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  • A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Obesity
    A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Obesity: A Road Map to Health
    By American Academy of Pediatrics
    Edited by Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP and Richard Trubo

    This award-winning guide provides solutions and resources for parents and other caregivers who are concerned about childhood obesity and overweight children.

  • AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
    AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
    By AAP Section on Developmental and Behavioral Peditrics
    Edited by Robert G. Voigt, MD, FAAP, Michelle M. Macias, MD, FAAP and Scott M. Myers, MD, FAAP

    Developed by leading experts in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, the all-new AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics gives one place to turn for expert recommendations to deliver, coordinate, and/or monitor quality developmental/behavioral care within the medical home.

  • AAP Textbook of Adolescent Health Care
    AAP Textbook of Adolescent Health Care
    Edited by Martin M. Fisher, MD, FAAP, Elizabeth M. Alderman, MD, FAAP, Richard E. Kreipe, MD, FAAP and Walter D. Rosenfeld, MD, FAAP

    Trustworthy guidance spanning every aspect of adolescent health care. Directed by a distinguished editorial team and more than a hundred specialist contributors draw on extensive teen care experience to show you how to: Create a teen friendly office, improve your clinical preventive services, use precisely targeted assessment and diagnostic tools, implement state-of-the-art disease management techniques. Identify and treat eating disorders, screen for substance abuse, counsel patients and parents about adolescent high-risk health behaviors assess diverse mental health disorders, make appropriate specialist referrals, comply with today's confidentiality and privacy requirements, and maximize payment with proper coding and documentation procedures. Unlike other adolescent medicine references, the all-new AAP Textbook of Adolescent Care is an action-oriented working tool expressly built for efficient, on-target clinical problem-solving. Broad scope - Nearly 200 chapters cover physical growth and development, examination and laboratory screening, sexual development, puberty, obesity, sleep disorders, adolescent dermatology and much more. Clear management guidelines - Provides step-by-step recommendations: what to do, how to do it; when to admit, when to treat, when to refer. Evidence-based approach - Treat patients and counsel parents with high confidence. Excellent study reference - for the pediatric or internal medicine boards. Practical, how-to information and recommendations you'll consult again and again.

  • AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care, 2nd Ed
    AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care, 2nd Ed
    Edited by Thomas K. McInerny, MD, FAAP, Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP, Deborah E. Campbell, MD, FAAP, Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP and Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP
  • ADHD, 2nd edition
    ADHD, 2nd edition: What Every Parent Needs to Know
    Edited by Michael I. Reiff, MD, FAAP

    Expert Advice From the American Academy of Pediatrics. ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know is a balanced guide to help you and your child meet the many challenges of the often misunderstood disorder. This invaluable resource provides accurate, up-to-date information on: Evaluation and diagnosis, Coexisting conditions, Behavior therapy, ADHD and academics, The role of medication, Complementary and alternative treatments, ADHD and the teenage years, Effective skills for parenting children and adolescents with ADHD, and so much more. Written in clear, accessible language, this thoroughly updated second edition includes the latest information on diagnosis, ADHD medications, and guidance on preschoolers and adolescents with ADHD. A new chapter on advocacy, updates on special education services and laws, and the role of the medical home are also featured.

  • Adoption Medicine
    Adoption Medicine: Caring for Children and Families
    By American Academy of Pediatrics
    Edited by Patrick W. Mason, MD, PhD, FAAP, Dana E. Johnson, MD, PhD, FAAP and Lisa Albers Prock, MD, MPH, FAAP

    The all-new Adoption Medicine: Caring for Children and Families brings together contributions from leading child health professionals for practical advice and field-tested guidelines on the full panoply of challenges adoptees and their families are most likely to face.

  • Allergies and Asthma
    Allergies and Asthma: What Every Parent Needs to Know
    Edited by Michael J. Welch, MD, FAAAAI, FAAP, CPI

    Allergies and Asthma: What Every Parent Needs to Know is an invaluable resource for parents and caregivers trying to cope with the challenges of childhood asthma and allergies. First published 10 years ago, this well-organized guide covers such topics as: Identifying allergies and asthma, Preventing attacks, Minimizing triggers and avoiding allergens, Choosing medications wisely, Explaining allergies to young children, Helping children of all ages manage symptoms, What to do if a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction or asthma attack occurs. Allergies and Asthma now provides updated information on allergies--including the latest findings on food allergies and treatments--along with new approaches for monitoring asthma control, with expanded recommendations for children. The second edition provides new guidance on medications, new recommendations on patient education in settings beyond the physician's office, and new advice for controlling environmental factors that can cause asthma symptoms. Table of Contents includes: Allergies and Asthma Explained, Establishing the Diagnosis, Skin Allergies, Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis), Food Allergies, Killer Allergies: Anaphalaxis, Approaches to Allergy Treatments, An Overview of Asthma, Common Asthma Triggers and How to Identify Them,

    Asthma in Infants and Toddlers, Approaches to Asthma Treatments, How Environmental and Lifestyle Factors Affect Asthma

    Teaching Your Child the Basics of Self Care, Appendices, Hidden Sources of Food Allergens, Sources for Information About Allergies and Asthma, Sources of Allergy and Asthma Products, Practical Publications on Allergies and Asthma, Resources from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Glossary, and Index. About the Editor: Michael J. Welch, MD, FAAAAI, FAAP, CPI, is codirector of the Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center in San Diego, CA, and clinical professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Dr Welch earned his medical degree at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he later completed an internship and residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in allergy/immunology. Dr Welch is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. He is past president of the San Diego Allergy Society and the California Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He lives in San Diego.

  • AM:STARs Adolescent Medicine
    AM:STARs Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews Current Psychopharmacology for Psychiatric Disorders in Adolescents Volume 24 Number 2
    By American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health
    Edited by Robert L. Hendren, DO and Alya Reeve, MD

    Current Psychopharmacology for Psychiatric Disorders in Adolescents.

  • AM:STARs Adolescent Medicine
    AM:STARs Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews Young Adult Health Volume 24 Number 3
    By American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health
    Edited by David Rosen, MD, MPH and Alain Joffe, MD, MPH

    Young Adult Health

  • AM:STARs: Asthma and Diabetes in Adolescents, Vol. 21, No. 1
    AM:STARs: Asthma and Diabetes in Adolescents, Vol. 21, No. 1: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
    Edited by AAP Section on Adolescent Health, Robert A. Wood, MD and Samuel J. Casella, MD

    Focusing on asthma and diabetes in adolescents, this issue of Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews is a stand-alone reference and practice tool with evidence-based reviews that detail advances in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of health problems affecting adolescents.

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