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Primary Care for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

December 15, 2016

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1215/afp20161215p972.pdf

Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children - American Family Physician

...depart- ments develop articles for Problem-Oriented Diagnosis. This is one in a series from the Department of Family Practice at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn College of Medicine. Guest coor- dinator of the series is Miriam Vincent, M.D. I L L U S T R A T I O N B Y S T E...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0801/afp20030801p461.pdf

Management of Gallstones - American Family Physician

...The majority of asymp- tomatic patients with gallstones will remain asymptomatic for many years. According to a 1992 National Institutes of Health consen- sus conference on gallstones,5 10 percent of patients with gallstones will develop symp- toms in the first five years after...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0815/afp20050815p637.pdf

afp20070601p1679.pdf

...I n caring for patients of all ages and providing routine health maintenance and urgent care, family physicians should be prepared to encounter a range of emergencies, from stroke in older patients to meningitis in infants. Adult patients may misinterpret the urgency of their...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0601/afp20070601p1679.pdf

afp20080615p1678.pdf

...they ingest will appear in their breast milk), the breast- feeding mother should avoid eggs, milk, tree nuts, pea- nuts, and seafood. In the child’s diet, nuts, shellfish, and fish are delayed until three to four years of age. Although there is some evidence of a decrease in food...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0615/afp20080615p1678.pdf

Umbilical Cord Blood

...How is it donated and stored? You may donate your child’s umbilical cord blood to be used by any patient in need. Another option is to pay to have it stored for your own use. You may store it for free through the Related Cord Blood Donor Program if your baby has a sibling with a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0915/afp20110915p667.pdf

Evaluation and Management of Heart Murmurs in Children

...in an age-appropriate fashion. Parents of infants should be asked about their child’s ability to play and the duration and vigor of feeding; parents of older children should compare their child’s ability to participate in team sports with that of peers.4 Chest pain is rarely a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/afp20111001p793.pdf

Treatment of the Common Cold in Children and Adults

...Fluids. Caregivers are often advised to increase a child’s fluid intake. However, in two case series and a prevalence study, some children with respiratory infec- tions but no signs of dehydration developed hyponatre- mia with increased fluids.15 Therefore, extra fluid intake is not...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/afp20120715p153.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Hepatitis C

June 15, 2015 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/afp20150615p835.pdf

afp20081101p1059.pdf

...visit. The physician’s role in toilet training is multifaceted. Necessary components include understanding family dynamics, assessing the child’s readiness, providing education and support, and developing short-term and follow-up goals. Because each child and family are unique,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1101/afp20081101p1059.pdf

afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

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

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

afp20110401p837.pdf

...examine your child. He or she may ask about how you feed your child. It may help to show the doctor how you breastfeed or how you make your child’s bottles. If your child is older, your doctor may ask you for a list of everything your child eats or drinks each day (called a food...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/afp20110401p837.pdf

Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media in Young Children: The Case of the Shifting End Points

...those who did not. This end point is what we are most concerned with-when does the child finally stop crying or fussing, or when does the child’s fever go away? The second outcome (sustained resolution of symptoms) documents a slightly greater likelihood of two consecutive days of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0115/afp20120115p104.pdf

afp20141015p574.pdf

Date xx, xxxx Clinical Inquiries

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/afp20141015p574.pdf

Proteinuria in Children

...How do I know if my child has it? Your doctor may test your child’s urine to measure how much protein is in it. He or she may also do blood tests. If there is only a little protein in the urine, your child probably has a harmless kind of proteinuria. A lot of protein may be a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0915/afp20100915p652.pdf

afp20130201p204-s1.pdf

...or by telephone (800-822-7967). Suspected cases of vaccine-preventable diseases should be reported to the state or local health department. Additional information, including precautions and contraindications for vaccination, is available from CDC online (http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/afp20130201p204-s1.pdf

