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Obesity in Children - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2007 - What are the effects of lifestyle interventions for the treatment of childhood obesity?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1201/p1701.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

Summary of Actions of the 2019 National Congress of Family Medicine Residents

...for Abortion Services RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) endorse the principle that women receiving health care paid by health plans funded by state or federal governments should be provided with access to the full range of reproductive options regarding...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/nc19-ncfmr-actions-referrals.pdf

untitled

...worldview (i.e., basic assumptions about reality) is closely linked with his or her cultural and religious background and has profound health care implications. For example, persons with chronic diseases who believe in fatalism (i.e., predetermined fate) often do not adhere to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1201/afp20051201p2267.pdf

AAFP response to the 2017 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

AAFP regulatory comment letter sent to CMS in response to the 2017 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-CMS-MPFS2017-081916.pdf

Update on Routine Childhood and Adolescent Immunizations

September 15, 2015 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0915/afp20150915p460.pdf

Joint Letter Supporting the Helping MOMS Act (HR 4996) for the COVID-19 Package- July ...

...McCarthy, and Minority Leader Schumer: The undersigned organizations, committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our nation’s mothers, urge you to address our nation’s maternal health crisis by enacting legislation to extend Medicaid coverage for pregnant patients to a full...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Congress-HelpingMOMSAct-072320.pdf

Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home - Editorials - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2007 - ...Whole-person orientation: the personal physician is responsible for providing for all of the patient's health care needs or taking responsibility for appropriately arranging care with other qualified professionals. This includes care for all stages of life, acute care, chronic care,...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0915/p774.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

Autism: A Medical Primer -- American Family Physician

...autism. Information about ongoing studies being conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is available at their Web sites (Table 3). Recognition and Screening Indications for formal developmental eval- uation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/afp20021101p1667.pdf

Bed-wetting: Tips to Help Your Child - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2014 - ...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 Bed-wetting: Tips to Help Your...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/p560-s1.html

AAFP News - Jun 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0601/p1311.html

afp20140815od1.pdf

August 15, 2014 USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/afp20140815od1.pdf

Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment

August 15, 2014 Putting Prevention into Practice

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/afp20140815p255.pdf

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...on children’s health. Today, settings in which identification, pre- vention, and treatment of childhood obesity are practical and rational include schools, where children spend much of their time, and primary care practices, through which they receive much of their health care....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p56.pdf

fpm20110500p37.pdf

...range of motion testing (95831) as part of your driving assessment, you can bill Medicare for it separately. However, vision screening, health risk assessment and preventive medicine counseling are not separately payable services under Medicare Part B. If the patient is eligible...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/fpm20110500p37.pdf

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

...could cause school and behav- ioral problems. Assessing a child’s hearing can identify issues or concerns, possibly from OME, that may have otherwise been over- looked by prompting the physician to ask questions about the child’s daily functioning. When tympanostomy tubes are to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/afp20140501p754.pdf

AAFP News - Mar 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0301/p581.html

Sexual Behaviors in Children: Evaluation and Management

...Evaluation and Management NANCY D. KELLOGG, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas W hen parents present to a physician’s office because of concerns about their child’s sexual behavior, several issues typically arise: parent anxiety,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1115/afp20101115p1233.pdf

Evaluation of Apparent Life-threatening Events in Infants - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries -...

Jul 1, 2007 - A comprehensive, detailed history and physical examination with pulse oximetry and nondilated funduscopy (to look for traumatic retinal hemorrhage) helps to determine the underlying etiology of an ALTE in 70 percent of infants.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0701/p124.html

Sports Physicals: A Coding Conundrum -- FPM

Oct 1, 2006 - Here’s how to make sure you get paid for this common and valuable service.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1000/p39.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

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

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

Health Aspects of International Adoption - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - ...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 Health Aspects of International Adoption Am Fam Physician. 1998 Dec...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1201/p2039.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

choosing-wisely-table.pdf

...Interventions to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm: Consolidated Items Relevant to Primary Care from the Choosing Wisely Campaign This table is organized alphabetically by primary discipline. The sponsoring organizations are listed below each reccommendation. This...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Physical Abuse in Children

...many as 50% of abused chil- dren are abused multiple times.4 According to one study, almost 20% of child homicide victims had contact with a health care pro- fessional within one month of their death.1 Although the devastating and some- times deadly consequences of child abuse...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1115/afp20131115p669.pdf

AAFP News - Jul 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2000 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0715/p295.html

