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Getting Your Child to Take Medicine - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2006 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Getting Your Child to Take...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0901/p800.html

Rickets: Not a Disease of the Past - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2006 - Rickets develops when growing bones fail to mineralize. In most cases, the diagnosis is established with a thorough history and physical examination and confirmed by laboratory evaluation. Nutritional rickets can be caused by inadequate intake of nutrients (vitamin D in particular); ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/p619.html

ACIP Releases 2006-2007 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations - Practice Guidelines - ...

Aug 15, 2006 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated guidelines for the use of influenza vaccine and antiviral agents for prophylaxis and treatment of influenza A.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/p673.html

Rickets: What It Is and How It's Treated - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2006 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Rickets: What It Is and How...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/p629.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2006 - ...were from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III. This was a national survey of noninstitutionalized children, two months and older and living in households. The participants completed an extensive interview and were examined at a mobile health center. Data...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/p661.html

Quantum Sufficit - Aug 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2006 - ...child's play, but it may result in a cleaner bill of health. The authors of a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found that working mothers tend to be healthier than their stay-at-home counterparts. Researchers chronicled the self-reported health...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/p371.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jul 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2006 - ...study published in the American Journal of Public Health. Even though Americans spend almost twice as much per capita on health care as Canada, Canadians have fewer unmet health needs, better access to medical care, and enjoy better health overall. The study reviewed results of a...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0715/p223.html

When Your Child Has Sickle Cell Disease - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2006 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor When Your Child Has Sickle...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0715/p313.html

Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in Children: Part I. Initial Evaluation - American Family ...

Jul 1, 2006 - Musculoskeletal pain can be difficult for children to characterize. Primary care physicians must determine whether the pain may be caused by a systemic disease. Change in activity, constitutional symptoms such as fevers and fatigue, or abnormal examination findings without obvious ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0701/p115.html

Febrile Seizures: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

May 15, 2006 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Febrile Seizures: What You...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0515/p1765.html

Hypertension in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

May 1, 2006 - The development of a national database on normative blood pressure levels throughout childhood has contributed to the recognition of elevated blood pressure in children and adolescents. The epidemic of childhood obesity, the risk of developing left ventricular hypertrophy, and evidence ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0501/p1558.html

What Do Retail Clinics Mean for Family Medicine? -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - Whatever we do in response to the advent of retail clinics, it seems that they have a place in health care as long as they are able to improve access, decrease costs and improve quality.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p19.html

Screening for Speech and Language Delay in Preschool Children: Recommendation Statement...

May 1, 2006 - This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for speech and language delay in preschool children and the supporting scientific evidence.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0501/p1605.html

Quantum Sufficit - Apr 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2006 - ...mental health, according to a report in the British Journal of Psychiatry. The study authors analyzed data on more than 7,650 adults who were represented in a British household survey beginning in 1991. They discovered that despite outside factors such as marital status, health...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0401/p1145.html

AAP Guidelines on Health Supervision of Patients with Achondroplasia - Practice ...

Mar 15, 2006 - The Committee on Genetics of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a clinical report that includes guidelines to help physicians oversee the health of patients with achondroplasia.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1112.html

The Patient with Excessive Worry - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2006 - Worry is a normal response to uncertainty. Education, empathetic support, reassurance, and passage of time usually ameliorate ordinary worries. However, these common-sense strategies for dealing with transient worries often prove ineffective for patients with excessive worry, many of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1049.html

Retinoblastoma - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2006 - Retinoblastoma, a neuroblastic tumor, is the most common primary intraocular malignancy of childhood. Patients usually present with leukokoria (white reflex or white pupil), detected in primary care. The mean age at diagnosis is 12 months for bilateral tumors and 24 months for ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1039.html

CDC Releases Guidelines on Indentifying and Referring Persons with Fetal Alcohol ...

Mar 1, 2006 - Prenatal exposure to alcohol can damage the developing fetus and is a leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities, such as fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued consensus guidelines to help identify ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0301/p916.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2006 - ...asthma. Recent studies have shown that maternal smoking is associated with increased risk of new-onset asthma in children. The Children’s Health Study (CHS) showed that in utero exposure to maternal smoking was independently associated with increased asthma risk in children....

