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Patient Education Online is a subscription-based tool for healthcare professionals developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Patient Education Online offers reliable, up-to-date health and safety information from the American Academy of Pediatrics library of more than 300 patient education handouts—all available for you to print, download, or e-mail to parents and caregivers.
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Diaper Rash
Most babies get diaper rash, but it is usually not serious. Read on to find out more about what causes diaper rash and how to treat it.
What is diaper rash?Diaper rash is any rash that develops inside the diaper area. In mild cases, the skin might be red. In more severe cases, there may be painful open sores. It is usually seen around t...
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In The News

 August 2014 Update


New and Revised English Titles
Respiratory Syncytial Virus

AAP Featured News
In a policy statement published in the August 2014 Pediatrics, "Updated Guidance for Palivizumab Prophylaxis Among Infants and Young Children at Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection," and an accompanying technical report, both published online July 28, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revises its recommendations for use of palivizumab for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

The updated recommendation targets the infants most likely to benefit from palivizumab prophylaxis
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