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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

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

Respiratory Infections During Pregnancy - American Family Physician

May 15, 2000 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date.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 Respiratory Infections During...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0515/p3073.html

Nightmares and Night Terrors in Children - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date.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 Nightmares and Night Terrors...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0401/p2044.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

Quantum Sufficit - Mar 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2000 - ...80,000 young persons between 1979 and 1997 in the United States, reports USA Today. Statistics recently released by the National Center for Health Statistics rated 1994 as the most tragic year, with 5,793 young people dying of gunfire-related injuries. The lowest number of recorded...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0315/p1609.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2000 - ...to the problem of sleeping accidents involving infants and small children. In 1994, the American Academy of Pediatrics, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) joined forces for a Back to Sleep campaign. This campaign...

American Family Physician : Tip

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Identification and Evaluation of Mental Retardation - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2000 - Mental retardation in young children is often missed by clinicians. The condition is present in 2 to 3 percent of the population, either as an isolated finding or as part of a syndrome or broader disorder. Causes of mental retardation are numerous and include genetic and environmental ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1059.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

Diet Tips for Children with High Blood Cholesterol - American Family Physician

Feb 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 Diet Tips for Children with...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0201/p685.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2000 - ...the time of triage, albuterol was noted to be one of the child's prescribed medications. Caregivers were first asked 20 questions about demographics, medical history and access to care followed by 12 questions about their child's use of albuterol. After the interview, caregivers...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p517.html

Anticipatory Guidance in Infant Oral Health: Rationale and Recommendations - American ...

Jan 1, 2000 - If appropriate measures are applied early enough, it may be possible to totally prevent oral disease. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that infants be scheduled for an initial oral evaluation within six months of the eruption of the first primary tooth but by no ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p115.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

Driving Skills in Older Adults - American Family Physician

Jan 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 Driving Skills in Older Adults...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p148.html

Erectile Dysfunction - American Family Physician

Jan 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 Erectile Dysfunction Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p109.html

AAFP and AAP Issue a Practice Parameter on the Management of Minor Closed Head Injury ...

Dec 1, 1999 - ...If imaging is desired by the health care practitioner and if CT and skull radiography are available, CT scanning is the imaging modality of choice, because of its increased sensitivity and specificity. When CT scanning is not readily available, skull radiographs may assist the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1201/p2698.html

We Repeat, 30 Years Later: ORT for Acute Diarrheal Disease Is "In" - Editorials - ...

Dec 1, 1999 - ...comparison of four different solutions. Meanwhile, many clinical trials of carbohydrate and sodium salts mixed in a 1:1.4 ratio (World Health Organization) and a 2:1 ratio (American Academy of Pediatrics) established the safety and efficacy of these mixtures. However, 30 years...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1201/p2501.html

Issues in Newborn Screening for Phenylketonuria - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1999 - The blood sample for phenylketonuria (PKU) screening should be obtained at least 12 hours after the infant's birth. Newborn screening for PKU has largely eliminated mental retardation caused by this disease. If the first phenylalanine test demonstrates positive results, a repeat test ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1001/p1462.html

Speech and Language Problems in International Adoptees - Letters to the Editor - ...

Oct 1, 1999 - ...or treatment of speech and language challenges in these children. For most adoptive parents, gaining access to speech evaluation in the child's native language is difficult, but if available, identification and treatment of language challenges may occur earlier. Many adoptive...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1001/p1322.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1999 - ...Studies selected for the meta-analysis contained at least 100 mother-child pairs. Required data included mode of delivery, the child's infection status and absence of breast-feeding. All were English-language studies. The four categories of delivery included: non-instrumental...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1001/p1551a.html

