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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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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