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Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2017 - 2018.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-2550
Pediatrics

Sep 5th, 2017 - This statement updates the recommendations for routine use of the seasonal influenza vaccine and antiviral medications for the prevention and treatment of influenza in children. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends annual seasonal influenza immunization for everyone 6 months and older, including children and adolescents. Highlights for the upcoming 2017-2018 season include the followin...

Comprehensive Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination
http://aoa.uberflip.com/i/807465-cpg-pediatric-eye-and-vision-examination
American Optometric Association

Feb 11th, 2017 - Eye and vision problems in children are a significant public health concern. An estimated one in five preschool children have vision problems.

An official American Thoracic Society workshop report: optimal lung function tests for monit...
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/pldd/LungFunctionWorkshopannalsats201301-017.pdf
Margaret Rosenfeld

Mar 31st, 2013 - Although pulmonary function testing plays a key role in the diagnosis and management of chronic pulmonary conditions in children under 6 years of age, objective physiologic assessment is limited in the clinical care of infants and children less than 6 years old, due to the challenges of measuring lung function in this age range. Ongoing research in lung function testing in infants, toddlers, an.

Practice parameter: Screening and diagnosis of autism
http://www.apa.org/about/policy/autism-screening-diagnosis-archived.pdf
P.A. Filipek

May 2nd, 2000 - Autism is a common disorder of childhood, affecting 1 in 500 children. Yet, it often remains unrecognized and undiagnosed until or after late preschool age because appropriate tools for routine developmental screening and screening specifically for autism have not been available.

Preschool Multiple-Breath Washout Testing. An Official American Thoracic Society Technical S...
http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/10.1164/rccm.201801-0074ST
Robinson, P.

Feb 28th, 2018 - Obstructive airway disease is nonuniformly distributed throughout the bronchial tree, although the extent to which this occurs can vary among conditions. The multiple-breath washout (MBW) test offers important insights into pediatric lung disease, not available through spirometry or resistance measurements.

Public Health and Early Childhood Education: Support for Universal Preschool in the United S...
https://www.apha.org/policies-and-advocacy/public-health-policy-statements/policy-database/2018/01/18/support-for-universal-preschool
American Public Health Association

Nov 6th, 2017 - More than 60% of 4-year-olds in the United States do not have access to publicly funded preschool programs. Among preschool-aged children eligible for federally subsidized preschool programs, only 30% receive such services.

Prevention of dental caries in children from birth through age 5 years: US Preventive S...
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2014-0483
Pediatrics Moyer VA,

May 6th, 2014 - Update of the 2004 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on prevention of dental caries in preschool-aged children. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on prevention of dental caries by primary care clinicians in children 5 years and younger, focusing on screening for caries, assessment of risk for future caries, and the effectiveness of various interventions that have possible...

Updated guidance for palivizumab prophylaxis among infants and young children at increa...
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2014-1665
Pediatrics ,

Jul 29th, 2014 - Palivizumab was licensed in June 1998 by the Food and Drug Administration for the reduction of serious lower respiratory tract infection caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in children at increased risk of severe disease. Since that time, the American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its guidance for the use of palivizumab 4 times as additional data became available to provide a better...

Management of sickle cell disease: summary of the 2014 evidence-based report by expert ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2014.10517
JAMA Yawn BP, Buchanan GR et. al.

Sep 9th, 2014 - Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a life-threatening genetic disorder affecting nearly 100,000 individuals in the United States and is associated with many acute and chronic complications requiring immediate medical attention. Two disease-modifying therapies, hydroxyurea and long-term blood transfusions, are available but underused. To support and expand the number of health professionals able and w...

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6107316
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Aug 24th, 2018 - This report updates the 2017-18 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines in the United States (MMWR Recomm Rep 2017;66[No. RR-2]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months who do not have contraindications. A licensed, recommended, and age-appropriate vaccine should be us...

Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diphtheria with Vaccines in the United States: Re...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5919600
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Liang JL, Tiwari T et. al.

