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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

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Aug 15, 2014 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date.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

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

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

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

Umbilical Cord Blood: A Guide for Primary Care Physicians

...Rather than using a public bank, parents may pay to store their child’s cord blood in a private bank for their exclusive potential use. Table 1. Comparison of Public vs. Private Umbilical Cord Blood Banks Considerations Public banks Private banks Cost to donor family None...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0915/afp20110915p661.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

Proper Use of Child Safety Seats -- American Family Physician

...three elements must be present: (1) the child’s legs should bend over the edge of the auto seat with the buttocks against the seat back; (2) the shoulder portion of the belt should be over the midclavicle and center of the chest; and (3) the lap belt should be tight over the upper...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/afp20020515p2085.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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