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Update on Pharmacogenomic Testing and Use in Behavioral Health Treatment for Pediatric Patients

At the 2020 Virtual Conference on Pediatric Health Care, Kimberly Erlich presented an update on current understandings of pharmacogenomic testing and its use as a tool in the treatment of behavioral health issues in a pediatric population.

What The General Population Should Know About COVID-19

Contemporary Clinic® spoke with Sara Hunt, FNP, DNP, licensed family nurse practitioner, about what the general population should know about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

The Best and Worst Materials for COVID-19 Masks

According to the researchers, N95 masks and surgical masks, along with vacuum cleaner filters that can be inserted into filter pockets in cloth masks are the next best options.

Walgreens, VillageMD to Open 500 to 700 Full-Service Physician Offices Within Next 5 Years

The partnership with VillageMD will open 500 to 700 “Village Medical at Walgreens” physician-led primary care clinics in more than 30 US markets in the next 5 years.

Research Shows Injections are Two-and-a-half Times Safer When Nurses Use Revamped Guidelines

New research from the University of Bath has led The National Health Service (NHS) to adjust their guidelines for giving intravenous (IV) injections in hospitals.

Diagnosing ADHD in Children and Teens Following a Failure in First-line Medications

The diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and teens can be a complex and unique challenge for providers.

A Guide to Managing Opioid Use Disorder for the Pediatric-Focused APRN

Kristin Hittle Gigli, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC, CCRN, a post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh led the discussion with the latest data on pediatric opioid mortality.

Approaching the Treatment of Anxiety in a Pediatric Population

Although many children have normal fears for their age that are not a sign of anxiety, fears become anxiety when they are impairing a child's life.

Identifying and Treating Tics in Children with ADHD

At the 2020 Virtual Conference on Pediatric Health Care, Dawn Garzon Maaks, discussed important elements in the diagnosis and treatment of tics in children with ADHD.

Discussing COVID-19 with Children and Adolescents

With ongoing shutdowns and disruptions to daily life, children may be asking many questions about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and what it means for them.