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University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine. n.d.. Project Smile. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 4 modules.

Annotation: This training course for physicians comprises course instruction that includes a brief self-assessment and four modules on early childhood oral health. Module 1 defines early childhood caries (ECC) and discusses ECC prevalence, risk factors, and causes. Module 2 discusses the tooth-eruption sequence, the first oral examination, the benefits of early examinations, and the knee-to-knee oral examination. Module 3 describes the dental caries sequence, white spots, caries severity, and unusual problems. Module 4 addresses culturally sensitive care, ways to prevent ECC, anticipatory guidance, and toothbrushing technique.

Contact: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail Code 7794, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, Telephone: (210) 567-4550 Contact Phone: (210) 567-0815 Fax: (210) 567-4579 Contact E-mail: presleyt@uthscsa.edu Web Site: http://familymed.uthscsa.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Dentists, Early childhood caries, Family physicians, Oral health, Professional development, Training materials, Young children

American Academy of Family Physicians. 2015. Breastfeeding support and resources toolkit: A healthy start for your youngest patients. Leawood, KS: American Academy of Family Physicians, Multiple items.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [2012]. Doctors in action: A call to action from the Surgeon General to support breastfeeding. [Atlanta, GA]: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet explains how physicians and other health professionals can support breastfeeding in clinical care practices. It describes how doctors can support their patients' intentions to breastfeed; provide best practices guidelines and breastfeeding support; avoid serving as advertisers for infant formula; develop skilled lactation care teams; and help create health care systems that guarantee continuity of skilled support for lactation between hospitals and health care settings in the community. Included are key actions steps identified by the Surgeon General to support breastfeeding in clinical care and a call for changes in clinical care practices that promote breastfeeding.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Breastfeeding promotion, Breastfeeding promotion campaigns, Family support, Health care systems, Lactation management, Physicians, Public health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [2012]. Nurses in action: A call to action from the Surgeon General to support breastfeeding. [Atlanta, GA]: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet explains how nurses can help breastfeeding mothers in clinical care practices. It describes how nurses can support mothers' intentions to breastfeed; promote breastfeeding as a standard of care; seek out opportunities to improve knowledge and skills; develop skilled lactation care teams. and provide breastfeeding support after hospital discharge. Included are key actions steps identified by the Surgeon General to support breastfeeding in clinical care and a call for changes in clinical care practices that promote breastfeeding.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Breastfeeding promotion, Breastfeeding promotion campaigns, Family support, Health care systems, Lactation management, Nurse clinicians, Physicians, Public health

University of Illinois Division of Specialized Care for Children with Illinois Academy of Family Physicans, Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Illinois Health Connect. 2007. A medical home primer for community pediatricians and family physicians--The roadmap to a medical home (3rd ed.). Chicago, IL: University of Illinois, Division of Specialized Care for Children, 54 pp.

Annotation: This monograph offers primary care physicians suggestions for improving the quality of health care in the medical home they provide to patients and their families. The book describes the concept of a medical home and covers the following topics: parent partnerships, practice assessment, consumer awareness, practice improvements, community resources, medical home reimbursements, and quality improvement teams.

Contact: University of Illinois at Chicago, Division of Specialized Care for Children, 3135 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield, IL 62704-6488, Telephone: (217) 558-2350 Secondary Telephone: (800) 322-3722 Contact Phone: (217) 793-2340 Fax: (217) 558-0773 Contact Fax: (217) 793-0773 E-mail: dssc@uic.edu Contact E-mail: cnonufer@uic.edu Web Site: http://dscc.uic.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Families, Family physicians, Illinois, Medical home, Pediatric practice, Reimbursement, State initiatives, Title V programs

Johns Hopkins University, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center. [2003]. Healthy Steps national evaluation: An overview. [Baltimore, MD]: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 4 pp.

Annotation: This report describes an evaluation of the Healthy Steps for Young Children Initiatve, which promotes an approach to primary care for very young children whereby children's developmental as well as their physical health receives attentioin during the first 3 years of life. The report discusses how the evaluation was implemented, what the evaluation revealed about what parents and health professionals should know, and what Healthy Steps accomplishes. Endnotes are included.

Contact: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4143, Baltimore, MD 21205, Telephone: (410) 502-5450 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc Available from the website.

Keywords: Child development, Child health, Early childhood development, Family physicians, Health services, Infant development, Infant health, Initiatives, Parents, Pediatricians, Program evaluation, Young children

Krol DM. 2002. Educational considerations to improving physician competencies in oral health. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 15 pp. (Pediatric oral health interfaces background paper)

Annotation: This paper addresses the education and training that pediatricians and family physicians need to competently engage families in oral health guidance, prevention, and possible therapeutic oral health treatments. The paper presents background for each phase of the medical education process, examines oral-health-related educational requirements in physician training, provides physician surveys that assess the amount of training included in their education, and discusses physicians' knowledge of oral health issues and the incorporation of these issues into their practice. The paper then presents policy opportunities for improving oral health education for physicians and describes programs that focus on integrating oral health training into medical education.

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Family centered care, Family physicians, Health education, Health policy, Medical education, Oral health, Pediatricians, Service integration, Training

Johns Hopkins University, Child and Adolescent Health Policy Center. 1995. Child health systems primary care assessment: Preliminary analysis of District of Columbia survey. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University, Child and Adolescent Health Policy Center, 37 pp.

Annotation: This report presents a preliminary analysis of the District of Columbia child health systems survey. It presents data from a consumer/client telephone survey of 350 families living in Ward 6, on such topics as the health status of children in the family, attributes of the the place that is the usual source of primary care, satisfaction with the care provided, services provided, and family demographics. In addition, cross-tabulation tables compare attribute items and types of provider care. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4143, Baltimore, MD 21205, Telephone: (410) 502-5450 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, District of Columbia, Family physicians, Health status, Health surveys, Primary care, Statistics, Urban population

American Medical Association. 1995. Diagnostic and treatment guidelines on mental health effects of family violence. Chicago, IL: American Medical Association, 35 pp.

Annotation: These guidelines discuss the implications of family violence with regard to its prevalence and costs and the role of physicians in its treatment. The guidelines consider clinical aspects such as adapting to stress and review indicators of elder mistreatment, child physical abuse and neglect, child sexual abuse, partner abuse and neglect, and adult survivors of childhood abuse. It also considers the assessment and treatment of family violence, and provides suggestions for making referrals. Topics relating to legal issues are also discussed; and contact information is provided for state resources for domestic violence, elder mistreatment, and child abuse.

Contact: American Medical Association, Department of Mental Health, 515 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, Telephone: (312) 464-5066 Secondary Telephone: 800-621-8335 Contact Phone: ((312)) 464-5066 Web Site: http://www.ama-assn.org/ $2.25 members for 1 to 24 copies; $3.00 nonmembers for 1 to 24 copies; discounts available for bulk orders; prepayment required; make checks payable to American Medical Association.

Keywords: Assessment, Child abuse, Child neglect, Child sexual abuse, Domestic violence, Elder abuse, Family violence, Guidelines, Health care delivery, Physicians, Protocols, Therapeutics Legal responsibility

Council on Graduate Medical Education. 1994. Recommendations to improve access to health care through physician workforce reform: 4th report to Congress and the Department of Health and Human Services secretary. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 29 pp.

Annotation: This report recommends legislative proposals to increase the number of physicians practicing general medicine in order to meet the public's health care needs in the 21st century. It identifies shortage areas and suggests reforms to modify the workforce including those that help finance graduate medical education, improve minority representation, and promote more general practitioners in the profession. It reviews current trends to determine deficiencies in the supply of doctors, considers the impact of adopting the Council's goals and recommendations, reviews options that are available to achieve the goals, and suggests legislative actions to achieve them.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Contact Phone: (301) 443-6326 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to care, Careers, Family physicians, Financing, Graduate education, Health services, Internship and residency, Medical education, Medical students, Minority groups, Physicians, Policy development, Public health, Work force

Beginnings Early Intervention Services of Cambria County; American Academy of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Chapter; and Project Caring. [1992]. Conference proceedings from: Creating family-professional partnerships—Educating physicians and other health professionals to care for children with chronic and disabling conditions. No place: Beginnings Early Intervention Services of Cambria County, Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Project Caring, 80 pp.

Annotation: This publication provides texts or abstracts of presentations made at a conference held in conjunction with the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The conference focus was on training models for health professions. Concurrent sessions were held on the following: 1) the family's perspective; 2) health professionals in training; and 3) continuing education for health professionals in the community. A more detailed publication based on this conference, entitled Families, Physicians, and Children with Special Health Needs, will be published in 1993 or 1994 by Greenwood Publishing. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Child health services, Children with special health care needs, Early intervention, Family centered services, Family medicine, Family physicians, Infants with special health care needs, Inservice training, Pediatric care, Pediatricians, Physician patient relations, Professional education

National Center for Family-Centered Care. 1990. Physician education forum report. Bethesda, MD: Association for the Care of Children's Health, 44 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the deliberations of a Physician Education Forum held in June 1989 in Anaheim, California. Attendees at the forum included federal maternal and child health staff, Association for the Care of Children's Health staff and board members, parents of children with special health needs who are involved in physician training, and medical educators. Topics covered include the need for physician education in family-centered care, essential qualities of family-centered physicians, barriers and obstacles to educating family-centered physicians, possible solutions, and recommendations for future directions. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Children with special health care needs, Family physicians, Professional education

Rosenstock IM, Childs B, Simopoulos AP. 1975. Genetic screening: A study of the knowledge and attitudes of physicians. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 89 pp.

National Conference of Maternity and Infant Care Projects (1970: Washington, DC). 1970. Position papers of the National Conference of Maternity and Infant Care Projects, January 5, 6, 7, 1970, Washington, D.C.. [Omaha, NE: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology?], 110 pp.

Annotation: This publication presents position papers about maternity and infant care reflecting the needs and problems as seen by the federally-supported Maternity and Infant Care Projects. The goal was to make recommendations leading to improvement in the quality and standards of services rendered by the projects and to establish priorities for future planning. Topics include administrative structure and responsibilities; what physicians are available for maternity care; manpower for professional and community health; records and reporting; program evaluation; responsibility of departments of obstetrics and pediatrics to the community and to health departments; initiation of contraception before hospital discharge; delivery of prenatal services; delivery of dental services; patient education; family planning, obstetric anesthesia, and intensive care of the intrauterine fetus and newborn; relationships between obstetrics and pediatrics; and pediatric responsibility for the at risk and not at risk infant.

Keywords: Anesthesia, Communities, Contraception, Dental care, Employment, Family planning, Infant care, Maternity and Infant Care Projects, Neonatal intensive care, Obstetrical care, Obstetrics, Patient education, Pediatrics, Physicians, Prenatal care, Program evaluation, Public health agencies, Records, Reports, State MCH programs

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.