News tagged with pediatric primary care
90 percent of pediatric specialists not following clinical guidelines when treating preschoolers with ADHD
A recent study by pediatricians from the Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York examined to what extent pediatric physicians adhere to American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical guidelines regarding pharmacotherapy ...
Attention deficit disorders May 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Primary care practices around the country are being encouraged and even paid to become "medical homes," but small practices might be at a significant disadvantage in this race to improve health care for children, according ...
Pediatrics Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Numerous websites are available to rate just about any service or product: restaurant food, hotel service and even a pediatrician's care. However, a new poll from the University of Michigan shows that only ...
Pediatrics Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Specialists are more willing to see publicly insured children if they are referred from an emergency department, according to research published online Jan. 10 in the Annals of Emergency Me ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
While general pediatricians and pediatric emergency physicians value their role in concussion management, a study of their self-reported knowledge, practices and attitudes points to the need for improved concussion-specific ...
Pediatrics Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society is the first in Canada to issue guidelines aimed at helping primary care and emergency physicians, as well as specialists, recognize and manage heart failure in children. The guidelines ...
Cardiology Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian doctors-in-training spend significantly less time consulting with pediatric patients than they do with adults, according to a new study published in the journal Australian Family Physician.
Health Aug 22, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Diagnosis of ADHD on the rise: 10 million American children diagnosed with ADHD during doctors' visits
The number of American children leaving doctors' offices with an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis has risen 66 percent in 10 years, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. Over this same timeframe, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
With no specific clinical preventive care guidelines targeting young adults, health care providers are missing key opportunities to improve the health of this population through preventive screening and intervention.
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study has found that providing preventive services to adolescents in a primary care setting can lessen certain kinds of risky behavior.
Health Dec 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Children with public insurance are 22 percent less likely to receive comprehensive primary care than those with private insurance, according to new research from the University of Michigan Medical School.
Health Jul 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0