Search Results for

kid%27s health

651-675 of 859 Results
Sort by Relevance , Date , Title

Evaluation and Management of Infants and Young Children with Fever -- American Family ...

...This article is one in a series coor- dinated by the Depart- ment of Family Medi- cine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Bethesda, Md. Guest editors of the series are Francis G. O’Connor, LTC, MC, USA, and Jeannette E....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/afp20011001p1219.pdf

Acute Abdominal Pain in Children - American Family Physician

...timing of onset, character, severity, duration, and radia- tion of pain are all important points but must be viewed in the context of the child’s age. Recent Trauma. A history of recent trauma may indicate the cause of pain. Precipitating or Relieving Factors. Parietal pain is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0601/afp20030601p2321.pdf

afp20071015p1185.pdf

...unable to cooper- ate, positive pressure ventilation can be delivered through the patient’s mouth. In this technique, the parent covers the child’s mouth with his or her mouth, plugs the unobstructed nostril with a finger, and gives a rapid, soft puff of air.8,9 Although the child...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1015/afp20071015p1185.pdf

CDC Updates Guidelines for Influenza Vaccination for 2010-2011 Season

...including children six months to 18 years of age and adults 50 years and older. These persons, their household and close contacts, and all health care professionals should be a focus of vaccination efforts. The capacity now exists to produce suf- ficient influenza vaccine to meet...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1001/afp20101001p838.pdf

None

...This handout is provided to you by your family doctor and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/afp20110215p416.pdf

Should All Children Be Screened for Autism Spectrum Disorders?

...The Centers for Disease Control and Pre- vention has declared that autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are an urgent public health concern, with recent estimates that one in 110 children has an ASD.1 Before routine screening was recommended, the median age of diag- nosis was 5.7...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0815/afp20110815p361.pdf

AAO-HNS Guidelines for Tonsillectomy in Children and Adolescents

...health in children with sleep-disordered breathing and comorbid conditions Recommendation for diagnostic testing in children with suspected sleep respiratory disorders NA Polysomnography Recommendation to counsel caregivers about tonsillectomy as a means to improve health...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/afp20110901p566.pdf

Gastroenteritis in Children:

...Your child should breastfeed, bottle-feed, or eat normal foods after taking an ORS. Don’t limit your child’s foods to only the BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast), and don’t mix extra water into formula. How much ORS should be given? Using a syringe or spoon, you can...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/afp20120601p1066-s1.pdf

ACIP Updates Influenza Vaccination Recommendations for 2016-2017

October 15, 2016: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/afp20161015p668.pdf

afp20170115p94-s1.pdf

...How does it spread? RSV can be spread by contact with body fluids like saliva and mucus from a sick child’s nose or mouth, or by objects that the child has touched. Having your child wash his or her hands or using alcohol-based hand sanitizers may lower the risk of spreading the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0115/afp20170115p94-s1.pdf

afp20170615p786-s1.pdf

...to do the following when your child is ill. These steps could save your child’s life. • Visit your doctor. • Tell the medical staff your child has not received all of his or her vaccines. • Keep your child’s vaccination record with you. • Learn the early signs and symptoms of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/afp20170615p786-s1.pdf

afp20171115od4.pdf

...group assignment interviewed the child’s primary caregiver one, four, eight, and 12 months after enrollment to ascertain exacer- bations, unscheduled medical care, medica- tion use, and quality of life. Additionally, the researchers vacuumed the child’s bedroom floor at baseline and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115od4.pdf

afp20171115od5.pdf

...group assignment interviewed the child’s primary caregiver one, four, eight, and 12 months after enrollment to ascertain exacer- bations, unscheduled medical care, medica- tion use, and quality of life. Additionally, the researchers vacuumed the child’s bedroom floor at baseline and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115od5.pdf

afp20171115od6.pdf

...group assignment interviewed the child’s primary caregiver one, four, eight, and 12 months after enrollment to ascertain exacer- bations, unscheduled medical care, medica- tion use, and quality of life. Additionally, the researchers vacuumed the child’s bedroom floor at baseline and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115od6.pdf

afp20190401p462.pdf

...whether additional academic support would be beneficial. Symptoms and progress in school should be monitored by all persons involved in the child’s care, including the family and medical and school professionals, who also can determine the necessary accommo- dations to sustain...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/afp20190401p462.pdf

afp20191015p468-s1.pdf

...This handout is provided to you by your family doctor and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at https://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/afp20191015p468-s1.pdf

afp20201001p411-s1.pdf

...This handout is provided to you by your family doctor and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at https://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1001/afp20201001p411-s1.pdf

afp20210401p437.pdf

...Acute Neck Swelling in a Child Nandhini Veeraraghavan, MD, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Phillipsburg, New Jersey Hussein Bharwani, MD, St. Luke’s Health Network, Allentown, Pennsylvania Hadra Habib, MD, Geisinger Family Medicine Residency Program, Scranton,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0401/afp20210401p437.pdf

Resource Library Guidance

...visits. There are also several links to downloadable videos from the American Cancer Society, the CDC and the Minnesota Department of Health. Those focus on HPV, as well as a video that addresses common questions about meningococcal vaccination. Recommended for: Staff meetings,...

Patient Care

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

Headaches in Children and Adolescents -- American Family Physician

...Do you have any other health problems? Does anyone else in your family get headaches? What do you think might be causing your headaches? Adapted with permission from Rothner AD. The evaluation of headaches in chil- dren and adolescents. Semin Pediatr Neurol 1995;2:109-18....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/afp20020215p625.pdf

Double-Ligature: A Treatment for Pedunculated Umbilical Granulomas in Children -- ...

...involves placing a deeper and more precise ligature at the base of the lesion (Figure 3). Before positioning this final ligature, ask the child’s mother or father to hold up the first ligature; this gives them a feeling of active participation in the thera- peutic process and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/afp20020515p2067.pdf

Speech Delay in Children

...This handout is provided to you by your family doctor and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/afp20110515p1195.pdf

Should All Children Be Screened for Autism Spectrum Disorders?

...tests detect ASDs compared with an astute clinician who asks a few key questions about, and acts on, parental concerns regard- ing a child’s communication and interactions? • What are the potential harms of testing? (Potential harms are not even considered in the report.) •...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0815/afp20110815p377.pdf

afp20120201p281-s4.pdf

...or by telephone (800-822-7967). Suspected cases of vaccine-preventable diseases should be reported to the state or local health department. Additional information, including precautions and contraindications for vaccination, is available from CDC online (http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281-s4.pdf

AACAP Updates Recommendations on Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive ...

...with these conditions, medi- cal considerations outweigh other concerns (except suicidality) and must be stabilized to permit mental health interventions. Some self-injury disorders (e.g., trichotillomania, compulsive nail biting, skin picking) share some features of OCD, but also...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/afp20120601p1107.pdf

25 50 100 results per page