Children's Hospital Boston has an award-winning Web site dedicated to young women's health (youngwomenshealth.org), and is now launching a similar site for young men. Produced by members of Children's Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine departments and a teen advisory committee, the Web site provides health information for teenage boys, encouraging them to take an active role in their own health care. Topics range from acne and body piercing to fast food facts,
emergency contraception, sports, nutrition and stress.
Check it out:
Children's Atopic Dermatitis Center welcomes children and adolescents with severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) and food allergies. The clinic is held Friday mornings on Fegan 6 at Children's Longwood campus. Patients are seen by
a pediatric allergist, nurse practitioner, nutritionist and behavioral therapist to learn ways to cope with itching and scratching.
childrenshospital.org/atopic or 617-355-6180
Within the past few months, several
Children's clinical sites at the main hospital have moved. The Intermediate Care
Program (ICP) moved to a new home base on 11 South in February. There are 10 designated beds for this clinical unit and service. Also, last month, 12 beds on 11 South began a phased opening in the new Medicine Intensive Care Unit (MICU).
Steven Fishman, MD, Marilyn Liang, MD, and John Mulliken, MD, all of
Children's Vascular Anomalies Center,
will serve as course directors for the
17th workshop of the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies,
taking place June 21 to 24 at the Fairmont Copley Hotel in Boston. This is a CME-
Neurosurgeon Liliana Goumnerova, MD, is increasing her availability at Children's Hospital Boston at Waltham. She will now see patients there one Friday a month.
Schedule an appointment:
Nutrition in Pediatrics: Basic Science and Clinical Applications
gastroenterologists Christopher Duggan, MD, MPH, and John Watkins, MD, and W. Allan Walker, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. The third edition of
this textbook covers pediatric nutrition for
pediatricians, dieticians, pediatric
gastroenterologists, family practitioners and medical students. Topics cover general
principles, pathophysiology, clinical conditions and definitive treatment.
Manual of Pediatric Therapeutics
By Children's doctors John Graef, MD, Joseph Wolfsdorf, MB, Bch, and David Greenes, MD. Updated for its seventh edition, this quick-reference manual for residents includes patient management guidelines based on the authors' clinical experience. Coverage includes normal newborn, well-child and adolescent care; acute care; disorders of each organ system; behavioral disorders; and management of the child with specialized health care needs.
Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine
By Lisa Zaoutis, MD, and Vincent Chiang, MD, chief, Children's Hospital Inpatient Service. The authors compiled this reference that addresses the
pediatric hospital care from infancy to adolescence. The book describes approaches to hospital-based pediatric care and issues related to staffing a unit; financial, legal and ethical topics, and how a hospitalist program interacts with referring providers and