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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...
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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
    ... 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 Specialist Handouts
    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 Specialist Handouts
    ... follow-up or long-term care. Pediatric hospitalists are medical doctors who have had at least Four years of medical school Three years of pediatric residency training Pediatric hospitalists care for children with a wide variety of illnesses and medical needs who require...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Asthma
    Head Injury
    Infections
    Pediatric Care
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pneumonia
    Transportation
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    ... If your child has an illness or injury that results in your child being in an unstable critical condition, a hospital-based Pediatric Critical Care Specialist (pediatric intensivist) can be called on to provide the special care that your child needs. Some conditions that may cause your child...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Sports
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... fractures Heat illness Unique conditions of the athlete with special needs If your child or teenager has an injury or illness that affects sports performance, exercise, or activity, a Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist has the expertise, experience, and qualifications to treat his...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Imaging
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ..., and pediatricians in the diagnostic process. They have detailed knowledge of illnesses and medical conditions of infants and children. Their equipment, procedures, and staff are oriented to the special needs of children. Pediatric radiologists work as part of a diagnostic team along with your...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Inpatient Care
    Newborns
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Surgery
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    ... 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
    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...
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    Adolescents
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... Physical exams required for driver's permits, college entrance, and sports participation Sports medicine and orthopedic problems, such as scoliosis Growth and development issues Acute or chronic illness, from strep throat to asthma, diabetes, or cerebral palsy...
  • 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
    Fever
    Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care
    ... Fever is noted in an infant younger than 2 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...
  • 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 Specialist Handouts
    ... 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
    ... body fluids. Exclusion of children with vomiting who do not have a known reason and care plan for it, such as reflux. 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...
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    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... If your child has an illness or disease of the genitals or urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder), a Pediatric Urologist has the experience and qualifications to treat your child. Pediatric urologists are medical doctors who have had At least 4 years of medical school One...
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    Infections
    Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care
    ... A spore- and toxin-forming bacteria that causes diarrhea Often associated with recent antibiotic use Usually the illness is mild and causes Non-bloody diarrhea Mild abdominal pain Low-grade fever Rarely, more severe illness occurs, especially in immunocompromised...