Child Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.Disabled Children: Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.Child Behavior: Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Child Rearing: The training or bringing-up of children by parents or parent-substitutes. It is used also for child rearing practices in different societies, at different economic levels, in different ethnic groups, etc. It differs from PARENTING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the child and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.Child, Institutionalized: A child who is receiving long-term in-patient services or who resides in an institutional setting.Child Behavior Disorders: Disturbances considered to be pathological based on age and stage appropriateness, e.g., conduct disturbances and anaclitic depression. This concept does not include psychoneuroses, psychoses, or personality disorders with fixed patterns.Child Psychology: The study of normal and abnormal behavior of children.Child of Impaired Parents: Child with one or more parents afflicted by a physical or mental disorder.Dental Care for Children: The giving of attention to the special dental needs of children, including the prevention of tooth diseases and instruction in dental hygiene and dental health. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.Child, Orphaned: Child who has lost both parents through death or desertion.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Child Nutrition Disorders: Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition, occurring in children ages 2 to 12 years.Child Language: The language and sounds expressed by a child at a particular maturational stage in development.Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena: Nutritional physiology of children aged 2-12 years.Child Mortality: Number of deaths of children between one year of age to 12 years of age in a given population.Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Parent-Child Relations: The interactions between parent and child.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Child Custody: The formally authorized guardianship or care of a CHILD.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Child Development Disorders, Pervasive: Severe distortions in the development of many basic psychological functions that are not normal for any stage in development. These distortions are manifested in sustained social impairment, speech abnormalities, and peculiar motor movements.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Body Height: The distance from the sole to the crown of the head with body standing on a flat surface and fully extended.Asthma: A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).Schools: Educational institutions.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.United StatesLongitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Child, Abandoned: A child or adolescent who is deserted by parents or parent substitutes without regard for its future care.Mother-Child Relations: Interaction between a mother and child.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Play and Playthings: Spontaneous or voluntary recreational activities pursued for enjoyment and accessories or equipment used in the activities; includes games, toys, etc.Hospitals, Pediatric: Special hospitals which provide care for ill children.Growth Disorders: Deviations from the average values for a specific age and sex in any or all of the following: height, weight, skeletal proportions, osseous development, or maturation of features. Included here are both acceleration and retardation of growth.Child Nutrition Sciences: The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease of children, infants or adolescents.Autistic Disorder: A disorder beginning in childhood. It is marked by the presence of markedly abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and a markedly restricted repertoire of activity and interest. Manifestations of the disorder vary greatly depending on the developmental level and chronological age of the individual. (DSM-V)Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Intelligence: The ability to learn and to deal with new situations and to deal effectively with tasks involving abstractions.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Language Development Disorders: Conditions characterized by language abilities (comprehension and expression of speech and writing) that are below the expected level for a given age, generally in the absence of an intellectual impairment. These conditions may be associated with DEAFNESS; BRAIN DISEASES; MENTAL DISORDERS; or environmental factors.Diarrhea: An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Language Development: The gradual expansion in complexity and meaning of symbols and sounds as perceived and interpreted by the individual through a maturational and learning process. Stages in development include babbling, cooing, word imitation with cognition, and use of short sentences.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Family Characteristics: Size and composition of the family.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity: A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Although most individuals have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, one or the other pattern may be predominant. The disorder is more frequent in males than females. Onset is in childhood. Symptoms often attenuate during late adolescence although a minority experience the full complement of symptoms into mid-adulthood. (From DSM-V)Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Growth: Gradual increase in the number, the size, and the complexity of cells of an individual. Growth generally results in increase in ORGAN WEIGHT; BODY WEIGHT; and BODY HEIGHT.Anthropometry: The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.Nutritional Status: State of the body in relation to the consumption and utilization of nutrients.Aid to Families with Dependent Children: Financial assistance provided by the government to indigent families with dependent children who meet certain requirements as defined by the Social Security Act, Title IV, in the U.S.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Obesity: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).Fathers: Male parents, human or animal.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Respiratory Sounds: Noises, normal and abnormal, heard on auscultation over any part of the RESPIRATORY TRACT.IndiaAdoption: Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.Intelligence Tests: Standardized tests that measure the present general ability or aptitude for intellectual performance.Foster Home Care: Families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.Dental Caries: Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Early Intervention (Education): Procedures and programs that facilitate the development or skill acquisition in infants and young children who have disabilities, who are at risk for developing disabilities, or who are gifted. It includes programs that are designed to prevent handicapping conditions in infants and young children and family-centered programs designed to affect the functioning of infants and children with special needs. (From Journal of Early Intervention, Editorial, 1989, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 3; A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1976)BrazilWounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Breast Feeding: The nursing of an infant at the breast.Caregivers: Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.Body Weight: The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Body Mass Index: An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)Language Tests: Tests designed to assess language behavior and abilities. They include tests of vocabulary, comprehension, grammar and functional use of language, e.g., Development Sentence Scoring, Receptive-Expressive Emergent Language Scale, Parsons Language Sample, Utah Test of Language Development, Michigan Language Inventory and Verbal Language Development Scale, Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities, Northwestern Syntax Screening Test, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Ammons Full-Range Picture Vocabulary Test, and Assessment of Children's Language Comprehension.Tonsillectomy: Surgical removal of a tonsil or tonsils. (Dorland, 28th ed)Reference Values: The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.Overweight: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standard of acceptable or desirable weight. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".Learning Disorders: Conditions characterized by a significant discrepancy between an individual's perceived level of intellect and their ability to acquire new language and other cognitive skills. These disorders may result from organic or psychological conditions. Relatively common subtypes include DYSLEXIA, DYSCALCULIA, and DYSGRAPHIA.