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Medical Needs of Foster Children - Editorials - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2003 - ...Accounting Office3(p6) found that …12 percent of the (foster) children received no routine health care; 34 percent received no immunizations; 32 percent continued to have at least one unmet health need after placement; and 78 percent of the children were at high risk for HIV, but...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p474.html

Guidelines for Proper Use of Child Safety Seats - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Feb 1, 2003 - ...child restraint. While the child's feet may touch the vehicle seatback, this is not a problem unless it causes excessive discomfort for the child. For parents concerned about the potential risk of leg injury, an appropriate response is that broken legs heal more easily than broken...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p466.html

A Mother Who Refuses to Vaccinate Her Child - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2003 - Physicians may find it incredible that some parents are reluctant to immunize their children despite the tremendous successes of vaccines in decreasing the morbidity and mortality of childhood diseases.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p651.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2003 - ...influences on children's health and preventive recommendations. The intervention group also received information on methods to reduce mite exposure in the child's room, such as special dust mite–impermeable mattress covers, removal of carpeting in the child's bedroom, weekly...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p633.html

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, 2003 and ...

Jan 1, 2003 - The 2003 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule is now available, and includes a harmonized catch-up schedule for children who are behind in immunizations. The catch-up schedule offers specific guidance regarding the minimum time between doses as well as the number ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0101/p188.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jan 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2003 - ...A child's best friend. Your children may be protected from allergies to dust mites, ragweed, and other allergens because you have household pets, according to a study published in JAMA. The prospective birth cohort study of 474 children found that allergic sensitivity was less...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0101/p25.html

Quantum Sufficit - Dec 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2002 - ...Fashion could be harmful to your health. Some modern style trends may be causing health problems, according to American Medical News. Potentially unhealthy styles include thong underwear, which has been associated with reports of vaginal and urinary tract infections; body piercing...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1215/p2199.html

Vaccine Adverse Events: Separating Myth from Reality - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2002 - Vaccines have turned many childhood diseases into distant memories in industrialized countries. However, questions have been raised about the safety of some vaccines because of rare but serious adverse effects that have been attributed to them. Pain, swelling, and redness at the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/p2113.html

Witnessing Domestic Violence: the Effect on Children - Medicine and Society - American ...

Dec 1, 2002 - ...power and control over another person.1 Although awareness about the rate of domestic violence in our society is increasing, the public health ramifications have only recently been recognized in the medical community. The majority of the medical literature to date has focused on the...

American Family Physician : Medicine and Society

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/p2052.html

A Look at Domestic Violence in Children - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2002 - ...of abuse. Well-child and adult health maintenance examinations offer opportunities to screen for family violence. Dr. Stiles offers a number of screening tools and tips for identifying domestic violence and differentiating underlying causes of a child's emotional or behavioral...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/p2031.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2002 - ...trial data that showed the risks of hormone therapy, the USPSTF recommends against taking estrogen and progestin to prevent long-term health problems (a D recommendation), and found insufficient evidence to recommend for or against the use of estrogen alone in women who have had a...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1115/p2000.html

Autism: A Medical Primer - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2002 - Autistic disorder, a pervasive developmental disorder resulting in social, language, or sensorimotor deficits, occurs in approximately seven of 10,000 persons. Early detection and intervention significantly improve outcome, with about one third of autistic persons achieving some degree ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/p1667.html

Childhood Discipline: Challenges for Clinicians and Parents - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2002 - Although childhood discipline is an important issue for parents, this topic is seldom emphasized by family physicians during well-child examinations. Behavior problems are relatively common but frequently under-recognized by physicians. Opportunities to counsel parents about safe, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/p1447.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2002 - ...The Committee on Early Childhood, Adoption, and Dependent Care of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued guidelines on health care for young children in foster care. The recommendations appear in the March 2002 issue of Pediatrics. In the past decade, the number of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/p1565.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2002 - ...congestion and cough that had lasted for three days. Aside from a red throat, PC noted the presence of darkened, velvety skin around the child's neck and elbows. canthosis nigricans is commonly seen in school-aged children in south Texas. This condition can be a marker for insulin...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/p1426.html

How to Teach Good Behavior: Tips for Parents - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2002 - ...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 How to Teach Good Behavior:...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/p1463.html

Prevention of Iron Deficiency in Infants and Toddlers - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - The prevalence of nutritional iron deficiency anemia in infants and toddlers has declined dramatically since 1960. However, satisfaction with this achievement must be tempered because iron deficiency anemia in infants and toddlers is associated with long-lasting diminished mental, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/p1217.html

How to Prevent Iron Deficiency Anemia in Infants and Toddlers - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - ...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 How to Prevent Iron Deficiency...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/p1227.html

Depression in Children and Teens - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2002 - ...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 Depression in Children and...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0915/p1048.html

AAFP News - Sep 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2002 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0901/p717.html

ACIP Releases 2002 Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Influenza - Practice ...

