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Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2022
.... There have not been many infections in U.S. children and teens, and so far they have been mild. However, young people may need treatment if their symptoms are severe or if they are at risk of serious illness. Children under age 8 years, pregnant women, and some people with immune conditions or certain skin...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: May 2022
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Z23 90670 Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine can prevent pneumococcal disease . Pneumococcal disease refers to any illness caused by pneumococcal bacteria. These bacteria can cause many types of illnesses, including...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2022
... to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), unvaccinated children seem to be at higher risk for getting severely ill with COVID-19. Some children with special health care needs also may be at higher risk, including those with chronic medical conditions such as: Obesity Conditions that weaken...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... disorders Stress fractures Heat illness Unique conditions of the athlete with special needs Pediatric sports medicine specialists diagnose, treat, and manage the musculoskeletal and medical problems of children and teenagers, including the following: One to 2 additional years...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... a diagnosis or has not been treated Any condition that may be a risk to other teammates or competitors There are 3 types of conditions in which an athlete may need to see a doctor: acute injuries, overuse injuries, and medical illnesses or conditions. Also, any athlete with a chronic injury...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: February 2022
... can be viewed on www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules Try to keep your child’s vaccine shots up-to-date. Chickenpox (Varicella) Viral illness. It causes a widespread rash with sores and fever. Complications: serious skin infections such as flesh-eating Strep. These are caused...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2022
...: COVID-19 Variants and Vaccine Protection. For now, the current vaccines help protect against the current variants in the US. The vaccinated person usually does not get infected. If they do, they usually have a mild illness or an infection with no symptoms. The vaccine protects against most serious...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... illness Unique conditions of the athlete with special needs Orthopedic sports medicine doctors are orthopedic surgeons with special training that specialize in operative treatment. Training includes 4 years of medical school, 5 years of orthopedic residency, 1 year of additional study...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2022
... COVID-19. No Symptoms but Infected: Over 30% of infected patients have no symptoms. Mild Infections: 80% of those with symptoms have a mild illness, much like normal flu or a bad cold. The symptoms usually last 2 weeks. Severe Infections: 20% of those with symptoms that are not vaccinated...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... Z39.1 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...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... Children for Complications From Influenza May Need Antiviral Drug: Children are considered HIGH-RISK for complications if they have any of the following: Lung disease (such as asthma) Heart disease (such as a congenital heart disease) Cancer or weak immune system conditions Neuromuscular...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
.... Viral Infections . Muscle aches in both legs are common with viral illness, especially influenza. Serious Causes . Fractures, deep vein thrombosis, neuritis (nerve infection) and arthritis (joint infection). Septic arthritis (a bacterial infection of any joint space) is a medical emergency...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... 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 previous heat-related problems. Plan for emergencies—measure body temperature, call...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... with senior physicians trained and experienced in pediatric or neonatal critical care. Members of a pediatric/neonatal critical care transport team are able to care for premature newborns and children with life-threatening conditions, illnesses, or injuries such as Extreme prematurity...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... 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...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... for the condition? Has treatment been carried out? How effective is the treatment? Are there any negative effects of treatment? Has the treatment been completed? Have the deficits from injury/illness been restored? 6. Can the sport or level of participation be modified to be safer? Can the athlete temporarily...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... 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...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
.... Exclude for specific types of symptoms (see the section Exclude From Group Setting?). Report the condition to the staff member designated by the early education/child care program or school for decision-making and action related to care of ill children and staff members. That person, in turn...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... or other signs of illness or other conditions that require exclusion (see Conditions Requiring Temporary Exclusion in Chapter 4). The signs of illness are anything (other than the fever) that indicates the child’s condition is different from what is usual when the child is healthy. Exclusion for fever...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... with diarrhea from any cause (see Diarrhea Quick Reference Sheet): Report the condition to the staff member designated by the early education/child care program or school for decision-making and action related to care of ill children or staff members. That person, in turn, alerts possibly exposed family...