Welcome to Hospital Pediatrics. I am happy to present you with the newly reincarnated version. We are now an official AAP journal, publishing peer-reviewed, original research as well as synthesis, commentary and news.

As I worked on preparing this issue, I also plugged away at my usual clinical workload. And, during this time I had a brush with “everything I thought I knew” being wrong in the way that I think Stoppard meant in the well-known play. I had a patient with fairly severe mastoiditis and an associated venous sinus thrombosis. Luckily, the patient made a rapid recovery and I was casually commenting to my resident team that you’d never know she had a thrombus, when over my shoulder someone said, “You are anticoagulating her, aren’t you?” And, well, no, I wasn’t. She’d only been in the hospital 24 hours, so I wasn’t really ignoring the problem, but the...

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