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Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2014 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date.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 Developmental Dysplasia of the...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/p843-s1.html

CDC Releases Recommendations for State Newborn Screening Programs for Cystic Fibrosis -...

Apr 15, 2005 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released recommendations on the screening of newborns for cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is the second most common life-shortening, childhood-onset inherited disorder in the United States, behind sickle cell disease.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1605.html

School Refusal in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

...and management of school refusal require a collaborative approach that includes the family physician, school staff, parents, and a mental health professional. Because children often present with physical symptoms, evaluation by a physician is important to rule out any underlying...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/afp20031015p1555.pdf

AAFP News - Mar 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

Mar 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/2010/0301/p581.html

Opportunities to Detect and Manage Perinatal Depression in Men

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0515/afp20160515p824.pdf

Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2005 - ...modified his assignments, and he attended tutoring after school. After a lot of hard work, the results are finally materializing. The child's behavior is better, and his grades are terrific. Tuesday Doctor, that was the first time I had ever been on an airplane, the 78-year-old...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2467.html

American Family Physician

...struction, for decoration, and even as a food additive. It also has been a known health risk for centuries. Hippocrates is thought to have written the first case report of lead poisoning in 600 BC. The Romans also were aware of the toxicity of lead, with Pliny, Paulus Aegineta, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0315/afp20100315p751.pdf

afp20141115p723.pdf

November 15, 2014 Putting Prevention into Practice

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/afp20141115p723.pdf

Childhood Bullying: Implications for Physicians - American Family Physician

...individual, familial, and community risk factors, as well as promote an understanding of the severity of the problem. Parents, teachers, and health care professionals must become more adept at identifying possible victims and bullies. Physicians have important roles in identifying...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/afp20041101p1723.pdf

Impetigo - American Family Physician

Aug 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 Impetigo Am Fam Physician....

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/p229-s1.html

afp20181115p584.pdf

...in criminal activity.3,4 Additionally, children who experience harsh discipline, have parents with a cruel or rejecting attitude,4 have poor health, and who are not brought to visit other people who have children are at a higher risk for developing conduct disorder.5 Clinical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1115/afp20181115p584.pdf

afp20081001p861.pdf

...o ppositional defiant disorder is among the most commonly diagnosed mental health condi- tions in childhood. it is defined by a recurrent pattern of developmentally inappropriate levels of negativistic, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior toward authority figures.1 this...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1001/afp20081001p861.pdf

Common Questions About Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/afp20160401p586.pdf

afp20190701p24.pdf

...paint, gasoline, food, pottery, folk medicines, and herbal remedies for centuries,1,2 and its harmful effects are a clinical and pub- lic health concern because of its pervasive presence in the environment and its continued use in industry. Lead poisoning is often asymptomatic....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/afp20190701p24.pdf

AAFP News - Jul 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2000 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0715/p295.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2009 - ...doses in 24 hours), ibuprofen every six to eight hours (maximum of three doses in 24 hours), or both drugs. Doses were calculated by the child's weight: 15 mg per kg for acetaminophen and 10 mg per kg for ibuprofen. The first dose was given in the presence of a research nurse who...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0815/p402.html

afp20100615p1462.pdf

...SARAH K. MOERSCHEL, MD, West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia A n estimated 20 percent of American children will have anemia at some point in their childhood.1 Anemia is defined as a hemoglobin (Hgb)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0615/afp20100615p1462.pdf

Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children

...HEATHER FEAGINSFLETCHER, MD, MPH, General Preventive Medicine Resident, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences ▲ See related U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recom- mendation Statement at http://www.aafp. org/afp/2015/1215/od1. html. This PPIP quiz is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1215/afp20151215p1103.pdf

Screening for Visual Impairment in Children Younger Than Five Years: Recommendation ...

Jan 15, 2005 - This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for visual impairment in children younger than five years and the supporting evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, ...

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0115/p333.html

Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Children

...Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Children BRETT WHITE, MD, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon G uidelines regarding the diag- nosis, treatment, and follow- up of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children continue to evolve. Although...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/afp20110215p409.pdf

Cuts, Scrapes, and Stitches - American Family Physician

Jun 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 Cuts, Scrapes, and Stitches...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2647.html

afp20191015p497.pdf

...should be higher if the history provided does not explain the child’s injury or is inconsistent among guardians, there is delay in seeking treatment, or the child has multiple injuries in dif- ferent stages of healing.4 Onycholysis is the separation of the nail from the nail bed...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/afp20191015p497.pdf

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

AAP Recommends Caring for Children with Special Needs at Home - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 1, 2005 - ...needs receive care at home—not in a group home or institutional setting. The full report, Helping Families Raise Children with Special Health Care Needs at Home, is available on the AAP Web site (http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;115/2/507). The report...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2206.html

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules

...to pertussis, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that health care professionals and pregnant women receive a single dose of the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria tox- oid, and acellular pertussis...