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects: The consequences of exposing the FETUS in utero to certain factors, such as NUTRITION PHYSIOLOGICAL PHENOMENA; PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS; DRUGS; RADIATION; and other physical or chemical factors. These consequences are observed later in the offspring after BIRTH.Malnutrition: An imbalanced nutritional status resulted from insufficient intake of nutrients to meet normal physiological requirement.Acute Disease: Disease having a short and relatively severe course.Adenoidectomy: Excision of the adenoids. (Dorland, 28th ed)Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Intensive Care Units, Pediatric: Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.Kenya: A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.Adaptation, Psychological: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Housing: Living facilities for humans.Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.Infant Nutrition Disorders: Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition, occurring in infants ages 1 month to 24 months.Adult Children: Children who have reached maturity or the legal age of majority.Feces: Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Fever: An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.Kwashiorkor: A syndrome produced by severe protein deficiency, characterized by retarded growth, changes in skin and hair pigment, edema, and pathologic changes in the liver, including fatty infiltration, necrosis, and fibrosis. The word is a local name in Gold Coast, Africa, meaning "displaced child". Although first reported from Africa, kwashiorkor is now known throughout the world, but mainly in the tropics and subtropics. It is considered to be related to marasmus. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Family Health: The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.Child Restraint Systems: Devices used to protect and restrain infant and child automotive passengers.Education, Special: Education of the individual who markedly deviates intellectually, physically, socially, or emotionally from those considered to be normal, thus requiring special instruction.Gastroenteritis: INFLAMMATION of any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM. Causes of gastroenteritis are many including genetic, infection, HYPERSENSITIVITY, drug effects, and CANCER.Television: The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.BangladeshSex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Lead: A soft, grayish metal with poisonous salts; atomic number 82, atomic weight 207.19, symbol Pb. (Dorland, 28th)Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Otitis Media: Inflammation of the MIDDLE EAR including the AUDITORY OSSICLES and the EUSTACHIAN TUBE.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Battered Child Syndrome: A clinical condition resulting from repeated physical and psychological injuries inflicted on a child by the parents or caregivers.Multivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma: A neoplasm characterized by abnormalities of the lymphoid cell precursors leading to excessive lymphoblasts in the marrow and other organs. It is the most common cancer in children and accounts for the vast majority of all childhood leukemias.Intellectual Disability: Subnormal intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. This has multiple potential etiologies, including genetic defects and perinatal insults. Intelligence quotient (IQ) scores are commonly used to determine whether an individual has an intellectual disability. IQ scores between 70 and 79 are in the borderline range. Scores below 67 are in the disabled range. (from Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, p28)Temperament: Predisposition to react to one's environment in a certain way; usually refers to mood changes.Cognition: Intellectual or mental process whereby an organism obtains knowledge.Motor Skills: Performance of complex motor acts.Lead PoisoningNutrition Disorders: Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition.Motor Skills Disorders: Marked impairments in the development of motor coordination such that the impairment interferes with activities of daily living. (From DSM-V)Vaccination: Administration of vaccines to stimulate the host's immune response. This includes any preparation intended for active immunological prophylaxis.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Orphanages: Institutions for the housing and care of orphans, foundlings, and abandoned children. They have existed as such since the medieval period but the heading is applicable to such usage also in modern parlance.Social Adjustment: Adaptation of the person to the social environment. Adjustment may take place by adapting the self to the environment or by changing the environment. (From Campbell, Psychiatric Dictionary, 1996)Internal-External Control: Personality construct referring to an individual's perception of the locus of events as determined internally by his or her own behavior versus fate, luck, or external forces. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1996).Linear Models: Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Malaria, Falciparum: Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations.Achievement: Success in bringing an effort to the desired end; the degree or level of success attained in some specified area (esp. scholastic) or in general.Infant Equipment: Equipment and furniture used by infants and babies in the home, car, and play area.Nasopharynx: The top portion of the pharynx situated posterior to the nose and superior to the SOFT PALATE. The nasopharynx is the posterior extension of the nasal cavities and has a respiratory function.MexicoAccident Prevention: Efforts and designs to reduce the incidence of unexpected undesirable events in various environments and situations.Maternal Behavior: The behavior patterns associated with or characteristic of a mother.DMF Index: "Decayed, missing and filled teeth," a routinely used statistical concept in dentistry.Statistics, Nonparametric: A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)Only Child: Child who has no siblings.TurkeyPuberty: A period in the human life in which the development of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal system takes place and reaches full maturity. The onset of synchronized endocrine events in puberty lead to the capacity for reproduction (FERTILITY), development of secondary SEX CHARACTERISTICS, and other changes seen in ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT.Family Relations: Behavioral, psychological, and social relations among various members of the nuclear family and the extended family.EnglandTobacco Smoke Pollution: Contamination of the air by tobacco smoke.Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical: The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from one generation to another. It includes transmission in utero or intrapartum by exposure to blood and secretions, and postpartum exposure via breastfeeding.Malaria: A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Social Behavior: Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.Recurrence: The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.Personality Assessment: The determination and evaluation of personality attributes by interviews, observations, tests, or scales. Articles concerning personality measurement are considered to be within scope of this term.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Socialization: The training or molding of an individual through various relationships, educational agencies, and social controls, which enables him to become a member of a particular society.Neuropsychological Tests: Tests designed to assess neurological function associated with certain behaviors. They are used in diagnosing brain dysfunction or damage and central nervous system disorders or injury.Poverty Areas: City, urban, rural, or suburban areas which are characterized by severe economic deprivation and by accompanying physical and social decay.Great BritainInterpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Down Syndrome: A chromosome disorder associated either with an extra chromosome 21 or an effective trisomy for chromosome 21. Clinical manifestations include hypotonia, short stature, brachycephaly, upslanting palpebral fissures, epicanthus, Brushfield spots on the iris, protruding tongue, small ears, short, broad hands, fifth finger clinodactyly, Simian crease, and moderate to severe INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY. Cardiac and gastrointestinal malformations, a marked increase in the incidence of LEUKEMIA, and the early onset of ALZHEIMER DISEASE are also associated with this condition. Pathologic features include the development of NEUROFIBRILLARY TANGLES in neurons and the deposition of AMYLOID BETA-PROTEIN, similar to the pathology of ALZHEIMER DISEASE. (Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p213)Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Double-Blind Method: A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.Epilepsy: A disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of paroxysmal brain dysfunction due to a sudden, disorderly, and excessive neuronal discharge. Epilepsy classification systems are generally based upon: (1) clinical features of the seizure episodes (e.g., motor seizure), (2) etiology (e.g., post-traumatic), (3) anatomic site of seizure origin (e.g., frontal lobe seizure), (4) tendency to spread to other structures in the brain, and (5) temporal patterns (e.g., nocturnal epilepsy). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p313)Child Reactive Disorders: Reactions to an event or set of events which are considered to be of pathological degree, that have not developed into a neurosis, psychosis, or personality disorder with fixed patterns.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Nigeria: A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Anemia, Sickle Cell: A disease characterized by chronic hemolytic anemia, episodic painful crises, and pathologic involvement of many organs. It is the clinical expression of homozygosity for hemoglobin S.Behavior Therapy: The application of modern theories of learning and conditioning in the treatment of behavior disorders.Tanzania: A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.Uganda: A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.Enuresis: Involuntary discharge of URINE after expected age of completed development of urinary control. This can happen during the daytime (DIURNAL ENURESIS) while one is awake or during sleep (NOCTURNAL ENURESIS). Enuresis can be in children or in adults (as persistent primary enuresis and secondary adult-onset enuresis).Pediatric Nursing: The nursing specialty concerning care of children from birth to adolescence. It includes the clinical and psychological aspects of nursing care.Verbal Behavior: Includes both producing and responding to words, either written or spoken.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Psychometrics: Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Wechsler Scales: Tests designed to measure intellectual functioning in children and adults.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Arthritis, Juvenile: Arthritis of children, with onset before 16 years of age. The terms juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) refer to classification systems for chronic arthritis in children. Only one subtype of juvenile arthritis (polyarticular-onset, rheumatoid factor-positive) clinically resembles adult rheumatoid arthritis and is considered its childhood equivalent.Phonetics: The science or study of speech sounds and their production, transmission, and reception, and their analysis, classification, and transcription. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Vitamin A Deficiency: A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN A in the diet, characterized by NIGHT BLINDNESS and other ocular manifestations such as dryness of the conjunctiva and later of the cornea (XEROPHTHALMIA). Vitamin A deficiency is a very common problem worldwide, particularly in developing countries as a consequence of famine or shortages of vitamin A-rich foods. In the United States it is found among the urban poor, the elderly, alcoholics, and patients with malabsorption. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1179)Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Adenoids: A collection of lymphoid nodules on the posterior wall and roof of the NASOPHARYNX.Heart Defects, Congenital: Developmental abnormalities involving structures of the heart. These defects are present at birth but may be discovered later in life.Professional-Family Relations: The interactions between the professional person and the family.Psychological Tests: Standardized tests designed to measure abilities, as in intelligence, aptitude, and achievement tests, or to evaluate personality traits.Ghana: A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.South Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.ReadingQuality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Speech Disorders: Acquired or developmental conditions marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or generate spoken forms of language.California
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Diaz, Deborah (22 June 2006). "Twins 'in care of youngsters'". The Dominion Post. ,access-date= requires ,url= (help) Report of ... Child, Youth and Family removed Shane and their female cousin Cayenne, aged six months from two rented Housing New Zealand ... "Child Abuse And Neglect". Ministry of Social Development. Retrieved 27 September 2007. A League Table of Child Maltreatment ... During this time, nurses and social workers at the facility had informally raised concerns with a Department of Child, Youth ...
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  • 24 April 2019 - A report by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has found that in Yemen, many expectant mothers are experiencing complications during childbirth and parents of sick children are unable to reach medical care in a safe and timely manner, often with deadly consequences. (
  • Health care providers (the diabetes care team) who care for children and adolescents must be capable of evaluating the educational, behavioral, emotional, and psychosocial factors that impact implementation of a treatment plan and must work with the individual and family to overcome barriers or redefine goals as appropriate. (
  • Twenty-five years into her medical career, Smylie said she often sees systemic racism in Canada's health care system. (
  • In her testimony, Smylie also talked about an Indigenous midwifery program as an example of what she called a "strength-based" approach to creating a culturally secure health-care environment. (
  • She said that's an example of how Indigenous communities can have agency over their own health care. (
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Admin. (
  • The official responsible for GAO evaluation work relating to the subject matter of the rule is Bill Scanlon, Managing Director, Health Care. (
  • The benefit of the program is that it will allow the expansion of the provision of health benefits coverage to uninsured, low-income children who previously had limited access to health care. (
  • HCFA has certified that the final rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities because the final rule will have a beneficial, if any, impact on health care providers. (
  • It is very important that your child take the medicine as directed by the health care team. (
  • Our current group of Fellows is conducting research in epidemiologic study, procedural sedation, health care disparities, infectious disease, and medical education. (
  • In California, 15.5 percent of children have special health care needs, which translates to about 1.4 million children across the state. (
  • Children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) include infants, children and youth from birth to age 21 who have one or more chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions and require special health and support services. (
  • To better serve this population, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division collaborates with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and other partners to improve systems of care at the state and local level, promotes collaboration between agencies, and provides case management, family engagement, screening and links to services. (
  • Through the Title V Block Grant, California works to promote developmental screening, local systems for referrals and linkages to needed services, high quality health care, access to primary and specialty care, and promotes medical home and transition services for CYSHCN. (
  • Medi-Cal health plans are contractually obligated to provide health care services at minimum levels as measured by a set of quality measures that DHCS identifies each year. (
  • Researchers have shown that most youth with special health care needs (YSHCN) are not receiving guidance on planning for health care transition. (
  • Past national studies have revealed that most youth with special health care needs (YSHCN) did not receive guidance on transition planning. (
  • With this nationally representative study, we present results on new measures of transition planning among YSHCN as well as youth without special health care needs. (
  • Two unions that represent nurses and other health-care workers at the privately owned, for-profit center criticized management and ownership for poor working conditions. (
  • CBM is committed to addressing poverty through projects that help families become confident in their ability to either produce or earn enough money to purchase the amount of food necessary for a healthy and active life, as well as cover family expenses for basic needs like health care, school, housing, etc. (
  • They have increased exposure and risk through malnutrition, lack of affordable health care services, poor health and unsafe living conditions. (
  • Children in immigrant families are less likely to screen positive with the Children with Special Health Care Needs Screener (CSHCN-S). This may indicate that children in immigrant families are healthier or require fewer health services than non-immigrant peers. (
  • 1 = Screened positive for having a special health care need using the CSHCN Screener. (