Sep 1, 2002 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued recommendations on the prevention and control of influenza for the 2002–2003 influenza season.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0901/p894.html

Environmental Control of Allergic Diseases - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2002 - Allergic disease affects millions of persons in the United States. Environmental control measures are essential for persons who are sensitive to dust mite and cat allergens and may be important in persons who are sensitive to cockroaches and fungus. The bedroom is the most important ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0801/p421.html

AAP Issues Guidelines for Selecting and Using the Most Appropriate Car Safety Seats - ...

Aug 1, 2002 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations on selecting and installing safety seats and how to place a child in the seat. Factors that parents should consider before buying a car safety seat for infants and children are included.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0801/p509.html

Physicians Should Be Educated on the Benefits of Breastfeeding - Letters to the Editor ...

Jul 15, 2002 - ...to improve breastfeeding rates relies on the breastfeeding education of medical professionals.1 I agree that breastfeeding education for all health care professionals that provide care for new mothers and their infants is an important aspect of encouraging breastfeeding in American...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p209a.html

Virtual Endoscopy: A Promising New Technology - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2002 - Growing evidence shows that early detection of cancer can substantially reduce mortality, necessitating screening programs that encourage patient compliance. Radiology is already established as a screening tool, as in mammography for breast cancer and ultrasonography for congenital ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0701/p107.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2002 - ...strategy. Strategies include altering the child's activities and home environment based on his or her particular sensitivities, adjusting the child's medications as determined by his or her physiologic state, and communicating with the child's physician to tailor the treatment...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0701/p158.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Jun 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2002 - ...examination room as he and KS discussed the treatment of acute otitis media. It is so much easier to see in an adult's ear compared with a child's ear. Now I really know what to look for. He was so excited that he found a fellow student to look in the patient's ear as well. As KS...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0615/p2475.html

Evaluation of Constipation - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2002 - Constipation is the reason for 2.5 million physician visits per year in the United States, with more than one half of these visits to primary care physicians. Patients and physicians frequently define constipation differently. To determine the underlying cause of constipation, it is ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0601/p2283.html

Constipation in Your Child - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2002 - ...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 Constipation in Your Child...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0601/p2295.html

Proper Use of Child Safety Seats - American Family Physician

May 15, 2002 - Motor vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of death in children one to 14 years of age. Used correctly, child safety seats significantly reduce child morbidity and mortality. Although many parents know child safety seats are important, more than 80 percent of seats are ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/p2085.html

Dealing With Patients Who Don't Pay -- FPM

May 1, 2002 - Presents strategies that staff can use when dealing with patients who don't want to pay their copayments or other balances at the time of service.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0500/p19.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2002 - ...health benefits to women with gestational diabetes. A physically active woman with a history of, or risk for, preterm labor or fetal growth restriction should be advised to reduce her activity in the second and third trimesters. Botulinum Toxin-A for Neuromuscular Pain The Health...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0415/p1690.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2002 - ...0.2% to 7.0%, depending on health care system and setting Dutch (and English) general practitioner referral system will select children with a higher risk to present to accident and emergency departments. Can an unremarkable physical examination and history reliably exclude...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0401/p1447.html

Children, Physical Activity, and Public Health: Another Call to Action - Editorials - ...

Mar 15, 2002 - ...Children, Physical Activity, and Public Health: Another Call to Action MARK STEPHENS, LCDR, MC, USN Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, Maryland Am Fam Physician. 2002 Mar 15;65(6):1033-1035. Children living in the United States are less active and more...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0315/p1033.html

Identifying and Managing Preparatory Grief and Depression at the End of Life - American...

