Aug 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on neonatology and newborn issues and related topics, including breastfeeding, circumcision, jaundice, newborn examination, newborn resuscitation, newborn screening, premature infant care, postpartum counseling, and well-child visits. This collection...
- Examination of a Newborn
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
- Heart Disease (Congenital) in Infants
- Hip Dysplasia (Congenital)
- Intestinal Obstruction
- Postpartum Counseling/First Well Child Visit
- Premature Infant/Outpatient Care of Former Premature Infant
- Respiratory Distress
- Resuscitation of a Newborn
- Screenings for Newborns
- Editorials and Letters
- Patient Education, Self-Care
- Other AFP Content
American Family Physician : AFP By Topic
Aug 1, 2019 - Infantile hemangiomas are the most common benign tumors of childhood, occurring in up to approximately 5% of infants. These benign vascular tumors are small, self-resolving, and do not require treatment.
American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines
Aug 15, 2019 - The USPSTF recommends prophylactic ocular topical medication for all newborns to prevent gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum.
American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Aug 1, 2019 - Skin-to-skin-contact in the immediate postnatal period should be recommended to all mothers because it is associated with a higher likelihood of exclusive breastfeeding at hospital discharge and for up to six months afterward (number needed to treat [NNT] = 5 to 8).
American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers
Apr 1, 2019 - Pulse oximetry is an accurate screening test for critical congenital heart defects in newborns. Pulse oximetry is simple to use, widely available, and has moderate sensitivity (76.3%) and good specificity (99.9%). However, the prevalence of critical congenital heart defects is low, and ...
American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians