Supplemental Readings

Please find below supplemental readings. This list is intended to grow – so please email if you have excellent articles (preferably the link to article instead of the pdf)


Suggested Topic and Article

(all available through the UBC Library Proxy Server)


Apparent Life Threatening EventFu L, Moon R. Apparent Life – Threatening Events: An Update. Pediatrics in Review 2012;33:361-369PMID = 22855928
Febrile seizuresSubcommittee on Febrile Seizures. Febrile seizures: Guideline for the Neurodiagnostic Evaluation of the Child With a Simple Febrile Seizure. Pediatrics 2011;127:289
First non-febrile seizureHirtz D, Ashwal S, Berg A et al. Practice parameter: Evaluating a first nonfebrile seizure in children: Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology, the Child Neurology Society, and the American Epilepsy Society. Neurology 2000;55;616-623
DevelopmentZitelli and Davis’ Atlas of Pediatric Physical DiagnosisChapter 3


AsthmaKovsesi T et al. Achieving control of asthma in preschoolers. CMAJ 2010;182:E172-1822012 Canadian Thoracic Society Guideline Update: Diagnosis and management of asthma in preschoolers, children and adults.
BronchiolitisWagner T. Bronchiolitis. Pediatrics in Review 2009;30:386-395


Arrhythmias in ChildrenBiondi A.  Focus on diagnosis: Cardiac Arrhythmias in Children. Pediatrics in Review 2010;31:375-379
Heart Failure in ChildrenMadriago E, Silberbach M. Heart failure in infants and children. Pediatrics in Review 2010; 31:4-12
Heart disease and Stimulant medicationsBelanger et al. Cardiac risk assessment before the use of stimulant medication in children and youth. Pediatric Child Health 2009;14:579-85


Failure to ThriveJaffe A. Failure to Thrive: Current Clinical Concepts. Pediatrics in Review 2011;32:100-108
Unconjugated hyperbilirubinemiaLauer B, Spector N. Hyperbilirubinemia in the newborn. Pediatrics in Review 2011;32:341-349Barrington K, Sankaran K. Fuidelines for detection, management and prevention of hyperbilirubinemia in term and late preterm newborn infants. Pediatric Child Health 2007;12(supplB):1B-12B
Conjugated hyperbilirubinemiaMoyer V, et. Al. Guideline for the evaluation of cholestatic jaundice in infants: Recommendation of the North American Society for pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, nutrition. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 2004;39:115-128.
Gastroenteritis (More so Management rather than cause)Cheng A. Emergency department use of oral ondansetron for acute gastroenteritis-related vomiting in infants and children. Pediatric Child Health 2011;16(3):177-9.Leung A, Prince T. Oral rehydration therapy and early refeeding in the management of childhood gastroenteritis. Child Pediatric Health. 2006;11:527-31.


Hemolytic Uremic SyndromeCorrigan J, Boineau F. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. Pediatrics in Review 2001;22:365-369
UTIsUrinary Tract Infection: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of the initial UTI in febrile Infants and Children 2-24months. Pediatrics 2011;103:843
Antenatal Hydronephrosis – what the hell does this mean and how does it relate to ureteral reflux and UTIs etc.?Carmody J, Carmody R. Online-only Article- Question from the Clinician: Management of Prenatal Hydronephrosis.  Pediatrics in review 2011;32:e110-112


OsteomyelitisConrad D. Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis. Pediatrics in Review 2010;31:464-471


Kawasaki DiseaseSon M, Newburger J. Kawasaki Disease. Pediatrics in Review 2013;34:151-162
Henoch Schoenlein PurpuraLanzkowsky S et al. Henoch-schoenlein purpura. Pediatrics in Review 1992;13:130-137


NeutropeniaWalkovich K, Boxer L. How to approach neutropenia in childhood. Pediatrics in Review 2013;34:173-184
Thrombocytopenia (including ITP)Consolini D. Thrombocytopenia in Infants and Children. Pediatrics in Review 2011;32:135-151.


LeukemiaPearce J, Sills R. Consultation with the Specialist: Childhood Leukemia. Pediatrics in review 2005;26:96-104.
LymphomaVelez M. Consultation with the Specialist: Lymphomas. Pediatrics in Review 2003;24:380-386.


PneumoniaLe Saux N, Robinson J. Pneumonia in healthy Canadian children and youth: Practice points for management. Pediatric Child Health 2011;16(7):417-20.Chibuk T et al. Pediatric complicated pneumonia: Diagnosis and management of empyema. Pediatric Child Health 2011;16(7):425-7.
ImmunizationsCanadian Pediatric Society Infectious Diseases and Immunization Committee
FeverLeduc D, Woods S. Temperature measurement in pediatrics.
Sepsis in a neonateBarrington K. Management of the infant at increased risk for sepsis. Pediatric Child Health2007;12:893-8Encephalitis

Encephalitis – Clin Infect Dis.-2013-Venkatesan-1114-28


DiabetesCanadian Diabetes Association: 2013 Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Guidelines: Chapter 34 – Type 1 diabetes in Children and Adolescents.
DKA – you can learn a lot about DKA from this protocol by BCCHDiabetic ketoacidosis protocol toolkit


AnaphylaxisCheng A. Emergency treatment of anaphylaxis in infants and children. Pediatric Child Health 2011;16:35-40.
Allergy and DietChan E, Cummings C. Dietary exposures and allergy prevention in high risk infants. Pediatric Child Health 2013;18:545-9
Atopic DermatitisKrakowski A et al. Management of Atopic Dermatitis in the Pediatric Population. Pediatrics 2008;122:812-824.


Newborn Skin – Part 1
Newborn Skin – Part 2

Useful Canadian Resources


1) Learn pediatrics: www.learnpediatrics.com2) Child Health BC: www.childhealthbc.ca3) Caring for kids (by the Canadian Pediatric Society): www.caringforkids.cps.ca4) BC immunization Schedules:

5) CPS statements:



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