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  • Patient Education Handouts
    Back Health
    Physical Activity
    Sports
    Training Issues
    ... diet that provides the necessary vitamins and minerals. Identify athletes at high risk, such as athletes who are obese, are poorly conditioned, are not acclimated, have a current illness, are taking certain medicines, or have a history of...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Breastfeeding
    Nutrition
    Newborn or Infant Problems
    ... Breastfeeding questions about mother’s illness For most illnesses, keep breastfeeding. Reason: breast milk gives antibodies to your baby to help fight off germs. If you are too sick, you can pump to keep your milk supply up. Have someone else feed your baby the expressed...
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    Chronic Health Conditions
    Students
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    .... Ten percent to 15% of children in our nation's schools have a chronic health condition (such as asthma, allergies, diabetes, and seizure disorders). Parents, school staff, and pediatricians need to work together to make sure children with chronic illnesses have the same educational opportunities as...
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    School-aged Children
    Skin Health
    Sports
    Injury Prevention
    ... Most skin conditions do not affect sports participation. As a general rule, young people with skin conditions should be allowed to participate in sports as long as there is no risk of blood or body fluid coming into contact with other...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    General Health
    Kawasaki Disease
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    ... to follow the child depending on his or her recovery. Children with heart conditions may have problems only intermittently or for a short period. These children often have pediatric cardiologists who help with their treatments in addition to a primary care provider in the medical...
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    School-aged Children
    Sports
    Injury Prevention
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    ..., ice, or use of pain medicines Pain that gets in the way with daily activity or disrupts sleep Medical illness/conditions Examples Symptoms When to Check With Your Doctor Concussion...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... If your newborn is premature or your child has a critical illness or injury requiring transportation from one medical facility to another, your newborn or child may require the care of a Pediatric/Neonatal Critical Care Transport Team. Some conditions require the expertise offered at...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Asthma
    Chronic Health Conditions
    Dehydration
    Diabetes
    Infections
    Inpatient Care
    Newborns
    Pediatric Care
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pneumonia
    Students
    Surgery
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    ... If your child has an illness or injury requiring hospitalization, he or she may be cared for by a Pediatric Hospitalist. Pediatric hospitalists are pediatricians who work primarily in hospitals. They care for children in many hospital areas, including the pediatric ward, labor and delivery...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Asthma
    Head Injury
    Infections
    Pediatric Care
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pneumonia
    Transportation
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    ... A pediatric critical care specialist offers a wide range of treatment options, along with great skill in dealing with children who are critically ill or injured. Pediatric critical care specialists generally provide the following care to children who are critically ill: Diagnosis of...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Sports
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... Diabetes Eating disorders Stress fractures Heat illness Unique conditions of the athlete with special needs Pediatric sports medicine specialists practice in a variety of medical settings, including children's hospitals, university medical centers, large community...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Imaging
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ..., university medical centers, community hospitals, and some radiology practices. Pediatric radiologists are specially trained to understand the unique needs of children, parents, and pediatricians in the diagnostic process. They have detailed knowledge of illnesses and medical conditions of infants and...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Inpatient Care
    Newborns
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Surgery
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    ... care: Diagnose and treat newborns with conditions such as breathing disorders, infections, and birth defects. Coordinate care and medically manage newborns born premature, critically ill, or in need of surgery. Ensure that critically ill newborns receive the proper nutrition for...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Fever
    Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools
    ... months (60 days). Unexplained fever occurs in an infant who is younger than 4 months. Fever is associated with behavior change or other signs of illness or other conditions that require exclusion. The signs of illness are anything (other than the fever) that indicates the child’s condition is...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... conditions where your adolescent may benefit from seeing an adolescent specialist who has extra training in adolescent health. Adolescent health specialists practice in a variety of medical institutions, university medical centers, community hospitals, clinics, private medical offices, juvenile...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Newborns
    Prematurity
    ... specializes in the care of preterm or very ill babies) to help determine what, if any, special treatment the infant needs. Here are some of the most common conditions that occur in preterm infants: Respiratory distress syndrome is a...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Physical Activity
    Sports
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    Nutrition and Fitness
    Safety and Prevention
    ... One of the first questions an athlete will ask following injury or illness is, "When can I play again?" The answer is rarely quick or simple. Return-to-play decisions can be controversial and a source of conflict between health care...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Allergies
    Anemia
    Anxiety
    Asthma
    Bites and Stings
    Burns
    Chronic Health Conditions
    Dehydration
    Emergencies
    Fever
    Head Injury
    Pediatric Care
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Seizures
    Students
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    ... A Pediatric Emergency Physician is a specialist in the care of children and teens who are acutely ill or injured. A pediatric emergency physician is trained to care for a wide range of problems that require immediate medical help. These problems are often serious and may be life-threatening...
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    Gastroenteritis
    Infections
    Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools
    ... without compromising their ability to care for the health and safety of the other children in the group Use good hand-hygiene technique at all the times listed in Chapter 2. Review of Standard Precautions, particularly hand hygiene. Report the condition to the staff member designated by the...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Burns
    Emergencies
    Seizures
    Transportation
    Safety Sheets
    ... Remember, for nonemergency conditions, first call your child’s doctor. If you believe an injury or illness is threatening your child’s health or may cause permanent harm, call for an ambulance. If your child is seriously ill or injured, it is safer for your child to be transported to the emergency...