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FYI: New resources available on child abuse, alcohol screening, and more :

May 27, 2016
Pediatric Care Online updates

New chapters from the Textbook of Pediatric Care, 2nd Edition have been pre-released on Pediatric Care Online. They address challenges of health care delivery, adolescent care, and amblyopia and strabismus.

Find out about free-trial subscriptions for residents and pediatricians at www.aap.org/pcotrial. To subscribe, visit http://shop.aap.org/Pediatric_Care_Online.

Online resources 

Three new government resources offer strategies to be implemented in practice:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Technical Package for Policy, Norm and Programmatic Activities includes five strategies to prevent child abuse and neglect based on best evidence, http://1.usa.gov/1T1oO9c.
  • A Pocket Guide for Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, http://1.usa.gov/24r0Eud.
  • CDC HEADS UP Concussion microsite content enables sharing of updated concussion information on your practice website, http://1.usa.gov/1SYKEa3


Shop AAP


  • Pediatric Dermatology: A Quick Reference Guide, 3rd Edition, with 300 color images of skin conditions (MA0794; members: $82.95), http://bit.ly/1VMUI9T
  • Visual Diagnosis of Child Abuse, 4th Edition, with 1,000 images for diagnosis and documentation and six new videos on examination techniques (MA0795; USB flash drive; members: $175), http://bit.ly/1TMLJ54
  • Common Medical Procedures Video Series, with 13 pediatric procedural skills required by the Accreditation College for Graduate Medical Education in pediatrics (ON0009; members: $84.95), http://bit.ly/23vtX9a



Free EQIPP course: judicious use of antibiotics 


This Education in Quality Improvement for Pediatric Practice course features four tracks related to common conditions seen in pediatric patients: acute otitis media, viral upper respiratory infection, acute streptococcal pharyngitis and acute bacterial sinusitis. Each track offers a specific data collection tool for the condition to assess judicious use of antibiotics. This online course is free for all AAP members, http://bit.ly/judicious-use.

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