A web directory for primary care pediatricians, family doctors, members of the related health professions and students.





Abdominal pain see Pain, abdominal

Absence seizures see Seizures, absence

Abuse see Child abuse

ADHD see Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder


Adolescence, asthma see Asthma, adolescent

Adoption Am Fam Physician 1998, NEJM 1999

Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital Am Fam Physician 1999

Aggressive behaviour BMJ 1998


Airbags Plexus 2001

Albinism, oculocutaneous Arch Dis Child 1999,

Alcohol, fetal alcohol syndrome see Fetal alcohol syndrome


Allergy, allergic rhinitis

Allergy, allergic rhinitis, intranasal steroids Medscape 2001,

Allergy, allergic rhinitis, seasonal BMJ 1997

Allergy, food BMJ 1998, Am Fam Physician 1999, J Pediatr 1998,

Allergy, food, dietary products Arch Dis Child 1999

Allergy, food, fatal Canadian Paediatric Society 1994

Allergy, peanut J Pediatr, 2000

Allergy, peanut, management BMJ 1996

Allergy, venom BMJ 1998

Alternative medicine see Complementary and alternative medicine

Altitude, high BMJ 1998

Ambiguous genitalia

Ambiguous genitalia, surgical perspective Curr Probl Pediatr 2001,

Analgesia, patient-controlled see Patient-controlled analgesia


Anaphylaxis, acute anaphylaxis BMJ 1998

Anaphylaxis, acute anaphylaxis, management BMJ 1999


ANCAs, and vasculitis Arch Dis Child 1997


Anemia, hereditary anemias BMJ 1997

Anemia, iron  deficiency see Iron  deficiency

Anesthesia BMJ 1997

Angina, Ludwig's  see Ludwig's Angina

Angiofollicular lymphoid hyperplasia  see Castleman's disease

Anorectal malformations

Anorectal malformations,  associated anomalies Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001,

Antibiotics see Antimicrobials

Anticonvulsants see Epilepsy, anticonvulsants

Antidepressants, tricyclic see Depression, tricyclic drugs

Antiepileptic drugs see Epilepsy, anticonvulsants


Antihistamines, second generation Medscape 2001,


Antimicrobials, resistance to Am Fam Physician 1996

Antineutrophil cytoplasm antibodies see ANCAs

Antiviral drugs

Antiviral drugs, in healthy children Am Fam Physician 1998

Anxiety disorders Medscape 1999

Anxiety disorders, drug treatment NEJM 2001

Aphthous ulcers

Aphthous ulcers, management Am Fam Physician 2000


Apnea, obstructive sleep apnea see Obstructive sleep apnea

Arthritis BMJ 1995

Arthritis, acute Arch Dis Child 1997

Arthritis, chronic Arch Dis Child 1997

Asplenia see Spleen, asplenia/hyposplenia


Asthma, acute exacerbation, management AAP, 2000

Asthma, adolescent Update 2001

Asthma, delivery devices Arch  Dis Child, 2000, BMJ 1999, BMJ 1997, BMJ 1996,

Asthma, inhaled steroids BMJ, 2001, Plexus 2001

Asthma, management Am Fam Physician, 2001, BMJ 1999

Asthma, montelukast see Montelukast

Asthma, wheezy infant see Wheezy infant

Asthmatic bronchitis see Wheezy infant


Ataxia, Friedreich's

Ataxia, Friedreich's, diagnosis Arch Dis Child 1998

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder Arch Dis Child 1998, Medscape, 2000, AAP 2000

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, diagnostic guidelines Medscape, 2000, Am Fam Physician 2001,


Autism, autistic spectrum disorders, causes BMJ 2003,

Autism, autistic spectrum disorders, prevalence BMJ 1996

Autism, and MMR Lancet 1999

Autism, pediatrician's role Pediatrics 2001,

Bacille Calmette-Guérin see BCG

BCG Arch Dis Child  1999

Bed-wetting see Enuresis, nocturnal

Bee stings see Allergy, venom

Behavioural problems

Behavioural problems, aggression see Aggressive behaviour

Benign childhood occipital seizures see Epilepsy, benign childhood occipital seizures