Practice Guidelines

...or by telephone (800-822-7967). Suspected cases of vaccine-preventable diseases should be reported to the state or local health department. Additional information, including precautions and contraindications for vaccination, is available from CDC online (http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/afp20130201p204.pdf

afp20131215p818.pdf

...This subanalysis of 3,781 patients (93% of the original cohort) evalu- ates whether the early introduction of specific foods affects a child’s risk of developing asthma or other atopic conditions. The study included the following foods: cow’s milk; roots (potatoes, carrots, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1215/afp20131215p818.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of Constipation in Children and Adolescents

...for 3% of all primary care visits for children and 10% to 25% of pediatric gastroenterology visits.2 Children with constipation cost the health care sys- tem three times as much as children with- out constipation,3 and the negative effect on quality of life often persists into...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/afp20140715p82.pdf

ACIP Releases Updated<FEFF> Recommendations on Influenza Vaccination to Include the ...

October 15, 2014 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/afp20141015p584.pdf

Common Questions About Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Psychiatric Disorders

...engages in behavioral exercises between therapy sessions (e.g., in vivo exposures, pleasant activities), can change the child’s environment to promote more effective behaviors, and can help the child target changes in mal- adaptive thoughts. In general, CBT for children focuses more...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/afp20151101p807.pdf

Commonly Missed Diagnoses in the Childhood Eye Examination -- American Family Physician

...4. How vision is tested. In: Simon JW, Calhoun JH, eds. A child’s eyes: a guide to pediatric primary care. Gainesville, Fla.: Triad Publications, 1998:35-42. 5. Eye exam and vision screening in infants, children, and young adults. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0815/afp20010815p623.pdf

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

...This article is one in a series coor- dinated by the Depart- ment of Family Medi- cine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Bethesda, Md. Guest editors of the series are Francis G. O’Connor, LTC, MC, USA, and Jeannette E....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/afp20011001p1219.pdf

Acute Abdominal Pain in Children - American Family Physician

...timing of onset, character, severity, duration, and radia- tion of pain are all important points but must be viewed in the context of the child’s age. Recent Trauma. A history of recent trauma may indicate the cause of pain. Precipitating or Relieving Factors. Parietal pain is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0601/afp20030601p2321.pdf

afp20071015p1185.pdf

...unable to cooper- ate, positive pressure ventilation can be delivered through the patient’s mouth. In this technique, the parent covers the child’s mouth with his or her mouth, plugs the unobstructed nostril with a finger, and gives a rapid, soft puff of air.8,9 Although the child...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1015/afp20071015p1185.pdf

CDC Updates Guidelines for Influenza Vaccination for 2010-2011 Season

...including children six months to 18 years of age and adults 50 years and older. These persons, their household and close contacts, and all health care professionals should be a focus of vaccination efforts. The capacity now exists to produce suf- ficient influenza vaccine to meet...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1001/afp20101001p838.pdf

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...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 http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/afp20110215p416.pdf

Gastroenteritis in Children:

...Your child should breastfeed, bottle-feed, or eat normal foods after taking an ORS. Don’t limit your child’s foods to only the BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast), and don’t mix extra water into formula. How much ORS should be given? Using a syringe or spoon, you can...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/afp20120601p1066-s1.pdf

ACIP Updates Influenza Vaccination Recommendations for 2016-2017

October 15, 2016: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/afp20161015p668.pdf

afp20170115p94-s1.pdf

...How does it spread? RSV can be spread by contact with body fluids like saliva and mucus from a sick child’s nose or mouth, or by objects that the child has touched. Having your child wash his or her hands or using alcohol-based hand sanitizers may lower the risk of spreading the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0115/afp20170115p94-s1.pdf

afp20170615p786-s1.pdf

...to do the following when your child is ill. These steps could save your child’s life. • Visit your doctor. • Tell the medical staff your child has not received all of his or her vaccines. • Keep your child’s vaccination record with you. • Learn the early signs and symptoms of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/afp20170615p786-s1.pdf

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants: A Clinical Report from the AAP on ...

