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Childhood Obesity: Highlights of AMA Expert Committee Recommendations - American Family...

Jul 1, 2008 - Childhood obesity is an increasingly serious problem; 13.9 percent of children two to five years of age, 18.8 percent of children six to 11 years of age, and 17.4 percent of adolescents 12 to 19 years of age in America are obese. Practical strategies that primary care physicians can use...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/p56.html

Children, Physical Activity, and Public Health: Another Call to Action - Editorials - ...

Mar 15, 2002 - ...Children, Physical Activity, and Public Health: Another Call to Action MARK STEPHENS, LCDR, MC, USN Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, Maryland Am Fam Physician. 2002 Mar 15;65(6):1033-1035. Children living in the United States are less active and more...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0315/p1033.html

Cholesterol: Tips for Children with High Cholesterol - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date.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 Cholesterol: Tips for Children...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/p937.html

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

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

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

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

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

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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

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

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

American Family Physician : Article

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

Chronic Constipation in Your Child - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 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 Chronic Constipation in Your...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/p479.html

Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in Children: Part I. Initial Evaluation - American Family ...

Jul 1, 2006 - Musculoskeletal pain can be difficult for children to characterize. Primary care physicians must determine whether the pain may be caused by a systemic disease. Change in activity, constitutional symptoms such as fevers and fatigue, or abnormal examination findings without obvious ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0701/p115.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2001 - ...with tacrolimus include temporary stinging or burning sensations where the ointment is applied, although this may lessen if the diseased skin heals. The adverse effects of ultraviolet light on the skin may be intensified. Therefore, patients should avoid exposure to sunlight and...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0401/p1433.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

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 - Apr 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2002 - ...health benefits to women with gestational diabetes. A physically active woman with a history of, or risk for, preterm labor or fetal growth restriction should be advised to reduce her activity in the second and third trimesters. Botulinum Toxin-A for Neuromuscular Pain The Health...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0415/p1690.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

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

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

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

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

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 - 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

Clinical Briefs - Jul 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - ...were also included in the national health objectives for 2000 initiative. Except for hepatitis B vaccine, the 90 percent coverage goals were achieved and maintained through implementation of the CII by public-and private-sector organizations and health care professionals at the...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p241.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

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 - 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

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