Pediatric Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com Pediatric Career and Resource Center! Here you can stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in your industry, check out survey statistics on pediatric salaries, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect pediatric employment opportunity, too. Learn more about our pediatric recruiting services.

Pediatrics Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2017 LocumTenens.com Primary Care Salary Survey annual reports are now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com Primary Care salary survey highlight annual average primary care physician salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report.

The culprit sending young children to the ER

Source: Nationwide Children’s

Every day, personal care products like fragrant lotions and shampoos are perfectly harmless when used appropriately, but in the hands of young children, the ease of accessibility and lack of child-resistant packaging can lead to dangerous consequences. A new study found that just short of 65,000 children were treated in U.S. emergency rooms from 2002 through 2016, the equivalent of one child every two hours. Parents and child caregivers are urged to take extra caution and keep such products out of sight and out of reach.

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The skin-deep truth about food allergies

Source: NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Atopic dermatitis, also known as allergic eczema, can serve as a precursor in a clinical progression that leads to food allergies, respiratory allergies and sometimes allergic asthma, particularly in children. In recent research efforts supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, scientists examined the differences in the skin of children with atopic dermatitis and food allergies compared to children with atopic dermatitis alone. By better understanding the common inflammatory skin condition, researchers hope to identify children most at risk for developing food allergies before rashes appear and target effective prevention strategies.

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