  • In Western society, the end-of-life care model relies less on family members, instead using hospice and palliative care institutions and professional health care providers to provide support, reduce pain, and improve comfort. (
  • The researchers asked participants to share how they would want to be cared for at the end of their lives: by family, by visiting health care professionals, or in a specialized hospice or palliative care institutions. (
  • Conversely, those with a supportive network of friends prefer end-of-life care provided by visiting health care professionals or in end-of-life care institutions over family care at home. (
  • Health care professionals and policymakers should recognize the particular preferences of those who have lost their only child and should develop tailored care accordingly," said Wu, who is also the director of research for the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing at NYU Meyers. (
  • Confronted daily with child sexual abuse, health care workers are distinctly aware of this plight and are doing more than ever to help our children. (
  • Through our collaboration with BBF, we can set an example for other hospitals and health care organizations to take an active role in stopping child sexual abuse. (
  • It's a reminder to help a friend, neighbor, or family member visit a health care professional. (
  • The Valerie Fund supports comprehensive health care services focusing on psychosocial programs for children with cancer and blood disorders close to home. (
  • If a child needs specialized health care and extensive therapies, who's going to shoulder the financial burden? (
  • By contrast, parents who use We Care are all employees of Intermountain Health Care. (
  • Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. (
  • A multiple baseline study design and conduct interrupted time-series analysis will be used to evaluate whether the EDMHCP has resulted in improved health care utilization, medical management, and health sector coordination. (
  • TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Spending on prescription medicines in the U.S. fell for the first time in decades last year, slipping as cash-strapped consumers continued to cut back on use of health care services. (
  • But there also was a big negative: people rationing their own health care. (
  • IMS found affordability of health care remains a big problem for many Americans, with growing out-of-pocket costs forcing people to go without needed doctor visits, medicines and other treatments. (
  • Even patients with insurance are feeling the pinch and have been reducing their use of health care," Kleinrock said. (
  • The health care regulator in England, the Care Quality Commission , said when a decision is made that a child needed intensive care, the specialist critical care team providing transport should be mobilised within an hour. (
  • Two studies of child care centers before implementation sachusetts, to compare reported opportunities for training and found that some were already meeting the new standards while technical assistance and knowledge of new nutrition standards be- others were not (11,12). (
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs. (
  • Childcare workers typically work in childcare centers, their own home, or private households. (
  • Childcare center workers work in teams in childcare centers including programs that offer Head Start and Early Head Start. (
  • Bright Horizons Family Solutions operates more than 750 child development centers for 850 employers in 40 states in the US, Europe, and India. (
  • Quebec made up for shortages in its day-care system by letting private centers step in-and different families are getting very different experiences. (
  • Social distancing measures, including temporary closure of childcare centers, were initiated in Daegu immediately. (
  • They, too, lie on little mats, clutching their blankets, twitching and wriggling until they drop into the deep sleep of childhood.Both centers supply mats and blankets, good food, shelves full of toys and teachers who care about children. (
  • We conducted an observational study of 46 children (mean age 4.5 years, 30 boys, 16 girls) from five child care centers who wore accelerometers and GPS devices around their waists for five days during regular child care hours. (
  • Faced with a shortage of workers, Japanese companies are taking matters into their own hands, helping the government fix a chronic lack of day care facilities that is blunting efforts to get more women into the workforce. (
  • Lastly, women in areas with more childcare provision are less likely to drop out of the workforce after giving birth. (
  • One of these operations in the United States can cost $100,000 to $200,000, but for us it winds up being $10,000, regardless of how many surgeries they have to have and how long they are at the hospital or how complicated the case is, room and board and a children's home that we built two years ago for the child and his or her mother," said Litwack. (
  • 6 In this report, we will provide guidance to pediatricians and other primary care clinicians about the service and care for these children's physical, developmental, and cognitive needs. (
  • Children Now analyzed county- and plan-level data to develop 58 county landscapes of Medi-Cal managed care for children using county-specific data on Medi-Cal enrollment and children's access to care, as well as plan-specific information for each county about enrollment, performance and quality, and regulatory compliance with access standards. (
  • This analysis confirms previous studies showing that kids in California are not getting the medically necessary care they need in Medi-Cal, and further found underwhelming rates of preventive services, developmental screenings, asthma control, and children's access to care across counties in the state. (
  • In order to prioritize children's well-being, we recommend that the state begin to pay Medi-Cal health plans based on their abilities to provide quality care and improve health outcomes for kids - and the health plan procurement process expected to begin in 2020 is an important policy opportunity to do so. (
  • Childcare workers use play and other instructional techniques to help children's development. (
  • Using the 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health, we examined the prevalence of a positive CSHCN-S among children from first, second, and third generation households with an equivalent number of currently diagnosed chronic conditions (0, 1, 2+). (
  • School readiness and success will be in the spotlight at the 29th Annual Children's Festival on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., in Baker Park, Frederick, MD. This free event is being held in conjunction with the national Month of the Young Child and is open to Frederick County's young children and their families. (
  • Incemirra learned a lot about how to care for Tochmirra's special needs due to cerebral palsy from Penfield Children's Center when Tochmirra was a baby. (
  • Most prior studies have relied on potentially biased child/parent reports or resource intensive direct observation for quantification of children's outdoor time and/or physical activity [ 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 ]. (
  • New research from Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute found concussion rates among football players ages 5-14 were higher than previously reported, with five out of every 100 youth, or 5%, sustaining a football-related concussion each season. (
  • An innovative care model developed by Nemours Children's Hospital for children with autism spectrum disorders in the emergency department reduces the use of medication administered to kids who are prone to stress and sensory overload in this care setting. (
  • A new survey has found that one in six parents are likely to postpone their children's dental care visits until the age of 4 or older. (
  • They can pass it on to their families, caretakers and other children. (
  • Ensure optimal health and quality of life for all children and youth with special health needs and their families. (
  • Because families may continue their relationships with their pediatricians after these reports, these primary care providers are in a unique position to recognize and manage the physical, developmental, academic, and emotional consequences of maltreatment and exposure to childhood adversity. (
  • Two-thirds of children who have been determined by CPS to have been maltreated will remain in the care of their families while receiving supportive and therapeutic services. (
  • 4 Even when children are placed in out-of-home care, approximately half will be returned to their families within days to months. (
  • Because families may continue their relationships with pediatricians despite the other disruptions and challenges they have experienced, pediatricians are ideally positioned to recognize and manage the physical, developmental, and emotional consequences of the maltreatment and to provide support and direction to the families of the children. (
  • Most but not all of the children, Cook said, come from poor families with little economic or educational opportunity, and from families with a history of child abuse in previous generations. (
