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:: September 2014


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Clinical Guidelines

AAP Revises Cholesterol Screening Guidelines for Children “One recommendation in particular, however, has raised concern among physicians and consumer health advocates: the possibility of pharmacologic intervention beginning at age 8 years — 2 full years earlier than previously recommended. "For patients 8 years and older with [a low-density lipoprotein (LDL)] concentration of =190 mg/dL (or =60 mg/dL with a family history of early heart disease or =2 additional risk factors present or =130 mg/dL if diabetes mellitus is present), pharmacologic intervention should be considered," the guidelines recommend. “

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (Protocols - Guidelines)

ACIP Issues New Guidelines for Use of Combination Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella Vaccine

ACIP Updates Recommendations for Routine Poliovirus Vaccination

CDC Panel Recommends Changes to 2011 Immunization Schedules (2010)

CDC - Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule: United States 2006

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tonsillectomy in Children (Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery 2011)

Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): I. Identification, Assessment, and Initial Management (PEDIATRICS 2007)

Guidelines Updated for Influenza Immunization in Children (2008)

Guidelines Updated for Mumps Immunization (2006)

Guidelines Updated for Varicella Prevention in Children, Teens, Adults

NGC - Abrasion and laceration wound care: pre-school through grade twelve. (2006)

NGC - Chronic abdominal pain in children. (2005)

NGC - Evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in women: 2007 update. (2007)

NGC - General recommendations on immunization: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). (2006)

NGC - Guideline on the use of ipecac syrup in the out-of-hospital management of ingested poisons. (2005)

NGC - Immunizations (2005)

NGC - (1) Immunizations. (2) Immunizations update. (2006)

NGC - Managing asthma long term in children 0-4 years of age and 5-11 years of age: Expert panel report 3: guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma. (2007)

NGC - Managing asthma long term in youths >12 years of age and Adults: Expert panel report 3: guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma. (2007)

NGC - OTITIS MEDIA WITH EFFUSION (GUIDELINE SYNTHESIS)

NGC - Postnatal care. Routine postnatal care of women and their babies. (2006)

NGC - Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with anxiety disorders. (2007)

NGC - Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with bipolar disorder. (2007)

NGC - Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with oppositional defiant disorder. (2007)

NGC - Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with reactive attachment disorder of infancy and early childhood. (2005)

NGC - Practice parameter: pharmacological treatment of migraine headache in children and adolescents: report of the American Academy of Neurology Quality Standards Subcommittee and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society. (2004)

NGC - Preventing tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis among adolescents: use of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccines. Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). (2006)

NGC - Prevention and identification of childhood overweight. (2008)

NGC - Prevention of influenza: recommendations for influenza immunization of children, 2006–2007. (2007)

NGC - Prevention of pertussis among adolescents: recommendations for use of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine. (2006)

NGC - Prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis among infants and children. Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). (2009)

NGC - Preventive services for children and adolescents. (2004)

NGC - Recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedule: United States, 2006.

NGC - Screening for speech and language delay in preschool children: recommendation statement.

NGC - Sinusitis--child. (2006)

NGC - The changing concept of sudden infant death syndrome: diagnostic coding shifts, controversies regarding the sleeping environment, and new variables to consider in reducing risk. (2005)

Practice Guideline for Diagnosis and Management of Migraine Headaches in Children and Adolescents: Part Two (J Pediatr Health Care. 2008)

Recommendations Updated for Universal Administration of Hepatitis A Vaccination in US Children

Recommended Immunization Schedules for Children and Adolescents—United States, 2007. (2007)

Surveillance Guidelines for Smallpox Vaccine (vaccinia) Adverse Reactions (MMWR 2006)

Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Regarding Routine Poliovirus Vaccination (MMWR 2009)

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ADD - ADHD

A meta-analysis of working memory impairments in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. (J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2005) "OBJECTIVE: To determine the empirical evidence for deficits in working memory (WM) processes in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ? CONCLUSION: Evidence of WM impairments in children with ADHD supports recent theoretical models implicating WM processes in ADHD."


Behavioral - Learning Disorders

Sleep-disordered breathing symptoms are associated with poorer cognitive function in 5-year-old children. (J Pediatr. 2004) "OBJECTIVE: To assess the relation of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) symptoms in children to neurocognitive function. ? CONCLUSION: Even in the absence of OSA, SDB symptoms are associated with poorer executive function and memory skills and lower general intelligence in 5-year-old children."

 

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