Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care, 2005 by Ralph Gonzales

By Ralph Gonzales

This e-book is the one pocket-sized compendium of the most up-tp-date scientific perform directions in fundamental care. It comprises the 60 such a lot common/important instructions for fundamental care clinicians.

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The Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, 2000 Pediatrics 2003;112:424–430 Source BMI is calculated as: weight (kg)/height (m) squared. See Appendix IV for BMI Conversion Table. Studies do not support a BMI range of 25–27 as a risk factor for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among elderly (age ≥ 65 years) persons. (Arch Intern Med 2001;161:1194) BMI cut-offs may also need to be modified for some Asian populations. au; Am J Clin Nutr 2001;73:123) a Calculate and plot BMI annually.

1997 Children and adolescents GAPS Insufficient evidence to recommend for or against routine screening. Screen caregivers/parents and adolescents at new patient visits, at least once per year, and when new intimate relationship. Ask when signs and symptoms raise concerns (physical signs, behavioral or emotional problems, chronic somatic complications). 2004 Children USPSTF Recommendations AAFP 2002 Children and AAP adolescents ACOG Family Violence Prevention Fund NAPNAP Date Population Organization 1.

Risk assessment should be performed during prenatal visits and continuing until 6 years of age. 2. CDC personal risk questionnaire: (1) Does your child live in or regularly visit a house (or other facility, eg, daycare) that was built before 1950? (2) Does your child live in or regularly visit a house built before 1978 with recent or ongoing renovations or remodeling (within the last 6 months)? (3) Does your child have a sibling or playmate who has or did have lead poisoning? pdf Source Comments for being at high risk include: receipt of Medicaid or WIC; living in a community with ≥ 12% prevalence of elevated blood lead levels (BLLs) at ≥ 10 µg/mL; living in a community with ≥ 27% of homes built before 1950; or meeting 1 or more high risk criteria from a lead-screening questionnaire (see CDC comments in table).

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