Atopic Dermatitis: A Review of Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 1999 - Atopic dermatitis is a common, potentially debilitating condition that can compromise quality of life. Its most frequent symptom is pruritus. Attempts to relieve the itch by scratching simply worsen the rash, creating a vicious circle. Treatment should be directed at limiting itching, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0915/p1191.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Sep 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 1999 - ...at both ends and tied with a colored thread. The kids say that bidis cost less than regular cigarettes and are chic and popular. Federal health officials and antismoking activists note that many youngsters do not realize that unfiltered bidis may be even more dangerous than regular...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0915/p1127.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

What Is Amblyopia and How Is It Treated? - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 1999 - ...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 Amblyopia and How Is...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0901/p918.html

Heart Murmurs in Pediatric Patients: When Do You Refer? - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1999 - Many normal children have heart murmurs, but most children do not have heart disease. An appropriate history and a properly conducted physical examination can identify children at increased risk for significant heart disease. Pathologic causes of systolic murmurs include atrial and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0801/p558.html

Food Intolerance - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1999 - 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/1999/0801/p593.html

Heart Murmurs in Children-What Parents Should Know - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1999 - ...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 Heart Murmurs in Children—What...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0801/p565.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 01, 1999 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1999 - ...The child lies on his or her back and keeps the eyes closed. Two ophthalmic drops are placed into the inner canthus and then, with the child's eyes remaining closed, the drops are gently rubbed to disperse the medication throughout the eye. WLL came across a study in the August 1991...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0701/p93.html

Evaluation and Management of the Child with Speech Delay - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - A delay in speech development may be a symptom of many disorders, including mental retardation, hearing loss, an expressive language disorder, psychosocial deprivation, autism, elective mutism, receptive aphasia and cerebral palsy. Speech delay may be secondary to maturation delay or ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3121.html

Speech and Language Delay: What Does This Mean for My Child? - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - ...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 Speech and Language Delay:...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3135.html

Kawasaki Disease - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - ...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 Kawasaki Disease Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3107.html

School Problems and the Family Physician - American Family Physician

May 15, 1999 - Children with school problems pose a challenge for the family physician. A multidisciplinary team of professionals can most appropriately assess and manage complex learning problems, which are often the cause of poor school performance. The family physician's primary role in this ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0515/p2816.html

Combination Vaccines for Childhood Immunization - American Family Physician

May 1, 1999 - An increasing number of new and improved vaccines to prevent childhood diseases are being introduced. Combination vaccines represent one solution to the problem of increased numbers of injections during single clinic visits. This statement provides general guidance on the use of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0501/p2565.html

Interventions to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents - ...

Apr 15, 1999 - Certain modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease have their beginnings in childhood. Cigarette smoking, hypertension, physical inactivity, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, hyperinsulinemia, homocysteinemia and poor nutrition in childhood and adolescence may all contribute to the...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2211.html

Postpartum Major Depression: Detection and Treatment - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1999 - Postpartum major depression occurs in approximately one of 10 childbearing women and is considerably underdiagnosed. If left untreated, the disorder can have serious adverse effects on the mother and her relationship with significant others, and on the child's emotional and psychologic ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2247.html

Treatment Guidelines for Primary Nonretentive Encopresis and Stool Toileting Refusal - ...

Apr 15, 1999 - Nonretentive encopresis refers to inappropriate soiling without evidence of fecal constipation and retention. This form of encopresis accounts for up to 20 percent of all cases. Characteristics include soiling accompanied by daily bowel movements that are normal in size and consistency....

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2171.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

When Your Toddler Doesn't Want to Use the Toilet - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1999 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor When Your Toddler Doesn't Want...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2184.html

Understanding Tics and Tourette's Syndrome - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1999 - ...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 Understanding Tics and...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2274.html

Caring for Infants with Congenital Heart Disease and Their Families - American Family ...