July 15, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0801/afp20170801p196.pdf

afp20171115od4.pdf

...group assignment interviewed the child’s primary caregiver one, four, eight, and 12 months after enrollment to ascertain exacer- bations, unscheduled medical care, medica- tion use, and quality of life. Additionally, the researchers vacuumed the child’s bedroom floor at baseline and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115od4.pdf

afp20171115od6.pdf

...group assignment interviewed the child’s primary caregiver one, four, eight, and 12 months after enrollment to ascertain exacer- bations, unscheduled medical care, medica- tion use, and quality of life. Additionally, the researchers vacuumed the child’s bedroom floor at baseline and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115od6.pdf

afp20171115od5.pdf

...group assignment interviewed the child’s primary caregiver one, four, eight, and 12 months after enrollment to ascertain exacer- bations, unscheduled medical care, medica- tion use, and quality of life. Additionally, the researchers vacuumed the child’s bedroom floor at baseline and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115od5.pdf

afp20180515p642-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 http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to your...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/afp20180515p642-s1.pdf

afp20190401p462.pdf

...whether additional academic support would be beneficial. Symptoms and progress in school should be monitored by all persons involved in the child’s care, including the family and medical and school professionals, who also can determine the necessary accommo- dations to sustain...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/afp20190401p462.pdf

afp20191015p468-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/2019/1015/afp20191015p468-s1.pdf

afp20201001p411-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/2020/1001/afp20201001p411-s1.pdf

afp20210401p437.pdf

...Acute Neck Swelling in a Child Nandhini Veeraraghavan, MD, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Phillipsburg, New Jersey Hussein Bharwani, MD, St. Luke’s Health Network, Allentown, Pennsylvania Hadra Habib, MD, Geisinger Family Medicine Residency Program, Scranton,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0401/afp20210401p437.pdf

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

Headaches in Children and Adolescents -- American Family Physician

...Do you have any other health problems? Does anyone else in your family get headaches? What do you think might be causing your headaches? Adapted with permission from Rothner AD. The evaluation of headaches in chil- dren and adolescents. Semin Pediatr Neurol 1995;2:109-18....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/afp20020215p625.pdf

Double-Ligature: A Treatment for Pedunculated Umbilical Granulomas in Children -- ...

...involves placing a deeper and more precise ligature at the base of the lesion (Figure 3). Before positioning this final ligature, ask the child’s mother or father to hold up the first ligature; this gives them a feeling of active participation in the thera- peutic process and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/afp20020515p2067.pdf

Speech Delay in Children

...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 http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/afp20110515p1195.pdf

Should All Children Be Screened for Autism Spectrum Disorders?

...tests detect ASDs compared with an astute clinician who asks a few key questions about, and acts on, parental concerns regard- ing a child’s communication and interactions? • What are the potential harms of testing? (Potential harms are not even considered in the report.) •...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0815/afp20110815p377.pdf

afp20120201p281-s4.pdf

...or by telephone (800-822-7967). Suspected cases of vaccine-preventable diseases should be reported to the state or local health department. Additional information, including precautions and contraindications for vaccination, is available from CDC online (http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281-s4.pdf

AACAP Updates Recommendations on Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive ...

...with these conditions, medi- cal considerations outweigh other concerns (except suicidality) and must be stabilized to permit mental health interventions. Some self-injury disorders (e.g., trichotillomania, compulsive nail biting, skin picking) share some features of OCD, but also...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/afp20120601p1107.pdf

afp20130401p502-s1.pdf

...• Use the correct size mattress for your child’s crib. Use sheets that fit tightly. • Remove objects from beds and play areas that could strangle or trap your child, like cords and strings. • Parent resource: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission crib guidelines (http://...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/afp20130401p502-s1.pdf

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

...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 http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/afp20141215p843-s1.pdf

ACIP Releases Recommendations for Influenza Vaccination, 2015-2016

October 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/afp20151015p732.pdf

Croup

September 15, 2016: Clinical Evidence Handbook

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/afp20160915p476.pdf

afp20180515p642-s2.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 http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to your...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/afp20180515p642-s2.pdf

afp20191101p556-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/2019/1101/afp20191101p556-s1.pdf

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 - Jul 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1998 - ...Cancer Center suggesting that suncreens do not protect against melanoma. The AAD says in a statement that it is concerned about the health consequences of public confusion about the safety and efficacy of sunscreens. The Academy (AAD) challenges the findings in the report in an...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0701/p267.html

ACIP Issues Recommendations to Eliminate Measles, Rubella and Congenital Rubella ...