Mar 1, 2002 - Grief and depression present similarly in patients who are dying. Conventional symptoms (e.g., frequent crying, weight loss, thoughts of death) used to assess for depression in these patients may be imprecise because these symptoms are also present in preparatory grief and as a part of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0301/p883.html

Headaches in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2002 - Headaches are common during childhood and become more common and increase in frequency during adolescence. The rational, cost-effective evaluation of children with headache begins with a careful history. The first step is to identify the temporal pattern of the headache--acute, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/p625.html

AAP Guidelines on Treatment of Children with ADHD - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Feb 15, 2002 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a new guideline for the treatment of school-aged children (six to 12 years) with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/p726.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Diary from a Week in Practice - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2002 - ...boy who has a lump in the left groin area, he stated. He went on to explain that the child's father had noticed the lump two days earlier while bathing his son. The student described in detail the child's unremarkable medical history, his family and social history, and his...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/p591.html

It Sounds Like Child Abuse--But Is It? - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2002 - Physicians face a daunting task when they have to report allegations of child abuse.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0115/p330.html

Medications and Breastfeeding - Letters to the Editor - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2002 - ...(FDA) has participated in numerous workshops and conferences with other government agencies (National Institutes of Health [NIH], National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD], Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]), academia, and the pharmaceutical...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0115/p170.html

"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice -- FPM

Jan 1, 2002 - Marketing doesn’t have to be expensive, complicated or unethical. To begin, simply treat your current patients right.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0100/p33.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2001 - ...in the Family Practice Center. She and a second-year resident, SO, were discussing the work-up of an 82-year-old woman who was in excellent health aside from mild hypertension. SO replied, I order cholesterol levels on just about everybody. KS reminded him that a screening that is...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1215/p1960.html

Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2001 - Gastroesophageal reflux is a common, self-limited process in infants that usually resolves by six to 12 months of age. Effective, conservative management involves thickened feedings, positional treatment, and parental reassurance. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a less common,...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1201/p1853.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2001 - ...and assumes that the physician has knowledge of the athlete's health, level of competition, maturity, and use of protective equipment, the availability of rapid treatment if an injury should occur, and the child's and parent/guardian's understanding of the risks. In some cases...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1201/p1896.html

What You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) in Infants and Children - ...

Dec 1, 2001 - ...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 You Should Know About...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1201/p1853-s1.html

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Management - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2001 - Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common psychiatric disorder of childhood and often persists into adulthood. ADHD is a neurophysiologic disorder defined in behavioral terms and associated with significant morbidity in the realms of social and academic success,...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1015/p1355.html

AAP statement on sports participation in children and adolescents. - Practice ...

Oct 15, 2001 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a position statement on medical conditions that affect sports participation in children and adolescents. According to the AAP, children and adolescents with medical conditions present special issues in athletic participation.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1015/p1464.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2001 - ...faculty development program, each faculty member devotes four weeks to a mini residency in a field of their choosing. KS chose women's health and worked alongside the three family practice residents who were assigned to the gynecology rotation. This morning, KS saw a 63-year-old...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1015/p1351.html

Evaluation and Management of Infants and Young Children with Fever - American Family ...

Oct 1, 2001 - A practice guideline for the management of febrile infants and children younger than three years of age sparked controversy when it was published in 1993. Surveys indicate that many office-based physicians do not agree with recommendations for venipuncture and bladder catheterization in...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/p1219.html

Fever Without Source in Infants and Young Children--A Hot Potato? - Editorials - ...

Oct 1, 2001 - ...Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, Ohio Am Fam Physician. 2001 Oct 1;64(7):1148-1154. Related Article Although fever is common in infants and young children three to 36 months of age, its management remains challenging and controversial. In this...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/p1148.html

ACIP Releases Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Influenza - Practice ...

Oct 1, 2001 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued recommendations on the prevention and control of influenza for the 2001–2002 influenza season.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/p1270.html

Concussion in Sports - Editorials - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2001 - ...Evidence-based medicine offers the promise of improved health outcomes for our patients. The problem is that the evidence is often difficult to find, conflicting or insufficient to guide our practice. Sometimes, it is just impossible to keep up with the latest changes. For...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0915/p938.html

Evaluation and Treatment of ADHD - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2001 - Symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are present in as many as 9 percent of school-age children. ADHD-specific questionnaires can help determine whether children meet diagnostic criteria for the disorder. The recommended evaluation also includes documenting the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0901/p817.html

What is ADHD? - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2001 - ...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 Is ADHD? Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0901/p831.html

Quantum Sufficit - Aug 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2001 - ...While fruit juice is good for your health in small amounts, a case report in The Lancet shows that too much of a good thing can be bad. In this case, a patient was admitted to a hospital twice in a few weeks with hyperkalemia. Although he had mild renal failure and was being treated...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0815/p557.html

AAFP News - Aug 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2001 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0801/p359.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2001 - ...the fatality rate for serogroup C meningococcal disease in this population was 14 percent. The highest incidence of disease is during a child's first year of life, but it increases again in 15- to 24-year-olds. The American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0701/p158.html

