Designed to accompany Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, 3rd Edition, this manual provides effective ways to deliver the preventive services that are suggested in the Guidelines.
This handbook is ideal for pediatric practice professionals, as well as a teaching tool for medical students, residents, and all health professionals who provide well-child care. Topics vary from how to perform and bill office-based screening for vision and hearing (be sure to view the updated codes in Achieving Bright Futures, obesity and its complications, child development, depression, and behavior problems to tobacco dependence and parental literacy or depression to providing counseling about topics critical to children's health and development. The document is formatted for ease of use and written to offer the most useful suggestions on how to provide children with the best preventive services available.
Nationally renowned experts reviewed the scientific medical literature and authored the content for this 200-plus page guide, organized into 5 main sections, each of which is downloadable below in PDF format:*
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