Survey of pediatricians and family physicians assesses HPV vaccine delivery practices

IMAGE: The PAS Meeting is the leading event for academic pediatrics and child health research. view more  Credit: Pediatric Academic Societies BALTIMORE – A new national survey of pediatricians and family physicians examines and compares how providers are recommending and communicating about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, their current delivery practices, reported refusal/deferral rates and associated factors,…

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New research examines barriers to vaccination in immunocompromised children

IMAGE: The PAS Meeting is the leading event for academic pediatrics and child health research. view more  Credit: Pediatric Academic Societies BALTIMORE – A new study examines the barriers to vaccination of immunocompromised children (ICC). Findings from the study will be presented during the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 Meeting, taking place on April 24 –…

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New study demonstrates viral family targeted by the immune response to Kawasaki disease

BALTIMORE – A new study identifies antigens targeted by the antibody response of children with Kawasaki Disease (KD). Findings will be presented during the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 Meeting, taking place on April 24 – May 1 in Baltimore. “To identify antigens targeted by the antibody response of children with KD, we identified plasmablasts…

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Impact of prescription drug monitoring programs on pediatric opioid exposures

BALTIMORE – A new study measures the impact state-run, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), pain clinic legislation and opioid prescribing guidelines have on opioid exposures among children. Findings from the study will be presented during the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 Meeting, taking place on April 24 – May 1 in Baltimore. “The U.S. remains…

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