Sudden cardiac death of a young athlete is a rare but devastating event. The pre-participation exam consists of a history and physical, however the sensitivity of this is poor. This talk will review the evaluation recommended by the American Heart Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Family Physician, as well as the more controversial widespread screening with electrocardiogram and limited focus cardiac ultrasound.
In this lecture, Dr. Wurm will review recent studies on nutrition and integrative pediatrics including ones on dietary interventions, exercise programs and meditation. Effective strategies to implement these into practice to reduce pediatric obesity will be discussed.
This presentation will review the most cited articles from the pediatric literature in the past 18 months with an eye towards immediate clinical application in your day-to-day practice caring for children and adolescents.
In this activity will provide an overview of inflammatory bowel disease in children. Dr. Strople will review the pathogenesis of the disease and highlight the differentiating points between adult and pediatric IBD disease. Pathophysiology of crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in children will also be discussed along with treatment and management strategies.
The AAP released new guidelines for the screening and management of high BP in children and teens in 2017. The last recommendations were published in 2004. Join us as we discuss these updated recommendations and their impact on your practice.