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“Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents” Jason Rafferty, MD, MPH, EdM, FAAP Lead author Dr. Jason Rafferty examines numerous health disparities facing children and adolescents who identify as transgender and gender-diverse in the recent Pediatrics article, “Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents.” The…
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Early Intervention Evaluation

Improving the Rate of Early Intervention Evaluation New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Journal Watch June 18, 2018 The associate editor of the NEJM Journal Watch, Jenny Radesky, MD, reviews an article on early intervention services (EI) from the June 2018 issue of Pediatrics from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The article, “Ensuring Timely Connection…
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Transition from High School and Special Education

Transition from High School and Special Education to Adult Life... An article on the transition from high school and special education to adult life was published by the Child Adolescent Psychiatry Clinics of North America. Written by Lee Ascherman, MD, MPH, and Julia Shaftel, PhD, “Facilitating Transition from High School and Special Education to Adult Life:…
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New Guidelines for Pediatric Hypertension

AAP Releases New Guidelines for Pediatric Hypertension The American Academy of Pediatrics AAP has released new guidelines for pediatric hypertension. The update revises the definition of prehypertension, recommends screening only at well-visits in healthy children, expands recommendations for ambulatory BP monitoring, and offers advice for evaluation and therapy. Learn more in this Journal Watch from…
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