Policy Statements and Archived Newsletters

Policy Statements

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

Circumcision Policy Statement
PEDIATRICS Vol. 130 No. 3 September 1, 2012, pp. 585-586
Task Force on Circumcision
This policy is a revision of the policy posted on March 1, 1999.

Male Circumcision Technical Report
PEDIATRICS Vol. 130 No. 3 September 1, 2012, pp. e756-e785
Task Force on Circumcision

Health Supervision for Children With Prader-Willi Syndrome
PEDIATRICS Vol. 127 No. 1 January 2011, pp. 195-204
S. E. McCandless and the Committee on Genetics

Ritual Genital Cutting of Female Minors
PEDIATRICS Vol. 126 No. 1 July 2010, pp. 191
Board of Directors

Update of Newborn Screening and Therapy for Congenital Hypo-

PEDIATRICS Vol. 117 No. 6 June 2006, pp. 2290-2303 (doi:10.1542
/peds. 2006-0915)
Authored by: American Academy of Pediatrics, Susan R. Rose, MD and
the Section on Endocrinology and Committee on Genetics, American
Thyroid Association, Rosalind S. Brown, MD, and the Public Health
Committee, Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
A statement of reaffirmation for this policy was published on
March 26, 2012.

This policy is a revision of the
policy posted on June 1, 1993.

Technical Report: Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Infants and
Young Children

PEDIATRICS Vol. 103 No. 4 April 1999, p. e54
Authored by: Stephen M. Downs

Urinary Tract Infection: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis
and Management of the Initial UTI in Febrile Infants and Children 2
to 24 Months

PEDIATRICS Vol. 128 No. 3 September 2011, pp. 595-610
(doi: 10.1542/ peds.2011-1330)
Authored by: Subcommittee on Urinary Tract Infection, Steering
Committee on Quality Improvement
This policy is a revision of the policy posted on April 1, 1999.

AAP Endorsed Clinical Practice Guidelines

Report on the Management of Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children:
AUA Guideline
Abstract: The American Academy of Pediatrics endorses and accepts as its
policy the Report of the Management of Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children.
Copyright © 2010 American Urological Association, Inc.
(The recommendations in this statement do not indicate an exclusive course of
treatment or serve as a standard of medical care. Variations, taking into account
individual circumstances, may be appropriate.)

AAP Endorsed Policy Statements

Consensus Statement on Management of Intersex Disorders
Peter A. Lee, MD, PhD, Christopher P. Houk, MD, S. Faisal Ahmed, FRCPCH,
Ieuan A. Hughes, FMedSci, FRCPCH, in collaboration with the participants in the
International Consensus Conference on Intersex organized by the Lawson Wilkins
Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society and the European Society for Paediatric
PEDIATRICS Vol. 118 No. 2 August 2006, pp. e488-e500 (doi:10.1542/

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