  • The long-term, serious harm we have seen from investigation of child-protection allegations - even in families which are subsequently shown to be apparently innocent and where no attempts were made to obtain a care order - has alarmed us. (
  • Families are now afraid to take up medical care or go for medical consultations - even when a parent has a serious chronic condition that needs monitoring. (
  • In our experience, solicitors acting for families are unwilling to challenge social workers in the witness box on oath, even in cases of known or suspected falsehood, because they think that cooperation offers families the best chance of keeping their children. (
  • We discuss how the subsidy program benefits the financial well-being of low-income families and their child care providers. (
  • We also identify multiple factors that limit families' access to stable subsidized care, such as restrictive program eligibility requirements and administrative issues. (
  • The findings were based on in-person interviews with 234 older mothers as part of a larger study of 566 multigenerational families that began in 2001 when the mothers were 65-75 and had at least two adult children still living. (
  • While these providers are a major source of childcare services for the region's working families, with many receiving subsidies from the state's Care4Kids childcare program, providers often receive little or no professional development, capital support or other resources. (
  • Working with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, the Hartford Foundation convened partners to create a Home-based Steering Committee comprised of over 15 local and statewide partners, including the City of Hartford's Department of Families, Children, Youth and Recreation. (
  • Efforts such as Renovate to Educate are critical because they reach out and engage a part of our community that is not readily recognized for their significant contribution to the school readiness of children, and their abundant support of working families," said Elena Trueworthy, the Hartford Foundation's associate director of Early Childhood Investments. (
  • From July 2011 to June 2014, they enrolled 105 HIV-positive youth receiving treatment at HIV clinics based at six U.S. hospitals and their families. (
  • The patients and families received three, 60-minute FACE sessions weekly that included completing an advance care planning survey, having conversations about care goals in order to create advance care plans using the adapted "Next Steps: Respecting Choices" interview and by discussing the "Five Wishes" document. (
  • Approximately 70 area businesses and organizations will offer hands-on activities and entertainment for the children to enjoy while their parents learn more about school readiness and local services for children and families. (
  • When Valerie Goldstein lost her battle to cancer at the age of 9, her parents Ed and Sue vowed to help families in similar situations gain easier access to more customized care. (
  • Our unique blend of medical care and emotional counseling gives patients and their families the supportive environment they need during treatment and beyond. (
  • Children who are black are less likely to find adoptive families in Colorado, as are children who became available for adoption at an older age. (
  • In the three years since the state developed the algorithm, two youths who had spent years in foster care have been adopted and five others are either living with potentially adoptive families or have identified potential families. (
  • In Tennessee, nearly all children with severe disabilities who come from middle- and high-income families do not qualify for the state's Medicaid program. (
  • Among children from lower socioeconomic statues and in black and Hispanic families, asthma incidence and severity are even greater. (
  • The financial squeeze is so severe that it's even deterring families from having kids at all,' Warren said. (
  • Families of rural children with mild head injuries pay more for medical care and get less of it, a Washington State University analysis has found. (
  • For Reporting Year (RY) 2018, DHCS based the HPLs on the national Medicaid 90th percentiles and the MPLs for RY 2018 on the national Medicaid 25th percentiles. (
  • PHOENIX - On Sept. 7, 2018, a federal jury convicted Levian D. Pacheco, 25, of Phoenix, Ariz., of seven counts of abusive sexual contact with a ward and three counts of sexual abuse of a ward. (
  • Pacheco was employed as a youth care worker at the facility and was in charge of supervising the minors. (
  • Rondi Kauffmann holds her daughter Adelaide Kauffmann as the baby falls asleep after a physical therapy session to improve her motor skills on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Burns, Tenn. (
  • Occupational therapist Elizabeth Pulliam works with Adelaide Kauffmann to improve her motor skills on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Burns, Tenn. (
  • Adam Kauffmann puts his daughter Adelaide in her crib after a physical therapy session to improve her motor skills on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Burns, Tenn. (
  • Adam Kauffmann walks with his daughter Adelaide and her monitor on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Burns, Tenn. (
  • Adam and Rondi Kauffmann talk about how a home health nurse would be able to help them with their daughter Adelaide Kauffmann on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Burns, Tenn. (
  • The screener is based upon the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau definition of CSHCN: "those who have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally. (
  • Because as many as 25% of the child population has experienced some form of maltreatment, medical encounters in a pediatric practice with maltreated children are not uncommon. (
  • In that study, a multi-institutional research team spent five years quantifying the relationship between FAmily CEntered (FACE) pediatric advance care planning and HIV-specific symptoms experienced by youths, building on earlier results from a small randomized trial. (
  • According to the research team, participating in pediatric advance care planning conferred a sense of control for youths living with HIV, which is associated with reduced physical symptoms, especially pain. (
  • Our results underscore the potential to improve patients' quality of life by offering pediatric advance care planning in HIV clinics based at pediatric hospitals," Lyon says. (
  • In addition, these findings could inform best practices for caring for pediatric patients who are contending with other serious, life-threatening illnesses. (
  • The pediatric palliative care study team searched smartphone application platforms for apps relevant to calming, relaxation, and mindfulness for pediatric and adolescent patients. (
  • Provision of mobile apps resource summary has the potential to foster pediatric palliative care providers' knowledge of app functionality and applicability as part of ongoing patient care. (
  • Some of the most difficult medical decisions involve pediatric patients who may be unable to have a say in their own care. (
  • This year, SAFE partnered with BBF to produce a Facebook Live conversation about preventing child sexual abuse, engaging with over 13,000 individuals. (
  • For more information, call Child Care Choices at 301-662-4549, find us on Facebook, or go to . (
  • Hospice and palliative care systems are underdeveloped in China and face many structural and cultural challenges, including traditional views toward death, limited public funding, and a shortage of end-of-life care professionals at all levels. (
  • Our findings demonstrate a need to develop hospice and palliative care in China, both at-home care and care in hospitals and other clinical settings. (
  • The appropriate balance between adult supervision and independent self-care should be defined at the first interaction and reevaluated at subsequent visits. (
  • The balance between adult supervision and independent self-care will evolve as the adolescent gradually becomes an emerging young adult. (
  • Sponsoring organizations that assist CACFP-participating FCCH providers with the reimbursement process are also responsible for In 2017, the US Department of Agriculture's Child and Adult Care helping providers meet CACFP nutrition standards. (
  • Older mothers are more likely to be stressed when they receive help from an adult child who is not their preferred caretaker , according to new research from Purdue University. (
  • And when mothers received care from the adult child who was not their first choice, they reported more depressive symptoms, such as sadness, loneliness and sleep disturbances. (
  • Suitor, also a faculty member in Purdue's Center on Aging and the Life Course who studies parental favoritism with adult children, collaborated on this research with Megan Gilligan, a Purdue doctoral student, and Karl Pillemer, professor and director of the Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging at Cornell University. (
  • In 2017, the City of Hartford and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving implemented a second RTE program for childcare providers participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). (