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

Jun 1, 2001 - Obesity is a complex, multifactorial condition in which excess body fat may put a person at health risk. National data indicate that the prevalence of obesity in the United States is increasing in children and adults. Reversing these trends requires changes in individual behavior and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0601/p2185.html

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Young Children - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - Streptococcus pneumoniae causes approximately 3,300 cases of meningitis, 100,000 to 135,000 cases of pneumonia requiring hospitalization and 6 million cases of otitis media annually in the United States. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, approved in 2000 for use in the United States, was ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/p1991.html

Tips on Bike Safety - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - ...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 Tips on Bike Safety Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/p2017.html

The Child With ADHD: Using the AAP Clinical Practice Guideline - American Family Physician

May 1, 2001 - The American Academy of Pediatrics developed an evidence-based clinical practice guideline that provides recommendations for the assessment and diagnosis of school-aged children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This guideline, the first of two guidelines to provide ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1803.html

Failure to Thrive: Parental Neglect or Well-Meaning Ignorance? - Curbside Consultation ...

May 1, 2001 - A case scenario describing a six-month-old infant's weight loss. The physician commentary outlines the careful analysis required to reach an accurate diagnosis.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1867.html

Finding Guidance Amid Uncertainty of ADHD Diagnosis - Editorials - American Family ...

May 1, 2001 - ...The National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a statement at the end of a Consensus Development conference in November 1998, stating that ADHD has remained controversial in many public and private sectors. The panel recognized that we do not have an independent valid test for ADHD,...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1694.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

May 1, 2001 - ...whose parents planned to use the pediatricians of a large health maintenance organization in Tucson, Ariz. Parents were asked to complete questionnaires about their child's history of respiratory conditions and general health at two, three, six, eight, 11 and 13 years of age. The...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1843.html

Learning About ADHD in Children - American Family Physician

May 1, 2001 - ...of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Learning About ADHD in Children Am Fam Physician. 2001 May 1;63(9):1811-1812. What is ADHD? ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is a common...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1811.html

Conduct Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment In Primary Care - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2001 - Conduct disorder is a common childhood psychiatric problem that has an increased incidence in adolescence. The primary diagnostic features of conduct disorder include aggression, theft, vandalism, violations of rules and/or lying. For a diagnosis, these behaviors must occur for at least...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/p1579.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2001 - ...any critically ill child. This includes the reasonable medical certainty that life-sustaining medical treatment will fail to maintain the child's life or the disproportionate burden of treatment in the face of irremediable and severe brain or other injury. Physicians who care for a...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/p1639.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2001 - ...with tacrolimus include temporary stinging or burning sensations where the ointment is applied, although this may lessen if the diseased skin heals. The adverse effects of ultraviolet light on the skin may be intensified. Therefore, patients should avoid exposure to sunlight and...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0401/p1433.html

Quantum Sufficit - Mar 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2001 - ...night. Researchers set out to see if the symptoms experienced by women in menopause are caused by hormonal changes. As reported in Women's Health in Primary Care, sleep problems increased gradually between early and late perimenopause, suggesting that these problems were not...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0315/p1019.html

Evaluating the Child for Sexual Abuse - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2001 - Child victims of sexual abuse may present with physical findings that can include anogenital problems, enuresis or encopresis. Behavioral changes may involve sexual acting out, aggression, depression, eating disturbances and regression. Because the examination findings of most child ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/p883.html

Quantum Sufficit - Feb 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2001 - ...the American College of Nutrition shows that mothers-to-be who consume adequate amounts of choline during their pregnancy may increase their child's memory capabilities. Found in eggs and milk, choline may affect the development of the memory center in the fetal brain. Are...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/p609.html

Earaches in Children - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2001 - ...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. Patient Information Collections Information from Your Family...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/p771.html

Bronchiolitis and Your Child - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2001 - ...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. Patient Information Collections Information from Your Family...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/p767.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

Runny Nose and Your Child's Cold - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - ...of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Runny Nose and Your Child's Cold Am Fam Physician. 2000 Dec 15;62(12):2698. What causes my child's runny nose? A runny nose usually starts when your child's...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2698.html

ACOG Addresses Psychosocial Screening in Pregnant Women - Practice Guidelines - ...

Dec 15, 2000 - The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has developed an educational bulletin on perinatal screening and intervention for psychosocial risk factors.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2701.html

Clinical Briefs - Dec 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - ...with the families and health care professionals involved in the management and follow-up of adolescents who are at risk or have attempted suicide. Physicians should become familiar with resources that are concerned with youth suicide, such as mental health agencies, family and...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2704.html

Family Practice International - Dec 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - ...the organism to guide intensive antibiotic therapy. All patients at risk for CAP should be counseled about smoking cessation and general health and should receive influenza and pneumococcal immunization. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (Great Britain—The Practitioner, July 2000, p....

