Aug 1, 2019 - Infantile hemangiomas are the most common benign tumors of childhood, occurring in up to approximately 5% of infants. These benign vascular tumors are small, self-resolving, and do not require treatment.
American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines
Oct 1, 2019 - In febrile infants up to 60 days of age, the combination of a normal urinalysis result, an absolute neutrophil count of less than 4,090 per mL (4.1 × 109 per L), and a serum procalcitonin level of less than 1.71 ng per mL is accurate at ruling out serious bacterial infections.
American Family Physician : POEMs
Aug 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on neonatology and newborn issues and related topics, including breastfeeding, circumcision, jaundice, newborn examination, newborn resuscitation, newborn screening, premature infant care, postpartum counseling, and well-child visits. This collection...
- Examination of a Newborn
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
- Heart Disease (Congenital) in Infants
- Hip Dysplasia (Congenital)
- Intestinal Obstruction
- Postpartum Counseling/First Well Child Visit
- Premature Infant/Outpatient Care of Former Premature Infant
- Respiratory Distress
- Resuscitation of a Newborn
- Screenings for Newborns
- Editorials and Letters
- Patient Education, Self-Care
- Other AFP Content
American Family Physician : AFP By Topic
Aug 15, 2019 - The USPSTF recommends prophylactic ocular topical medication for all newborns to prevent gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum.
American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Aug 1, 2019 - Skin-to-skin-contact in the immediate postnatal period should be recommended to all mothers because it is associated with a higher likelihood of exclusive breastfeeding at hospital discharge and for up to six months afterward (number needed to treat [NNT] = 5 to 8).
American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers