Donald Shifrin

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BACKGROUND Pediatric visits during summer months may be especially opportune times for sun protection counseling for children and their parents. Few data exist on the extent of such counseling. OBJECTIVE To begin to assess this, we surveyed practicing Massachusetts pediatricians to examine current attitudes and practices of sun protection counseling. (More)
Urinary tract infections are common occurrences in the pediatric age group and are a cause of significant morbidity and expense. The understanding of the consequences and sequelae of febrile urinary tract infections led to revision of standard protocols initiated by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in 1999. A less invasive protocol of radiologic(More)
The present report was initiated in 2010 by a panel of experts in pediatrics, nephrology, and urology at a round table meeting to review the management of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in children. Shortly thereafter, the American Urological Association published an update on VUR in 2010, and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a new guideline(More)
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