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AAP Releases Guidelines on Treatment of Anaphylaxis - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Oct 15, 2007 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidelines on the treatment of anaphylaxis. Epinephrine is an effective treatment option for anaphylaxis if it is injected into the lateral leg immediately.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1015/p1230.html

Autism: A Medical Primer -- American Family Physician

...autism. Information about ongoing studies being conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is available at their Web sites (Table 3). Recognition and Screening Indications for formal developmental eval- uation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/afp20021101p1667.pdf

Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home - Editorials - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2007 - ...Whole-person orientation: the personal physician is responsible for providing for all of the patient's health care needs or taking responsibility for appropriately arranging care with other qualified professionals. This includes care for all stages of life, acute care, chronic care,...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0915/p774.html

Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment

August 15, 2014 Putting Prevention into Practice

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/afp20140815p255.pdf

afp20140815od1.pdf

August 15, 2014 USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/afp20140815od1.pdf

56.pdf

...on children’s health. Today, settings in which identification, pre- vention, and treatment of childhood obesity are practical and rational include schools, where children spend much of their time, and primary care practices, through which they receive much of their health care....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p56.pdf

Clinical Briefs - May 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2003 - ...on diagnosing and treating patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and on preventing transmission of SARS in the health care setting. The guidelines and recommendations are available atwww.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars, and are evolving as more is learned about the syndrome...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p2018.html

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

...could cause school and behav- ioral problems. Assessing a child’s hearing can identify issues or concerns, possibly from OME, that may have otherwise been over- looked by prompting the physician to ask questions about the child’s daily functioning. When tympanostomy tubes are to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/afp20140501p754.pdf

Bed-wetting: Tips to Help Your Child - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2014 - ...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 Bed-wetting: Tips to Help Your...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/p560-s1.html

Sexual Behaviors in Children: Evaluation and Management

...Evaluation and Management NANCY D. KELLOGG, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas W hen parents present to a physician’s office because of concerns about their child’s sexual behavior, several issues typically arise: parent anxiety,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1115/afp20101115p1233.pdf

Evaluation of Apparent Life-threatening Events in Infants - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries -...

Jul 1, 2007 - A comprehensive, detailed history and physical examination with pulse oximetry and nondilated funduscopy (to look for traumatic retinal hemorrhage) helps to determine the underlying etiology of an ALTE in 70 percent of infants.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0701/p124.html

choosing-wisely-table.pdf

...Interventions to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm: Consolidated Items Relevant to Primary Care from the Choosing Wisely Campaign This table is organized alphabetically by primary discipline. The sponsoring organizations are listed below each reccommendation. This...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Physical Abuse in Children

...many as 50% of abused chil- dren are abused multiple times.4 According to one study, almost 20% of child homicide victims had contact with a health care pro- fessional within one month of their death.1 Although the devastating and some- times deadly consequences of child abuse...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1115/afp20131115p669.pdf

ACIP Releases 2006-2007 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations - Practice Guidelines - ...

Aug 15, 2006 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated guidelines for the use of influenza vaccine and antiviral agents for prophylaxis and treatment of influenza A.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/p673.html

CDC Releases Guidelines on Indentifying and Referring Persons with Fetal Alcohol ...

Mar 1, 2006 - Prenatal exposure to alcohol can damage the developing fetus and is a leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities, such as fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued consensus guidelines to help identify ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0301/p916.html

Failure to Thrive: An Update

...used anthropo- metric criteria for diagnosing FTT.4,5 Most of these criteria involve plotting a child’s growth on a standardized growth chart over multiple visits. In 2006, the World Health Organiza- tion released updated growth charts that incorporate data from six countries and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/afp20110401p829.pdf

AAFP News - Jun 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2011 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/p1259.html

afp20070115p221.pdf

...or exploitation, or imminent risk of serious harm; involves a child; and is carried out by a parent or caregiver who is responsible for the child’s welfare.2 CAPTA also includes neglect within the definition; however, each state is responsi- ble for defining child abuse and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0115/afp20070115p221.pdf

AAFP News - May 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2011 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0501/p1027.html

Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2015 - ...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 Gastroesophageal Reflux in...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/p705-s1.html

Quantum Sufficit - Apr 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2005 - ...mental disorders in children, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, which evaluated the mental health of three generations of families, found that 59 percent of children (average age 12) who have a parent and a grandparent with depression...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1476.html

AAFP News - Mar 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2011 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0301/p511.html

Quantum Sufficit - Dec 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2006 - ...You may have a few uninvited guests in your room the next time you stay in a hotel, says a news release from Reuters Health. Researchers from the University of Virginia asked 15 patients with colds who tested positive for rhinovirus to stay in a hotel for one night. The volunteers...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1215/p2015.html

afp20190701p24-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/2019/0701/afp20190701p24-s1.pdf

afp20191115p628.pdf

...Specific Learning Disabilities Specific learning disabilities are a group of dis- orders that impede a child’s ability to learn and include dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and dys- lexia. The overall prevalence of specific learning disabilities for children in the general popula- tion...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/afp20191115p628.pdf

Speech and Language Delay in Children

...The physician should elicit any concerns that parents have about their child’s speech Speech and language delay in children is associated with increased difficulty with reading, writing, attention, and socialization. Although physicians should be alert to parental concerns and to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/afp20110515p1183.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of ADHD -- American Family Physician

...of the child’s developmental and family history, confirmation of normal hearing and vision in the child, and an assessment of family stressors and coping style (Table 2).2,11 A detailed evaluation can be a challenge for the family physician who first learns of a child’s...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0901/afp20010901p817.pdf

Screening for Speech and Language Delay in Preschool Children - Putting Prevention into...

