PEDIATRICS

May 19, 2017

Bed-Wetting: Approaches to Nocturnal Enuresis in Children

In the United States, 5 to 7 million children experience isolated bed-wetting at night, clinically known as nocturnal enuresis.
May 19, 2017

Prevalence of Selected Health Conditions in Children

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the health status of children aged 5 to 11 years is excellent to very good overall, but 3.2% of children miss 11 or more days of school in a year because of illness or injury.
May 19, 2017

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Pertussis is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, especially for children aged <2 years, but may also pose a serious medical illness for preteens, teens, and adults.

May 19, 2017

Hypophosphatasia: A Rare Disorder

Hypophosphatasia is a rare genetic metabolic disorder caused by mutations in the tissue nonspecific alkaline phosphatase gene (ALPL) that lead to defective mineralization of the bones and/or teeth.