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Identifying Youngsters at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death: A Lifesaving Look at the Evidence Video

Identifying Youngsters at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death: A Lifesaving Look at the Evidence

Pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist Akash Patel, MD, breaks down the underlying conditions that can cause sudden cardiac arrest leading to death in children and young adults.
Pediatric Precision Cancer Medicine Program Document

Pediatric Precision Cancer Medicine Program

The Precision Cancer Medicine Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals provides unparalleled expertise as one of the nation’s pre-eminent programs for advanced, molecularly focused pediatric cancer diagnosis and care.
The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint Video

The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint

Among the most common reasons for seeking medical care , low back pain is best addressed when primary care and specialty providers work collaboratively.
From Knees to Toes: Straight Talk on Common Orthopedic Abnormalities in Kids Video

From Knees to Toes: Straight Talk on Common Orthopedic Abnormalities in Kids

Pediatricians see numerous leg and foot discrepancies, ranging from simple in utero “packaging” problems to red flags for serious disorders, such as cerebral palsy.
The Robot Will Assist You Now: Better Techniques for Blocked Kidneys in Kids Video

The Robot Will Assist You Now: Better Techniques for Blocked Kidneys in Kids

Laurence S. Baskin, MD, UCSF’s chief of pediatric urology, offers an exciting look at how specialists are using the da Vinci robot to enhance the precision of pediatric pyeloplasty.
Childhood Tooth Decay: An Epidemic With Solutions Rooted in Primary Care Video

Childhood Tooth Decay: An Epidemic With Solutions Rooted in Primary Care

Pediatric dentist Ray Stewart, DMD, MS, explores the reasons so many toddlers have cavities before their first dental visit, the condition’s impact on physical health, and longstanding barriers to fixing the problem.
Neurofibromatosis Update: The Primary Care Provider’s Role and New Hope in Treating Tumors Video

Neurofibromatosis Update: The Primary Care Provider’s Role and New Hope in Treating Tumors

Pediatric neurologist Alyssa T. Reddy, MD, director of the UCSF Neurofibromatosis Program, breaks down the complex, multisystem signs of NF1, among the most common inherited neurologic disorders.
Concussion in Kids: Keys to Diagnosis and Recovery Optimization Video

Concussion in Kids: Keys to Diagnosis and Recovery Optimization

This guide for the primary care provider covers concussion assessment tools; explains when imaging is essential and which technologies offer the most value; and reports the latest on treatments to speed recovery, including amended perspectives on strict rest and certain medications.
Serious Snoring: How to Identify and Care for Kids With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Video

Serious Snoring: How to Identify and Care for Kids With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

OSA in children has physical and behavioral consequences. Yet it’s challenging to diagnose and determine appropriate treatments, which range from monitoring to medications to surgeries.
Little Ones: Identify and Manage Malnutrition in Pediatric Primary Care Video

Little Ones: Identify and Manage Malnutrition in Pediatric Primary Care

Pediatricians often see the condition of poor growth due to inadequate nutrition – long called failure to thrive but poorly defined. This presentation from pediatric gastroenterologist Arathi Lakhole, MD, MPH, delivers a clearer understanding of this wide-ranging disorder and its many causes.
Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: A Lesson on Types and Respecting the Growth Plate Video

Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: A Lesson on Types and Respecting the Growth Plate

Young bone is different from mature bone – so kids’ bones break and heal differently.
Kids and Hormones: Identify + Investigate Endocrine Issues in the Primary Care Setting Video

Kids and Hormones: Identify + Investigate Endocrine Issues in the Primary Care Setting

Pediatric endocrinologist Tariq Ahmad, MD, FAAP, explains how to work up patients with suspected hormonal imbalances, including thyroid disorders, diabetes and growth disorders; discusses interpretation of common tests; clarifies when to refer; and provides guidelines for starting treatment while awaiting a consult.
Name That Rash: A Pictorial Guide for Perplexed Pediatricians Video

Name That Rash: A Pictorial Guide for Perplexed Pediatricians

This presentation covers acute skin issues in children that often panic parents and puzzle pediatricians, with a focus on problems that increased during quarantine. UCSF dermatologist Renee Howard, MD, provides tips for these conditions.
Understanding Bladder-Bowel Issues in Children – and Getting Them to Happier Voiding Video

Understanding Bladder-Bowel Issues in Children – and Getting Them to Happier Voiding

Nurse practitioner Lucille Huang, who specializes in pediatric urology, breaks down voiding troubles in kids – a common reason for urological referrals.
COVID in Kids: Identifying High-Risk Patients and Recognizing MIS-C Video

COVID in Kids: Identifying High-Risk Patients and Recognizing MIS-C

Pediatric infectious disease specialist Manjiree Karandikar, MD, MBS, provides an update on COVID-19 to inform pediatric care, including a look at the variants and the level of concern they warrant. She lays out the signs that should raise suspicion of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
Tummy Ache or Appendicitis? – Troubleshooting Common Pediatric Abdominal Conditions Video

Tummy Ache or Appendicitis? – Troubleshooting Common Pediatric Abdominal Conditions

Pediatric surgeon Willieford Moses, MD, offers help with identifying frequently seen conditions – from hernias to bowel obstructions to ovarian cysts – by their typical presentation in babies and children, along with guidance on which kids need imaging or a trip to the OR.
Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Document

Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease

Specialized assessment and treatment are essential in managing pediatric stroke and cerebrovascular disorders. For these services, physicians nationwide can turn to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals’ Pediatric Brain Center.
Pediatric Thyroid Nodules: Detecting a Rare But Risky Condition Video

Pediatric Thyroid Nodules: Detecting a Rare But Risky Condition

This guide to thyroid nodules for pediatricians covers risk factors in the young, an important benchmark for potential malignancy in kids, tips on performing a hands-on neck exam, and best practices for workup as well as follow-up. Includes a useful flowchart for patient management, starting from the point of nodule detection.
Hard Facts to Inform Hard Decisions: Treating the Fetal Heart Video

Hard Facts to Inform Hard Decisions: Treating the Fetal Heart

Anita J. Moon-Grady, MD, FAAP, director of the UCSF Fetal Cardiovascular Program, examines the reality of whether long-term outcomes are better for babies who had in utero interventions for certain heart defects, as well as the short-term complications for mothers.
Gone for Good: Proven Approaches to Pilonidal Disease Video

Gone for Good: Proven Approaches to Pilonidal Disease

Cysts in the gluteal cleft cause pain and embarrassment – and often recur. Here’s the evidence on which treatments and techniques have the best outcomes for kids with this common condition.
Pediatric Urology Services Document

Pediatric Urology Services

Our pediatric urologists and nurse practitioners are experts in the treatment of genital and urologic conditions in children and adolescents.
Wetting and Fretting: How to Help Families Resolve Incontinence and Other Common Urological Issues Video

Wetting and Fretting: How to Help Families Resolve Incontinence and Other Common Urological Issues

UCSF pediatric providers offer guidance based on their experience with urinary incontinence, testicle abnormalities and phimosis. Their game plan for getting kids from wet to dry breaks down incontinence types, explains the constipation connection, and dispels misconceptions about bed-wetting alarms.
Understanding Chest Wall Conditions in Children: Types and Treatments Video

Understanding Chest Wall Conditions in Children: Types and Treatments

UCSF pediatric surgeon Sunghoon Kim, MD, presents an overview of pectus malformations, including images that illuminate how to distinguish types, ways to assess severity, and guidance on surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. Bonus: a new technique for controlling postop chest pain.

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