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Nowak AJ, and Christensen JR, Mabry TR, Townsend JA, Wells, MH. 2019. Pediatric dentistry: Infancy through adolescence (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders, 634 pp.

Annotation: This textbook for clinicians, residents, students, and allied health professionals provides information and themes pertinent to dentistry for children at all ages. Contents include information about oral care from conception to age 3, ages 3–6, 6–12, and adolescence. Topics include the responsibilities of non-oral-health professionals related to infant oral health, the effect of oral disease on children, dental sealants, advances in tissue engineering, and the importance of assisting the pediatric patient to transition to an adult dental home. Citations from health literature and policies and clinical guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Academy of Pediatrics are included. The book includes an expert consult website featuring case studies and procedural videos along with a fully searchable version of the text.

Contact: Elsevier Saunders, 3251 Riverport Lane, St. Louis, MO 63043, Telephone: (800) 545-2522 E-mail: usbkinfo@elsevier.com Web Site: http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com Document Number: ISBN 978-0-323-08546-5.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Age factors, Age groups, Child development, Child health, Children, Dental care, Evidence based medicine, Infant health, Infants, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Preventive health services, Textbooks

Hagan JF Jr. 2019. Making Bright Futures work: How evidence, the periodicity schedule, and the Bright Futures guidelines impact practice. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrrics, 1 video (58 min.).

Annotation: This video reviews new clinical content in the Bright Futures Guidelines and the associated Periodicity Schedule, and discusses how to use evidence to decide on content for your practice's health supervision visits and how to identify strategies, tools, and resources to maximize efficiency for health promotion and preventive services.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent development, Adolescent health, Anticipatory guidance, Child development, Child health, Communities, Disease prevention, Emotional development, Evidence based medicine, Families, Guidelines, Health promotion, Health screening, Health supervision, Infant development, Infant health, Injury prevention, Mental health, Nutrition, Oral health, Pediatric care, Perinatal health, Physical activity, Preventive health services, Protective factors, Psychosocial development, Safety, Sexual health, Standards, Videos, Weight management

Strengthen the Evidence. 2016. Sample strategies and evidence-based or -informed strategy measures. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 7 pp.

Annotation: This document presents sample strategies for improving maternal and child health and measures for demonstrating success. Contents are organized within the following six domains: women/maternal health, perinatal/infant health, child health and/or adolescent health, adolescent health, children and youth with special health care needs, and cross-cutting/life course. [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: Adolescents, Children, Evidence based medicine, Health promotion, Infants, MCH programs, Measures, Methods, National initiatives, Preventive health services, Program planning, Women

National Cancer Institute. 2016. Evidence-based cancer control programs (EBCCP). Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute, multiple items.

Annotation: This online, searchable database is designed to provide program planners and public health practitioners with easy and immediate access to evidence-based cancer control interventions and program materials. Program areas include breast, cervical, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening; diet and nutrition; HPV vaccination; informed decision making; obesity; physical activity; public health genomics; sun safety; survivorship/supportive care; and tobacco control.

Contact: National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 300, Bethesda, MD 20892-8322, Telephone: (800) 422-6237 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (301) 402-0555 E-mail: cancergovstaff@mail.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.cancer.gov Available from the website. Document Number: NIH Pub. No. 12-7617.

Keywords: Breast cancer, Cervical cancer, Colon cancer, Decision making, Disease prevention, Evidence based medicine, Family support programs, Genomics, Human papillomavirus, Informed consent, Nutrition, Obesity, Online databases, Peer support programs, Physical activity, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, Risk factors, Screening, Smoking, Sun exposure, Survivors, Tobacco use, Vaccines

Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and Healthy People Curriculum Task Force. 2015. Clinical prevention and population health curriculum framework (rev.). Washington, DC: Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, 27 pp.

Annotation: This framework provides a common core of knowledge for clinical health professions about individual and population-oriented prevention and health-promotion efforts. The framework provides a content outline that is compatible with a range of learning outcomes or competencies as determined by each health profession, a structure for organizing and monitoring curricula, and a structure for communicating with and among health professions. The appendices contain models of how the framework content has been integrated into interprofessional education settings, as well as into profession-specific curricula such as oral-health-education curricula.

Contact: Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 463-0550 Secondary Telephone: (866) 474-APTR (474-2787) Fax: (202) 463-0555 E-mail: info@aptrweb.org Web Site: http://www.aptrweb.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinical medicine, Curricula, Disease prevention, Health care systems, Health occupations, Health policy, Health promotion, Health services, Preventive medicine, Professional education

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2015. Tobacco smoking cessation in adults, including pregnant women: Behavioral and pharmacotherapy interventions. Rockville, MD: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource provides clinical preventive services recommendations related to tobacco smoking cessation in adults including pregnant women. Topics include behavioral and pharmacotherapy interventions. Contents include the full recommendation statement; supporting documents including the final research plan, evidence review, and evidence summary; a clinical summary; and related information for consumers and health professionals.

Contact: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: (301) 427-1584 Web Site: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Evidence based medicine, Literature reviews, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

Meyer SM, Garr DR, Evans C, Maeshiro R. 2015. Advancing interprofessional clinical prevention and population health education: A curriculum development guide for health professions faculty. Washington, DC: Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and Healthy People Curriculum Task Force, 27 pp.

