The following are published in the April Pediatrics:

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care

— An AAP statement of endorsement

Immersion in Water During Labor and Delivery

— An AAP clinical report from the Committee on Fetus and Newborn and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Obstetric Practice

Withholding or Termination of Resuscitation in Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest

— An AAP policy statement from the Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, American College of Emergency Physicians Pediatric Emergency Medicine Committee, and the National Association of EMS Physicians

Policy statements:

  • Addendum: Adolescent Pregnancy: Current Trends and Issues

  • Child Life Services

  • High-Deductible Health Plans

  • Patient- and Family-Centered Care Coordination: A Framework for Integrating Care for Children and Youth Across Multiple Systems

  • Pediatric Care Recommendations for Freestanding Urgent Care Facilities

  • Promoting Education, Mentorship and Support for Pediatric Research

Clinical reports:

  • Pediatric Anthrax Clinical Management (e-pages)

  • Pediatric Anthrax Clinical Management Executive Summary (print)

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention


  • Multilingual Children: Beyond Myths and Toward Best Practices