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Partnership for Male Youth. n.d.. The Partnership for Male Youth: Health provider toolkit for adolescent and young adult males. Washington, DC: Partnership for Male Youth, multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit is designed to help health professionals address the unique health care needs of adolescents and young adult males (AYAs) ages 10 to 26. Contents include a checklist covering nine health domains; client interview questions and supporting materials for each domain including background information, practice tools, and references; and a video library containing presentations for continuing medical education and client education. Topics include healthy eating and physical activity, sexual and reproductive health, trauma, mental health, developmental disorders, sexual biologic basics, normal pubertal concerns and genital abnormalities, and labs and immunizations. A tutorial is also available.

Contact: Partnership for Male Youth, 900 Second Street, N.E., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20002, E-mail: barbour@partnershipformaleyouth.org Web Site: http://www.partnershipformaleyouth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Adolescent health, Adolescent males, Comprehensive health care, Continuing medical education, Evidence based health care, Health examinations, Immunizations, Interviews, Medical history taking, Men's health, Screening, Young adults

Minnesota Department of Health, Child and Teen Checkups Program. 2016. Dental check-ups: Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) fact sheet for dental providers (rev.). St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, Child and Teen Checkups Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses about their role in and responsibility for supporting the oral health of infants, children, and adolescents from birth to age 20 who are eligible for Minnesota’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment program. Topics include requirements for the visit, personnel training, and documentation of counseling and referral; recommendations for oral health risk assessment and fluoride-varnish application; why preventive oral health care is important; anticipatory guidance; professional recommendations; and resources.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, Child and Teen Checkups Program, P.O. Box 64882, St. Paul, MN 55164-0882, Telephone: (651) 201-3760 E-mail: health.childandteencheckups@state.mn.us Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/cfh/program/ctc Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Anticipatory guidance, Children, Counseling, Dental caries, EPSDT, Examinations, Fluorides, Infants, Medicaid, Minnesota, Oral health, Preventive health services, Risk assessment, Role, Screening, Service integration, Standards, State programs

Illinois State Board of Education, Data Analysis Division. 2015. Dental examination compliance status of kindergarten, second, and sixth grade children in Illinois for school year 2013–2014. Springfield, IL: Illinois State Board of Education, 15 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes statewide dental examination compliance and oral health status of children in kindergarten and second and sixth grades in Illinois. Contents include findings on the level of compliance and noncompliance for all students, public school students, and non- public-school students. Compliance and health- status data are reported for the state as a whole, by county, and by grade level. The report also discusses implications of the data across the state.

Contact: Illinois State Board of Education, 100 N. First Street, Springfield, IL 62777, Telephone: (217) 782-4321 Secondary Telephone: (866) 262-6663 Web Site: https://www.isbe.net Available from the website.

Keywords: Compliance, Data, Dental care, Dental sealants, Health examinations, Health status, Illinois, Oral health, School age children, School districts, Schools, State legislation, State surveys, Waivers

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center. 2011–. State dental periodicity schedules. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center,

Annotation: The resource comprises a map and related materials on state dental periodicity schedules for infants, children, and adolescents from birth to age 18.The color-coded map links to information on (1) states that have no schedule, (2) states that use a schedule, and (3) states that use the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommended schedule. Related materials include AAPD’s Guideline on Periodicity of Examination, Preventive Dental Services, Anticipatory Guidance/Counseling, and Oral Treatment for Infants, Children, and Adolescents.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Secondary Telephone: (800) 544-2174 Fax: (312) 337-6329 E-mail: pohrpc@aapd.org Web Site: https://www.aapd.org/research/policy-center/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Dental care, EPSDT, Health examinations, Infants, Low income groups, Oral health, Preventive health services, State programs

Wisconsin Division of Public Health. 2008. Early childhood caries prevention screening (rev.). Madison, WI: Wisconsin Division of Public Health, 1 p.

Annotation: This form is designed to help health professionals in Wisconsin integrate oral health screening into child health examinations. Space is provided for collecting data on demographics, dental caries, and fluoride varnish.

Contact: Wisconsin Division of Public Health, 1 West Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703, Telephone: (608) 266-1865 Secondary Telephone: (888) 701-1251 Web Site: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/dph/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Forms, Health examinations, Oral health, Screening, Wisconsin, Young children

Wisconsin Division of Public Health. 2008. Preschool oral health preliminary exam and prevention services (rev.). Madison, WI; Wisconsin Division of Public Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This form is designed to help health professionals in Wisconsin integrate oral health screening into health examinations of young children. Space is provided for collecting data on demographics, dental caries, physical exam, and fluorides.