Bereavement BMJ 1998, BMJ 1996

Bicycle related injuries Am Fam Physician 2001,

Bilious vomiting in the newborn see Neonate, bilious vomiting


Bites, dog Am Fam Physician 2001, BMJ 1999,

Blood pressure see Hypertension

Body mass index CDC 2000,

Botulinum toxin

Botulinum toxin, in cerebral palsy Arch Dis Child 1998

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) AAP 2000,


Brain tumors The Child's Doctor 2000

Brain tumors, supratentorial intraventricular Medscape 2001,

Breast feeding Am Fam Physician  2000

Breast feeding, and HIV see HIV, and infant feeding

Breast feeding, medications in the mother Am Fam Physician 2001,

Bronchiolitis BMJ 1995

Bronchitis, asthmatic see Wheezy infant

Bronchitis, wheezy see Wheezy infant

Bronchoscopy Arch Dis Child 1997

Bullying BMJ 1995

Cancer see Malignancy

Castleman's disease Medscape 2001,

Ceftibuten Medscape 1999

Celiac disease BMJ 1999

Celiac disease, and Down syndrome J Pediatr, 2000

Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy, botulinum toxin see Botulinum toxin, in cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy, hip problems

Cerebral palsy, hip problems - reconstruction BMJ 1999

Cerebral palsy, hip problems - surveillance measures Arch Dis Child 1997


Chickenpox, vaccination Arch Dis Child 1998BMJ 1995, Medscape 2001,

Child abuse

Child abuse, physical BMJ 1995, BMJ 1998, Am Fam Physician 2000

Child abuse, sexual

Child abuse, sexual and vulval lichen sclerosus et atrophicus BMJ 1999

Child health screening BMJ 1998, Bright futures web site

Chromosome abnormalities

Chromosome abnormalities, sex chromosome abnormalities

Chromosome abnormalities, sex chromosome abnormalities - long term outcome Arch Dis Child 1999

Chronic fatigue syndrome  Arch Dis Child 1998

Chronic fatigue syndrome, management Arch Dis Child 1998 BMJ 1997

Ciprofloxacin Medscape 1998

Circumcision BMJ 1996, AAP Policy statement 1999


Cisapride, risks and benefit Arch Dis Child 1998

Cluster headache see Headache, cluster


Coccygeal pits Pediatrics 2000


Cochlear implants BMJ 1999,

Cognitive behaviour therapy

Cognitive behaviour therapy, in depression see Depression, cognitive behaviour therapy

Cold, common see Coryza

Colic, infantile

Colic, infantile - management BMJ 1998

Colonic stenosis, congenital Medscape 2001,

Common cold see Coryza

Complementary and alternative medicine Medscape 2001,

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia see Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital

Congenital dislocation of the hip see Hip, developmental dysplasia

Congenital dislocation of the knee see Knee, congenital dislocation

Congenital heart disease see Heart, congenital heart disease

Corticosteroids see Steroids

Coryza BMJ 1998,

Craniosynostosis see also Plagiocephaly


Croup, steroid therapy BMJ 1995, BMJ 1999,

Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis, diagnosis Arch Dis Child 1997

Deafness see Hearing impairment

Death, sudden see Sudden death

Death, the dying child BMJ 1998,


Dehydration, hypernatremic

Dehydration, hypernatremic - neonatal see Neonate, hypernatremic dehydration


Depression, cognitive behaviour therapy BMJ 1998,

Depression, tricyclic drugs BMJ 1995,

Dermal sinus see Coccygeal pits

Dermatitis see Eczema

Dermatitis, perianal streptococcal see Perianal streptococcal dermatitis

Diabetes insipidus Arch Dis Child 1998,

Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus, type 2 Medscape 2000, American Diabetes Association 2000, AAP 2000