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/p706a.html

Evaluation and Treatment of Constipation in Infants and Children - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2006 - Constipation in children usually is functional and the result of stool retention. However, family physicians must be alert for red flags that may indicate the presence of an uncommon but serious organic cause of constipation, such as Hirschsprung's disease (congenital aganglionic ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/p469.html

Help for Your Child's Constipation - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2006 - ...may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Help for Your Child’s Constipation Am Fam Physician. 2006 Feb 1;73(3):481-482. See related...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/p481.html

Chronic Constipation in Your Child - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2006 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Chronic Constipation in Your...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/p479.html

Nonhormonal Options for Hot Flashes - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2006 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Nonhormonal Options for Hot...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/p467.html

Cerebral Palsy: An Overview - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2006 - The presentation of cerebral palsy can be global mental and physical dysfunction or isolated disturbances in gait, cognition, growth, or sensation. It is the most common childhood physical disability and affects 2 to 2.5 children per 1,000 born in the United States. The differential ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0101/p91.html

Cerebral Palsy in Children: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2006 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Cerebral Palsy in Children:...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0101/p101.html

An Approach to the Postpartum Office Visit - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2005 - The postpartum period (typically the first six weeks after delivery) may underscore physical and emotional health issues in new mothers. A structured approach to the postpartum office visit ensures that relevant conditions and concerns are discussed and appropriately addressed. Common ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2491.html

Urinary Tract Infection in Children - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2005 - Up to 7 percent of girls and 2 percent of boys will have a symptomatic, culture-confirmed urinary tract infection by six years of age. Urinary tract infection may be suspected because of urinary symptoms in older children or because of fever, nonspecific symptoms, or failure to thrive ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2483.html

Practice Guidelines - Dec 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2005 - The Committee on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement on lead exposure in children.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2553.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2005 - ...modified his assignments, and he attended tutoring after school. After a lot of hard work, the results are finally materializing. The child's behavior is better, and his grades are terrific. Tuesday Doctor, that was the first time I had ever been on an airplane, the 78-year-old...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2467.html

Cross-Cultural Medicine - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2005 - Cultural competency is an essential skill for family physicians because of increasing ethnic diversity among patient populations. Culture, the shared beliefs and attitudes of a group, shapes ideas of what constitutes illness and acceptable treatment. A cross-cultural interview should ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1201/p2267.html

AAP Report on Assessment of Sexual Abuse in Children - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Dec 1, 2005 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released recommendations for the recognition of possible sexual abuse in children, the need for diagnostic testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in these children, and determination of the need to inform child protective services.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1201/p2387.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2005 - ...parents during their child’s visit may be beneficial because many young adults, particularly in the under-served population, do not have health insurance. Little is known, however, about the attitudes of parents who smoke toward receiving medication from their child’s physician; nor...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1115/p2106.html

Newborn with a Scalp Lesion - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2005 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1015/p1569.html

New AHA Recommendations for Blood Pressure Measurement - Practice Guidelines - American...

Oct 1, 2005 - The American Heart Association (AHA) has published a new set of recommendations for the measurement of blood pressure to increase accuracy of clinic readings, and in recognition of major changes over the past 10 years (including the prohibition of mercury in many countries).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1001/p1391.html

ACIP Updates Guidelines on Prevention and Control of Influenza - Practice Guidelines - ...

Sep 15, 2005 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released updated recommendations for the prevention and control of influenza.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/p1119.html

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2005 - ...movement into daily activities, people can boost their caloric burn rates, thereby decreasing the risk of obesity and other weight-related health issues. Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? According to a review published in the May 2005 issue of the Journal of...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/p990.html

Management of Gallstones - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2005 - Many patients with gallstones can be managed expectantly. Generally, only persons with symptoms related to the presence of gallstones (e.g., steady, nonparoxysmal pain lasting four to six hours located in the upper abdomen) or complications (such as acute cholecystitis or gallstone ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0815/p637.html

Child Safety Seat Counseling: Three Keys to Safety - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2005 - The number one cause of death for children younger than 14 years is vehicular injury. Child safety seats and automobile safety belts protect children in a crash if they are used correctly, but if a child does not fit in the restraint correctly, it can lead to injury. A child safety seat...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/p473.html

Car Safety for Your Child - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2005 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Car Safety for Your Child Am...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/p479.html

What to Do If Your Child Swallows Something - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2005 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What to Do If Your Child...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0715/p292.html

Evaluation and Management of Apparent Life-Threatening Events in Children - American ...

