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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

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening - American Family Physician

May 1, 2007 - Congenital hearing loss is estimated to affect one in every 1,000 newborns. Causes of hearing loss can be conductive, sensorineural, mixed, or central. Known risk factors for congenital hearing loss include cytomegalovirus infection and premature birth necessitating a stay in the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0501/p1349.html

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

American Family Physician

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

Up and Away Offers Tips to Keep Kids Safe From Medications

The Up and Away and Out of Sight campaign and other groups are reminding physicians and patients about safely storing medications to protect children from accidental exposures.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180319upandaway.html

Update on Routine Childhood and Adolescent Immunizations

September 15, 2015 Scientific

American Family Physician

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

Update on Routine Childhood and Adolescent Immunizations - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2015 - Recommendations for routine vaccinations in children and adolescents have changed multiple times in recent years, based on findings in clinical trials, licensure of new vaccines, and evidence of waning immunity. Despite the overwhelming success of vaccinations, vaccine delay and refusal...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0915/p460.html

Urinary Reflux - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Urinary Reflux Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/p152.html

Urinary Tract Infection in Children - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2005 - Up to 7 percent of girls and 2 percent of boys will have a symptomatic, culture-confirmed urinary tract infection by six years of age. Urinary tract infection may be suspected because of urinary symptoms in older children or because of fever, nonspecific symptoms, or failure to thrive ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2483.html

Urinary Tract Infections in Children - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Urinary Tract Infections in...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/p155.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

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

Use of Antiretrovirals to Prevent HIV Infection from a Nonoccupational Source - ...

May 15, 2005 - ...and animal studies, case reports, and documentation of the use of nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis prompted the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to update its recommendation for the use of nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis in patients who seek treatment...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/p2010.html

Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Children: Balancing Safety and Effectiveness - ...

Mar 1, 2010 - ...BENEDETTO VITIELLO, MD, National Institute of Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Treatment and Preventive Intervention Research Bethesda, Maryland Am Fam Physician. 2010 Mar 1;81(5):585-589. Related Article The authors of Adverse Effects of Antipsychotic Medications in this issue...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0301/p585.html

Use of More Specific Terminology May Assist in Better Diagnosis of Abdominal Wall ...

Jun 15, 2019 - ...behavioral risk factors. The impact of maternal health on the health of children is well understood, so these interventions fit naturally into the context of well-child care because these risks affect the child's health and the health of future pregnancies.1 Based on this premise,...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/p731.html

Use of Sensitive Materials

Access AAFP Guidelines on the use of photos, medical histories, and other sensitive information in the U.S. or abroad

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/global-health/prepare/volunteer/use-of-sensitive-materials.html

USPSTF: Research Lacking on Child Maltreatment Interventions

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has posted a final recommendation statement and final evidence review on primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment, stating that evidence is insufficient to assess the harms and benefits of such interventions.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181205uspstf-childabuse.html

UTIs in Children: What to Expect - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2020 - ...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/2020/0901/p278-s1.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

Vaccinations - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2017 - ...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 Vaccinations Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/p786-s1.html

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

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

American Family Physician : Article

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

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

...sur- veillance system for clinical events that occur after immunization. VAERS reports are sub- mitted by manufacturers, health care profes- sionals, state health coordinators, and parents of vaccinated children.4 VAERS reports may be incomplete or inconsistent, and a reported...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/afp20021201p2113.pdf

Vaccines Are Safe, Effective and Save Lives

Vaccines Are Safe, Effective and Save Lives

AAFP News : Media Center

https://www.aafp.org/news/media-center/kits/vaccines-are-safe-effective-and-save-lives.html

Vaccines for Your Child - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2008 - ...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 Vaccines for Your Child Am...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0601/p1571.html

Violence in the Media and Entertainment (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on violence in the media and its effect on American children.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-media-entertainment.html

Virtual Endoscopy: A Promising New Technology - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : Article

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

Virtual Endoscopy: A Promising New Technology -- American Family Physician

...patient. A conventional CT scan can be conceptualized as a stack of slices, whereas a helical scan is a continuous helix (similar to a child’s Slinky toy). Helical CT scanning offers several advantages. It is faster than the conventional technique and provides more information in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0701/afp20020701p107.pdf

Vision Screening for Children One to Five Years of Age: Recommendation Statement

...from the Recommendation State- ments released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). These statements address pre- ventive health services for use in primary care clinical settings, including screen- ing tests, counseling, and preventive medications. The complete...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0715/afp20110715p221.pdf

Vision Screening for Children One to Five Years of Age: Recommendation Statement - U.S....

Jul 15, 2011 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends vision screening for all children at least once between the ages of three and five years to detect the presence of amblyopia or its risk factors.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0715/p221.html

Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years: Recommendation Statement

December 15, 2017: USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/afp20171215od1.pdf

Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years: Recommendation Statement - U.S. ...

Dec 15, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends vision screening at least once in all children aged 3 to 5 years to detect amblyopia or its risk factors.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/od1.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

Well-Child Visits for Infants and Young Children - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2018 - The well-child visit allows for comprehensive assessment of a child and the opportunity for further evaluation if abnormalities are detected. A complete history during the well-child visit includes information about birth history; prior screenings; diet; sleep; dental care; and medical,...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0915/p347.html

What Do Retail Clinics Mean for Family Medicine? -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - Whatever we do in response to the advent of retail clinics, it seems that they have a place in health care as long as they are able to improve access, decrease costs and improve quality.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p19.html

What is ADHD? - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2001 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What Is ADHD? Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

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

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

What Should I Know About Croup? - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What Should I Know About...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0201/p541.html

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

Nov 15, 2000 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What to Do if You Think Your...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

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

What to Do If Your Child Swallows Something - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2005 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What to Do If Your Child...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0715/p292.html

What to Do When Your Child Refuses to Go to School - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2003 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What to Do When Your Child...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/p1563.html

What You Need to Know When Called Upon to Be a Good Samaritan -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - Understanding your legal protections and ethical obligations can make it easier to respond when duty calls.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/p37.html

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

Dec 1, 2001 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What You Should Know About...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

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

When You Are the Caregiver - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor When You Are the Caregiver...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

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

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

When Your Child Has Sickle Cell Disease - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2006 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor When Your Child Has Sickle...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0715/p313.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

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Medicine and Society

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

wwami-overall-2021.pdf

...during a global pandemic; building communal skills we will continue to utilize after the pandemic is over; deeply committing ourselves to health equity. Regional Longstanding Goals: As a whole, the WWAMI FMIG strives to provide exposure to the field of family medicine, promoting...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/2021/wwami-overall-2021.pdf

Your Baby's Teeth - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Your Baby’s Teeth Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2121.html

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