Annotation: This document for health professions education program faculty provides guidance on developing curricula focused on students' abilities to participate effectively as members of interprofessional health care teams delivering clinical prevention and population health services. Contents include examples of integrative learning strategies that address selected core competencies and content elements within the Clinical Prevention and Population Health Curriculum Framework. The content may be adapted and activities customized to an institution's specific learning environments and health professions education programs including dental medicine, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and public health.

Contact: Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 463-0550 Secondary Telephone: (866) 474-APTR (474-2787) Fax: (202) 463-0555 E-mail: info@aptrweb.org Web Site: http://www.aptrweb.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinical medicine, Curriculum development, Disease prevention, Health care systems, Health occupations, Health policy, Health promotion, Health services, Preventive medicine, Professional education

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2014. 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P). Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about preterm birth (PTB) rates and racial disparities in PTB in the United States, the use of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) to prevent PTB, and the role of state and territorial health agencies in promoting access to 17P. Contents include state examples of 17P interventions in Louisiana, North Carolina, and Ohio. The fact sheet also discusses costs, quality, and other challenges related to the availability of and access to 17P.

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: Access to health care, Barriers, Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Pharmaceutical fees, Pregnant women, Preterm birth, Preventive medicine, State agencies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2014. Preexposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV infection in the United States: 2014. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 67 pp. (A clinical practice guideline)

Annotation: This publication provides a comprehensive clinical practice guideline for the use of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV infection in the United States. Contents include evidence of need for additional HIV prevention methods; evidence of safety and efficacy of antiretroviral prophylaxis; identifying indications for PrEP; providing PrEP; people with documented HIV infection; discontinuing PrEP; special clinical considerations including women who become pregnant or breastfeed while taking PrEP medication; improving medication adherence; reducing HIV risk behaviors; financial case-management issues for PrEP; decision support, training, and technical assistance; and related guidelines.

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: Guidelines, HIV, Preventive medicine, Sexually transmitted diseases

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2014. The guide to clinical preventive services: Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 123 pp.

Annotation: This document is a compilation of abridged U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations released from 2004 to March 2014 and can be used as an evidence-based tool at the point of client care. Contents include clinical summaries of recommendations for children, adolescents, and adults including immunizations for children and adults and topics in progress. The guide also lists resources that clinicians can use to educate clients on appropriate preventive services and provides brief descriptions of and links to tools that health care professionals can use to improve their practice.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website. Document Number: AHRQ Pub. No. 14-05158; ISBN 978-1-58763-439-0.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Evidence based medicine, Immunization, Patient care, Preventive health services

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2014. Low-dose aspirin for the prevention of morbidity and mortality from preeclampsia: Preventive medication. Rockville, MD: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource provides a summary of recommendations and evidence on the use of low-dose aspirin as preventive medication after 12 weeks of gestation in women who are at high risk for preeclampsia. Additional contents include the rationale, and clinical and other considerations.

Contact: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: (301) 427-1584 Web Site: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Drugs, Evidence based medicine, High risk groups, Preeclampsia, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Treatment effectiveness evaluation

Bonnie RJ, Stroud C, Breiner H, eds.; Institute of Medicine, Committee on Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-Being of Young Adults; National Research Council. 2014. Investing in the health and well-being of young adults. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 433 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes what is known about the health, safety, and well-being of young adults and offers recommendations for policy and research. Contents include a cross-cutting recommendation that applies to all policies and programs addressing young adults, whether public or private, in all sectors of society. Subsequent recommendations focus on the key domains of relationships, education and employment, civic engagement and national service, public health, the health care systems, and government investments in marginalized young adults.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Evidence based medicine, Health status, Preventive health services, School to work transition, Service integration, Transition planning, Transition to independent living, Young adults, Youth in transition programs

Lincoln A, Alerte S. 2013. Cost effectiveness of preventive dental services (upd.). Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 2 pp. (CDHP policy brief)

Annotation: This fact sheet outlines the ways in which preventive oral health care can reduce disease burdens and associated expenditures. Topics include preventive oral health interventions such as early preventive care, fluoridation, and dental sealants; how lack of oral health care leads to costly emergency department visits and temporary solutions; the connection between access and preventive care, including socioeconomic and health insurance status; and the consequences of untreated oral disease and its effect on overall health.

Contact: Children's Dental Health Project, 1020 19th Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 833-8288 Fax: (202) 331-1432 E-mail: info@cdhp.org Web Site: https://www.cdhp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Children, Cost effectiveness, Dental care, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Health insurance, Oral health, Prevention services, Preventive medicine

Conti G, Heckman JJ. 2012. The developmental approach to child and adult health. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, 57 pp. (NBER working paper series no. 18664)

Annotation: This report considers the costs and benefits of preventing rather than treating childhood diseases. It presents an integrated developmental approach to child and adult health that considers the costs and benefits of interventions over the life cycle. Policies are suggested to promote child health outside the boundaries of conventional pediatrics and future avenues of research and challenges are discussed.

