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Medical Versus Nonmedical Immunization Exemptions for Child Care and School Attendance.
Pediatrics , et. al.

Aug 30th, 2016 - Routine childhood immunizations against infectious diseases are an integral part of our public health infrastructure. They provide direct protection to the immunized individual and indirect protection to children and adults unable to be immunized via the effect of community immunity. All 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have regulations requiring proof of immunization for ch...

Care of the Adolescent After an Acute Sexual Assault.
Pediatrics Crawford-Jakubiak JE, Alderman EM et. al.

Feb 28th, 2017 - Sexual violence is a broad term that encompasses a wide range of sexual victimizations. Since the American Academy of Pediatrics published its last policy statement on sexual assault in 2008, additional information and data have emerged about sexual violence affecting adolescents and the treatment and management of the adolescent who has been a victim of sexual assault. This report provides new...

Guideline for obtaining valid consent for gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures.
Gut Everett SM, Griffiths H et. al.

Jun 21st, 2016 - Much has changed since the last guideline of 2008, both in endoscopy and in the practice of obtaining informed consent, and it is vital that all endoscopists who are responsible for performing invasive and increasingly risky procedures are aware of the requirements for obtaining valid consent. This guideline is restricted to GI endoscopy but we cover elective and acute or emergency procedures. ...

Firearm-related injuries affecting the pediatric population.
Pediatrics Dowd MD, Sege RD et. al.

Oct 19th, 2012 - Firearm-related injuries affecting the pediatric population.|2012|Dowd MD,Sege RD, , ,|legislation & jurisprudence,statistics & numerical data,statistics & numerical data,epidemiology,prevention & control,

Radiation protection in digestive endoscopy: European Society of Digestive Endoscopy (E...
Endoscopy Dumonceau JM, Garcia-Fernandez FJ et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2012 - This article expresses the current view of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) about radiation protection for endoscopic procedures, in particular endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Particular cases, including pregnant women and pediatric patients, are also discussed. This Guideline was developed by a group of endoscopists and medical physicists to ensu...

Adolescent consent for vaccination: a position paper of the Society for Adolescent Heal...
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication O... , English A et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2013 - Vaccines currently recommended for adolescents by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices have the potential to improve the health of youth by preventing conditions such as: tetanus, pertussis, meningococcal disease, influenza, and genital warts, as well as later adult outcomes such as cervical and other human papillomavirus-related cancers. Adolescent vaccine coverage lags behind that...

A.S.P.E.N. parenteral nutrition safety consensus recommendations.
JPEN. Journal of ParEnteral and Enteral Nutrition; Ayers P, Adams S et. al.

Nov 27th, 2013 - Parenteral nutrition (PN) serves as an important therapeutic modality that is used in adults, children, and infants for a variety of indications. The appropriate use of this complex therapy aims to maximize clinical benefit while minimizing the potential risks for adverse events. Complications can occur as a result of the therapy and as the result of the PN process. These consensus recommendati...

2010 Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup (GCIG) consensus statement on clinical trials in ova...
International Journal of Gynecological Cancer : Official ... Stuart GC, Kitchener H et. al.

May 5th, 2011 - 2010 Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup (GCIG) consensus statement on clinical trials in ovarian cancer. This report provides the outcomes from the Fourth Ovarian Cancer Consensus Conference.

Consumption of raw or unpasteurized milk and milk products by pregnant women and children.
Pediatrics , et. al.

Dec 17th, 2013 - Sales of raw or unpasteurized milk and milk products are still legal in at least 30 states in the United States. Raw milk and milk products from cows, goats, and sheep continue to be a source of bacterial infections attributable to a number of virulent pathogens, including Listeria monocytogenes, Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella species, Brucella species, and Escherichia coli O157. These infect...

Posthumous collection and use of reproductive tissue: a committee opinion.
Fertility and Sterility;

Mar 13th, 2013 - Posthumous gamete (sperm or oocyte) procurement and reproduction are ethically justifiable if written documentation from the deceased authorizing the procedure is available. In the absence of written documentation from the decedent, programs open to considering requests for posthumous gamete procurement or reproduction should only do so when such requests are initiated by the surviving spouse o...