Oct 15, 2006 - Case study: R.F. brings her three-year-old daughter in for a routine well-child examination. R.F. says that she is not concerned about her daughter’s development, but that her friend’s preschooler is being evaluated for a possible speech delay.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1015/p1373.html

afp20201001p411.pdf

...1 is an algorithm to guide implementation of child safety seat rec- ommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) based on the child’s age, height, and weight.11 Infants and toddlers should ride in a rear-facing seat for as long as the seat’s manufacturer specifies,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1001/afp20201001p411.pdf

afp20131015p543.pdf

...vaccine is available for a child 5 to 8 years of age who has a medical condition that increases the child’s risk of influenza complications, Afluria can be used; however, health care professionals should discuss with the parents or caregivers the benefits and risks of influenza...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/afp20131015p543.pdf

AAP Examines Prevention of Childhood Obesity Through Lifestyle Changes - Practice ...

Oct 15, 2006 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement, Active Healthy Living: Prevention of Childhood Obesity Through Increased Physical Activity, addresses how physicians can encourage physical activity in children and adolescents who are currently or are at risk of becoming ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1015/p1434.html

Failure to Thriv<FEFF>e: A Practical Guide

...of cognitive skills and appropriate immune function can be impaired, resulting in fail- ure to achieve developmental milestones and normal health.2,5,6 Diagnosis The term FTT should be used as a clinical finding and not as a diagnosis.4,7 Recognition depends on reliable and valid...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0815/afp20160815p295.pdf

Newborn with a Scalp Lesion - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2005 - 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/2005/1015/p1569.html

AAFP News - Nov 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2009 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/1101/p913.html

Rickets: What It Is and How It's Treated - American Family Physician

Aug 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 Rickets: What It Is and How...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/p629.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jul 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2006 - ...study published in the American Journal of Public Health. Even though Americans spend almost twice as much per capita on health care as Canada, Canadians have fewer unmet health needs, better access to medical care, and enjoy better health overall. The study reviewed results of a...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0715/p223.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jan 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2001 - ...disease may be affected by biochemical changes that occur in depressed people; the other is that depressed people tend to neglect their health and don't take their medications or watch their diet, and are therefore more vulnerable to disease. One shot may be all your family needs to...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0101/p28.html

Role of the Family Physician in the Care of Children with Down Syndrome

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/afp20141215p851.pdf

AAP Report on Assessment of Sexual Abuse in Children - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Dec 1, 2005 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released recommendations for the recognition of possible sexual abuse in children, the need for diagnostic testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in these children, and determination of the need to inform child protective services.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1201/p2387.html

afp20141015p560-s1.pdf

...if the bed- wetting is caused by a medical problem. First, your doctor will ask about your child’s daytime and nighttime bathroom habits. Then, your doctor will do an exam and test your child’s urine to check for infection or diabetes. Your doctor may ask about how things are...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/afp20141015p560-s1.pdf

ACIP Updates Guidelines on Prevention and Control of Influenza - Practice Guidelines - ...

Sep 15, 2005 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released updated recommendations for the prevention and control of influenza.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/p1119.html

afp20060201p469.pdf

...children.2 Constipation often causes more distress to parents and other caregivers than to the affected child. Many caregivers worry that a child’s constipa- tion is the sign of a serious medical problem. As children age, normal physiologic changes occur in the intestines and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/afp20060201p469.pdf

afp20200201p147.pdf

...of critical life dimensions emphasizing strengths within a youth’s life experience instead of solely focusing on risks, which in isolation can provoke feelings of shame. Because adolescents are more likely to access health care and share sensitive information when con- fidentiality...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/afp20200201p147.pdf

Quantum Sufficit - Apr 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2006 - ...mental health, according to a report in the British Journal of Psychiatry. The study authors analyzed data on more than 7,650 adults who were represented in a British household survey beginning in 1991. They discovered that despite outside factors such as marital status, health...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0401/p1145.html

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2005 - ...movement into daily activities, people can boost their caloric burn rates, thereby decreasing the risk of obesity and other weight-related health issues. Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? According to a review published in the May 2005 issue of the Journal of...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/p990.html

Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children ...

Mar 1, 2005 - The National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents has issued its Fourth Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0301/p1014.html

American Family Physician

...Etiology Although there are many theories, no single etiology for ADHD has been substantiated. A number of risk factors that affect a child’s brain development and behavior may lead to ADHD symptoms. These risk factors include genetic factors, behavioral disorders, medi- cal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0415/afp20090415p657.pdf

AAFP News - Jun 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0601/p1311.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

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

...Obesity is a condition in which excess body fat may put a person at health risk.1-4,7-10 Excess body fat results from an imbalance of energy intake and energy expenditure (total C auses of obesity in the United States are complex and multi- factorial. Increasing evidence...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0601/afp20010601p2185.pdf

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