  • Two close contacts (1 child and 1 adult) showed development of symptoms on the last day of quarantine. (
  • You may need to keep track of how much formula is taken, and report when your child has diarrhea. (
  • This new clinical report will provide guidance to pediatricians about how they can best oversee and foster the optimal physical health, growth, and development of children who have been maltreated and remain in the care of their biological family or are returned to their care by Child Protective Services agencies. (
  • ProPublica published a report in July saying police responded to at least 125 calls reporting sex offenses at shelters that primarily serve immigrant children since 2014. (
  • As part of the Illinois-New York Child Care Research Partnership , this report explores the experiences of both licensed and licensed-exempt child care providers serving subsidized children from a diverse set of communities. (
  • This report complements the ILO's previous studies with cases from Brazil, India, and Guatemala on how informal economy workers' organizations can mobilize through cooperatives to provide child care services to their members. (
  • Since the first case report in a child, 2.2%-6.7% of reported cases from China, the United States, the European Union, and the United Kingdom have occurred in children ( 1 - 3 ). (
  • In this study, we report the results of an epidemiologic investigation of potential exposure to a presymptomatic child who attended a childcare center in South Korea. (
  • The report, Complicated delivery -- The Yemeni mothers and children dying without medical care, outlines the impact of the war on pregnant women, new mothers and children under fifteen. (
  • In its report presented at the 2018 AMA Interim Meeting, the AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs lays out some questions for parents and physicians to consider. (
  • The picture of a system under strain emerged from the latest annual report from the Paediatric Intensive Care Audit Network (PICANet) a collaboration between the Universities of Leeds and Leicester commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) to promote high-quality clinical care. (
  • After years of steady decline, the number of U.S. children without health insurance rose by 276,000 in 2017, according to a Georgetown University report released Thursday. (
  • SANA'A , Yemen (March 9, 2018) - More than 3.25 million women of reproductive age in Yemen face increased health and protection risks, warns international humanitarian organization CARE . (
  • CARE Yemen Communications Assistant Abdulhakim Al-Ansi recounts his experience returning to Yemen since war broke out in his country and his hopes for the future. (
  • The safety and security situation not only affect people in need of medical care, but it also affects medical staff providing the care," says Jana Brandt, MSF's Yemen operations advisor. (
  • Between April 27, 2017 and July 1, 2018, more than one million suspected cases of cholera in two waves were reported in Yemen, which had been declared a high-level emergency by the United Nations in 2015. (
  • The American Diabetes Association (ADA) "Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes" includes ADA's current clinical practice recommendations and is intended to provide the components of diabetes care, general treatment goals and guidelines, and tools to evaluate quality of care. (
  • Members of the ADA Professional Practice Committee , a multidisciplinary expert committee, are responsible for updating the Standards of Care annually, or more frequently as warranted. (
  • For a detailed description of ADA standards, statements, and reports, as well as the evidence-grading system for ADA's clinical practice recommendations, please refer to the Standards of Care Introduction . (
  • She likes to demystify paediatrics for Emergency Medicine clinicians and to challenge the scope of practice in Emergency Departments so that children get a better deal. (
  • Kids can also hop, jump, crawl and climb their way through an obstacle course as well as practice hockey skills. (
  • It is essential that diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES), medical nutrition therapy, and psychosocial support be provided at diagnosis and regularly thereafter in a developmentally appropriate format that builds on prior knowledge by individuals experienced with the educational, nutritional, behavioral, and emotional needs of the growing child and family. (
  • Furthermore, they establish policies including those regarding whether sick children can be in their care, who can pick children up, and how behavioral issues will be dealt with. (
  • If your child has special learning or behavioral needs, meetings can be scheduled with teachers and other school staff to consider setting up or revising individualized education plans (IEPs) , 504 education plans , or gifted education plans . (
  • and (5) to temporarily resolve the problem, the Army directed its major medical center serving disabled children to use facility funds to pay for services already provided, CHAMPUS made administrative changes to pay first for children who were Medicaid-enrolled, and CHAMPUS and state officials worked out interim administrative changes to ensure that services were provided until a permanent solution was reached. (
  • Her parents make too much money to get Medicaid benefits, but they cannot afford the $150,000 annual cost of a night nurse to care for Adelaide when she sleeps. (
  • Research out of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health suggests preventive dental care provided by a dentist for children before the age of 2 enrolled in Medicaid in Alabama may lead to more care long-term. (
  • This concise evidence-based book remains an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. (
  • March 19, 2018 HALIFAX-The Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2018, released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia today, is a blueprint of a budget for the people. (
  • OTTAWA - Le Budget fédéral alternatif (BFA) de 2018, publié aujourd'hui par le Centre canadien des politiques alternatives (CCPA), trace un itinéraire du chemin à parcourir jusqu'à la veille des. (
  • OTTAWA-The 2018 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB), released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), delivers a roadmap to where the country could be on the eve of the next federal. (
  • One of the most insidious problems, says Jamie Lee Evans, co-director of the Foster Youth Museum, is that average citizens tend to regard foster care issues as the government's problem or the social worker's problem, rather than the responsibility of the community. (
  • As part of the Fetal Care Center, the Special Delivery Unit provides moms, unborn babies and newborns advanced diagnostic and treatment options from fetal MRI and in utero intervention, to immediate newborn surgery. (
  • And, a full spectrum of sub-specialty care is available to moms with serious diseases that may complicate labor and delivery. (
  • The reasons why preferred children sometimes could not care for their moms were because they moved away or had medical problems themselves. (
  • But this time, with the care she received at the clinic, her baby survived. (
  • Make sure your child wears similar clothing each time. (
  • Even older children may require a feeding tube, either all of the time, just part of the day, or when weight loss occurs. (
  • It can be a sacred time with our little ones, and I'm thrilled to be able to partner with Michael to create stories that parents and grandparents can use to help pass important values on to their children and grandchildren. (
  • To save time after changing diapers, many childcare providers use diaper wipes to remove urine from hands and surfaces, but diaper wipes do not kill CMV . (
  • Fetal Care coordinators partner with you from the time of referral through your postpartum period. (
  • Now 52 kids, between 2 and 12 years old, live at Tyler Village at any one time, for an average stay of nine to 14 months. (
  • During this time, AIMS has become increasingly involved with parents who were being threatened with fostering or adoption of their newborn babies and other children. (
  • These items once belong to youth during their time in the foster care system, and they have been assembled into a rare exhibit that lays bare the workaday existence of foster children. (
  • Parents of all income and education levels are spending more time promoting their kids' development-yet socioeconomic gaps in childrearing behavior are growing. (
  • At tax time, parenthood can be a rewarding experience when claiming the child tax credit. (
  • Your participation, time or financial gift ensures that children get everything they need to receive the most effective treatment. (
  • The list of Colorado foster kids predicted to have the toughest time getting adopted has 81 names. (
  • And be sure to check in from time to time to make sure that your child hasn't gotten distracted. (
