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Common Sleep Disorders in Children

...CHRISTINE F. LETTIERI, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland S leep is one of the most commonly discussed topics during well-child visits.1 It is important for primary care physicians to be familiar with normal childhood sleep patterns...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/afp20140301p368.pdf

Clinical Briefs - Oct 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2003 - ...meningitis in persons with cochlear implants. Findings of a recent investigation by the CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Adminisration, and state health departments support this recommendation. Children younger than six years with a cochlear implant have a substantially greater risk for...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1001/p1437.html

QandA for Conversations with Parents/Guardians and Teen Patients

...to Help Office Staff Proactively Remind Parents/Guardians and their Teens about Immunization For 16- and 17-year-old visits, check the child’s immunization records in advance. Initiate the following conversation and talking points if a teen is not up to date on their immunizations:...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-conversations.pdf

Evaluation of Constipation -- American Family Physician

...define constipation differently. To determine the underlying cause of consti- pation, it is important to evaluate the patient’s general health, psychosocial status, med- ical illnesses, dietary fiber intake, and use of constipating medications. The differential diagnosis of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0601/afp20020601p2283.pdf

Virtual Endoscopy: A Promising New Technology -- American Family Physician

...patient. A conventional CT scan can be conceptualized as a stack of slices, whereas a helical scan is a continuous helix (similar to a child’s Slinky toy). Helical CT scanning offers several advantages. It is faster than the conventional technique and provides more information in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0701/afp20020701p107.pdf

Evaluation of Short and Tall Stature in Children

...Health Organization (WHO) growth charts for children younger than two years and the CDC growth charts for children older than two years.5 The CDC growth charts are a population-based reference that include data from bottle-fed and breastfed infants. Because the WHO growth charts are...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p43.pdf

afp20070501p1349.pdf

...If congenital hearing loss is not recog- nized and managed, a child’s speech, lan- guage, and cognitive development are often severely delayed.3 Etiology of Hearing Loss There are four types of hearing loss: conduc- tive, sensorineural, mixed, and central.2 Con- ductive losses...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0501/afp20070501p1349.pdf

Coding & Documentation - Mar 2004 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - ...How should I code for a visit in which a pregnant patient interviews me to decide whether she wants me to be her unborn child’s physician and I spend 20 minutes discussing her concerns and my education, philosophy of care, etc.? I tried submitting 99212 (based on 20 minutes of...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p28.html

afp20061215p2079.pdf

...is essential, and efforts should be made to identify children with reading disabilities and implement interven- tions at an early age.3,4 A child’s third-grade reading ability is reasonably predictive of overall long-term academic achievement.5 Seventy-five percent of children with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1215/afp20061215p2079.pdf

Prevention of Iron Deficiency in Infants and Toddlers -- American Family Physician

...dropped,1 iron deficiency began to be seen as a significant public health problem. Because nutritional factors were the cause in the vast majority of these cases, iron deficiency ane- mia began to be referred to as nutritional ane- mia.1 It soon became standard to screen all infants...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/afp20021001p1217.pdf

High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents

...BRIAN BLUHM, MD, Integrated Health Associates, Ann Arbor, Michigan H ypertension in children and ado- lescents is a growing health prob- lem. In persons three to 18 years of age, the prevalence of prehy- pertension is 3.4 percent and the prevalence of hypertension is 3.6...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/afp20120401p693.pdf

Childhood Discipline: Challenges for Clinicians and Parents -- American Family Physician

...Rules should be few but clear and, to im- prove compliance, they should be appropri- ate for the child’s age.5 Punishment should be a logical or natural consequence of the misbehavior.6 For example, if a child marks on the wall with a crayon, an appropriate punishment would be to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/afp20021015p1447.pdf

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Young Children -- American Family Physician

...include other sickle hemoglobinopathies, functional or anatomic asplenia and HIV infection. Atten- dance at group day care increases a child’s risk of contracting invasive pneumococcal disease by twofold to threefold and also increases the risk of developing resistance to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/afp20010515p1991.pdf

afp20060701p115.pdf

...Many rheumatic clinical entities tend to develop over weeks or months (Table 1).3 Close follow-up to determine the child’s clin- ical course therefore is recommended. Reso- lution of symptoms and continued absence of worrisome features can reassure the child and family that a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0701/afp20060701p115.pdf

ICSI Releases Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of ADHD in Children

...Diagnosis and Evaluation The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that approximately 8.7 percent of children eight to 15 years of age meet criteria for ADHD. The condition is classified into three subtypes, depending on the prevalence of specific behaviors:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/afp20110315p762.pdf

Preventing Injuries: How Can I Keep My Child Safe? - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2013 - ...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 Preventing Injuries: How Can I...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/p502-s1.html

Joint Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home

...comprehensive primary care for children, youth and adults. The PC-MH is a health care setting that facilitates partnerships between individual patients, and their personal physicians, and when appropriate, the patient’s family. The AAP, AAFP, ACP, and AOA, representing...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/initiatives/PCMHJoint.pdf

fpm20061000p39.pdf

...a couple of options. Each requires proactive effort to determine what the patient’s health plan covers and how best to report the services: Perform a full preventive service and bill the health plan. Most payers reimburse one preventive exam annually or provide fixed-dol- lar...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1000/fpm20061000p39.pdf

Fever in Returning Travelers: A Case-Based Approach

...from Wilson ME. Post-travel evaluation: fever in returned travelers. In: Brunett GW, ed., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health Information for International Travel 2012: The Yellow Book. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2012. http:/...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/afp20131015p524.pdf

afp20181001p419.pdf

...Evidence-Based Answer Child feeding interventions are effective in the short term (i.e., less than 12 months) for increasing a child’s intake of fruits and vegetables, but only by less than 5% of the recommended daily allow- ance. Conversely, parental nutrition education and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1001/afp20181001p419.pdf

Acute Abdominal Pain in Children

May 15, 2016 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0515/afp20160515p830.pdf

Rediscovering the Joy of Family Practice -- Family Practice Management

...source of a particular article that caught our eye, reliving a conversation with the family of a hospitalized patient, thinking about our child’s baseball game. According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, head of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the Universi- ty of Massachusetts Medical...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/1000/fpm20031000p57.pdf

Treating Acute Bronchiolitis Associated with RSV - American Family Physician

...to pul- monary infilrates and impending respiratory failure. The decision to hospitalize a child with RSV infection largely depends on the child’s age, the clinically assessed severity of disease, and other risk factors (Table 2). High-risk infants who should be hospitalized include...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0115/afp20040115p325.pdf

afp20071201p1669.pdf

...has released a guideline for backpack use. The guideline recommends that backpacks not exceed 10 to 20 percent of the child’s body weight.12 This is not an evidence-based recommendation, however.8 Population-based studies have used sur- veys of large populations of healthy chil-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1201/afp20071201p1669.pdf

afp20080415p1109.pdf

...The Diagnosis of Wheezing in Children Lisa NobLe Weiss, MD, Med, Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy, Forum Health Family Practice Center, Youngstown, Ohio W heezing in infants and chil- dren is a common problem presented to primary care offices....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0415/afp20080415p1109.pdf

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