Diarrhea, toddler see Toddler diarrhea

Dislocation of the hip, congenital see Hip, developmental dysplasia

Dog bites see Bites, dog

Down syndrome

Down syndrome, and Celiac disease see Celiac disease, and Down syndrome

Down syndrome, primary care Am Fam Phys 1999

Drug eruptions Curr Probl Pediatr 2001

Dural ectasia, in Marfan's syndrome see Marfan's syndrome, diagnosis - dural ectasia

Dyslexia see Reading disability

Dyslipidemia Medscape 2000,

Dyslipidemia, hypercholesterolemia

Dyslipidemia, hypercholesterolemia - treatment dietary Am Fam Physician 2000,

Dysplasias, skeletal see Skeletal dysplasias

Dystrophy, muscular see Muscular dystrophy


Eczema, atopic Am Fam Physician 1999, BMJ 1999

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome NEJM 2000,


Encephalitis, viral BMJ 1995,


Enuresis, nocturnal Update 2001, Am Fam Phys 1999

Epididymitis BMJ 1996, Medscape 2001,

Epididymo-orchitis BMJ 1996,

Epilepsy BMJ 1997, Am Fam Physician 2000,

Epilepsy, absence seizure  see Seizures, absence

Epilepsy and swimming BMJ 2001

Epilepsy, anticonvulsants Medscape 2000, BMJ 1999

Epilepsy, anticonvulsants, newer drugs Medscape 2000, BMJ 1996

Epilepsy, benign childhood occipital seizures Arch Dis Child 1998,

Epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome see Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Epilepsy, status epilepticus

Epilepsy, status epilepticus - pathophysiology, epidemiology, and outcomes Arch Dis Child 1998,

