6 years 4 months ago

(Resource: A Population-Based Study of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccination and Autism. New England Journal of Medicine. Volume 347:1477-1482)


In recent years, there has been a great deal of discussion and apprehension among parents because of the supposed link between the MMR vaccine and Autism. Some parents began to refuse the MMR vaccine or seek to get the shot as 3 separate measles, mumps and rubella shots instead of the single combination vaccine.


6 years 4 months ago

The American Academy of Pediatrics endorsed universal newborn screening with pulse oximetry in January 2012 and stated that screening should be performed after 24 hours of age if at all possible...

6 years 4 months ago

(Source: Arch Pediatric Adolescent Med. 2011; 165: 933-938)



Consultation was good.

Mrs. Lavanya

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