Contact: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-5398, Telephone: (617) 868-3900 Fax: (617) 868-2742 E-mail: info@nber.org Web Site: http://www.nber.org Available from the website, after registration.

Keywords: Adults, Child health, Costs, Disease prevention, Preventive health services, Preventive medicine

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2011–. High-priority evidence gaps for clinical preventive services. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, multiple items.

Annotation: These reports to Congress identify gaps in the evidence base for clinical preventive services and provide recommendations for priority areas for research to generate the evidence needed to improve health and health care. Topics include screening tests and behavioral interventions with significant evidence gaps deserving further research; and evidence gaps related to the health and health care of older adults, children, adolescents, and women.

Contact: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: (301) 427-1584 Web Site: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolesents, Behavioral health, Children, Evidence based medicine, Health behavior, Intervention, Older adults, Preventive health services, Research, Screening, Women

KidsHealth. 2011. Your child's immunizations. [Jacksonville, FL]: Nemours Foundation,

Annotation: This resource presents information for parents about immunizations, including information about hepatitis B; pneumococcal vaccine (PCV); DTaP; Hib, polio (IPV); influenza; MMR (measles, mumps, rubella); varicella (chickenpox); MCV4; hepatitis A; rotavirus; and HPV. Additional topics include the immunization schedule, immunizations for travel, and helping kids through vaccine injections. The content is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: KidsHealth, Nemours, 10140 Centurion Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32256, Telephone: (904) 697-4100 Fax: (904) 697-4220 E-mail: comments@KidsHealth.org Web Site: http://kidshealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Consumer education materials, Immunizations, Infant health, Preventive health services, Preventive medicine, Spanish language materials

U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2010. Electronic preventive services selector (ePSS). Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource is designed to help primary care health professionals identify screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their clients. The information is based on recommendations of the Preventive Services Task Force and can be searched by specific client characteristics such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors. Contents include recommendations on routine dental caries risk assessment for preschool children. The resource is available both as a web application and as a mobile application.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Counseling, Evidence based health care, Interactive media, Mobile applications, Oral health, Preventive health services, Preventive medicine, Resources for professionals, Risk assessment, Screening

American College of Preventive Medicine. 2009-. Time tools. Washington, DC: American College of Preventive Medicine,

Annotation: These tools provide physicians, nurses, and other clinical staff with clinical prevention guidelines on select topics to enhance knowledge, and encourage application, of preventive medicine services in key areas. Each tool provides an executive summary of the evidence and approaches to delivering preventive services to clients in the context of a clinic visit. Each also includes a resource document delineating the epidemiology of the disease/health behavior/risk, clinical evidence, and recommendations by various professional and government entities. Last, each is accompanied by a client guide that may be shared during a clinic visit and includes a summary to reinforce the client education process. Continuing education credit is available.

Contact: American College of Preventive Medicine, 1307 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 466-2044 Fax: (202) 466-2662 E-mail: info@acpm.org Web Site: http://www.acpm.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Child health, Clinics, Continuing education, Guidelines, Health care delivery, Preventive medicine, Resources for professionals, Women's health

Woolf SH, Jonas S, Lawrence RS, eds. 2008. Health promotion and disease prevention in clinical practice [2nd ed]. Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins, 644 pp.

Annotation: This book was written to aid clinicians in putting into practice the preventive practices recommended by the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force. The overall theme is reducing disease and the severity of disease by the use of screening tests for early detection, immunization, and counseling about risk factors and personal behavior. Sections of the book deal with gathering information, how to use the information, and putting prevention information into practice. Chapters are organized around specific risk factors, such as tobacco, alcohol and other substance use, exercise, nutrition, weight management, injury prevention, sexually transmitted diseases, family planning, skin cancer, oral health, mental health, immunization and chemoprophylaxis. Each chapter includes references, sources for patient education, and suggested readings. Some illustrations are included.

Contact: Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, P.O. Box 1620, Hagerstown, MD 21741, Telephone: (800) 638-3030 Secondary Telephone: (301) 223-23000 Fax: (301) 223-2400 E-mail: customerservice@lww.com Web Site: http://www.lww.com Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-683-09270-7.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Disease prevention, Health behaviors, Health promotion, Health screening, Immunization, Patient education, Preventive medicine, Risk factors

Murkoff H, Mazel S. 2008. What to Expect guide to to immunizations: What you need to know about your child's vaccinations. New York, NY: What to Expect Foundation, 17 pp. (English), 20 pp. (Spanish)

Annotation: This guide for consumers provides information about immunizations recommended for infants and young children through age 6; answers to questions about their safety, efficacy, and importance; combination shots; and tips on how to prepare the child to receive a shot; and an immunization visit planner. The guide is also available in Spanish, and a 2 minute 16 second video is available from the publisher.

Contact: What to Expect Foundation, 211 West 80th Street, Lower level, New York, NY 10024, Telephone: (212) 712-9764 Fax: (212) 712-9741 E-mail: info@whattoexpect.org Web Site: http://www.whattoexpect.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Consumer education materials, Immunization, Infant health, Preventive medicine, Spanish language materials, Vaccination effects, Vaccines

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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.