Epilepsy, status epilepticus - treatment Arch Dis Child 1998,

Epilepsy, teenager with epilepsy BMJ 1998,

Epilepsy, treatment

Epilepsy, treatment, surgical Arch Dis Child 1999, Medscape, 2000

Epispadias BMJ 1996

Epulis, congenital PEDIATRICS, 2001

Erythema infectiosum see Parvovirus B19

Erythroderma, neonatal see Neonate, erythroderma


Eye, congenital lacrimal obstruction

Eye, congenital lacrimal obstruction - management BMJ 1997

Eye, the eye in childhood Am Fam Physician, 1999

Fabricated or induced illness see Munchausen by proxy

Failure to thrive Update 2001

Fainting  see Syncope

Falls from heights see Trauma, falls from heights

Fatigue, chronic fatigue syndrome see Chronic fatigue syndrome

Febrile seizures see Seizures, febrile

Fetal alcohol syndrome J Pediatr 1999


Fever, acute - diagnosis and management Update 2001,

Fever, in travelers returning from tropical countries BMJ 1996,

Fever, treatment Arch Dis Child, 2000

Fluoroquinolones, Topical  for Eye and Ear Am Fam Physician, 2000

Food allergy see Allergy, food


Fractures, ribs Pediatrics 2000,

Friedreich's ataxia see Ataxia, Friedreich's

Fruit juice

Fruit juice, use and misuse AAP policy 2001,


Galactosaemia, management Arch Dis Child 1999,

Games, hearing hazard see Hearing hazards, toys and games

Gastroenteritis Am Fam Physician 1998,

Gastroenteritis, management Arch Dis Child 1998, AAP guidelines 1996,

Gastroenteritis, outbreaks

Gastroenteritis, outbreaks - collection of laboratory specimens CDC 1990,

Genitalia, ambiguous see Ambiguous genitalia

Gilles de la Tourette syndrome see Tourette's Syndrome

Glue ear  see Otitis media, serous


Growth charts CDC 2000,

Growth, failure to thrive see Failure to thrive

Growth hormone

Growth hormone insensitivity Arch Dis Child 1999

Growth hormone therapy

Growth hormone therapy, indications Arch Dis Child 1999, AAP, 2000, BMJ 1997,

Growth hormone therapy, in ex-Small For Date children Lancet 2001,

Growth monitoring BMJ 1999,

Growth screening see Growth monitoring

Guillain-Barre syndrome

Guillain-Barre syndrome, intravenous IgG therapy BMJ 1996,

Handicap, mental  see Mental retardation


Headache, cluster Arch Dis Child 1999

Headache, ice cream BMJ 1997,

Headache, migraine Medscape 1999 Medscape, 2001

Head injury

Head injury, imaging Arch Dis Child 2000

Head injury, minor AAP guidelines 1999, Arch Dis Child 1997,

Head lice see Lice, head lice

Head lumps/swellimgs see Swellings, head

Health screening see Child health screening


Hearing hazards

Hearing hazards, toys and games BMJ 1998,

Hearing impairment

Hearing impairment , cochlear implants see Cochlear implants

Hearing impairment, early identification Lancet 1998, NIH statement 1993,


Heart conditions and sport see Sport, cardiac conditions

Heart, congenital heart disease American Heart Association 1996, Am Fam Physician 1999,

Heart murmurs Am Fam Physician, 1999

Heart,  cardiac causes for syncope or sudden death in childhood Arch Dis Child, 1999

Herpes virus infections Update 2001, Lancet 2001,

Helicobacter pylori J Pediatr 2000,

Hemolytic uremic syndrome

Hemolytic uremic syndrome and E coli 0157 BMJ 1999,

Hemolytic uremic syndrome, recent advances Arch Dis Child 1998,


Hemorrhage, subdural see Subdural hemorrhage

Henoch-Schönlein purpura Arch Dis Child, 1999, Am Fam Physician, 1998

Henoch-Schönlein purpura, infantile Arch Fam Med, 2000

Hernia, inguinal BMJ 1996,

High altitude see Altitude, high


Hip, developmental dysplasia Am Fam Physician, 1999, AAP  Guidelines, 2001

Hip, congenital dislocation see Hip, developmental dysplasia

Hip problems in cerebral palsy  see Cerebral palsy, hip problems

HIV Medscape 1999, Lancet 1999

HIV, and infant feeding Lancet 1999, BMJ 1999

Homocystinuria BMJ 1996,

Hydrocele BMJ 1996,

Hyperactivity see Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder


Hyperbilirubinemia, neonatal

Hyperbilirubinemia, neonatal -  in the healthy term infant AAP guidelines 1994,

Hypercholesterolemia see Dyslipidemia, hypercholesterolemia


Hyperoxaluria, primary Arch Dis Child 2000,

Hypertension Arch Dis Child, 2000, NHLBI Task Force Report 1996

Hypertension, investigation of Arch Dis Child 1999

Hypertension, monogenic Arch Dis Child 1999

Hypertension, pulmonary

Hypertension, pulmonary, primary Arch Dis Child 1998,


Hyperthyroidism, treatment Arch Dis Child 1998,

Hyponatremia BMJ, 2001

Hypospadias BMJ 1996

Hyposplenia / hyposplenism see Spleen, asplenia/hyposplenia

Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis

Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, neonatal see Neonate, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis

Ice cream headache see Headache, ice cream

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura see Immune thrombocytopenic purpura

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura, management J Pediatr, 2000.

Immunization see Vaccination

Implants, cochlear see Cochlear implants

Incontinence, urinary

Infantile colic see Colic, infantile


Influenza, treatment

Influenza, treatment - oseltamivir Medscape 2001,


Iodine, and prematurity see Prematurity, and iodine requirements

Iron deficiency  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 2001, Arch Dis Child 1997, J Pediatr 1999,

Iron poisoning Medscape 2000,

Jaundice  see Hyperbilirubinemia

Kawasaki disease Am Fam Physician 1999, BMJ 1997, Indian Pediatrics 1999,


Knee, congenital dislocation Medscape 1999

Lacrimal duct obstruction see Eye, congenital lacrimal obstruction

Laparascopy Arch Dis Child, 2000

Lead poisoning Am Fam Physician, 2000

Lead poisoning, prevention NEJM 2001,

Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, treatment Medscape 1999,


Leukemia, management - recent advances Arch Dis Child 2000,


Lice, head lice

Lice, head lice - treatment BMJ 1999, BMJ 1995,

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, vulval and sexual abuse see Child abuse, sexual and vulval lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

