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Bright futures : guidelines for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents / editors, Joseph F. Hagan, Jr., MD, FAAP, Judith S. Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN, FAAP, Paula M. Duncan, MD, FAAP ; supported, in part, by US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

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Subject: Preventive health services for children > United States.
Preventive health services for teenagers > United States.
Health promotion > United States.
Child Welfare.
Infant Welfare.
Health Education.
Health Promotion.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781610020237
  • ISBN: 1610020235
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xix, 868 pages) : illustrations, portrait
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: Elk Grove Village, IL : Bright Futures/American Academy of Pediatrics, [2017]

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General Note: Bright futures : guidelines for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents / editors, Joseph F. Hagan, Judith S. Shaw, Paula M. Duncan. Third edition. ©2008.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: What Is Bright Futures? An introduction to the fourth edition of Bright futures: guidelines for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents -- Bright futures health promotion themes -- An introduction to the bright futures health promotion themes -- Promoting lifelong health for families and communities -- Promoting family support -- Promoting health for children and youth with special health care needs -- Promoting healthy development -- Promoting mental health -- Promoting healthy weight -- Promoting healthy nutrition -- Promoting physical activity -- Promoting oral health -- Promoting healthy sexual development and sexuality -- Promoting the healthy and safe use of social media -- Promoting safety and injury prevention -- Bright futures health supervision visits -- An introduction to the bright futures health supervision visits -- Evidence and rationale -- Infancy visits (prenatal through 11 months) -- Early childhood visits (1 through 4 years) -- Middle childhood visits (5 through 10 years) -- Adolescence visits (11 through 21 years) -- Appendices. World Health Organization growth charts -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts -- Appendix C: Bright Futures/American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for preventive pediatric health care (periodicity schedule).
Summary: "This essential resource provides key background information and recommendations for themes critical to healthy child development along with well-child supervision standards for 31 age-based visits--from Newborn through 21 Years. The result: better health care, more efficient visits, stronger partnerships with children and families, and better ability to keep up with changes in family, communities, and society that affect a child's health"--Publisher's description.
Source of Description Note: Online resource; title from resource home page (AAP eBooks, viewed August 9, 2017).

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