Apr 1, 1999 - Congenital heart defects are classified into two broad categories: acyanotic and cyanotic lesions. The most common acyanotic lesions are ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, atrioventricular canal, pulmonary stenosis, patent ductus arteriosus, aortic stenosis and coarctation...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1857.html

Chronic Abdominal Pain in Childhood: Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1999 - More than one third of children complain of abdominal pain lasting two weeks or longer. The diagnostic approach to abdominal pain in children relies heavily on the history provided by the parent and child to direct a step-wise approach to investigation. If the history and physical ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1823.html

Family Mission Statements -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - This article will offer one family physician's perspective on how developing an annual family mission statement can help doctors balance the demands of their personal and professional lives.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0400/p60.html

Coping with Congenital Heart Disease in Your Baby - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1999 - ...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 Coping with Congenital Heart...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1867.html

Primary Prevention of Child Abuse - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1999 - In 1993, the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect declared a child protection emergency. Between 1985 and 1993, there was a 50 percent increase in reported cases of child abuse. Three million cases of child abuse are reported in the United States each year. Treatment of the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0315/p1577.html

Urinary Tract Infections in Children - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1999 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Urinary Tract Infections in...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0315/p1485.html

Why Does My Child Wet the Bed? - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1999 - ...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 Why Does My Child Wet the Bed?...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0301/p1219.html

Diagnosis and Treatment of the Acute Scrotum - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 1999 - Testicular torsion must be considered in any patient who complains of acute scrotal pain and swelling. Torsion of the testis is a surgical emergency because the likelihood of testicular salvage decreases as the duration of torsion increases. Conditions that may mimic testicular torsion,...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0215/p817.html

Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Obesity - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 1999 - The prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States has risen dramatically in the past several decades. Although 25 to 30 percent of children are affected, this condition is underdiagnosed and undertreated. Hormonal and genetic factors are rarely the cause of childhood obesity; ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0215/p861.html

Helping Your Child Lose Weight - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 1999 - ...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 Helping Your Child Lose Weight...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0215/p873.html

Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 1999 - ...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 Esophageal Atresia and...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0215/p919.html

Primary Care of Infants and Young Children with Down Syndrome - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1999 - Down syndrome is caused by triplicate material of chromosome 21. The syndrome has a variable physical expression, but congenital cardiac defects, transient myelodysplasia of the newborn and duodenal atresia are highly specific for this chromosomal disorder. Routine health maintenance is...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0115/p381.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

Primary Care of International Adoptees - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - International adoptees are presenting to family physicians with increasing frequency. U.S. citizens have adopted over 100,000 international children since 1979. Prospective parents may seek advice from their physician during the adoptive process. If available at all, medical information...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1201/p2025.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

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

Gastroenteritis in Children: Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family ...

Nov 15, 1998 - Gastroenteritis in children is a common reason for visits to family physicians. Most cases of gastroenteritis have a viral etiology and are self-limited. However, more severe or prolonged cases of gastroenteritis can result in dehydration with significant morbidity and mortality. This ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1115/p1769.html

Quantum Sufficit - Nov 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1998 - ...Here's a new hands-on approach to improving your child's health: massage. A study by the University of Miami School of Medicine suggests that parents can improve their child's asthma, insomnia, diabetes or dermatitis by giving daily 15- to 20-minute massages. The massage helps to...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1115/p1733.html

Book Reviews - Physician's Bookshelf - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1998 - ...review of the scientific and philosophic foundations of family medicine. His perspectives on doctor and patient, science and practice, and health and disease, are both familiar and refreshing. Students will understand the principles of family medicine: competence, comprehensive...

American Family Physician : Physician's Bookshelf

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1115/p1910.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1998 - ...Exposure to cigarette smoke in utero and in infancy has been linked to numerous adverse health outcomes, including prematurity, growth restriction, asthma and sudden infant death syndrome. Exposure through breast feeding has recently been scrutinized because studies have shown that...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1115/p1843.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

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 1998 - ...is a discrete biobehavioral entity that can be managed by the pediatrician or family physician. Unless the child's clinical presentation is unusual, referral for a mental health evaluation is not necessary. Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1101/p1667.html

Appropriate Use of Antibiotics for URIs in Children: Part II. Cough, Pharyngitis and ...