Contact: Wisconsin Division of Public Health, 1 West Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703, Telephone: (608) 266-1865 Secondary Telephone: (888) 701-1251 Web Site: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/dph/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, Fluorides, Forms, Health examinations, Oral health, Preschool children, Screening, Wisconsin, Young children

Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health. 2006. Dental examination waiver form. Springfield, IL: Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health, 1 p.

Annotation: This form is designed to assist school districts and parents in documenting reasons for waiving the dental examination requirement for children entering kindergarten and second and third grades in Illinois. Topics include enrollment in or eligibility for private and public dental insurance coverage and access to low cost, community-based care. The form is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health, 535 West Jefferson Street, Third Floor, Springfield, IL 62761, Telephone: (217) 785-4899 Secondary Telephone: (800) 547-0466 Fax: (217) 524-4201 Web Site: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/prevention-wellness/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Forms, Health examinations, Health insurance, Illinois, Oral health, Public schools, School age children, School districts, Spanish language materials, State legislation, Work force

Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health. 2005. Proof of school dental examination form. Springfield, IL: Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health, 1 p.

Annotation: This form is designed to assist school districts, oral health professionals, and parents in documenting the oral health status and service needs of children in kindergarten and second and third grades in Illinois. Topics include the presence of dental sealants, dental caries experience and restoration history, untreated caries, soft tissue pathology, and malocclusion; the need for urgent treatment, restorative care, and preventive care; and other service needs. The form is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health, 535 West Jefferson Street, Third Floor, Springfield, IL 62761, Telephone: (217) 785-4899 Secondary Telephone: (800) 547-0466 Fax: (217) 524-4201 Web Site: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/prevention-wellness/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Compliance, Dental care, Forms, Health examinations, Illinois, Oral health, Public schools, School age children, School districts, Spanish language materials, State legislation

U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. 1997. Child health guide: Put prevention into practice. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 42 pp.

U.S. Public Health Service, Office of the Surgeon General. 1988. The Surgeon General's letter on child sexual abuse. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Maternal and Child Health, 16 pp.

Annotation: This booklet provides a definition of child sexual abuse, discusses the filing of a report of suspected child abuse required by health professionals, describes how to take a history and do a physical exam of a child suspected of being sexually abused, and discusses the differences between the civil and criminal court processes. It is intended primarily for the use of primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health professionals who encounter sexually abused children only occasionally in their practices.

Contact: National Library of Medicine, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894, Telephone: (301) 594-5983 Secondary Telephone: (888) 346-3656 Fax: (301) 402-1384 E-mail: custserv@nlm.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.nlm.nih.gov Available from the website. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHB350; HRS-M-CH-88-13.

Keywords: Child abuse, Child health, Physical examinations, Sexual abuse

Brunswick AF, Josephson E. 1972. Adolescent health in Harlem. New York, NY: Columbia University School of Public Health, Division of Sociomedical Sciences, 2 v.

Annotation: This document reports on a four and one-half year study of adolescent health, based on data collected through personal interviews and medical examinations of youths age 12-17 in a representative cross section of households in Harlem, New York City. Chapters include (1) the report in brief, (2) background and objectives, (3) concepts and procedures, (4) cooperation in the medical examination, (5) health status of adolescents in Harlem, (6) health attitudes and behavior, (7) medical care utilization, (8) needs for medical care, (9) the older adolescent, (10) dental problems and dental care, and (11) some implications. Vol. 1 is the report of findings; vol. 2 is the appendices including procedures and detailed tabulations. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Data, Adolescent attitudes, Adolescent behavior, Adolescent health, Blacks, Health care utilization, Interviews, New York, New York, Oral health, Physical examinations, Research, Surveys

Bradley FS, Sherbon FB. 1917. How to conduct a children's health conference. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 24 pp. (Children's Bureau publication; no. 23; Miscellaneous series; no. 9)

Annotation: This monograph provides a detailed guide to organizing and implementing a children's health conference—a public event for mothers to bring their preschool-age children for a physical examination. The purpose of the event is to discover defects at an early stage when they may be easily remedied by proper hygiene or medical care, and to demonstrate to a community the value of keeping the well child well by periodic physical examination. Guidelines for convening committees to secure publicity, finance, space and equipment, and volunteer physicians and assistants are provided. Sample forms for recruitment and enrollment are included as well as a sample record sheet and suggestions for medical examiners. Follow up activities are suggested, including the establishment of an infant-welfare station and a public nursing service and the establishment of medical inspection in the schools. It is a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor, Children's Bureau.

Contact: Google Books, Web Site: http://www.books.google.com

Keywords: Child health, Health education, Physical examinations

   

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.