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"My Water's Fluoride" A CDC tool that may assist in determining local water system fluoridation status. Pediatric
A Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK) Questionnaire The SEEK project, funded by the US DHHS, Administration on Children and Families, the CDC, and the Doris Duke Foundation, offers a practical approach to the identification and management of targeted risk factors for child maltreatment for families with children aged 0-5, integrated into pediatric primary care. By addressing these problems, SEEK aims to strengthen families, support parents, and thereby enhance children's health, development and safety, while helping to prevent child maltreatment. Source: SEEK Project | University of Maryland Medical Center http://umm.edu/programs/childrens/services/child-protection/seek-project#ixzz2wLQrczOK University of Maryland Medical Center Follow: @UMMC on Twitter | MedCenter on Facebook Pediatric
Child Health The Health Resources and Services Administration's website contains various oral health program resources, including the "Bright Futures: Oral Health--Pocket Guide, 3rd edition," an overview of oral health prevention and interventions. Pediatric
Dental Caries (Cavities): Community Water Fluoridation The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends community water fluoridation to reduce tooth decay (i.e., dental caries or cavities). Pediatric
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric
School-Based Dental Sealant Delivery Programs to Prevent Caries The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends school-based programs to deliver dental sealants and prevent dental caries (tooth decay) among children. Pediatric
AHRQ Views: AHRQ's Role in Combating Obesity Blog posting Pediatric, Adolescent
AUDIT - Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test for Adolescents The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) focuses on drinking patterns and alcohol-related behaviors. Research supports use of the AUDIT for adolescents ages 14 to 18, with cut points of 2 for identifying any alcohol problem use and 3 for alcohol abuse or dependence (Knight et al., 2003). http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/clinical-guides-and-manuals/alcohol-screening-and-brief-intervention-youth/resources Pediatric, Adolescent
American Academy of Pediatrics Tobacco Prevention Policy Tool Policy Objective: Support for Cessation Services Setting: Practice Pediatric, Adolescent
Primary Care Interventions for Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Adolescent
Primary Care--Based Interventions to Prevent Illicit Drug Use in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Adolescent
Screening for High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Adolescent
Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Adolescent
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services BeTobaccoFree.gov Although you may see people using tobacco in movies, tv, and advertisements, most teens, adults, and athletes don't use it. The nicotine in tobacco products is addictive. The best way to be tobacco free is not to start. Pediatric, Adolescent
Primary Interventions to Support Breastfeeding: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Adult
5 A's Behavioral Counseling Framework The 5 A’s model (ask, advise, assess, assist, and arrange) is a tool to assist clinicians in asking patients about their health behaviors and, if patients are found to be at risk, advising them to modify their behavior, assessing their interest in doing so, assisting in their efforts to change, and arranging appropriate follow-up. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
9-Question Patient Health Questionnaire - Depression Screener The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) offers clinicians concise, self-administered screening and diagnostic tools for mental health disorders, which have been field-tested in office practice. The screener is quick and user-friendly, improving the recognition rate of depression and anxiety and facilitating diagnosis and treatment. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
CDC Resource Page on Intimate Partner Violence A compendium of information on Intimate Partner Violence from the CDC. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
CPSTF Findings for Cancer Prevention and Control Community Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
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