increasing in frequency over time.

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Why We Need to Be Antimicrobial Stewards

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Antimicrobials are a precious resource that can save children’s lives, but we must use them judiciously. Read about the overuse of antibiotics and the development of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs).

Children’s Doctor News and Updates Fall 2020

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Early findings from researchers at CHOP show that convalescent plasma appears to be a safe and possibly effective treatment for children with life-threatening cases of COVID-19. The results were published in Pediatric Blood and Cancer.

Make the Diagnosis: Summer 2020

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Owen is a healthy 6-month-old, breast-fed infant with mild gastroesophageal reflux who presents to the Emergency Department twice in 2 weeks. He presents again to the ED with prolonged episode of vomiting. What is the most likely diagnosis?