Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know
David Wessel and other providers team up to figure out the best ways to develop high quality healthcare for everyone.
A team of Children’s National Health System researchers led by nephrologist Patricio Ray, MD, published a paper November 3 in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology that establishes a new role for transmembrane TNF-alpha, that of a facilitator that makes it easier for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to enter certain cell types and replicate there.
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, attended the event and read the book aloud to a group of children receiving treatment at Tawam Hospital in Al Ain, UAE.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that all 12 of Children’s Pediatricians and Associates (CP&A) practice sites in Washington, DC, and Maryland have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition
Led by experts at Children’s National Health System and the Adolescent Palliative Care Consortium, a new study published today in Pediatrics reports that pediatric advanced care planning (pACP) can provide a positive environment for adolescents with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and their families to discuss end of life care.
If it does not jeopardize the health of the pregnant mother or her fetus, pregnancies should be carried as close to full term as possible to avoid vulnerable preemies experiencing a delay in brain development, study results published October 28 in Pediatrics indicate.
Imagine the feeling of food stuck in your throat. For children with esophageal achalasia, that feeling is a constant truth: The muscles in the esophagus fail to function properly and the lower valve, or sphincter, of the esophagus controlling the flow of food into the stomach doesn’t relax enough to allow in food — causing a backup, heartburn, chest pain, and many other painful symptoms. For children, surgery is the best hope for permanent relief.
Because malaria resembles other diseases, clinicians need to know how to recognize it.
Sixty Children’s National physicians were named “Top Doctors” by Washingtonian Magazine in its 2016 list of the region’s best providers.
Evidence indicates a link between transgenderism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). John Strang, PsyD, has dedicated his career to learning more about this co-occurrence and led a group of experts who recently released the first clinical guidelines for the care of transgender adolescents with ASD.