Failure to Thrive: An Update

...used anthropo- metric criteria for diagnosing FTT.4,5 Most of these criteria involve plotting a child’s growth on a standardized growth chart over multiple visits. In 2006, the World Health Organiza- tion released updated growth charts that incorporate data from six countries and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/afp20110401p829.pdf

afp20070115p221.pdf

...or exploitation, or imminent risk of serious harm; involves a child; and is carried out by a parent or caregiver who is responsible for the child’s welfare.2 CAPTA also includes neglect within the definition; however, each state is responsi- ble for defining child abuse and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0115/afp20070115p221.pdf

Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2015 - ...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 Gastroesophageal Reflux in...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/p705-s1.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

Taking Care of Your Child's Teeth - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2000 - ...of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Taking Care of Your Child's Teeth Am Fam Physician. 2000 Jan 1;61(1):123-124. See related article on infant oral health. Taking good care of your child's...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p123.html

Quantum Sufficit - Dec 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2006 - ...You may have a few uninvited guests in your room the next time you stay in a hotel, says a news release from Reuters Health. Researchers from the University of Virginia asked 15 patients with colds who tested positive for rhinovirus to stay in a hotel for one night. The volunteers...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1215/p2015.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

Screening for Speech and Language Delay in Preschool Children - Putting Prevention into...

Oct 15, 2006 - Case study: R.F. brings her three-year-old daughter in for a routine well-child examination. R.F. says that she is not concerned about her daughter’s development, but that her friend’s preschooler is being evaluated for a possible speech delay.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1015/p1373.html

Evaluation and Treatment of ADHD -- American Family Physician

...of the child’s developmental and family history, confirmation of normal hearing and vision in the child, and an assessment of family stressors and coping style (Table 2).2,11 A detailed evaluation can be a challenge for the family physician who first learns of a child’s...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0901/afp20010901p817.pdf

afp20190701p24-s1.pdf

...This handout is provided to you by your family doctor and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at https://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/afp20190701p24-s1.pdf

Speech and Language Delay in Children

...The physician should elicit any concerns that parents have about their child’s speech Speech and language delay in children is associated with increased difficulty with reading, writing, attention, and socialization. Although physicians should be alert to parental concerns and to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/afp20110515p1183.pdf

AAP Examines Prevention of Childhood Obesity Through Lifestyle Changes - Practice ...

Oct 15, 2006 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement, Active Healthy Living: Prevention of Childhood Obesity Through Increased Physical Activity, addresses how physicians can encourage physical activity in children and adolescents who are currently or are at risk of becoming ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1015/p1434.html

afp20201001p411.pdf

...1 is an algorithm to guide implementation of child safety seat rec- ommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) based on the child’s age, height, and weight.11 Infants and toddlers should ride in a rear-facing seat for as long as the seat’s manufacturer specifies,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1001/afp20201001p411.pdf

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

Failure to Thriv<FEFF>e: A Practical Guide

...of cognitive skills and appropriate immune function can be impaired, resulting in fail- ure to achieve developmental milestones and normal health.2,5,6 Diagnosis The term FTT should be used as a clinical finding and not as a diagnosis.4,7 Recognition depends on reliable and valid...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0815/afp20160815p295.pdf

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

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

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

Quantum Sufficit - Jan 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2001 - ...disease may be affected by biochemical changes that occur in depressed people; the other is that depressed people tend to neglect their health and don't take their medications or watch their diet, and are therefore more vulnerable to disease. One shot may be all your family needs to...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0101/p28.html

afp20141015p560-s1.pdf

...if the bed- wetting is caused by a medical problem. First, your doctor will ask about your child’s daytime and nighttime bathroom habits. Then, your doctor will do an exam and test your child’s urine to check for infection or diabetes. Your doctor may ask about how things are...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/afp20141015p560-s1.pdf

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

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

afp20200201p147.pdf

...of critical life dimensions emphasizing strengths within a youth’s life experience instead of solely focusing on risks, which in isolation can provoke feelings of shame. Because adolescents are more likely to access health care and share sensitive information when con- fidentiality...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/afp20200201p147.pdf

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

American Family Physician

...Etiology Although there are many theories, no single etiology for ADHD has been substantiated. A number of risk factors that affect a child’s brain development and behavior may lead to ADHD symptoms. These risk factors include genetic factors, behavioral disorders, medi- cal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0415/afp20090415p657.pdf

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

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2014 - ...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 Developmental Dysplasia of the...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/p843-s1.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2000 - ...The Committee on Native American Child Health and the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have issued a policy statement on the immunization of Native American children. The AAP policy statement appears in the September 1999 issue of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1200.html