  • Also try to prevent kids from napping after school to ensure they can fall asleep at an appropriate time each night. (
  • She divides her time between the baby, the toddler and the older children. (
  • At We Care, teachers had an easy time getting the children settled down. (
  • NPMODS will be monitored up to 28 days or ICU discharge because it is almost never observed beyond this time in children. (
  • Understudied drugs will be administered to children per standard of care as prescribed by their treating caregiver and only biological sample collection during the time of drug administration will be involved. (
  • The second most common reason at 54 percent was 'want more time with the children I have. (
  • People who want later births,' he wrote, 'tend to want fewer children, and some people run out of time. (
  • If they have other children in childcare, they can also register them at the same time as their youngest child. (
  • The recommended standard set by the Paediatric Intensive Care Society was to have seven whole-time equivalent nurses for each occupied bed. (
  • The high occupancy rates meant hospital staff would have to spend time trying to find a unit that could take a child. (
  • The aims of this study were to quantify and examine differences in preschoolers' indoor and outdoor sedentary time and physical activity intensity at child care using GPS devices and accelerometers. (
  • Children spent, on average, 24% of child care time outdoors (range 12-37% by site), averaging 74 min daily outdoors (range 30-119 min), with 54% of children spending ≥60 min/day outdoors. (
  • The amount of time preschool-age children spend outdoors is thought to correlate with their PA levels, although limitations exist in the way outdoor activity has been measured [ 3 , 4 , 5 ]. (
  • Your child may need more surgery over time. (
  • The March of Dimes states, "As many as 7 in 10 children (70 percent) between 1 and 3 years of age who go to day care may have CMV. (
  • This issue includes articles on the Incredible Years parenting programme, physiological hyperarousal as a risk factor for child social anxiety and a study showing language and reading comprehension in middle childhood predicts emotional and behaviour difficulties in adolescence for those with permanent childhood hearing loss. (
  • Older age (15-17 years) was the only sociodemographic factor associated with meeting the overall transition measure and individual elements for YSHCN and youth without SHCN. (
  • AMMAN , Jordan (March 21, 2018) - After three years of brutal conflict, Yemeni people have been left sick, starving, and in the dark, warns international aid organization CARE. (
  • the new research is based on the 234 women who reported they needed care within the previous two years because of serious injury or illness. (
  • Ross RD. The Ross classification for heart failure in children after 25 years: a review and an age-stratified revision. (
  • Penfield provides early education and child care for children up to 5 years old. (
  • The youngest child is 7 and has been in the system for more than five years. (
  • 21 years who are receiving these drugs for standard of care will be enrolled and will be followed for up a maximum of 90 days. (
  • Despite the pressures, only a small number of children died while in intensive care, less than four per cent, and that figure has remained stable over recent years indicating clinical standards were being maintained. (
  • The findings showed that 20,231 children were admitted to a specialist intensive care unit last year a slight rise on the figure for the previous year, continuing a trend identified over recent years. (
  • Over the eight years that Connecticut's Child Daycare SAFER Program has operated, approximately 46 ECE programs have been referred to EOHA for follow-up. (
  • The median length of stay in foster care for children who are later reunified with their family of origin is 8 months. (
  • When they leave the village, Cook said, 65 percent of the kids go into some form of foster care. (
  • The exhibit marks the public debut of a museum-the first of its kind-devoted to exploring the world of foster care. (
  • More than 60,000 young people are charges of California's sprawling foster care system. (
  • I think it's good to create a little bit of tension," says Kevin Clark, an alumnus of the foster care system. (
  • He's not ashamed of his tat-too-when he catches people eye-ing it, he sees a chance to broach the top-ic of foster care in or-din-ary con-ver-sa-tion. (
  • The Colorado Division of Child Welfare uses an algorithm to identify youths in the foster care system who are least likely to find a permanent home. (
  • Almost half - 37 of the 81 kids on the current list that The Denver Post obtained under public records laws - have not chosen "adoption" as their current plan for exiting foster care. (
  • Some of the kids, Cook said, are victims of fetal alcohol syndrome or became addicted to cocaine in utero. (
  • The ABC PICU Trial will conduct a RCT comparing development of New or Progressive Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (NPMODS) in critically ill children transfused with either RBCs stored ≤ 7 days or standard issue RBCs (expected mean RBC storage duration of 17-21 days). (
  • We made the commitment to do at least 50 children a year from Ethiopia. (
  • Just this last year, we started bringing children from Haiti, El Salvador, Peru, and this past summer we started bringing children from Syria. (
  • 1 - 3 Although only a small proportion of children who have been maltreated are investigated by Child Protective Services (CPS), each year, state CPS agencies determine that approximately 700 000 children have been victims of child maltreatment. (
  • In the United States, an estimated 1700 children die each year as a result of abuse and neglect. (
  • Fernando Magaz Negrete, 32, is accused of kissing and inappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl staying at a nonprofit organization that houses immigrant children in west Phoenix. (
  • up- participating child care providers who serve low-income children take had not increased significantly 1 year later. (
  • According to Cook, there were 52,000 cases of child abuse reported in Virginia last year. (
  • At Doylestown Health, we treat nearly 8,000 children in emergency rooms each year, so it's critical that our staff understand the signs of child abuse. (
  • A loading vehicle struck a group of students and teachers from a school for children with impaired hearing in Osaka on Thursday, killing an 11-year-old girl and injuring four others, police and rescuers said. (
  • Labour's plan to extend this to 15 hours was implemented by the Coalition in September 2010 and this Conservative government has made a pledge to double the number of hours of free childcare for three year olds . (
  • The study of three million children revealed a small improvement among those who were entitled of free nursery care from a score of 87.7 points to 89 points by the end of their reception year, age 5. (
  • Meanwhile, at We Care, a radio is playing softly in the 3-year-old's classroom. (
  • The new scheme is based on savings per child per year, whereas the existing Employer Supported Childcare scheme offers tax savings per parent per year. (
  • Dr Parslow added: Last year we highlighted the number of referrals to paediatric intensive care that were not actioned, with two thirds being refused as there was no staffed bed available and we see a similar situation this year. (
  • And when it comes to child apprehension, it's common for parents to have more than one child apprehended if they're already in the system, Smylie told one cross-examiner. (
  • I am asking parents to play an active role in the lives of their children. (
  • Many of the over 2,000 children who were separated from their parents after crossing the border illegally have been held at Southwest Key facilities. (
  • Childhelp staff visit foster homes every week after a child is placed, as well as working with the parents before placement. (
  • In some cases, Childhelp pays for children to be able to visit their parents during their treatment. (
  • During the summer, when children are out of school, childcare workers may watch older children as well as younger ones for the entire day while the parents are at work. (
  • We describe how providers support parents to improve their subsidy stability and child care continuity, the burdens providers face, and efforts needed to improve subsidy administration and quality initiatives to better reach program goals. (
  • The HBO miniseries is an honest reflection of parents' psychological impact on their children. (
  • Despite boasting one of the nation's first universal pre-k programs, parents in Georgia still struggle to make sense of the dollars and cents of the state's early care. (
  • Filial piety, or respect for one's parents, is a core value in traditional Chinese culture, and children play a critical role in caring for aging parents and providing end-of-life care. (
  • China's one-child policy has led to a unique situation in caring for aging parents. (
  • As of 2010, one million Chinese parents had lost their only child, a number projected to grow to 11.8 million in 2050. (