Jun 15, 2005 - Apparent life-threatening event syndrome predominantly affects children younger than one year. This syndrome is characterized by a frightening constellation of symptoms in which the child exhibits some combination of apnea, change in color, change in muscle tone, coughing, or gagging. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/p2301.html

AHRQ Data on Antibiotic Use in Children with Otitis Media - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 15, 2005 - As part of its Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) examined the use of antibiotics to treat otitis media in children.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/p2382.html

AAP Recommends Caring for Children with Special Needs at Home - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 1, 2005 - ...needs receive care at home—not in a group home or institutional setting. The full report, Helping Families Raise Children with Special Health Care Needs at Home, is available on the AAP Web site (http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;115/2/507). The report...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2206.html

Childhood Asthma: Treatment Update - American Family Physician

May 15, 2005 - The prevalence of childhood asthma has risen significantly over the past four decades. A family history of atopic disease is associated with an increased likelihood of developing asthma, and environmental triggers such as tobacco smoke significantly increase the severity of daily asthma...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/p1959.html

Treating My Child's Asthma - American Family Physician

May 15, 2005 - ...here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Treating My Child’s Asthma Am Fam Physician. 2005 May 15;71(10):1969. See related...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/p1969.html

Use of Antiretrovirals to Prevent HIV Infection from a Nonoccupational Source - ...

May 15, 2005 - ...and animal studies, case reports, and documentation of the use of nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis prompted the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to update its recommendation for the use of nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis in patients who seek treatment...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/p2010.html

Post-term Pregnancy: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

May 15, 2005 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Post-term Pregnancy: What You...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/p1942.html

Quantum Sufficit - May 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2005 - ...years). Results remained the same even after consideration of factors that could potentially influence the data, such as age, education, and health. Although the study included only women, the researchers anticipate that the results would most likely be similar in men. Stressed? Try...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0501/p1643.html

Quantum Sufficit - Apr 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2005 - ...mental disorders in children, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, which evaluated the mental health of three generations of families, found that 59 percent of children (average age 12) who have a parent and a grandparent with depression...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1476.html

CDC Releases Recommendations for State Newborn Screening Programs for Cystic Fibrosis -...

Apr 15, 2005 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released recommendations on the screening of newborns for cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is the second most common life-shortening, childhood-onset inherited disorder in the United States, behind sickle cell disease.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1605.html

Dietary Supplement Use in Children: Concerns of Efficacy and Safety - Editorials - ...

Mar 15, 2005 - ...National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements Free patient handouts available http://ods.od.nih.gov Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Subscription service with evidence-based monographs http://www.naturaldatabase.com Natural...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0315/p1068.html

Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children ...

Mar 1, 2005 - The National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents has issued its Fourth Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0301/p1014.html

Screening for Visual Impairment in Children Younger Than Five Years: Recommendation ...

Jan 15, 2005 - This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for visual impairment in children younger than five years and the supporting evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0115/p333.html

Ask FPM - Jan 2005 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2005 - ...our privacy policies and procedures as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Do we need to be able to definitively identify a patient over the phone before discussing protected health information (PHI)? If so, can you recommend a reasonable...

Family Practice Management : Q&As

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0100/p58.html

AFP Over 20 Years - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2004 - ...an appreciation for the humanity of healing as a profession. One of my high-school writing projects included exploration of my brother’s anatomy class cadaver, and that’s when I first chanced to write about medicine. So influenced as a child it’s little wonder my path led to the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1215/p2251.html

A Practical Guide to Infant Oral Health - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2004 - Early childhood caries is the most common chronic disease in young children and may develop as soon as teeth erupt. Bacteria, predominately mutans streptococci, metabolize simple sugars to produce acid that demineralizes teeth, resulting in cavities. Physicians should examine children's...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2113.html

Oral Health in Primary Care Medicine: Practice and Policy Challenges - Editorials - ...

Dec 1, 2004 - ...Oral Health in Primary Care Medicine: Practice and Policy Challenges PAUL S. CASAMASSIMO, D.D.S., M.S. Columbus Children’s Hospital Columbus, Ohio Am Fam Physician. 2004 Dec 1;70(11):2074-2076. Related Article In this issue of American Family Physician, Douglass and associates1...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2074.html

Your Baby's Teeth - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Your Baby’s Teeth Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2121.html

Childhood Bullying: Implications for Physicians - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - Childhood bullying has potentially serious implications for bullies and their targets. Bullying involves a pattern of repeated aggression, a deliberate intent to harm or disturb a victim despite the victim's apparent distress, and a real or perceived imbalance of power. Bullying can ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1723.html

Bullying - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Bullying Am Fam Physician....

