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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...

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afp20070101p73.pdf

...to these disorders, an atypical presentation, a lack of adequate child mental health training for health care professionals, an inadequate number of child psychiatrists, and inequali- ties in mental health care insurance. Underdiagnosis and undertreatment are greater problems in...

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afp20070115p221.pdf

...or exploitation, or imminent risk of serious harm; involves a child; and is carried out by a parent or caregiver who is responsible for the child’s welfare.2 CAPTA also includes neglect within the definition; however, each state is responsi- ble for defining child abuse and...

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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...

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afp20070601p1679.pdf

...I n caring for patients of all ages and providing routine health maintenance and urgent care, family physicians should be prepared to encounter a range of emergencies, from stroke in older patients to meningitis in infants. Adult patients may misinterpret the urgency of their...

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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...

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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-...

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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...

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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....

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afp20080815p489.pdf

...Evaluation and Treatment of Enuresis KALYANAKRISHNAN RAMAKRISHNAN, MD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma E nuresis is defined as repeated, spon- taneous voiding of urine during sleep in a child five years or older.1 Enure- sis may be classified...

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afp20081001p861.pdf

...o ppositional defiant disorder is among the most commonly diagnosed mental health condi- tions in childhood. it is defined by a recurrent pattern of developmentally inappropriate levels of negativistic, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior toward authority figures.1 this...

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afp20081101p1052.pdf

...six- to 17-year- olds have increased threefold over the past 20 years, reaching $127 million per year.2 Data from the 2003-2004 national Health and nutrition examination survey (nHanes) indicated that 17.1 percent of persons two to 19 years of age are overweight,3 up from 12 percent...

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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...

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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...

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afp20100615p1462.pdf

...SARAH K. MOERSCHEL, MD, West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia A n estimated 20 percent of American children will have anemia at some point in their childhood.1 Anemia is defined as a hemoglobin (Hgb)...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0615/afp20100615p1462.pdf

afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

...Department of Health and Human Services • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years are approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (http://www. cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/acip), the American...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

afp20110401p837.pdf

...examine your child. He or she may ask about how you feed your child. It may help to show the doctor how you breastfeed or how you make your child’s bottles. If your child is older, your doctor may ask you for a list of everything your child eats or drinks each day (called a food...

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afp20120101p25.pdf

...or an absorptive occlusive dressing to help reduce pain, promote healing, and prevent wound desiccation. Topical silver sulfadiazine is the stan- dard treatment; however, newer occlusive dressings can provide faster healing and are often more cost-effective. Physicians must...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0101/afp20120101p25.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)...

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afp20130201p204-s1.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)...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/afp20130201p204-s1.pdf

afp20130401p502-s1.pdf

...• Use the correct size mattress for your child’s crib. Use sheets that fit tightly. • Remove objects from beds and play areas that could strangle or trap your child, like cords and strings. • Parent resource: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission crib guidelines (http://...

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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...

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afp20140815p229-s1.pdf

...What can I expect? Impetigo usually heals without scarring. Although it normally goes away on its own in a few weeks, treatment is still recommended because it often gets worse before it gets better. Sometimes it can turn into a much more serious skin condition. Call your doctor if...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/afp20140815p229-s1.pdf

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...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/afp20141015p560-s1.pdf

afp20141115p723.pdf

November 15, 2014 Putting Prevention into Practice

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/afp20141115p723.pdf

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