American Family Physician : Family Practice International

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2688.html

Nasal Sprays: How to Use Them Correctly - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - ...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 Nasal Sprays: How to Use Them...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2695.html

When You Are the Caregiver - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - ...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 You Are the Caregiver...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2621.html

Depression in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2000 - Depression among children and adolescents is common but frequently unrecognized. It affects 2 percent of prepubertal children and 5 to 8 percent of adolescents. The clinical spectrum of the disease can range from simple sadness to a major depressive or bipolar disorder. Risk factors ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1115/p2297.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

What to Do if You Think Your Child is Depressed - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2000 - ...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 You Think Your...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1115/p2311.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2000 - ...long and/or compete on an elite level. Intense training can lead to short- and long-term health consequences. Physicians who recognize the risks involved can play a key role in monitoring the health of these athletes and help reduce risks associated with high-level sports...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2152.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2000 - ...to become a physician was the desire to help people who are hurt or sick. Reflecting for a moment on the many demands of modern managed health care (e.g., will the patient's insurance cover this procedure or medication?), JTL found it refreshing to be reminded by these youngsters...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1015/p1807.html

Quantum Sufficit - Oct 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - ...a good way for parents to be sure the kids are eating properly, right? Actually, that concept is supported in a recent Nutrition and Health News Alert published by the National Dairy Council. The newsletter cited a new study of the nutritional quality of the diets of 16,000...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1491.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2000 - ...Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a policy statement on the role of the physician in childhood bereavement. The AAP policy statement appears in the February 2000 issue of Pediatrics. According to the AAP committee, the death of an important person in a...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0915/p1439.html

Sickle Cell Disease in Childhood: Part I. Laboratory Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and ...

Sep 1, 2000 - Over the past 25 years, morbidity and mortality have decreased significantly in children with sickle cell disease, and screening tests are now available to diagnose the disease in newborns. The incidence of sepsis caused by pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzae infections has declined...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p1013.html

A Practical Approach to Uncomplicated Seizures in Children - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - Uncomplicated seizures and epilepsy are common in infants and children. Family physicians should be aware of certain epilepsy syndromes that occur in children, such as febrile seizures, benign focal epilepsy of childhood, complex partial epilepsy, juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and video ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p1109.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...According to the ADA statement, an individualized diabetes care plan should be developed by the parent/guardian, the child's diabetes care team and school personnel or the day care provider. The plan should address the specific needs of the child and provide specific instructions...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p1189.html

Sickle Cell Disease - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...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 Sickle Cell Disease Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p1027.html

Clinical Briefs - Aug 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2000 - ...American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has published a consensus statement from their scientific roundtable titled The Physiological and Health Effects of Oral Creatine Supplementation. The statement appears in the March 2000 issue of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise....

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0815/p885.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Aug 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2000 - ...come for their physicals in the days and weeks before school starts up again. Today JRH, while getting a cup of coffee, eavesdropped on a child's eye examination. His nurse had switched the eye chart with letters to the one with symbols for this little four-year-old girl. JRH found...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0801/p536.html

Preventing and Treating Lead Poisoning in Children - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2000 - ...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 Preventing and Treating Lead...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0801/p559.html

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

Clinical Briefs - Jul 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - ...were also included in the national health objectives for 2000 initiative. Except for hepatitis B vaccine, the 90 percent coverage goals were achieved and maintained through implementation of the CII by public-and private-sector organizations and health care professionals at the...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p241.html

The Female Athlete Triad - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2000 - The female athlete triad is defined as the combination of disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis. This disorder often goes unrecognized. The consequences of lost bone mineral density can be devastating for the female athlete. Premature osteoporotic fractures can occur, and lost ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3357.html

AHRQ Releases Evidence Report on Brain Injury in Children - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 1, 2000 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released an evidence-based report on the rehabilitation of children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3465.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2000 - ...The Committee on Adolescent Health Care of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has developed an educational bulletin on the benefits and safety of oral contraceptive (OC) use in adolescents. The bulletin (ACOG Educational Bulletin No. 256) replaces ACOG...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3469.html

Evaluation of Physical Abuse in Children - American Family Physician

May 15, 2000 - Family physicians who are involved in the care of children are likely to encounter child abuse and should be able to recognize its common presentations. A history that is inconsistent with the patient's injuries is the hallmark of physical abuse. A pattern of physical findings, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0515/p3057.html

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