American Family Physician

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

Evaluating the Child for Sexual Abuse - American Family Physician

...the examination find- ings of most child victims of sexual abuse are within normal limits or are nonspecific, the child’s statements are extremely important. The child’s history as obtained by the physician may be admitted as evidence in court trials; therefore, complete...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/afp20010301p883.pdf

afp20180615p785.pdf

...abdominal pain (RAP) in children is defined as at least three episodes of pain that occur over at least three months and affect the child’s ability to perform normal activities. RAP is most often considered functional (nonorganic) abdominal pain, but an organic cause is found in 5%...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/afp20180615p785.pdf

afp20061101p1527.pdf

...in Toddlers RICHARD E. ALLEN, M.D., M.P.H., St. Mark’s Family Medicine Residency, Salt Lake City, Utah ANYA L. MYERS, R.D., M.SC., Chinook Health, Cardston, Alberta A n important change in nutritional habits occurs during the transi- tion from infancy to toddlerhood at about one...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1101/afp20061101p1527.pdf

Recognition and Management of Motor Delay and Muscle Weakness in Children

...risk of a developmental dis- order) and surveillance (a flexible, longitu- dinal, continuous, and cumulative process whereby knowledgeable health care pro- fessionals identify children who may have developmental problems) of early child- hood development are key components in the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p38.pdf

American Family Physician

...three milestones (joint attention, social orienting, and pretend play) can be quickly evaluated during an office visit. Joint attention is a child’s inherent desire to share experiences with others. For example, if the physician points at a toy across the room and exclaims, Look!, a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/afp20100215p453.pdf

afp20060501p1558.pdf

...it is neces- sary to include the child’s height percentile to determine if blood pressure is normal. The revised childhood blood pressure tables include 50th, 90th, 95th, and 99th percentiles by sex, age, and height based on the 1999- 2000 National Health and Nutrition Exami- nation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0501/afp20060501p1558.pdf

ADHD Interventions in Children Younger Than Six Years

...disorders and ADHD symptoms, with no reported adverse effects. Parents who attend more training sessions see greater improvement in their child’s behavior. Long- term follow-up studies suggest that the ben- efits can be maintained for at least six months and for up to two years. The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0815/afp20130815p266.pdf

afp20080101p96-s1.pdf

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

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0101/afp20080101p96-s1.pdf

afp20070101p117-s1.pdf

...Department of Health and Human Services • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1. Hepatitis B vaccine (HepB). (Minimum age: birth) At birth: • Administer monovalent HepB to all newborns prior to hospital discharge. • If mother is HBsAg-positive, administer HepB and 0.5 mL of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0101/afp20070101p117-s1.pdf

afp20090101p56-s1.pdf

...Department of Health and Human Servic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Servic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years are approved by the Advisory Committee on...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0101/afp20090101p56-s1.pdf

Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children

...reflux? Most reflux does not need to be treated. It usually goes away by 12 months of age. There are some things you can try to help your child’s reflux: • Change your infant’s body positioning after feeding (discuss this with your doctor first) • Try smaller and more frequent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/afp20151015p705-s1.pdf

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

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

A Vietnamese Child with a Rash on the Back

January 15, 2016 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/afp20160115p131.pdf

Quantum Sufficit - May 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2005 - ...years). Results remained the same even after consideration of factors that could potentially influence the data, such as age, education, and health. Although the study included only women, the researchers anticipate that the results would most likely be similar in men. Stressed? Try...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0501/p1643.html

Help for Your Child's Constipation - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2006 - ...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 Help for Your Child’s Constipation Am Fam Physician. 2006 Feb 1;73(3):481-482. See related...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/p481.html

afp20090715p139.pdf

...Childhood Concerns: Sleep Issues, Thumb Sucking, Picky Eating, and School Readiness ANN G. TSENG, MD, and FRANCES E. BIAGIOLI, MD, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon T here are many issues during the early childhood and toddler years that parents ask about...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0715/afp20090715p139.pdf

afp20201115p592.pdf

...Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a multidimensional chronic neurodevelopmental condition that affects 8.4% of U.S. children between two and 17 years of age and may pose long-term morbidity...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1115/afp20201115p592.pdf

Quantum Sufficit - Oct 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - ...a good way for parents to be sure the kids are eating properly, right? Actually, that concept is supported in a recent Nutrition and Health News Alert published by the National Dairy Council. The newsletter cited a new study of the nutritional quality of the diets of 16,000...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1491.html

Fluoride: The Family Physician’s Role

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p174.pdf

Failure to Thrive - American Family Physician

...a standard growth chart. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) recently released improved growth charts that can be found at www.cdc.gov. While defini- tions of FTT have varied, most practitioners diagnose FTT when a child’s weight for age falls below the fifth percentile...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0901/afp20030901p879.pdf

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

Prevention and Treatment of Overweight in Children and Adolescents - American Family ...

...the 1960s (Figure 1).1,2 The most recent National Health and Nutrition Examina- tion Survey (NHANES)2 estimates that 20.6 percent of children two to five years of age, 30.3 percent of children six to 11 years of age, and 30.4 percent of adolescents and young adults 12 to 19 years of age...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/afp20040601p2591.pdf

Childhood Asthma: Treatment Update - American Family Physician

...Childhood Asthma: Treatment Update A. URSULLA COURTNEY, M.D., DANIEL F. MCCARTER, M.D., and SUSAN M. POLLART, M.D. University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia May 15, 2005 ◆ Volume 71, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1959 Downloaded from...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/afp20050515p1959.pdf

afp20051215p2491.pdf

...An Approach to the Postpartum Office Visit CAROL E. BLENNING, M.D., and HEATHER PALADINE, M.D. Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon T he postpartum period is an excit-ing, dynamic time in a woman’s life, and the family physician plays an...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/afp20051215p2491.pdf

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