Category Archives: Adolescent Health Care

Mental Health Surveillance Among Children

Mental Health Surveillance Among Children – United States, 2013 to 2019 MMWR Supplements / February 25, 2022 / 71(2);1–42 Iowa’s EPSDT Care for Kids team recommends a recent article in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, “Mental Health Surveillance Among Children – United States, 2013 to 2019.” From the article Summary: Noting the important role that…
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Parent-Adolescent Agreement About Adolescents’ Suicidal Thoughts

Study Examines Parent-Adolescent Agreement About Adolescents’ Suicidal Thoughts Article Discussion Addresses Major Public Health Concern An article in the January 2019 issue of Pediatrics, “Parent-Adolescent Agreement About Adolescents’ Suicidal Thoughts,” examines responses of participants in a study related to adolescent suicide. The article notes adolescent suicide is the second leading cause of death among 10- to…
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Meningococcal B Update

Meningococcal B Update New data published in the January 2019 issue of Pediatrics impacts clinical decision-making associated with the Meningococcal B Vaccine and is an update to an article concerning the vaccine that appeared in the Winter 2019 EPSDT Care for Kids newsletter. The study analyzed data from the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System and…
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EPSDT Newsletter – Winter 2019 Issue

EPSDT Care for Kids Newsletter - Winter 2019 Issue Published Meningococcal B (MenB) Vaccine - Are you discussing this with your 16- to 23-year-old patients? by Ellen Link, MD In the lead article of the Winter 2019 issue of the Care for Kids newsletter, Dr. Link examines the 2015 recommendation of the Centers for Disease…
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