Wednesday, May 20, 2009

What are the doctors / pediatricians reading ?

Here is what we doctors are reading in April 2009

Top 10 Most Read Articles by Pediatricians:
1. Rocket Fuel Chemical Found in Infant Formula
CDC scientists find perchlorate in samples of powdered infant formula.
2. A 5-Year-Old Boy With an Abnormal Left Eye
3. Adenoidectomy and Tonsillectomy Linked to Subsequent Overweight in Children
4. Clinical Assessment of the Crying Infant Should Guide Decision Making
5. US Declares Swine Flu Emergency
6. Cephalosporin Use in Treatment of Patients With Penicillin Allergies
7. Presentation, Prognosis, Treatment of Most Common Newborn Rashes Reviewed
8. Parenting Practices and ADHD
9. AHA Updates Advice on Strep Throat, Preventing Rheumatic Fever
10. Pacifier Use May Not Adversely Affect Breast-Feeding Duration or Exclusivity

Top 10 Most Read Articles by All Physicians:

1. Efalizumab Withdrawn From US Market
Efalizumab (Raptiva), used for the treatment of psoriasis, will no longer be available in the United States because of the risk for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy.
2. Hidden Malpractice Dangers in EMRs
3. The Case of the Missing Shaving Blade!
4. US Declares Swine Flu Emergency
5. Stimulus Package Could Convert More Physicians to EHRs
6. Dealing with the "Disruptive" Physician Colleague
7. A 5-Year-Old Boy With an Abnormal Left Eye
8. Progressive Neurologic Deterioration in a 23-Year-Old Man
9. WHO Raises Pandemic Level for Swine Flu, Mexican Death Toll Mounts
10. Less Is More: Simplified 4-Step Algorithm Improves BP Control

These articles are from Medscape from WebMD and may require free registration for viewing.
I specifically enjoyed tonsillectomy, crying infants, and newborn rashes amongst the articles for pediatricians, and the article on BP control among the physician read articles.

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