Obesity: Assesment and Management in Primary Care -- American Family Physician

...Obesity is a condition in which excess body fat may put a person at health risk.1-4,7-10 Excess body fat results from an imbalance of energy intake and energy expenditure (total C auses of obesity in the United States are complex and multi- factorial. Increasing evidence...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0601/afp20010601p2185.pdf

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

American Family Physician

...struction, for decoration, and even as a food additive. It also has been a known health risk for centuries. Hippocrates is thought to have written the first case report of lead poisoning in 600 BC. The Romans also were aware of the toxicity of lead, with Pliny, Paulus Aegineta, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0315/afp20100315p751.pdf

School Refusal in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

...and management of school refusal require a collaborative approach that includes the family physician, school staff, parents, and a mental health professional. Because children often present with physical symptoms, evaluation by a physician is important to rule out any underlying...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/afp20031015p1555.pdf

Impetigo - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2014 - ...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 Impetigo Am Fam Physician....

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/p229-s1.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

Opportunities to Detect and Manage Perinatal Depression in Men

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0515/afp20160515p824.pdf

Childhood Bullying: Implications for Physicians - American Family Physician

...individual, familial, and community risk factors, as well as promote an understanding of the severity of the problem. Parents, teachers, and health care professionals must become more adept at identifying possible victims and bullies. Physicians have important roles in identifying...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/afp20041101p1723.pdf

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

Understanding Your Teenager's Emotional Health - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2000 - ...health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Understanding Your Teenager's Emotional Health Am Fam Physician. 2000 Nov 15;62(10):2347-2348. What should I know about my teenager's emotional health? Your...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1115/p2347.html

afp20141115p723.pdf

November 15, 2014 Putting Prevention into Practice

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/afp20141115p723.pdf

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2009 - ...doses in 24 hours), ibuprofen every six to eight hours (maximum of three doses in 24 hours), or both drugs. Doses were calculated by the child's weight: 15 mg per kg for acetaminophen and 10 mg per kg for ibuprofen. The first dose was given in the presence of a research nurse who...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0815/p402.html

Prevention of Dental Caries in Children from Birth Through Five Years of Age: ...

February 1, 2015 USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/afp20150201od1.pdf

afp20181115p584.pdf

...in criminal activity.3,4 Additionally, children who experience harsh discipline, have parents with a cruel or rejecting attitude,4 have poor health, and who are not brought to visit other people who have children are at a higher risk for developing conduct disorder.5 Clinical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1115/afp20181115p584.pdf

afp20081001p861.pdf

...o ppositional defiant disorder is among the most commonly diagnosed mental health condi- tions in childhood. it is defined by a recurrent pattern of developmentally inappropriate levels of negativistic, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior toward authority figures.1 this...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1001/afp20081001p861.pdf

Common Questions About Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/afp20160401p586.pdf

afp20190701p24.pdf

...paint, gasoline, food, pottery, folk medicines, and herbal remedies for centuries,1,2 and its harmful effects are a clinical and pub- lic health concern because of its pervasive presence in the environment and its continued use in industry. Lead poisoning is often asymptomatic....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/afp20190701p24.pdf

afp20100615p1462.pdf

...SARAH K. MOERSCHEL, MD, West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia A n estimated 20 percent of American children will have anemia at some point in their childhood.1 Anemia is defined as a hemoglobin (Hgb)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0615/afp20100615p1462.pdf

Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children

...HEATHER FEAGINSFLETCHER, MD, MPH, General Preventive Medicine Resident, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences ▲ See related U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recom- mendation Statement at http://www.aafp. org/afp/2015/1215/od1. html. This PPIP quiz is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1215/afp20151215p1103.pdf

afp20060101p91.pdf

...the quality of life of patients and their caregiv- ers (Table 38-14). Readily available and useful assessment instruments include the Child Health Questionnaire,10 the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale,14 and the Gross Motor Function Classification System for Cerebral Palsy.12...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0101/afp20060101p91.pdf

Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Children

...Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Children BRETT WHITE, MD, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon G uidelines regarding the diag- nosis, treatment, and follow- up of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children continue to evolve. Although...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/afp20110215p409.pdf

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

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

parent-info.pdf

...presentation that is given by volunteer health care professionals and educators. BE A TOBACCO-FREE ROLE MODEL • Don’t smoke or use tobacco and nicotine products. • Take an active interest in your child’s social life. Know your child’s friends. • Teach your children to be...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/parent-info.pdf

afp20191015p497.pdf

...should be higher if the history provided does not explain the child’s injury or is inconsistent among guardians, there is delay in seeking treatment, or the child has multiple injuries in dif- ferent stages of healing.4 Onycholysis is the separation of the nail from the nail bed...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/afp20191015p497.pdf

AAFP News - Feb 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2008 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0215/p423.html

AAP Recommends the Development of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programs - ...

