Advances in Pediatrics 2016 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323446808, 9780323446815

Advances in Pediatrics 2016, Volume 2016

1st Edition

Authors: Michael Kappy Leslie Barton Carol Berkowitz Jane Carver Moritz Ziegler
eBook ISBN: 9780323446815
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323446808
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 25th July 2016

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Table of Contents

  1. Associate Editors
    2. Contributors
    3. Introduction
    4. Vincent A. Fulginiti, MD (1931–2013): A Visionary Leader in Pediatric Education, Research, and Bioethics
    5. Advances in the Interdisciplinary Care of Children with Klinefelter Syndrome
    6. Prader Willi Syndrome: Genetics, Metabolomics, Hormonal Function, and New Approaches to Therapy
    7. Advances in the Care of Transgender Children and Adolescents
    8. Asthma Management for Children: Risk Identification and Prevention
    9. The Optic Nerve Hypoplasia Spectrum: Review of the Literature and Clinical Guidelines
    10. Update on Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: Paradigms in Treatment and Prevention
    11. Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in Children
    12. Update on Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: Lessons Learned from the Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth Clinical Trial
    13. Comorbidities of Thyroid Disease in Children
    14. Advances in Pediatric Pharmacology, Therapeutics, and Toxicology
    15. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    16. Updates in Pediatric Rheumatology
    17. Advances in Autism—2016
    18. The Center for Human Development in Guatemala: An Innovative Model for Global Population Health
    19. Better Transportation to Health Care Will Improve Child Health and Lower Costs
    20. Toxic Stress in Children and Adolescents
    21. Update on Adolescent Contraception
    22. Docosahexaenoic Acid and Arachidonic Acid Nutrition in Early Development
    23. Using Shared Decision-Making Tools to Improve Care for Patients with Disorders of Sex Development


Advances in Pediatrics reviews the most current practices in pediatrics. A distinguished editorial board, headed by Dr.Michael Kappy, identifies key areas of major progress and controversy and invites expert pediatricians to contribute original articles devoted to these topics. These insightful overviews bring concepts to a clinical level and explore their everyday impact on patient care. Topics such as fetal diagnosis and surgical intervention, updates in pharmacology, and fatty liver disease are represented, highlighting the most current and relevant information in the field.


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About the Authors

Michael Kappy Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, The Children's Hospital, Denver, Colorado

Leslie Barton Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, Department of Pediatrics, Steele Memorial Children’s Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Carol Berkowitz Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Executive Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, California

Jane Carver Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

Moritz Ziegler Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Retired Surgeon-in-Chief, Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Retired, Professor of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado