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Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2013. State newborn screening and birth defects program roles in screening for critical congenital heart defects (CCHD). Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 11 pp.

Annotation: This issue brief provides recommendations for planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) programs. The brief highlights efforts in Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, and Utah to establish collaboration between programs, particularly newborn screening and birth defects programs, to effectively implement CCHD screening and follow-up. Topics include key elements of the state approaches, data considerations, and program challenges and successes. The role of the Title V MCH Services Block Grant is discussed.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Collaboration, Congenital abnormalities, Congenital heart defects, Indiana, Michigan, Neonatal screening, New Jersey, State programs, Title V programs, Utah

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2013. Critical congenital heart disease. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 6 pp.

Annotation: This brief discusses screening newborns for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD), including the role of state and territorial health agencies, and sample state strategies from Indiana and New Jersey. Also provided are a map and chart showing which states have passed CCHD legislation or are considering it.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Congenital heart defects, Heart diseases, Newborn screening, State initiatives

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2012. Newborn screening recommendations for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD): Implications for state programs. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs,

Annotation: This webinar focuses on the point-of-care screening recommendations for critical congenital heart disease ((CCHD) and the potential roles of state health departments. The presentations include considerations for roles of state health departments with CCHD screening, an overview of state activities, and lessons learned from New Jersey’s experience with implementing mandated screening. The webinar recording, as well as the slides used by the presenters, can be accessed from the website.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Congenital heart defects, Multimedia, Neonatal screening, Newborn infants, Program improvement, State programs

Pryor R, ed. 1966. Heart disease in children: Training program in cardiology: Proceedings—Denver, Colorado, December 3-6, 1962. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Heart Disease Control Program, 74 pp. (Public Health Service publication: no. 1374)

Annotation: These conference proceedings discuss the anatomy of congenital and acquired heart disease in children, the physiology of the cardiovascular system, epidemiology of congenital and rheumatic heart disease, the importance of history, techniques in physical diagnosis, the contribution of the laboratory to diagnosis in heart disease, the rheumatic fever diagnostic service, psychological aspects of heart disease, attitude and activity in the therapy of rheumatic fever, medical therapy in congenital heart disease, general aspects of congenital anomalies in children, surgery in heart disease, role of the field nurse and public health services in the care of heart diseases, and the role of the medical social worker.

Keywords: Children, Congenital abnormalities, Congenital heart defects, Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Heart diseases, Heart surgery, History, Home care services, Physiology, Psychology, Public health services, Rheumatic heart disease, Social workers

Biennial conference: Association of State Maternal and Child Health and Crippled Children's Directors (1962: Evergreen CO). 1962. A report of the biennial conference: Association of State Maternal and Child Health and Crippled Children's Directors—Scientific program: Evergreen Colorado, June 12-14, 1962. No place: Association of State Maternal and Child Health and Crippled Children's Directors, 45 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings discuss child health, neonatal research, prematurity, histopathologic changes in induced complications of pregnancy in the experimental animal, antepartum amniotic fluid, hypoglycemia metabolism in the newborn, respiratory distress syndrome, maternal fetal relationships and the development of the respiratory distress syndrome, maternal respiratory and metabolic acidosis in the rabbit fetus utero, adrenalin metabolism in the newborn, the effect of hypertonic and hypotonic solutions on the maternal and fetal rabbit, congenital heart disease, phenylketonuria, coagulation in premature infants, electroencephalograms on infants whose oxygen and acid-base gradients were measured at birth, neuropathology of prematurity, and progesterone tissue distribution and storage.

Keywords: Amniotic fluid, Animals, Child health, Conferences, Congenital heart defects, Hypoglycemia, Metabolism, Neonatal diseases, Phenylketonuria, Premature infants, Research, Respiratory distress syndrome

Kentucky State Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health. 1958, 1959. Institute on growth and development . Louisville, KN: Kentucky State Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, 2 v.

Annotation: These two volumes report two institutes; one held in 1958, and one held in 1959. The first volume discusses concepts of pediatric nursing care; growth and development of the fetus in utero; prenatal influences; nutrition of the mother in pregnancy and before pregnancy; emotional factors in pregnancy; characteristics of the newborn infant, full-term and premature; nutrition of the newborn and premature infant; early mother-child relationships; implications for pediatric nursing; physical growth and development of the preschool age child; personality development of the infant and young child; and developmental care and guidance of infants and young children. The second volume, for the 1959 meeting, discusses highlights of the 1958 Institute; a pediatrician's view of growth and development of infants and children; nutritional aspects of growth and development; helping parents with feeding problems of young children; emotional growth and development of the preschool child; congenital and rheumatic heart disease; mental retardation; handicapping conditions; emotional factors associated with physical disability; speech therapy; and handicapping conditions.

Keywords: Child development, Child nutrition, Children with developmental disabilities, Conferences, Congenital heart defects, Emotional development, Fetal development, Mental retardation, Mother child relations, Newborn infants, Nutrition, Pediatric nursing, Personality development, Pregnancy, Prenatal influences, Rheumatic fever, Speech therapy

   

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