• Adapting an Evidence-Based Pediatric Acute Asthma Exacerbation Severity Assessment Tool for Pediatric Primary Care

    5 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Health Care

    The purposes of this project were to examine criteria derived from evidence-based pediatric acute asthma exacerbation assessment tools, asthma scores, and the acute asthma prediction rule validated and used in the emergency department and to adapt these criteria for pediatric primary care.
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  • Treating postpartum mood and anxiety disorders in primary care pediatrics

    5 days ago - By Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care

    Postpartum psychiatric disorders represent a significant public health problem that has not been readily addressed, particularly in the primary care setting. As maternal mood and anxiety difficulties are associated with a number of adverse outcomes for the mother, her offspring and the family system, addressing these concerns during the perinatal period is of critical importance. Although researchers and clinicians have become increasingly aware of the problem, postpartum mood and anxiety disorders remain widely unrecognized and poorly understood by both patients and providers.
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