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afp20200701p19.pdf

...back pain is controversial. However, the American Acad- emy of Pediatrics recommends that backpacks not exceed 10% to 20% of the child’s weight.3,21 Most cases of lumbar strain or nonspecific back pain respond to conservative management, including activities as tolerated, postural...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/afp20200701p19.pdf

afp20200901p278-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/2020/0901/afp20200901p278-s1.pdf

afp20200901p278.pdf

...recurrence rate and are associated with anatomic and functional abnormalities. The decision to test for UTI is based on risk factors and the child’s age. Urinalysis is valuable to rule out UTI and to help decide when to start antibiotics; however, urine culture is needed for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0901/afp20200901p278.pdf

afp20200915p355.pdf

...Matthew C. Pflipsen, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Karla M. Vega Colon, MD, Madigan Army Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program, Tacoma, Washington Additional content at https:// www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/ p355.html....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/afp20200915p355.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

afp20201001p411.pdf

...1 is an algorithm to guide implementation of child safety seat rec- ommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) based on the child’s age, height, and weight.11 Infants and toddlers should ride in a rear-facing seat for as long as the seat’s manufacturer specifies,...

American Family Physician

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

afp20201115p592.pdf

...Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a multidimensional chronic neurodevelopmental condition that affects 8.4% of U.S. children between two and 17 years of age and may pose long-term morbidity...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1115/afp20201115p592.pdf

afp20210315p371.pdf

...Symone M. Baker, MD, Preventive Medicine Resident, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences See related U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement at https:// www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/od1.html. This PPIP quiz is based on the recommendations of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0315/afp20210315p371.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

afp20210900p244.pdf

...suspected of having KD but should not delay treatment.2,7 For risk stratification, coronary artery lumen diameter is compared with the child’s body surface area and normalized as a z score. Scores of at least 2.5 in the left anterior descending branch and proximal right coronary...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0900/afp20210900p244.pdf

AHA Releases Recommendations on Preparticipation Screening in Student Athletes - ...

Nov 15, 2007 - The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued recommendations that address preparticipation screening in high school and college athletes, which may identify cardiovascular disease (CVD) that could progress or cause sudden death.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1115/p1568.html

AHRQ Data on Antibiotic Use in Children with Otitis Media - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 15, 2005 - As part of its Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) examined the use of antibiotics to treat otitis media in children.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/p2382.html

AHRQ Releases Evidence Report on Brain Injury in Children - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 1, 2000 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released an evidence-based report on the rehabilitation of children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3465.html

Amblyopia - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2007 - Amblyopia, a decrease in visual acuity, is a major public health problem with a prevalence of 1 to 4 percent in the United States. It is thought to develop early in life during the critical period of visual development. Early recognition of amblyogenic risk factors such as strabismus, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0201/p361.html

Amblyopia ("Lazy Eye") in Your Child - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2007 - ...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 Amblyopia ( Lazy Eye ) in Your...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0201/p368.html

American Family Physician

...Etiology Although there are many theories, no single etiology for ADHD has been substantiated. A number of risk factors that affect a child’s brain development and behavior may lead to ADHD symptoms. These risk factors include genetic factors, behavioral disorders, medi- cal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0415/afp20090415p657.pdf

American Family Physician

...struction, for decoration, and even as a food additive. It also has been a known health risk for centuries. Hippocrates is thought to have written the first case report of lead poisoning in 600 BC. The Romans also were aware of the toxicity of lead, with Pliny, Paulus Aegineta, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0315/afp20100315p751.pdf

American Family Physician

...three milestones (joint attention, social orienting, and pretend play) can be quickly evaluated during an office visit. Joint attention is a child’s inherent desire to share experiences with others. For example, if the physician points at a toy across the room and exclaims, Look!, a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/afp20100215p453.pdf

An Approach to the Postpartum Office Visit - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2005 - The postpartum period (typically the first six weeks after delivery) may underscore physical and emotional health issues in new mothers. A structured approach to the postpartum office visit ensures that relevant conditions and concerns are discussed and appropriately addressed. Common ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2491.html

Anaphylaxis: Recognition and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 15, 2020 - Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening systemic reaction, normally occurring within one to two hours of exposure to an allergen. The incidence of anaphylaxis in the United States is 2.1 per 1,000 person-years. Most anaphylactic reactions occur outside the hospital setting. Urticaria, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/p355.html

Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media in Young Children: The Case of the Shifting End Points

...those who did not. This end point is what we are most concerned with-when does the child finally stop crying or fussing, or when does the child’s fever go away? The second outcome (sustained resolution of symptoms) documents a slightly greater likelihood of two consecutive days of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0115/afp20120115p104.pdf

Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media in Young Children: The Case of the Shifting End ...

Jan 15, 2012 - A discussion of why the conclusion of a high-profile study, which suggests that antibiotics are beneficial in children six to 23 months of age with acute otitis media, is incorrect.

American Family Physician : AFP Journal Club

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0115/p104.html

Antibiotics for Otitis Media

View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on prescription of antibiotics for otitis media in children with non-severe symptoms.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/cw-otitis-media.html

Anticipatory Guidance in Infant Oral Health: Rationale and Recommendations - American ...

Jan 1, 2000 - If appropriate measures are applied early enough, it may be possible to totally prevent oral disease. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that infants be scheduled for an initial oral evaluation within six months of the eruption of the first primary tooth but by no ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p115.html

Appropriate Use of Antibiotics for URIs in Children: Part II. Cough, Pharyngitis and ...

Oct 15, 1998 - This article summarizes the principles of judicious antimicrobial therapy for three of the five conditions--cough, pharyngitis, the common cold--that account for most of the outpatient use of these drugs in the United States. The principles governing the other two conditions, otitis ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/p1335.html

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