Sep 1, 1999 - ...Appropriate and necessary care for the infant with significant hearing loss should be directed and coordinated by the child's physician within the medical home, with support from appropriate ancillary services. A regionalized approach to identification and intervention for infants...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0901/p1020.html

Evaluating the Child for Sexual Abuse - American Family Physician

...the examination find- ings of most child victims of sexual abuse are within normal limits or are nonspecific, the child’s statements are extremely important. The child’s history as obtained by the physician may be admitted as evidence in court trials; therefore, complete...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/afp20010301p883.pdf

Umbilical Cord Blood: A Guide for Primary Care Physicians

...Rather than using a public bank, parents may pay to store their child’s cord blood in a private bank for their exclusive potential use. Table 1. Comparison of Public vs. Private Umbilical Cord Blood Banks Considerations Public banks Private banks Cost to donor family None...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0915/afp20110915p661.pdf

afp20180615p785.pdf

...abdominal pain (RAP) in children is defined as at least three episodes of pain that occur over at least three months and affect the child’s ability to perform normal activities. RAP is most often considered functional (nonorganic) abdominal pain, but an organic cause is found in 5%...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/afp20180615p785.pdf

afp20061101p1527.pdf

...in Toddlers RICHARD E. ALLEN, M.D., M.P.H., St. Mark’s Family Medicine Residency, Salt Lake City, Utah ANYA L. MYERS, R.D., M.SC., Chinook Health, Cardston, Alberta A n important change in nutritional habits occurs during the transi- tion from infancy to toddlerhood at about one...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1101/afp20061101p1527.pdf

Recognition and Management of Motor Delay and Muscle Weakness in Children

...risk of a developmental dis- order) and surveillance (a flexible, longitu- dinal, continuous, and cumulative process whereby knowledgeable health care pro- fessionals identify children who may have developmental problems) of early child- hood development are key components in the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p38.pdf

American Family Physician

...three milestones (joint attention, social orienting, and pretend play) can be quickly evaluated during an office visit. Joint attention is a child’s inherent desire to share experiences with others. For example, if the physician points at a toy across the room and exclaims, Look!, a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/afp20100215p453.pdf

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

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media

...children in the United States. As such, the diagnosis and management of AOM has a significant impact on the health of children, cost of providing care, and overall use of antibacterial agents. The illness also generates a significant social burden and indirect cost due to time...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/final_aom.pdf

afp20060501p1558.pdf

...it is neces- sary to include the child’s height percentile to determine if blood pressure is normal. The revised childhood blood pressure tables include 50th, 90th, 95th, and 99th percentiles by sex, age, and height based on the 1999- 2000 National Health and Nutrition Exami- nation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0501/afp20060501p1558.pdf

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

afp20080101p96-s1.pdf

...Department of Health and Human Services • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention • SAFER • HEATHIER • PEOPLETM The Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0-18 Years are approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/acip), the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0101/afp20080101p96-s1.pdf

afp20070101p117-s1.pdf

...Department of Health and Human Services • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1. Hepatitis B vaccine (HepB). (Minimum age: birth) At birth: • Administer monovalent HepB to all newborns prior to hospital discharge. • If mother is HBsAg-positive, administer HepB and 0.5 mL of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0101/afp20070101p117-s1.pdf

afp20090101p56-s1.pdf

...Department of Health and Human Servic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Servic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years are approved by the Advisory Committee on...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0101/afp20090101p56-s1.pdf

Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children

...reflux? Most reflux does not need to be treated. It usually goes away by 12 months of age. There are some things you can try to help your child’s reflux: • Change your infant’s body positioning after feeding (discuss this with your doctor first) • Try smaller and more frequent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/afp20151015p705-s1.pdf

A Vietnamese Child with a Rash on the Back

January 15, 2016 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/afp20160115p131.pdf

afp20090715p139.pdf

...Childhood Concerns: Sleep Issues, Thumb Sucking, Picky Eating, and School Readiness ANN G. TSENG, MD, and FRANCES E. BIAGIOLI, MD, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon T here are many issues during the early childhood and toddler years that parents ask about...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0715/afp20090715p139.pdf

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