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Proteinuria in Children: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis

February 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0215/afp20170215p248.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

afp20200901p278-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/2020/0901/afp20200901p278-s1.pdf

afp20201015p463.pdf

...learning, attention, and other academic skills. Communication between the physician and the school can help families advo- cate for their child’s needs in the school setting. https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/p628.html Do thickened formula feedings lead to better outcomes in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1015/afp20201015p463.pdf

Practice Pearls

...the physician-patient experience doesn’t have to suffer when you use an electronic health record (EHR) in the exam room. Consider these things to do - and not to do: 1. Do not complain about the EHR to the patient. 2. Replace eye contact with voice contact when necessary....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0700/fpm20100700p36.pdf

Practice Pearls

...When we set out to redesign our community health center, we made sure everyone on staff had input. We were completely renovating the facility from the ground up, so we asked everyone to draw up a wish list of what they wanted to see when it was done. Then we took that...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/fpm20200300p32.pdf

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

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

Rediscovering the Joy of Family Practice -- FPM

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

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

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

"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

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

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 - 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

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

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

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 - 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

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

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

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

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 - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 - 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

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 - 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

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 - 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

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 - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

afp20070615p1805.pdf

...possible sources of fever. The history should include questions about recent symptoms, vaccinations, exposure to sick contacts, and the child’s birth. If the child has received the appropriate vaccines, he or she has a lower risk of SBI. Any history of serious infection or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0615/afp20070615p1805.pdf

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

Disorders of Puberty: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management

November 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1101/afp20171101p590.pdf

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

afp20210900p244.pdf

...suspected of having KD but should not delay treatment.2,7 For risk stratification, coronary artery lumen diameter is compared with the child’s body surface area and normalized as a z score. Scores of at least 2.5 in the left anterior descending branch and proximal right coronary...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0900/afp20210900p244.pdf

afp20051215p2483.pdf

...explanation for fever), urine inspection and dipstick testing may reduce the need for urine culture. Urine culture is indicated if the child’s urine is cloudy or if the dipstick test shows positive leukocyte esterase or nitrite activity.13-16 Urine culture also is recommended for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/afp20051215p2483.pdf

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children -- American Family Physician

...be excluded before considering GERD as the main cause of an infant’s or child’s symptoms of silent or visible regurgitation or vomiting (Table 3). Additional upper GI disorders that require diagnostic consideration include pyloric stenosis, hiatal hernia, pyloric and antral webs,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1201/afp20011201p1853.pdf

afp20200901p278.pdf

...recurrence rate and are associated with anatomic and functional abnormalities. The decision to test for UTI is based on risk factors and the child’s age. Urinalysis is valuable to rule out UTI and to help decide when to start antibiotics; however, urine culture is needed for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0901/afp20200901p278.pdf

Umbilical Cord Blood - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2011 - ...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 Umbilical Cord Blood Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0915/p667.html

1039.pdf

...At well-child visits from birth to three years of age, parents should be asked whether they have any concerns about their child’s eyes. Physical examination in the nursery and the office also should include evaluation for a red reflex and for any ocular abnor- malities until a child...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/afp20060315p1039.pdf

Proteinuria in Children

...When a child’s UPr/Cr is greater than 0.2 (greater than 0.5 for children six to 24 months of age) or urinalysis results are abnormal, further investigation with history, physical examination, and blood work is recommended to rule out significant renal disease. C 2 Referral to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0915/afp20100915p645.pdf

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2011 - ...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 Syncytial Virus...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0115/p149.html

Speech Delay in Children - American Family Physician

May 15, 2011 - ...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 Delay in Children Am...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/p1195.html

Failure to Thrive: What This Means for Your Child - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2011 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Failure to Thrive: What This...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/p837.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

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : Tip

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

UTIs in Children: What to Expect - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2011 - ...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 UTIs in Children: What to...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/p416.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : Tip

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

Sexual Behaviors in Children - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2010 - ...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 Sexual Behaviors in Children...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1115/p1239.html

Proteinuria in Children - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2010 - ...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/2010/0915/p652.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

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

Henoch-Schonlein Purpura - American Family Physician

Oct 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 Henoch-Schönlein Purpura Am...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/1001/p697-s1.html

Helping a Child with Autism - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2010 - ...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 a Child with Autism...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/p461.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

AAFP News - Apr 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

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

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : Tip

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

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