  • Raising a kid is costly, but for adoptive parents, the IRS offers a big tax break. (
  • This kind of programming is crucial to reaching parents and kids where they are to provide them with the tools to identify and confront abuse and unhealthy relationships. (
  • Children usually stayed at the center from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, depending on schedules of parents. (
  • Children can enjoy hands-on activities and entertainment while their parents learn. (
  • In addition to school readiness, the festival focuses on the critical role that parents and the early childhood community play in preparing children to enter school ready to learn and be successful in school. (
  • The exchange posts photos and short bios of children on its "heart gallery" website, shown here, in the hopes potential parents will ask to meet them. (
  • It's the plan of last resort - the one least preferred by federal child welfare authorities, below reunification with parents, adoption, placement with relatives and guardianship. (
  • DEKA HIRSI, 39, lied to obtain subsidized housing from the Seattle Housing Authority, falsely claimed that her only employment was working all night caring for her elderly parents, and claimed benefits for overnight daycare stays for her five children. (
  • In reality, HIRSI was running a small grocery store during the day, did not provide the nightly care for her parents, and her children lived in her parents' home and did not receive daycare services. (
  • HIRSI claimed she cared for her elderly parents each night from 5 PM to 8 AM. The investigation revealed HIRSI was rarely at her parents' home during those hours, and in some instances she claimed to have worked 80 hours in their home when she was out of the country. (
  • Finally, HIRSI claimed that because she was working all night at her parents' home she needed overnight childcare for her five children. (
  • Parents who pay for their own day care spend an average of $10 or $11 a day in Utah. (
  • As Elizabeth Warren sees it, offering affordable child care and early learning are the trifecta of pro-family policy - good for the kids, easier on the parents and a boost for the economy. (
  • The AMA House of Delegates has adopted new ethical guidance for physicians to help parents and their children. (
  • A new scheme is to be launched by the government in early 2017 aimed at working parents who have no access to the current Employer Supported Childcare scheme. (
  • Parents are under no obligation to switch to Tax-Free Childcare. (
  • Employer-Supported Childcare will operate until April 2018, and parents already registered by this date will be able to continue using it for as long as their employer offers it. (
  • Keep an eye open for the government childcare calculator on GOV.UK which will show parents which scheme they are better off joining. (
  • The scheme will initially be aimed at parents with the youngest children. (
  • Parents will be able to open an online account through which they (and others) can pay into and which they can use to pay for childcare from a registered provider. (
  • She plans to hold a fund-raiser, with parent help, to raise money to take all the teachers to a national day-care convention in Denver this summer. (
  • She'd fled her home in South Sudan, with her five siblings and two of her children, the youngest only 2 months old. (
  • C hildren's intensive care units were operating under increased pressure as they coped with rising numbers of patients and a lack of specialist nurses, according to the latest audit. (
  • The audit received data from 34 paediatric intensive care units and 11 specialist critical care transport organisations across the UK and Ireland. (
  • However many paediatric intensive care units failed to meet this target. (
  • This study reveals that few youth with and without SHCN receive transition planning support. (
  • However, the first and largest study on how effective the policy has been has shown there has been little in the way of academic improvement for children age 7 and 11 . (
  • An important way to help is to make sure your child has a quiet, well-lit, distraction-free place to study that's stocked with school supplies. (
  • To ensure the findings directly impact relevant service delivery areas, the investigators have specifically recruited study team members with decision-making authority and/or influence on delivery of care for children and youth with MH concerns. (
  • Taking advantage of procedures done as part of routine medical care (i.e. blood draws) this study will serve as a tool to better understand drug exposure in children receiving these drugs per standard of care. (
  • In terms of people having fewer children than they might want, policy analyst Anqi Chen at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College pointed to a 2010 study that found that the demands of work stands out, especially for women as they get older. (
  • In order to study the impact of government provided childcare on women's careers, we use a unique employer-employee matched data set from Germany , where childcare provision is sponsored by the government and there are no direct costs of providing child care for firms. (
  • When individuals violate their positions of trust and harm children, we will ensure these criminals are brought to justice for their actions. (
  • The police are working closely with the Lotus River community to ensure that children are kept off the streets this school holiday. (
  • More than 80 children packed the Lotus River Library on Thursday for an informative school holiday programme. (
  • Requiring certain organizations offering child care through after-school programs to be licensed as child care facilities, etc. (
  • Nearly 93 percent of students at Colorado schools and over 95 percent of children in child care or preschool were in compliance with school immunization rules. (
  • Childcare workers may watch school-age children before and after school. (
  • Mason has held leadership positions on the boards of several non-profit institutions, serving as: chair of Mercy Corps, co-founder of Horizons for Homeless Children, trustee of Yale University, chair of the Yale School of Management Advisory Board, trustee of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and trustee of the Packard Foundation. (
  • There are a variety of funding and grant programs available to help school districts, early education and care programs, and institutions of higher education in Massachusetts. (
  • Here are 10 ways to keep your child on track for academic success in middle school. (
  • Knowing the physical layout of the school building and grounds can help you connect with your child when you talk about his or her school day. (
  • While effective therapies exist to control symptoms and prevent exacerbations, many asthma patients experience significant morbidity including limitations on daily activities as well as asthma exacerbations that lead to missed school (and work for care givers) and necessitate emergency department visits and hospitalizations. (
  • It is very vital to educate children on the importance of safety, and the dangers of gangsterism," says Balintulo. (
  • They prepare daily and long-term schedules of activities to stimulate and educate the children in their care. (
  • First developed in 2015-16, the Renovate to Educate (RTE) model provides mini-grants for small facility improvements, along with coaching by an early childhood consultant, to enhance the safety and quality of childcare offered in the home. (
  • What makes the nonprofit organization unique is that it's set up to care for and educate children with special needs, including both developmental delays and medical conditions. (
  • This course is approved by Australian Child Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and meets the requirements of First Aid (including CPR), Asthma and Anaphylaxis emergency training for educators and carers working in schools and child care centres. (
  • Christy Turlington Burns and her organization, Every Mother Counts, have brought global attention to the importance of education and support for maternal and child health. (
  • Education and training requirements for childcare workers vary by setting, state, and employer. (
  • Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of childcare workers with similar occupations. (
  • In a rush to adopt popular early-education programs, policymakers have not always evaluated what actually works for children. (
  • EOE works with the Department of Early Education and Care, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (K-12), Department of Higher Education, and the state's 29 public colleges and universities to connect programs and policies across the entire public education system. (
  • Education leads to professionalism leads to teacher retention leads to better care for children, says Diane Yancey. (
  • Religion, ethnicity and education heavily influence people's 'taste for children,' as an article from the Boston College retirement research center put it, but those characteristics don't live in a vacuum, separate from bread and butter concerns, such as the cost of child care. (