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1729.html

School-Based Mental Health Services - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...School-Based Mental Health Services The Committee on School Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a new policy statement entitled, School-Based Mental Health Services. The statement appears in the June 2004 issue of Pediatrics and is available online...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1594.html

Influenza Activity in the United States - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2004 - ...The child had fever, cough, and nasal discharge in late November, was hospitalized for two days, and fully recovered. The source of this child’s H9N2 infection is unknown. Between January and March 2004, 34 confirmed human cases of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection were...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1401.html

Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants and Children - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2004 - Community-acquired pneumonia is one of the most common serious infections in children, with an annual incidence of 34 to 40 cases per 1,000 children in Europe and North America. When diagnosing community-acquired pneumonia, physicians should rely mainly on the patient's history and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p899.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2004 - ...Healthy children were recruited through a physicians’ network and at health care clinics and naturopathic offices. Children were enrolled for a four-month period and randomized to treatment with echinacea syrup or placebo syrup. Parents were asked to immediately contact a study...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0701/p175.html

AAP, AAFP, AAO-HNS Release Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Otitis Media with ...

Jun 15, 2004 - Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of otitis media with effusion (OME) have been released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2929.html

Prevention and Treatment of Overweight in Children and Adolescents - American Family ...

Jun 1, 2004 - Overweight in childhood and adolescence is an important public health issue because of its rapidly increasing prevalence and associated adverse medical and social consequences. Recent studies have estimated that 15 percent of children in the United States are at risk for overweight, and...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2591.html

Cuts, Scrapes, and Stitches - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Cuts, Scrapes, and Stitches...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2647.html

A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media - Editorials - American ...

Jun 1, 2004 - ...of signs and symptoms of middle ear inflammation. [Recommendation] The degree of diagnostic certainty, which should be discussed with the child's caregiver, is important because of its impact on management strategies. The management of AOM should include an assessment of pain. If...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2537.html

Bike Safety Tips - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Bike Safety Tips Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2651.html

Sunshine Rules for Children - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Sunshine Rules for Children Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 1;69(11):2654. What are safe-sun rules? Safe-sun rules are ways to protect your child's skin...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2654.html

Protecting American Families from Injury - Editorials - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - ...anniversary. The vision of the Injury Center, which was founded in 1992 in response to an Institute of Medicine report, is to apply public health methods toward prevention and control of injuries. The anniversary provides an opportunity to review some of the accomplishments in this...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2313.html

AAFP News - Apr 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p1849.html

Does Screening for Tuberculosis in Children Decrease Morbidity or Mortality? - FPIN's ...

Mar 15, 2004 - Routine screening of low-risk children for tuberculosis infection before entering kindergarten is not necessary.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0315/p1479.html

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - Obstructive sleep-disordered breathing is common in children. From 3 percent to 12 percent of children snore, while obstructive sleep apnea syndrome affects 1 percent to 10 percent of children. The majority of these children have mild symptoms, and many outgrow the condition. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1147.html

Coding & Documentation - Mar 2004 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - ...How should I code for a visit in which a pregnant patient interviews me to decide whether she wants me to be her unborn child’s physician and I spend 20 minutes discussing her concerns and my education, philosophy of care, etc.? I tried submitting 99212 (based on 20 minutes of...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p28.html

Sleep Apnea in Children - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Sleep Apnea in Children Am...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1159.html

Cholesterol: Tips for Children with High Cholesterol - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Cholesterol: Tips for Children...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/p937.html

What Should I Know About Croup? - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What Should I Know About...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0201/p541.html

Treating Acute Bronchiolitis Associated with RSV - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2004 - Treatment for infants with bronchiolitis caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) includes supplemental oxygen, nasal suctioning, fluids to prevent dehydration, and other supportive therapies. High-risk children who should be hospitalized include those younger than three months and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0115/p325.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2004 - ...the overall health and welfare of the woman and her fetus more than does vaginal birth, then he or she is ethically justified in performing a cesarean delivery. Similarly, if the physician believes that performing a cesarean delivery would be detrimental to the overall health and...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0115/p440.html

Head Lice - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Head Lice Am Fam Physician....

