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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...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 allowance. Conversely, parental nutrition education and multicomponent interventions,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Physical Abuse - American Family Physician

...will solve her problems, and she wants to continue the ovulation induction therapy. The physician should consider the effects on the unborn child's future, as well as the future of the mother and, therefore, should withhold this therapy. Jul 15, 2002 Issue A Pregnant Woman...

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AFP Over 20 Years - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2004 - ...an appreciation for the humanity of healing as a profession. One of my high-school writing projects included exploration of my brother’s anatomy class cadaver, and that’s when I first chanced to write about medicine. So influenced as a child it’s little wonder my path led to the...

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AFP's Top Articles

View the top 20 articles published in American Family Physician each year based on web views.

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afp20051215p2491.pdf

...An Approach to the Postpartum Office Visit CAROL E. BLENNING, M.D., and HEATHER PALADINE, M.D. Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon T he postpartum period is an excit-ing, dynamic time in a woman’s life, and the family physician plays an...

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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...

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afp20060201p469.pdf

...children.2 Constipation often causes more distress to parents and other caregivers than to the affected child. Many caregivers worry that a child’s constipa- tion is the sign of a serious medical problem. As children age, normal physiologic changes occur in the intestines and...

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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...

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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...

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afp20060815p619.pdf

...abnormalities in children with rickets, but it should not be undertaken until the biochemical derangements have resolved so that optimal healing occurs at the surgical site. C 31 Vitamin D-deficiency rickets can be treated initially with high-dose vitamin D and calcium and...

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afp20060901p793.pdf

...GARDINER, M.D., Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts LANA DVORKIN, PHARM.D., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts P hysicians and their colleagues have considerable difficulty in under- standing and managing poor...

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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...

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afp20061201p1864.pdf

...shift in semantics from accident pre- vention to injury prevention and control was initiated in the 1970s to focus attention on preventable health outcomes.4 Injury prevention strategies generally are classified into three types: education, engineering and environmental...

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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...

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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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afp20080901p597.pdf

...Growth Pattern a newborn’s size is determined by the intra- uterine environment, which is influenced by maternal size, nutrition, general health, and social habits (e.g., smoking status). The average weight of a newborn is 7 lb, 3 oz (3.25 kg), and the average length is 50 cm (19.7...

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