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  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Autism
    Special Needs
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    ... families for the choices they will need to make. Some of the medical concerns of puberty, including increased risk of seizures, decrease in adulthood. However, certain safety and general health concerns that were present during adolescence persist. In particular, parents of individuals transitioning...
  • 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 Specialist Handouts
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ..., stress, anxiety, self-esteem, and sleep problems Acne and other skin conditions According to individual state law pertaining to adolescents and confidentiality, certain health care issues related to reproductive and mental health can be assessed and treated confidentially. Adolescent...
  • 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 Specialist Handouts
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ..., children, and adolescents. Pediatric urologists are surgeons who can diagnose, treat, and manage children's urinary and genital problems. Pediatric urologists generally provide the following services: Evaluation and management of voiding disorders, vesicoureteral reflux, and urinary tract...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Vaccine Information Statements
    DTaP Vaccine
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Tdap
    Pertussis
    Whooping Cough
    ... 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 Specialist Handouts
    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
    HIV and AIDS
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care
    ... pregnancies, this type of transmission has become much less common. HIV infection is also rarely acquired by contaminated needles or sharp instruments or through contact of mucous membranes or injured skin with infected substances such as blood and secretions. The most common means by which adolescents...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Imaging
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... pediatrician or pediatric specialist to provide the best possible care for your child. A Pediatric Radiologist is an expert in the diagnosis of illnesses, injuries, and diseases of infants, children, and adolescents, using imaging techniques and equipment. ...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Nutrition
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care
    ... as adults 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...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Skin Health
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    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
    Pain Management
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... At least 4 years of medical school Three additional years of general pediatric residency training Three years of fellowship training exclusively with child and adolescent conditions and illnesses that affect the joints, muscles, bones, or other connective tissues throughout the body...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Vaccine Information Statements
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Infections
    Meningococcal Disease
    ... meningococcal disease. Anyone can get meningococcal disease but certain people are at increased risk, including: 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...