Oct 15, 1998 - This article summarizes the principles of judicious antimicrobial therapy for three of the five conditions--cough, pharyngitis, the common cold--that account for most of the outpatient use of these drugs in the United States. The principles governing the other two conditions, otitis ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/p1335.html

Understanding Anger in Parents of Dying Children - Curbside Consultation - American ...

Oct 1, 1998 - While this parent may have been difficult under any circumstances, it is likely that this particular situation played a substantial role in the parent's anger and hostility. Health care professionals, especially if they have never been a patient or a parent themselves, may not be ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1211.html

Evaluating Proteinuria in Children - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1998 - Proteinuria is a common laboratory finding in children. It can be identified as either a transient or a persistent finding and can represent a benign condition or a serious disease. A rapid but qualitative assessment of proteinuria can be made using dipstick or sulfosalicylic acid ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1145.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1998 - ...and spreading over the child's chest, abdomen and upper arms. On examination, the child was gaining weight and appeared to be doing well. No abnormalities were apparent other than the skin changes. The lesions were treated with cryotherapy, and they healed quite well. Then, the...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1108.html

Proteinuria in Children - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1998 - ...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 Proteinuria in Children Am...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1158.html

Otitis Media with Effusion - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1998 - ...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 Otitis Media with Effusion...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1123.html

Pediatric Vision Screening for the Family Physician - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 1998 - ...10 ft (3 m) away, although this may be impractical in a small examining room. An interesting object such as a small toy usually holds the child's attention. The examiner covers one eye with a hand-held occluder or cupped hand, while watching the other eye for any movement of...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0901/p691.html

Strabismus (Cross-Eyes) - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 1998 - ...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 Strabismus (Cross-Eyes) Am...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0901/p703.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

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

Assessment of Abnormal Growth Curves - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1998 - An important part of well-child care is the assessment of a child's growth. While growth in the vast majority of children falls within normal percentile ranges on standard growth curves, an occasional child demonstrates worrisome deviations in weight, height or head size. A single ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0701/p153.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

Urinary Tract Infections in Children: Why They Occur and How to Prevent Them - American...

May 15, 1998 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Urinary Tract Infections in...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0515/p2452.html

Stuttering: A Brief Review - American Family Physician

May 1, 1998 - The etiology of stuttering is controversial. The prevailing theories point to measurable neurophysical dysfunctions that disrupt the precise timing required to produce speech. Stuttering is a common disorder that usually resolves by adulthood. Almost 80 percent of children who stutter ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0501/p2175.html

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis - American Family Physician

May 1, 1998 - Slipped capital femoral epiphysis occurs during the adolescent growth spurt and is most frequent in obese children. Up to 40 percent of cases are bilateral. Recent classification methods emphasize epiphyseal stability rather than symptom duration. Most cases of slipped capital femoral ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0501/p2135.html

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis - American Family Physician

May 1, 1998 - ...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 Slipped Capital Femoral...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0501/p2148.html

Quantum Sufficit - Apr 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1998 - ...upsetting, according to The Nation's Health, is that less than 2 percent cited poverty and less than 1 percent cited health care; even more upsetting, only 29 percent of parents surveyed had heard about a new government program to provide health insurance for children without...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0415/p1755.html

SIDS: Counseling Parents to Reduce the Risk - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1998 - Although the cause or causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) remain unknown, the incidence of SIDS is on the decline in the United States and other countries. This decline has been accomplished largely through public education campaigns informing parents about several important ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0401/p1566.html

When Your Child Has a UTI - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1998 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor When Your Child Has a UTI Am...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0401/p1583.html

Reducing Complications in Type 2 Diabetes - Letters to the Editor - American Family ...

