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Evaluation and Management of Heart Murmurs in Children - - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2011 - Heart murmurs are common in healthy infants, children, and adolescents. Although most are not pathologic, a murmur may be the sole manifestation of serious heart disease. Historical elements that suggest pathology include family history of sudden cardiac death or congenital heart ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/p793.html

A Comprehensive Newborn Exam: Part I. General, Head and Neck, Cardiopulmonary - - ...

Sep 1, 2014 - A comprehensive newborn examination involves a systematic inspection. A Ballard score uses physical and neurologic characteristics to assess gestational age. Craniosynostosis is caused by premature fusion of the sutures, and 20% of children with this condition have a genetic mutation or...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p289.html

The Newborn Examination: Part I. Emergencies and Common Abnormalities Involving the ...

Jan 1, 2002 - The routine newborn assessment should include an examination for size, macrocephaly or microcephaly, changes in skin color, signs of birth trauma, malformations, evidence of respiratory distress, level of arousal, posture, tone, presence of spontaneous movements, and symmetry of ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0101/p61.html

Caring for Infants with Congenital Heart Disease and Their Families - - American Family...

Apr 1, 1999 - Congenital heart defects are classified into two broad categories: acyanotic and cyanotic lesions. The most common acyanotic lesions are ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, atrioventricular canal, pulmonary stenosis, patent ductus arteriosus, aortic stenosis and coarctation...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1857.html

Identification and Evaluation of Mental Retardation - - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2000 - Mental retardation in young children is often missed by clinicians. The condition is present in 2 to 3 percent of the population, either as an isolated finding or as part of a syndrome or broader disorder. Causes of mental retardation are numerous and include genetic and environmental ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1059.html

Nail Abnormalities: Clues to Systemic Disease - - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2004 - The visual appearance of the fingernails and toenails may suggest an underlying systemic disease. Clubbing of the nails often suggests pulmonary disease or inflammatory bowel disease. Koilonychia, or

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0315/p1417.html

An Abnormal Chest Radiograph - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2014 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0701/p47.html

Common Issues in the Care of Sick Neonates - - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2002 - Newborn infants may be transferred to a special care nursery because of conditions such as prematurity (gestation less than 37 weeks), prolonged resuscitation, respiratory distress, cyanosis, and jaundice, and for evaluation of neonatal sepsis. Newborn infants' core temperature should ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/p1685.html

An Abnormal Chest Radiograph

July 1, 2014 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0701/p47.pdf

A Comprehensive Newborn Examination: Part I. General, Head and Neck, Cardiopulmonary

August 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p289.pdf

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2003 - ...makes it an impractical screening tool. Preliminary studies suggest that pulse oximetry may be an effective screening tool for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, coarctation, D transposition of the great arteries, pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum, tricuspid atresia,...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/p1660.html

Common Issues of the Skin in the Care of Sick Neonates -- American Family Physician

...special care Significant prematurity (less than 34 to 35 weeks’ gestation) Intrauterine growth restriction Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome Clinically significant congenital anomalies Rh sensitization Maternal conditions (e.g., drug use, diabetes) Maternal medications resulting in...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/p1685.pdf

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