Fall 2020 Care for Kids Newsletter Focus on Evaluation and Management of ADHD and ASD The Fall 2020 issue of the Iowa EPSDT Care for Kids newsletter has been published. The lead story, “Evaluation and Management of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder,” was written by Shirley K. Johnson, MSN, ARNP, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Shruti Tewar, MBBS, MPH,…Read more
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Effect of Video Game Violence on Children Playing with Real Guns A Randomized Clinical Trial With more and more children being injured or killed with guns in the home, concern over the possible contribution of violent video games to these tragedies has increased. A recent JAMA network article examines the role violent video games may…Read more
New Guidelines from the World Health Organization To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more. Last month the WHO released new guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and sleep for children under 5 years of age. Screen time for infants less than 1 year is not recommended; with no more than…Read more
What’s new in primary care for children with ADHD? Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation: What should providers tell families who ask about electrical impulse therapy? CBD Oil (Cannabidiol): What do families need to know about the use of alternative medicine? Adverse Effects of Medication: How can families manage the adverse effects of medication treatment? Join pediatricians at the…Read more
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