AAP Pediatrics Article
Health care issues for children and adolescents in foster care and kinship care.
The American Academy of Pediatrics published an article on health care issues for children and adolescents in foster care and kinship care. The article discusses serious medical, mental health, developmental, oral health, and psychosocial problems rooted in their history of childhood trauma, and addresses the need for more frequent monitoring of their health status. View the abstract and find a link to the full article here.
Pediatrics. 2015 Oct;136(4):e1131-40. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-2655. Health Care Issues for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care and Kinship Care.