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Spring 2018 issue of Care for Kids newsletter published… Focus on Child Care Safety and Illness Exclusion, Food and Peanut Allergies The new issue of the Iowa EPSDT Care for Kids newsletter is now available. The feature article, “Keeping Children Safe at Child Care,” by Heidi Hotvedt, RN, Healthy Child Care Iowa, Iowa Department of…
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Transition from High School and Special Education

Transition from High School and Special Education to Adult Life... An article on the transition from high school and special education to adult life was published by the Child Adolescent Psychiatry Clinics of North America. Written by Lee Ascherman, MD, MPH, and Julia Shaftel, PhD, “Facilitating Transition from High School and Special Education to Adult Life:…
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New Guidelines for Pediatric Hypertension

AAP Releases New Guidelines for Pediatric Hypertension The American Academy of Pediatrics AAP has released new guidelines for pediatric hypertension. The update revises the definition of prehypertension, recommends screening only at well-visits in healthy children, expands recommendations for ambulatory BP monitoring, and offers advice for evaluation and therapy. Learn more in this Journal Watch from…
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Developmental Delay: When and How to Screen

"Developmental Delay: When and How to Screen" Kirsten Vitrikas, MD; Dillon Savard, MD; Merima Bucaj, DO. Recent and recommended article: “Developmental Delay: When and How to Screen” examines barriers to screening children for delays. It promotes the early and periodic use of screening tools, and incorporating ongoing developmental surveillance into the workflow of primary care…
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