Consideration of the gestational carrier: a committee opinion.
Fertility and Sterility;

Apr 1st, 2013 - Gestational carriers have a right to be fully informed of the risks of the surrogacy process and of pregnancy, should receive psychological evaluation and counseling, and should have independent legal counsel.

American Society of Clinical Oncology policy statement update: genetic and genomic test...
Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the Am... Robson ME, Storm CD et. al.

Jan 12th, 2010 - American Society of Clinical Oncology policy statement update: genetic and genomic testing for cancer susceptibility.|2010|Robson ME,Storm CD,Weitzel J,Wollins DS,Offit K,|legislation & jurisprudence,standards,supply & distribution,education,legislation & jurisprudence,standards,diagnosis,genetics,standards,supply & distribution,standards,

Guidelines on number of embryos transferred.
Fertility and Sterility; ,

Oct 19th, 2009 - Based on American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology data available in 2007, ASRM's guidelines for the number of embryos to be transferred in in vitro fertilization cycles have been further refined in continuing efforts to reduce the number of higher-order multiple pregnancies. This version replaces the document of the same name that was pu...

Confidentiality in adolescent health care.
Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing :...

Dec 30th, 2009 - Confidentiality in adolescent health care.|2009| ,|organization & administration,legislation & jurisprudence,standards,legislation & jurisprudence,legislation & jurisprudence,standards,legislation & jurisprudence,standards,legislation & jurisprudence,legislation & jurisprudence,standards,legislation & jurisprudence,standards,

The Declaration of Istanbul on organ trafficking and transplant tourism.

Oct 23rd, 2008 - The Declaration of Istanbul on organ trafficking and transplant tourism.|2008| ,|economics,ethics,legislation & jurisprudence,economics,legislation & jurisprudence,prevention & control,ethics,legislation & jurisprudence,economics,ethics,legislation & jurisprudence,economics,ethics,legislation & jurisprudence,

Delaying Middle School and High School Start Times Promotes Student Health and Performa...
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM : Official Publ... Watson NF, Martin JL et. al.

Apr 18th, 2017 - During adolescence, internal circadian rhythms and biological sleep drive change to result in later sleep and wake times. As a result of these changes, early middle school and high school start times curtail sleep, hamper a student's preparedness to learn, negatively impact physical and mental health, and impair driving safety. Furthermore, a growing body of evidence shows that delaying school ...

Disposition of abandoned embryos: a committee opinion.
Fertility and Sterility;

Mar 13th, 2013 - Programs should create and enforce written policies on the designation, retention, and disposal of abandoned embryos. In the absence of program-specific policies, it is ethically acceptable for a program or facility to consider embryos to have been abandoned if at least 5 years have passed since contact with an individual or couple, diligent efforts have been made to contact the individual or c...

Electronic cigarettes. A position statement of the forum of international respiratory s...
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Schraufnagel DE, Blasi F et. al.

Jul 9th, 2014 - Awareness and usage of electronic cigarettes has exponentially increased during the last few years, especially among young people and women in some countries. The rapid acceptance of electronic cigarettes may be attributed in part to the perception created by marketing and the popular press that they are safer than combustible cigarettes. To alert and advise policy makers about electronic cigar...

Genetic testing in asymptomatic minors: Recommendations of the European Society of Huma...
European Journal of Human Genetics : EJHG;

Mar 11th, 2009 - Genetic testing in asymptomatic minors: Recommendations of the European Society of Human Genetics.|2009| ,|ethics,legislation & jurisprudence,

Management of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients in non-critical care setting: an e...
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Umpierrez GE, Hellman R et. al.

Jan 9th, 2012 - The aim was to formulate practice guidelines on the management of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients in the non-critical care setting. The Task Force was composed of a chair, selected by the Clinical Guidelines Subcommittee of The Endocrine Society, six additional experts, and a methodologist. This evidence-based guideline was developed using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Deve...