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0115/p349.html

Urinary Reflux - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Urinary Reflux Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/p152.html

Urinary Tract Infections in Children - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Urinary Tract Infections in...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/p155.html

Evaluation and Management of Toe Fractures - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2003 - Fractures of the toe are one of the most common lower extremity fractures diagnosed by family physicians. Toe fractures most frequently are caused by a crushing injury or axial force such as stubbing a toe. Joint hyperextension and stress fractures are less common. Most patients have ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1215/p2413.html

Clinical Briefs - Dec 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2003 - ...Insufficient nutrition because of the child's inability to feed properly (e.g., severe neurologic dysfunction, gastroesophageal reflux, cleft palate). Nutrition is adequate but inadequately absorbed (e.g., malabsorption syndromes). The disease process creates added metabolic...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1201/p2277.html

School Refusal in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2003 - School refusal is a problem that is stressful for children, families, and school personnel. Failing to attend school has significant short- and long-term effects on children's social, emotional, and educational development. School refusal often is associated with comorbid psychiatric ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/p1555.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2003 - ...disadvantaged. Women typically begin and continue smoking during their childbearing years, and this has a substantial effect on the health of their children. Studies have shown that many low-income women understand the negative consequences of their smoking for themselves and their...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/p1658.html

What to Do When Your Child Refuses to Go to School - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2003 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What to Do When Your Child...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/p1563.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2003 - ...meningitis in persons with cochlear implants. Findings of a recent investigation by the CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Adminisration, and state health departments support this recommendation. Children younger than six years with a cochlear implant have a substantially greater risk for...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1001/p1437.html

Rediscovering the Joy of Family Practice -- FPM

Oct 1, 2003 - Developing a strong inner world helps us gain a new enthusiasm for our work, which in turn makes us better physicians.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/1000/p57.html

Failure to Thrive - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2003 - Failure to thrive is a condition commonly seen by primary care physicians. Prompt diagnosis and intervention are important for preventing malnutrition and developmental sequelae. Medical and social factors often contribute to failure to thrive. Either extreme of parental attention ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0901/p879.html

Failure to Thrive: Why Is My Child Underweight? - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2003 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Failure to Thrive: Why Is My...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0901/p886.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Aug 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2003 - ...explained the first grader's mother. But, after three or four hours it wears off, and he is even worse than before. TA had been this child's physician since he was a newborn. The parents had been reluctant to diagnose their son with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and had...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0815/p645.html

Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2003 - Rotational and angular problems are two types of lower extremity abnormalities common in children. Rotational problems include intoeing and out-toeing. Intoeing is caused by one of three types of deformity: metatarsus adductus, internal tibial torsion, and increased femoral anteversion....

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0801/p461.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Jun 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2003 - ...studies have demonstrated fever is no more common after hepatitis B injections than after placebo. KG showed the findings to the child's parents and discussed the pros and cons of vaccination. Shortly thereafter, the child received both hepatitis A and B immunizations. I'll see you...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0615/p2513.html

Acute Abdominal Pain in Children - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2003 - Acute abdominal pain in children presents a diagnostic dilemma. Although many cases of acute abdominal pain are benign, some require rapid diagnosis and treatment to minimize morbidity. Numerous disorders can cause abdominal pain. The most common medical cause is gastroenteritis, and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0601/p2321.html

AAP Issues Screening Recommendations to Identify Hearing Loss in Children - Practice ...

Jun 1, 2003 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released screening recommendations for assessing hearing loss in children of all ages. Failure to detect children with congenital or acquired hearing loss may result in lifelong deficits in speech and language acquisition, poor academic ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0601/p2409.html

Clinical Briefs - May 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2003 - ...on diagnosing and treating patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and on preventing transmission of SARS in the health care setting. The guidelines and recommendations are available atwww.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars, and are evolving as more is learned about the syndrome...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p2018.html

AAP Releases Clinical Report on Head Lice - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Mar 15, 2003 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a statement clarifying issues of diagnosis and treatment of head lice and making recommendations for dealing with it in the school setting.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0315/p1391.html

Do I Get to Decide Who Should Have a Baby? - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Mar 1, 2003 - In this case scenario, the patient believes that having her boyfriend's child will solve her problems, and she wants to continue the ovulation induction therapy. The physician should consider the effects on the unborn child's future, as well as the future of the mother and, therefore, ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0301/p1139.html

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