Braun, Wendy
September 1996
Saturday Evening Post;Sep/Oct96, Vol. 268 Issue 5, p68
Presents information on strep infections in children and presents tips on how to deal with it. Challenges in diagnosis; Health consequences; Recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Related Articles

  • AAP issues revised guidelines for the prevention of... Rose, Verna L. // American Family Physician;9/1/1997, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p961 

    Provides information on the guidelines made by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for the prevention of early-onset group B streptococcal infection. Contents of AAP policy; Excerpt of recommendation statement of AAP on group B streptococcal infection.

  • AAP updates recommendations for prevention, control of influenza.  // Infectious Diseases in Children;Oct2010, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p31 

    The article presents the updated recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for the prevention and control of influenza in children.

  • Policy statement provides management guidelines for children with C. difficile.  // Infectious Diseases in Children;Feb2013, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p14 

    The article reports on the policy statement written by the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) Committee on Infectious Diseases (COID) which provides management guidelines for children with Clostridium difficile toxin.

  • AAP guidelines recommend wider cholesterol screenings. Dunn, Jessica // Infectious Diseases in Children;Aug2008, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p9 

    The article reports that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recommended early cholesterol screenings and use of cholesterol-lowering drugs in children who are at risk for future cardiovascular problems. It is noted that a cholesterol screening is recommended for children with a family...

  • Should Children with Acute Otitis Media Routinely Be Treated with Antibiotics? NO. MILLIGAN, STEVEN; McCREREY, STEPHANIE // American Family Physician;10/1/2013, Vol. 88 Issue 7, Special Section p1 

    The article presents the authors' comments on the current debate regarding antibiotic use for the treatment of acute otitis media (AOM) in children. It discusses the evidence both for and against antibiotic use in children with AOM. The issues surrounding the overuse of antibiotics in AOM are...

  • A pediatric pandemic flu plan The time is now.  // Contemporary Pediatrics;Dec2007, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p13 

    The article deals with a pandemic flu plan from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Trust for America's Health (TFAH). Based on a report titled "Pandemic Influenza: Warning, Children At-Risk," half of all H5N1 flu deaths are children and adolescents under the age of 19. Based on the...

  • Recurrence of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. Watanabe, T.; Yoshizawa, Nobuyuki // Pediatric Nephrology;2001, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p598 

    Recurrence of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN) is a rare phenomenon. We present an 8-year-old boy with a second episode of APSGN 12 months following a complete clinical recovery from his initial attack. Renal histology, obtained from renal biopsies of the patient during the...

  • A clinical prediction model did well in diagnosing pediatric group A β-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis. Del Mar, Chris B. // ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p37 

    Presents an abstract of the study 'Performance of a Predictive Model for Streptococcal Pharyngitis in Children,' by M. W. Attia, T. Zaoutis, J. D. Clein, F. A. Meier, published in the June 2001 issue of the 'Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine.' Comment on the study.

  • Policy statement backs perinatal group B strep prevention guidelines.  // Infectious Disease News;Sep2011, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p35 

    The article reports on the policy statement released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) supporting the revised U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for the prevention of group B streptococcal disease.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics