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Barlow-Ortolani Video NEW!
The Barlow Maneuver is a physical examination performed on infants to screen for Developmental
Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH). This video is used in support of an AAP Clinical Report under development
on DDH.
Used with permission from Brian Shaw, MD, FAAP

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention NEW!
Cynthia R. LaBella, MD, FAAP, William Hennrikus, MD, FAAP, Timothy E. Hewett, PhD, FACSM, Council
on Sports Medicine and Fitness, and Section on Orthopaedics
Clinical Report: Pediatrics 2014;133;e1437; originally published online April 28, 2014;
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-0623

Referral to Pediatric Surgical Specialists
Pediatrics; originally published online January 27, 2014
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2013-3820

Management of Pediatric Trauma
AAP Section on Orthopaedics, Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Section on Critical Care,
Section on Surgery, Section on Transport Medicine, Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine,
Policy Statement: PEDIATRICS Vol. 121 No. 4 April 2008, pp. 849-854

Informational Statement

Screening for Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents
B. Stephens Richards, MD and Michael G. Vitale, MD
An Informational Statement: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American). 2008;90:195-198.