Apr 27th, 2018 - This report compiles and summarizes all recommendations from CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding prevention and control of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis in the United States. As a comprehensive summary of previously published recommendations, this report does not contain any new recommendations and replaces all previously published reports and policy notes; ...

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vacc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991811
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Jun 7th, 2018 - Intranasally administered live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) was initially licensed in the United States in 2003 as a trivalent formulation (LAIV3) (FluMist, MedImmune, LLC). Quadrivalent live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4) (FluMist Quadrivalent, MedImmune) has been licensed in the United States since 2012 and was first available during the 2013-14 influenza season, replacing LAIV3....

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5837399
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Aug 25th, 2017 - This report updates the 2016-17 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines (MMWR Recomm Rep 2016;65[No. RR-5]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months who do not have contraindications. A licensed, recommended, and age-appropriate vaccine should be used.For the 2017-18 se...

Diagnosis and Management of Infantile Hemangioma.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2015-2485
Pediatrics Darrow DH, Greene AK et. al.

Sep 29th, 2015 - Infantile hemangiomas (IHs) are the most common tumors of childhood. Unlike other tumors, they have the unique ability to involute after proliferation, often leading primary care providers to assume they will resolve without intervention or consequence. Unfortunately, a subset of IHs rapidly develop complications, resulting in pain, functional impairment, or permanent disfigurement. As a result...

Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children: US Preventive Services Task F...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.0018
JAMA Siu AL, et. al.

Feb 17th, 2016 - New US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young children. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the accuracy, benefits, and potential harms of brief, formal screening instruments for ASD administered during routine primary care visits and the benefits and potential harms of early behavioral treatment for young children identif...

Fruit Juice in Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Current Recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-0967
Pediatrics Heyman MB, Abrams SA et. al.

May 31st, 2017 - Historically, fruit juice was recommended by pediatricians as a source of vitamin C and as an extra source of water for healthy infants and young children as their diets expanded to include solid foods with higher renal solute load. It was also sometimes recommended for children with constipation. Fruit juice is marketed as a healthy, natural source of vitamins and, in some instances, calcium. ...

Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years: US Preventive Services Task Forc...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2017.11260
JAMA , Grossman DC et. al.

Sep 5th, 2017 - One of the most important causes of vision abnormalities in children is amblyopia (also known as "lazy eye"). Amblyopia is an alteration in the visual neural pathway in a child's developing brain that can lead to permanent vision loss in the affected eye. Among children younger than 6 years, 1% to 6% have amblyopia or its risk factors (strabismus, anisometropia, or both). Early identification o...

Update of Recommendations for Use of Once-Weekly Isoniazid-Rifapentine Regimen to Treat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6023184
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Borisov AS, Bamrah Morris S et. al.

Jun 28th, 2018 - Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is critical to the control and elimination of tuberculosis disease (TB) in the United States. In 2011, CDC recommended a short-course combination regimen of once-weekly isoniazid and rifapentine for 12 weeks (3HP) by directly observed therapy (DOT) for treatment of LTBI, with limitations for use in children aged <12 years and persons with human ...

Part 6: Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support: 2015 Internat...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000275
Circulation de Caen AR, Maconochie IK et. al.

Oct 16th, 2015 - Part 6: Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support: 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations.|2015|de Caen AR,Maconochie IK,Aickin R,Atkins DL,Biarent D,|methods,standards,complications,therapy,methods,standards,methods,standards,drug therapy,etiology,prevention & control,therapy,...

Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women: US Preventive ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.3326
JAMA , Curry SJ et. al.

Apr 16th, 2019 - Elevated blood lead levels in children are associated with neurologic effects such as behavioral and learning problems, lower IQ, hyperactivity, hearing problems, and impaired growth. In pregnant women, lead exposure can impair organ systems such as the hematopoietic, hepatic, renal, and nervous systems, and increase the risk of preeclampsia and adverse perinatal outcomes. Many of the adverse h...