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Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: January 2021
DOI: 10.1542/9781610025782-S1_004_014
EISBN: 978-1-61002-578-2
... of time when IG preparations have been administered. Other blood products, such as plasma or packed red blood cells, also may contain antibodies capable of inactivating live vaccines. However, because the concentration of antibodies in these blood products is generally low, the length of vaccine deferral...
Patient Education Handouts
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Copyright © 2015 American Academy of Pediatrics. All rights reserved. D61 D68.0 D69.3 D69.1 D69.4 D68.311 D66 D67 R79.1 D57 D62 D63 D50 D51 Because of illness or injury, some children need to receive transfusions of blood and blood products. This procedure may...
Resources
Published: May 2022
...) is preferred for adenovirus detection and may be performed on respiratory specimens, stool or rectal swabs, or whole blood. Complications Adenovirus type 41 commonly causes pediatric acute gastroenteritis, which typically presents as diarrhea, vomiting, and fever; it can often be accompanied by respiratory...)
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Published: May 2022
..., hyporeflexic limb weakness. Diagnosis : Diagnose AFM by obtaining MRI of the brain and spinal cord, and lumbar puncture. Collect respiratory swabs, stool, CSF, and blood as early as possible to look for a cause. Complications : AFM can lead to long term complications, including paralysis, and in rare...)
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Published: May 2022
... and confirms elevated blood pressure and hypertension in children; lists common causes of hypertension in children across different age ranges; and describes the diagnostic evaluation of a child presenting with suspected hypertension based on history and physical exam findings.  View Presentation View...)
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Published: November 2021
...)   Blood pressure Blood Pressure Levels for Boys by Age and Height Percentile Blood Pressure Levels for Girls by Age and Height Percentile Blood Pressure Nomograms for Children Younger Than 1 Year Blood Pressure Nomograms for Healthy Term Infants During the First 12 Hours of Life...)
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Published: May 2022
... the classic symptoms but instead may be slow, inactive, or irritable; or have poor feeding, bulging fontanelle, and abnormal reflexes. Typically, symptoms develop within 3 to 7 days after exposure. Diagnosis: Cultures of blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) should be collected from patients with suspected...)
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: June 2016
DOI: 10.9954/GBChapter 59
EISBN: 978-1-61002-579-9
...Introduction This chapter reviews the situations in which pediatricians may encounter blood transfusions, and the current standard practice for transfusing different blood components in children. It addresses how products are processed, which product should be administered, when transfusion should...
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: June 2016
DOI: 10.9954/GBChapter 163
EISBN: 978-1-61002-579-9
...Hypertension is a well-established cause of substantial morbidity and mortality in adults, particularly in the later years of life. 1 , 2 However, recent population-based studies have shown that during the past decade, mean blood pressure (BP) has increased among...
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Published: November 2021
... secondary sex characteristics are present Anemia Algorithm for an approach to microcytic anemia Diagnostic approach to anemia in childhood based on red blood cell mean corpuscular volume Diagnostic approach to anemia in the newborn Anorectal malformation Algorithm...)
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: March 2022
... of trauma or blood loss Medication history Cardiac symptoms, including Palpitations Chest pain Neurological symptoms, including Headache Motion sickness Vision changes Focal weakness Family history, including Neurofibromatosis Seizures Migraines Syncope...
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Published: May 2022
... and hematuria associated with other renal and systemic manifestations that would require nephrology follow-up. Pediatric Hypertension Dr. Stotter defines and confirms elevated blood pressure and hypertension in children; lists common causes of hypertension in children across different age ranges...)
Patient Education Handouts
Published: February 2022
... by bacteria. Also blood infections, pneumonia or brain infections. The shot also lowers the risk of shingles later in life. The shot is given at 1 year. COVID-19 The virus that started a deadly worldwide pandemic in 2020–2022. Mainly attacks the lungs. Many serious complications. About 2...
Resources
Published: March 2021
... unclothed and older children undressed and suitably draped. See 2011 AAP statement “ Use of Chaperones During the Physical Examination of the Pediatric Patient .” Newborn Blood Verify results as soon as possible, and follow up, as appropriate. Immunization Schedules...)
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Published: March 2021
... unclothed and older children undressed and suitably draped. See 2011 AAP statement “ Use of Chaperones During the Physical Examination of the Pediatric Patient .” Newborn Blood Verify results as soon as possible, and follow up, as appropriate. Immunization Schedules...)
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Resources
Published: March 2021
... Mass Index Screen, per the AAP statement “ Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity: Summary Report .” Blood Pressure Screening should occur per “ Clinical Practice Guideline...)
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Published: March 2021
... Mass Index Screen, per the AAP statement “ Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity: Summary Report .” Blood Pressure Screening should occur per “ Clinical Practice Guideline...)
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Resources
Published: March 2021
... Mass Index Screen, per the AAP statement “ Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity: Summary Report .” Blood Pressure Screening should occur per “ Clinical Practice Guideline...)
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Published: March 2021
... . Physical Examination At each visit, age-appropriate physical examination is essential, with infant totally unclothed and older children undressed and suitably draped. See 2011 AAP statement “ Use of Chaperones During the Physical Examination of the Pediatric Patient .” Newborn Blood...)
TOPICS: Bright Futures