Autism

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CME: Managing Autism in the ED

The management of patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) should be individualized to patients and their families during acute treatment and crisis situations. Adapting medical and behavioral health protocols in the ED to meet the needs of ASD patients and families may lead to more successful outcomes.

Autism-ED-Feature
Autism-ED-Feature

Managing Autism in the ED | Feature

The management of patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) should be individualized to patients and their families during acute treatment and crisis situations. Adapting medical and behavioral health protocols in the ED to meet the needs of ASD patients and families may lead to more successful outcomes.

One in 54 Boys Has Autism | Medical Blog

World Autism Awareness Day draws attention to an illness that now affects 1 in every 88 children in the United States. The figure was cited in a

First iPad App for Children With Autism | Medical Blog

App developers and education and informatics researchers from the University of Edinburgh have collaborated on a new iPad game  called FindMe — the first-ever attempt to fuse

New Autism Definition May Exclude Many | Medical Blog

Proposed changes to the definition of autism, currently under review by an expert panel appointed by the American Psychiatric Association, are expected to significantly reduce the soaring

Autism Spectrum Disorders Diagnoses Vary Widely | Medical Blog

Best-estimate clinical diagnoses of pediatric patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) appear to vary widely across regions, according to a study published online in Archives of General

Autism Checklist at 12-Months May Facilitate Treatment | Medical Blog

A simple 24-item checklist may help physicians identify children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) as early as 1-year old, triggering earlier and potentially more effective treatment. The

Antipsychotic Use in Children | Opinion Article

The use of antipsychotic medications in children and adolescents has been debated largely because these agents are increasingly being used for non-psychotic disorders and off-label indications.

Infamous Study Linking Autism to Vaccines Called a “Fraud” | Medical Blog

The study that triggered worldwide controversy over childhood vaccinations linked to autism was found to be based on widely discredited research, according to a new report published in