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Health of the World's Children is Topic at International Meeting of Pediatric Societies
Date:4/22/2008

HONOLULU, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 7,000 leaders in academic pediatrics will come together May 3-6 in Honolulu for the international meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Asian Society for Pediatric Research. The site is the Hawai'i Convention Center on the Island of Oahu.

This will be the world's largest academic pediatrics meeting as practitioners and researchers from over 28 subspecialties convene at more than 2,000 presentations. The meeting will address all aspects of children's well being, including basic and clinical sciences, translational and health services research, and clinical advances. Topics of some of the featured studies this year include:

-- New and underutilized vaccinations in the developing world;

-- Age of greatest vulnerability to lead exposure;

-- Frequency and impact of medication errors at hospital admission;

-- Pediatricians' perception of parents' health literacy related

to public medical assistance

-- Parental behavior and childhood development;

-- Use of cough and cold medication in the U.S.;

-- Obesity in Australian pre-schoolers;

-- Pediatricians' roles in lowering smoking rates in Japanese minors.

Other sponsors are the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research, and the Ambulatory Pediatric Association.

For additional information on the meeting, visit http://www.pas-meeting.org. To view a list of news releases, go to http://www.aap.org/pressroom/pas/


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