These Things Keep Your Pediatrician Awake At Night

July 2nd, 2017
These Things Keep Your Pediatrician Awake At Night

What Is On A Pediatrician's Mind?

Pediatricians have the task of pleasing or appeasing three or more separate persons at any given time of which only one is the patient and the others are parents and siblings (not forgetting the grandparents). Under such circumstances, the challenge, therefore, is to deliver care that society will deem fair to our most vulnerable.

Treatment Of Strep Throat In Children

July 2nd, 2017

Streptococcal pharyngitis is an infection caused by a bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes, also called Group A Streptococcus. Recently we discussed Strep throat infections and how its complications can have devastating effects on the family. Fortunately, this infection can be treated with antibiotics.

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What Could Go Wrong With Strep?

July 2nd, 2017
What Could Go Wrong With Strep?

Many parents worry about Strep throat infections in their children. As a pediatric practice, we are often swabbing children for a rapid strep test and strep throat culture. The reasons are not far-fetched and any worried parent is indeed justified to be.

Childhood Development Videos from CDC

July 2nd, 2017

Child Development Videos From The CDC

There are many stages of development of the child that children go through as they mature. It may be confusing for the parents sometimes especially the inexperienced parent. Below are rare video clips from the CDC showing different developmental milestones in children from early infancy.

Fall prevention in children 0 to 4 years old.

July 2nd, 2017
Fall prevention in children 0 to 4 years old.

Our clinic is one of the leading destinations for children’s health in Roswell and Alpharetta. Today’s post is about falls and injury prevention.

Falling is a normal part of a young child’s development as they learn to walk, climb, jump, run and play.

Guidance for Palivizumab Prophylaxis among Infants and Young Children at Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection

July 2nd, 2017
Guidance for Palivizumab Prophylaxis among Infants and Young Children at Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection

Georgia AAP Communication

September 19, 2016

Guidance for Palivizumab Prophylaxis among Infants and Young Children at Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection

September 19, 2016

There have been no changes in the recommendations for palivizumab prophylaxis among infants and young children at increased risk of hospitalization for respiratory syncytial virus infection for the 2016-17 season.

The ABC of influenza and “the flu” for 2016–2017 season

July 2nd, 2017
The ABC of influenza and “the flu” for 2016–2017 season

Influenza remains a common infection in the United States and the main reason is because it is a contagious viral illness, is spread by contact and droplet. There are two species of influenza, Influenza A and Influenza B however for our purposes and for the most part bot are often managed the same way.

Health check-ups for the parents can keep children healthy: here is why?

July 2nd, 2017
Health check-ups for the parents can keep children healthy: here is why?

The focus for any parent, aunt, uncle, friend or even nation has always been children: our kids, our future. If they are indeed that important then isn’t it ironic that I will be writing this? Anyway, as I am already writing I will let you in (one again) on the importance of keeping an eye or four on our health through routine check-ups with our primary physician.