Nov 1, 1998 - ...of measles, rubella and mumps have been reported than at any time since disease reporting began. The year 2000 objectives of the U.S. Public Health Service include eliminating measles, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome and reducing the incidence of mumps to less than 500...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1101/p1682.html

Clinical Briefs - Aug 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - ...To obtain a copy of the survey, contact the Office on Smoking and Health at 770-488-5705 (press 2 for publications), or write Office on Smoking and Health, CDC, Mailstop K-50, 4770 Buford Hwy., N.E., Atlanta, GA 30341. The study is also available on the CDC Web site...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p575.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2000 - ...The update uses two sets of age-adjusted mortality rates for cardiovascular disease, following the recommendations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Age-adjusted mortality rates and prevalence are based on the 2000 and 1940 standards. For nearly 60 years, the...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0315/p1910.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

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

Quantum Sufficit - Aug 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - ...Americans made more than 90 million trips to the emergency room in 1996—and who is paying the bills? According to the National Center for Health Statistics, about 78 percent of ER visits are paid for by some form of private (38 percent) or governmental (Medicaid: 22 percent)...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p325.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

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

Treating the Common Cold in Children - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2012 - ...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 Treating the Common Cold in...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/p153-s2.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gastroenteritis in Children: Treating Dehydration - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2012 - ...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 Gastroenteritis in Children:...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/p1066-s1.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

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

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

High Blood Pressure in Children - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2012 - ...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 High Blood Pressure in...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/p704.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

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 - May 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2000 - ...The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a hazard controls document (HC 29) on the control of nitrous oxide gas during cryosurgery. Studies have shown that airborne concentrations of nitrous...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0515/p3171.html

Accidental Childhood Poisonings - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2009 - ...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 Accidental Childhood...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0301/p397-s1.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

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

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

Clinical Briefs - Apr 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1999 - ...are sick but have not been told why. When considering disclosure of the HIV diagnosis, parents and physicians need to take into account the child's cognitive ability, developmental state, clinical status and social circumstances. Younger children (those who are not yet school-aged)...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2367.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

Child Abuse: The Physician's Role in Alleviating a Growing Problem - Editorials - ...

May 15, 2000 - ...refer to the intentional assault of a child by a caretaker. This definition has been expanded to cover any action that undermines a child's development potential and is a significant expansion of the definition associated with the battered-child syndrome.2,3 Although the classic...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0515/p2977.html

Book Reviews - Physician's Bookshelf - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1998 - ...or behavior at one age may have a very different significance from the same behavior at another age. Similarly, physicians know that a child's environment often has a powerful impact on him or her, making the child more vulnerable to or more protected against the risk of developing...

American Family Physician : Physician's Bookshelf

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0301/p1159.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

Quantum Sufficit - Jan 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1999 - ...to Newsweek. A district's school buses can be outfitted with a system called BusCall. When the system is in place, the phone in the child's house will ring when the bus is five minutes away. The inventors believe this will help when kids have to wait in freezing weather and for...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p17.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

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

The Family Physician and International Adoption - Editorials - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - ...Few experiences in medicine can be more professionally and personally rewarding than a child's first visit to your office. For some parents, however, the route to your practice may not be a traditional or typical one. Last year, over 13,000 children1 arrived in their physician's...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1201/p1958.html

Patient Information - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1998 - ...won several National Health Information Awards for its outstanding patient information material. These awards have been presented annually by the National Health Information Center since 1994. This is the first program of its kind to recognize the nation's best health information...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0115/p195.html

Quantum Sufficit - Mar 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1998 - ...Pediatrics reports that a mother's age at delivery seems to affect her kid's chances of being successful in the future. As compared to children of mothers who were over 25 at delivery, children of younger mothers (especially teen mothers) were more likely to become teenage mothers...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0301/p921.html

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