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  • Patient Education Handouts
    Alcohol
    Family
    General Health
    Nutrition
    Sexuality
    Smoking
    Tobacco
    ... Adolescence is the time between childhood and adulthood when your daughter or son will go through many physical and emotional changes. It begins with puberty which, for girls, usually starts between 8 and 13 years of age, and for boys, between 10 to 14 years of age. Though these years can be...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... Adolescents have unique and important health care needs. Parents and adolescents can be assured that an adolescent health specialist is a qualified advocate who can appropriately care for and counsel teens through the many physical and emotional changes and challenges that arise during adolescence...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Autism
    Special Needs
    Autism Spectrum Disorder Toolkit
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    ...: www.nichcy.org National Health Care Transition Center: www.gottransition.org Schopler E, Mesibov GB. Autism in Adolescents and Adults. New York, NY: Plenum Press; 1983 Sicile-Kira C. Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent's Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical, and Transition Needs of...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pregnancy
    ... días. Aunque usted no lo crea, los adolescents consideran el establecimiento de límites como una forma de cuidarlos. Trate de no disgustarse si su hijo adolescente comete errores. Esto le ayudará a su hijo adolescente a asumir la responsabilidad de sus acciones. Recuerde ofrecer orientación cuando...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... surgery Surgical reconstruction of the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, and bladder) including genital abnormalities, hypospadias, and intersex conditions Surgery for groin conditions in childhood and adolescence (undescended testes, hydrocele/hernia, varicocele). Today, pediatric...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    DTaP Vaccine
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Tdap
    Pertussis
    Whooping Cough
    Vaccine Information Statements
    ... Tetanus , diphtheria, and pertussis are very serious diseases. Tdap vaccine can protect us from these diseases. And, Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women can protect newborn babies against pertussis. Tdap vaccine can protect adolescents and adults from tetanus, diphtheria, and...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pediatric Care
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Growth and Development
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children's and adolescents' developmental and behavioral problems. Developmental...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Imaging
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... Pediatric Radiologist is an expert in the diagnosis of illnesses, injuries, and diseases of infants, children, and adolescents, using imaging techniques and equipment. Pediatric radiologists work in many medical settings that have children's medical services. These include children's hospitals...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    HIV and AIDS
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    ... pudding or applesauce. Simplified once-a-day regimens are available for older children and adolescents to decrease pill burden and improve adherence. All staff who are administering medications should have medication administration training. Exposure to chickenpox and measles can be particularly...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Nutrition
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    ... Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. It occurs when a child is well above the normal weight for the child’s age and height. In the past 30 years, the occurrence of obesity in children has tripled, and it is now estimated that almost 1 in 5...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pain Management
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... exclusively with child and adolescent conditions and illnesses that affect the joints, muscles, bones, or other connective tissues throughout the body Board certification by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatrics and pediatric rheumatology A pediatric rheumatologist works with a...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Skin Health
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... dermatologists treat children from birth through adolescence. Pediatric dermatologists are medical doctors who have had Four years of medical school One year of specialty pediatrics internship training Two years of dermatology residency training One to 3 years of pediatric...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Infections
    Meningococcal Disease
    Vaccine Information Statements
    ... Infants younger than one year old Adolescents and young adults 16 through 23 years old People with certain medical conditions that affect the immune system Microbiologists who routinely work with isolates of N. meningitidis, the bacteria that cause meningococcal disease People at...