Asthma Education and Resources
Well Visit Handouts
When you come in for a regular check up (well visit), we provide you with a hand out discussing patient education pertaining to the age of your child. We have posted those handouts just below in case you would like to see them.
The American Academy of Pediatrics advises well child care visits once every year after the age of two years for an annual health supervision visit that includes a physical exam as well as a developmental, behavioral, and learning assessment.
General Health Information
Bring Out The Best In Your Children – Helping shape your children’s behavior is a key part of being a parent. It can be difficult as well as rewarding. While at times it can be challenging, a few key principles can help.
Pediatric First Aid CPR – From the American Red Cross society, this instructs what to do in the case of a baby or child choking on something or even found not breathing. Please also see this youtube video, which helps to illustrate the basic ideas: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORMl1Nbd7DM
CONCUSSION – Essential facts that parents and and athletes should know about traumatic head injuries.
Insect Repellent – Otherwise called BUGSPRAY – please see this article for choosing over the counter insect repellent sprays to use safely in children.
Sunscreen and Sun Safety – Sunscreen and other sun safety information to be aware of.
Kids Doc Symptom Checker We would like you to know about this resource for learning about symptom management. As seen on the American Academy of Pediatrics parenting web site, www.HealthyChildren.org. Is your child sick? What should you do if your child develops a fever, cough, vomiting, rash, sore throat or head injury? These are medical advice questions that all parents have. Health problems can arise anytime – evenings, weekends, when you’re at work or traveling or your doctor’s office is closed. Derived from the clinical protocols used by pediatricians and nurses in 10,000 practices and 400 nurse advice call centers in the US and Canada. Visit the WEB PAGE HERE or read about the ANDROID APP HERE.
Colds-in-Children – what to expect, what to do, when to come to the doctor’s office.
Lyme Disease – from the Center of Disease Control.
Milestones – Pediatricians use the term “milestones” to describe things that babys, toddlers and pre-schoolers can do at certain ages. If you have a young child, we recommend that you read this.
Weight Management – This handout discusses not just healthy ways to reduce weight but also basics about healthy food choices for everyone. We encourage all parents and children to read this.