American Academy of Pediatrics

Founded in 1930, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a professional membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. AAP is the leading advocacy organization for children, and the leading source of children’s health-related information for pediatricians and their patients.

AAP ejournal collection contains 6 journals and periodicals and their e-archives. This includes Pediatrics, Pediatrics in Review, Hospital Pediatrics, AAP News, NeoReviews and Grand Rounds.The journals can also be subscribed to separately. Active subscriptions include access to the journal’s eArchives at no additional cost. Our searchable online library enables your users to review publications from cover to cover, including full-text, searchable PDFs; relevant imagery and graphics; and more—100,000 pages of articles spanning more than a half-century.

Pediatrics: An official peer-reviewed journal, Pediatrics publishes original research, clinical observations, and special feature articles in the field of pediatrics, as broadly defined. Contributions pertinent to pediatrics are also included from related fields such as nutrition, surgery, dentistry, human genetics, basic sciences, psychology, psychiatry, education, sociology, and nursing. New features include Advocacy Case Studies and Video Abstracts. 2018 Impact Factor: 5.417 and in the top 100 most-cited journals (80,000 citations in 2018-2019) in of all science and medicine journals (12,000 journals). It is the leading pediatric journal in Eigenfactor (.11862) and Cite Score (5.15) studies.

Pediatrics in Review: This highly popular journal features real-life cases, best practices, and clinical review articles. Features include: Visual Diagnosis; Index of Suspicion (tests diagnostic skills with cases that present in a suspicious manner), and numerous teaching slides. Articles are mapped to the ABP knowledge statements for MOC.

NeoReviews: This neonatal-perinatal journal features clinical reviews, case discussions, basic science insights, and “on the horizon” pieces. A new Complex Fetal Care case series began in 2020. Clinical articles are mapped to the ABP knowledge statements for MOC and the journal is indexed by Medline.

AAP Grand Rounds: Expert reviewers dissect pediatric studies published outside of the AAP. Criteria for article selection include methodological soundness as well as relevance to practicing pediatricians. This process ensures that AAP Grand Rounds is as complete and comprehensive as possible.

AAP News: The official newsmagazine of the AAP and the trusted resource for timely vaccine updates, AAP policy insights, and anticipatory guidance— the information busy professionals need to keep current. Subscribers can also view daily released AAP News articles and updates here.

Hospital Pediatrics: This official, peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics is the first journal for the field of pediatric hospital medicine. It publishes original research and other article types that educate and inform readers of quality, safety, research, and clinical practice advancements relevant to the field. The first special-themed issue was recently published, with more to come in 2020. Hospital Pediatrics is indexed by Medline.

Additional AAP resources (2 databases and eBooks platform):

Pediatric Care Online™ is a 3-in-1 subscription data base that provides immediate expert help meeting day-to-day clinical information needs. It is enhanced with regular updates to book chapters, reference topics, and drug information. Over 250 Point-of-Care Quick Reference topics outline quick answers and efficient problem-solving and diagnosis. Pediatric Care Online™ streamlines access from your desktop, laptop, smartphone, or tablet so you always have the action-oriented information and recommendations you want, anytime, anywhere. A subscription to Pediatric Care Online (PCO) also includes standard access to Red Book Online (RBO), Pediatric Patient Education (PPE), and AAP Toolkits (Bright Futures, ADHD, Autism). Android and iOS mobile apps available.

Red Book® Online is a subscription database that provides instant electronic access to pediatric infectious disease solutions not available in print or on any other platform. Regularly updated, it includes the gold-standard AAP Red Book®: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases in English and Spanish, more than 2,500 color images, the new Outbreaks section, and a host of other online resources. Android and iOS mobile apps available.

AAP eBooks platform provides online access to more than 275 titles from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), today’s premier source for pediatric-specific clinical information. Topics include Adolescent Health Care, Advocacy, Child Care and School Health, Mental Health, Neonatology, Practice of Pediatrics and more. Choose the extensive AAP eBooks Institutional Collections (one-time, perpetual rights purchases), or the NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) eBook Collection (annual subscription). Please note that some Red Book® and Neonatal Resuscitation Program® products are not included in the AAP eBooks one-time purchase Institutional Collections. Android and iOS AAP eBooks reader app available.

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