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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

afp20060101p91.pdf

...the quality of life of patients and their caregiv- ers (Table 38-14). Readily available and useful assessment instruments include the Child Health Questionnaire,10 the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale,14 and the Gross Motor Function Classification System for Cerebral Palsy.12...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0101/afp20060101p91.pdf

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

Ask FPM - Jan 2005 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2005 - ...our privacy policies and procedures as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Do we need to be able to definitively identify a patient over the phone before discussing protected health information (PHI)? If so, can you recommend a reasonable...

Family Practice Management : Q&As

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0100/p58.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

parent-info.pdf

...presentation that is given by volunteer health care professionals and educators. BE A TOBACCO-FREE ROLE MODEL • Don’t smoke or use tobacco and nicotine products. • Take an active interest in your child’s social life. Know your child’s friends. • Teach your children to be...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/parent-info.pdf

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

AAFP News - Feb 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2008 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0215/p423.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

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

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

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

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media

...children in the United States. As such, the diagnosis and management of AOM has a significant impact on the health of children, cost of providing care, and overall use of antibacterial agents. The illness also generates a significant social burden and indirect cost due to time...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/final_aom.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

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

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

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

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

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