Mar 15, 1998 - ...purse. Inside the purse we found a self-propelling epinephrine injector (Epi E-Z Pen), which we assumed had triggered an injection into the child's hand. Local infiltration was performed with phentolamine (Regitine) in a dosage of 1 mg per kg. Return of color and restoration of...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0315/p1238.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

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

Commonly Missed Orthopedic Problems - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1998 - When not diagnosed early and managed appropriately, common musculoskeletal injuries may result in long-term disabling conditions. Anterior cruciate ligament tears are some of the most common knee ligament injuries. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis may present with little or no hip ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0115/p267.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

Choosing Wisely: Avoid administering nebulized medications by blow by, or placing the ...

Avoid administering nebulized medications by blow by, or placing the mask or nebulizer tubing near the child’s nose and mouth rather than securing the mask properly to the face. A T-piece with mouthpiece or face mask should be used instead.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=445

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations - American Family Physician

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/search.htm

Counseling on Early Childhood Concerns: Sleep Issues, Thumb-Sucking, Picky Eating, ...

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0815/afp20150815p274.pdf

Preventive Pediatric Health Care: Updated Recommendations from the AAP

December 1, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/afp20171215p814.pdf

2012 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science

...Health of the Public and Science National Conference of Special Constituencies-Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center 5/3/2012 Page 1 of 1 Item No. Resolution Title 1. Resolution No. 3002 Addressing the Invisible Wounds Of War 2. Resolution No. 3003 Addressing the...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/special_constituencies/2012RCAR_HealthofPublic-Science.pdf

Choosing Wisely: CT scans are not necessary in the evaluation of minor head injuries. -...

CT scans are not necessary in the evaluation of minor head injuries.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=40

Protecting Adolescent Patient Privacy: Four Key Questions

...compliance and health care reimbursement. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. HIPAA’s confidentiality rules are challenging enough to apply in a typical patient scenario, with an adult patient making his or her own health care decisions. When third...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/fpm20190100p7.pdf

AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly created the updated version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The updated guidelines are based on two main concepts: focusing on balancing caloric intake over...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2341&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...Child feeding interventions are effective in the short term (i.e., less than 12 months) for increasing a child's intake of fruits and vegetables, but only by less than 5% of the recommended daily allowance. Conversely, parental nutrition education and multicomponent interventions,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2399&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Physical Abuse - American Family Physician

...will solve her problems, and she wants to continue the ovulation induction therapy. The physician should consider the effects on the unborn child's future, as well as the future of the mother and, therefore, should withhold this therapy. Jul 15, 2002 Issue A Pregnant Woman...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2422&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Childhood Behavioral Problems - American Family Physician

...Frequent school absenteeism has immediate and long-term negative effects on academic performance, social functioning, health, and life expectancy. However, frequent absences often go unaddressed. Find out what role family physicians have in identifying patients with frequent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2270

AFP Documents with Keyword: Childhood Behavioral Problems - American Family Physician

...Frequent school absenteeism has immediate and long-term negative effects on academic performance, social functioning, health, and life expectancy. However, frequent absences often go unaddressed. Find out what role family physicians have in identifying patients with frequent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2270&page=0

December 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Sexual Orientation and Associated Health Care Risks Using Ultrasound to Clarify a Nondiagnostic V/Q Scan Amiodarone for Atrial Fibrillation Oral Famciclovir and Topical Steroids for Herpes Labialis Recurrence Following Loop Excision of CIN Valid Ultrasound...

American Family Physician

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

January 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Anticipatory Guidance in Infant Oral Health: Rationale and Recommendations Olga M. Sanchez; Noel K. Childers Contemporary Management of Angina: Part II. Medical Management of Chronic Stable Angina Diane R. Zanger; Allen J. Solomon; Bernard J. Gersh The Older Adult Driver...

American Family Physician

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

fpm20140700p21.pdf

...Health problems of the mouth can affect the whole patient, making primary care physicians a natural ally. HUGH SILK, MD, MPH, AND MARK DEUTCHMAN, MD Evidence that poor oral health is connected to poor systemic health has grown over the last decade. Children with dental caries...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/fpm20140700p21.pdf

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