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Acne in teens: ways to control it.

What causes acne? Most people who get acne start having it in their early teens. This is when the oil glands in the body start making more sebum (oil). Some people also have too many "sticky" skin cells. In people with acne, these cells mix with the oil and plug up the hair follicles in the skin.

2008

Patient Information

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Patient Education

Advisory on labelling of cough and cold products for children.

Health Canada is advising consumers of the outcome of its review of cough and cold medicines for children under the age of 12.

2008

Endorsed Document

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Respiratory Disorders

At my best.

The rates of physical inactivity and obesity among Canadian children are alarming. Let’s work together to teach kids how to make healthier choices today and develop lifelong healthy habits.

2008

Endorsed Document,

Patient Information

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Patient Education

CACAP 2008 position paper on using SSRIs in children and adolescents.

 This position statement provides an update on the use of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Anxiety Disorders in children and adolescents.

2008

Endorsed Document

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Drugs & Therapeutics,

Mental Health

Child and adolescent health care.

This guide to child and adolescent health care may include links to important websites, articles, reports and other resources. For more detailed information, please ask us.

2010

Subject Guide

Child & Adolescent Health Care

    Childhood vaccines - what they are and why your child needs them

    What is a vaccine? A vaccine is a medicine that's given to help prevent a disease. Vaccines help the body produce antibodies. These antibodies protect against the disease. Vaccines are given by injection (a "shot") or by mouth. Each province in Canada has its own schedule of vaccines for children.

    2007

    Patient Information

    Child & Adolescent Health Care,

    Immunization,

    Patient Education

      Fever in Infants and Children

      What is a normal temperature? A normal temperature is about 37°C (98°F) when taken orally (by mouth). Temperatures taken rectally (by rectum) usually run 0.5°C higher than those taken...

      2011

      Patient Information

      Child & Adolescent Health Care,

      Patient Education

      Global strategy on infant and young child feeding.

       WHO and UNICEF jointly developed the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding to revitalize world attention to the impact that feeding practices have on the nutritional status, growth and development, health, and thus the very survival of infants and young children.

      2003

      Endorsed Practice Resource

      Child & Adolescent Health Care,

      Maternity & Newborn Care

      Greig Health Record

      The Greig Health Record is an evidence-based health promotion guide for clinicians caring for children and adolescents aged six to seventeen (6-17) years. It is meant to provide a template for periodic health visits that is easy to use and is easily adaptable for electronic medical records. Checklist templates include sections for weight, height and body mass index; psychosocial history and development; nutrition; education and advice; specific concerns; examination; ang assessment, immunization, and medications.

      2010

      Endorsed Practice Resource

      Child & Adolescent Health Care,

      Periodic Health Examination,

      Preventive Care

      Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC) I.

       Guidelines were developed for youth aged ten to twenty-one (10 to 21) years and correspond to initial phases of adolescent depression management in primary care, including identification of at-risk youth, assessment and diagnosis, and initial management.

      2007

      Endorsed Practice Resource

      Child & Adolescent Health Care,

      Mental Health

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