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Screening and Interventions to Prevent Dental Caries in Children Younger Than Five Years: 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
The Community Guide: 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
The Community Guide: 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
Anxiety and Depression in Children (CDC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information on anxiety in childhood. Pediatric, Adolescent
Playbook: Develop a Shared Care Plan (AHRQ) A shared care plan is a patient-centered health record designed to facilitate communication among members of the care team, including the patient and providers. Rather than relying on separate medical and behavioral health care (treatment) plans, a shared plan of care combines both aspects to encourage a team approach to care. 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
Suicide Prevention Resource Center The Suicide Prevention Resource Center, supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, offers various resources on suicide prevention. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Collaborative Care Model (CMS) The collaborative care model offers one approach to integration in which primary care providers, care managers, and psychiatric consultants work together to provide care and monitor patients' progress. Programs using this model have achieved improved clinical outcomes and reduced costs for a variety of mental health conditions, in a variety of settings, using several different payment mechanisms. This brief highlights the collaborative care model as a potential option for implementing integrated care under the Medicaid health homes authority described in Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Collaborative Care for the Management of Depressive Disorders The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends collaborative care for the management of depressive disorders based on strong evidence of effectiveness in improving depression symptoms, adherence to treatment, response to treatment, and remission and recovery from depression. The CPSTF also finds that collaborative care models provide good economic value based on the weight of evidence from studies that assessed both costs and benefits. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Psychological Harm for Traumatic Events Among Children and Adolescents The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for symptomatic youth who have been exposed to traumatic events based on strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing psychological harm. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Individual Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Psychological Harm for Traumatic Events Among Children and Adolescents The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for symptomatic youth who have been exposed to traumatic events based on strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing psychological harm. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Targeted School-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Programs to Reduce Depression and Anxiety Symptoms The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends targeted school-based cognitive behavioral therapy programs to reduce depression and anxiety symptoms among school-aged children and adolescents who are assessed to be at increased risk for these conditions. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention The Surgeon General's Call to Action seeks to advance progress toward full implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. The Call to Action emphasizes that the 13 goals and 60 objectives of the National Strategy remain as relevant today as they were when the strategy was last updated, and that these goals and objectives need to be fully implemented to make a difference in reducing suicide rates. 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
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