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afp20180201p187.pdf

...Mary M. Stephens, MD, MPH; Hazel T. Cook-Fasano, LCSW; and Katherine Sibbaluca, LCSW Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware CME This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for continuing medical education (CME). See CME Quiz on page 167. Author disclosure: No...

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afp20180501p575-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 http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to your...

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afp20180515od1.pdf

...maturity will likely expe- rience curvature progression in adulthood. Severe spinal curvature may be associated with adverse long-term health outcomes (e.g., pulmonary disorders, disability, back pain, psychological effects, cosmetic issues, and reduced quality of life).1,3...

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afp20180515p642-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 http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to your...

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afp20180515p642-s2.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 http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to your...

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afp20180515p642.pdf

...office setting and assist parents by providing effective monitoring tools for behavior problems. Effec- tive strategies for influencing a child’s behavior include positive reinforcement to increase appropriate behavior, extinction (planned ignoring) for most low-level problematic...

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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%...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/afp20180615p785.pdf

afp20180815p227-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...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0815/afp20180815p227-s1.pdf

afp20180915p347.pdf

...for physicians to screen for med- ical problems (including psychosocial concerns), to provide anticipatory guidance, and to promote good health. The vis- its also allow the family physician to establish a relationship with the parents or caregivers. This article reviews the U.S....

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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...

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afp20181115p584.pdf

...in criminal activity.3,4 Additionally, children who experience harsh discipline, have parents with a cruel or rejecting attitude,4 have poor health, and who are not brought to visit other people who have children are at a higher risk for developing conduct disorder.5 Clinical...

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afp20181215p738.pdf

...are associated with lifelong negative academic, social, and health sequelae,1,2 yet often go unnoticed and unaddressed by schools and government orga- nizations.3 School absenteeism has been called a public health issue and a hidden educational crisis.4,5 It is a complex and varied...

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afp20190401p445.pdf

...Dustin K. Smith, DO, Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Branch Health Clinic Diego Garcia, Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory Kerry P. Sadler, MD, Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida Molly Benedum, MD, University of South Carolina Greenville School of Medicine,...

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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...

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afp20190615p731a.pdf

...behavioral risk factors. The impact of maternal health on the health of chil- dren is well understood, so these interventions fit naturally into the context of well-child care because these risks affect the child’s health and the health of future pregnancies.1 Based on this...

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afp20190701p24-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...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/afp20190701p24-s1.pdf

afp20190701p24.pdf

...paint, gasoline, food, pottery, folk medicines, and herbal remedies for centuries,1,2 and its harmful effects are a clinical and pub- lic health concern because of its pervasive presence in the environment and its continued use in industry. Lead poisoning is often asymptomatic....

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afp20190715p110.pdf

...The USPSTF deemed the evidence inadequate because of a lack of studies on accurate methods to predict a child’s individual risk of maltreatment and the limited and incon- sistent report of outcomes from studies of preventive inter- ventions for maltreatment. HARMS OF...

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afp20191001p443.pdf

...of abuse or neglect, and can result in adverse effects to the brain development of infants that can determine lifetime physical and mental health. Infants who grow up with a mother experiencing significant depression are at risk of toxic stress and subsequent problems with social...

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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...

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

afp20191015p468.pdf

...It can bring a sense of accomplishment or frustration for the family, depending on the approach, its timing, the child’s readiness for training, and the caregiver’s and child’s responses to the approach. This article answers commonly asked questions regarding toilet training to help...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/afp20191015p468.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...

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afp20191115p628.pdf

...Specific Learning Disabilities Specific learning disabilities are a group of dis- orders that impede a child’s ability to learn and include dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and dys- lexia. The overall prevalence of specific learning disabilities for children in the general popula- tion...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/afp20191115p628.pdf

afp20200201p147.pdf

...of critical life dimensions emphasizing strengths within a youth’s life experience instead of solely focusing on risks, which in isolation can provoke feelings of shame. Because adolescents are more likely to access health care and share sensitive information when con- fidentiality...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/afp20200201p147.pdf

afp20200215p213.pdf

...ongoing therapy.17 In addition to focusing on motor skills, however, physicians should assist families in coping with development of their child’s com- munication, social, academic, and eventually professional skills as the child grows into adulthood.17 The treatment TABLE 1...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/afp20200215p213.pdf

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