Limp, Evaluation of the acutely limping child Am Fam Physician 2000

Lipid disorders see Dyslipidemia

Ludwig's Angina Am Fam Physician, 1999

Lumps see Swellings

Lyme disease

Lyme disease, treatment Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines 2001,


Malignancy, long term follow up BMJ 2001,

Malignancy, recognition Am Fam Physician, 2000

Malignancy, second primary cancers after childhood cancer BMJ 1996


Malaria, imported Arch Dis Child 1997,

Malaria, prophylaxis for travelers BMJ 1995,

Marfan's syndrome

Marfan's syndrome, diagnosis

Marfan's syndrome, diagnosis - dural ectasia Lancet 1999,


Measles, management BMJ 1997,

Meckel's diverticulum Am Fam Physician 2000

Meconium, failure to pass meconium see Neonate, failure to pass meconium


Melanoma, iris Arch Ophthalmol. 2001,


Menarche, early

Menarche, early - and adult height J Pediatr 2001,

Meningococcal disease

Meningococcal disease, early diagnosis and treatment BMJ 1996,

Meningococcal disease, lab investigations BMJ 1997,

Mental handicap see Mental retardation

Mental retardation

Mental retardation, identification and evaluation Am Fam Physician, 2000

Migraine see Headache, migraine


MMR, and autism see Autism, and MMR

Montelukast Drug & Ther Perspect 2001

Moraxella catarrhalis Medscape 1999,

Motion sickness Medscape, 2001

Mountains, children in the mountains see Altitude, high

Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome see Kawasaki disease

Munchausen by proxy BMJ 2001

Murmurs see Heart murmurs

Muscular dystrophy BMJ 1998,

Narcolepsy Arch Dis Child 1999, Medscape 2001,

Nasolacrimal duct obstruction see Eye, congenital lacrimal obstruction

Neck lumps/swellings see Swellings neck


Neonate, bilious vomiting Am Fam Physician 2000

Neonate, erythroderma Arch Dis Child 1998,

Neonate, examination (routine) BMJ 1999,

Neonate, hyperbilirubinemia see Hyperbilirubinemia, neonatal

Neonate, failure to pass meconium Am Fam Physician 1999,

Neonate, hypernatremic dehydration

Neonate, hypernatremic dehydration - secondary to lactation failure J Am Board Fam Pract  2001,

Neonate, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2000,

Neonate, intensive care

Neonate, intensive care - follow-up

Neonate, intensive care - follow-up, common medical and surgical problems Am Fam Physician 1998,

Neonate, intensive care - follow-up, monitoring growth and development Am Fam Physician 1998,

Neonate, intensive care - outcome BMJ 1995,

Neonate, intensive care - outcome, psychological Arch Dis Child 1998,

Neonate, intestinal obstruction Am Fam Physician 1999 Am Fam Physician 2000,

Neonate, phenylketonuria screening see Phenylketonuria, neonatal screening

Neonate, tachypnea

Neonate, tachypnea, persistent BMJ 1996,

Neonate, thrombocytopenia

Neonate, thrombocytopenia - alloimmune Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2000,

Neonate, vitamin K prophylaxis BMJ 1998, BMJ 1996,



Neuro-imaging, psychiatric disorders see Psychiatric disorders, neuro-imaging

Newborn see Neonate


Neurofibromatosis, type 2 Arch Dis Child 1999

Nijmegen breakage syndrome Arch Dis Child 2000,

Nocturnal enuresis see Enuresis, nocturnal

Obesity J Pediatr 2000, BMJ 2000,

Obesity, evaluation and treatment Am Fam Physician 1999,

Obesity, public health aspects Lancet 2001,

Obsessive compulsive disorder Medscape 2000, BMJ 1997,

Obstructive sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea, treatment

Obstructive sleep apnea, treatment - nasal steroids J Pediatr 2001,

Oculocutaneous albinism see Albinism, oculocutaneous

Oncology see Malignancy

Orchitis BMJ 1996,

Oseltamivir see Influenza, treatment - oseltamivir

Osteogenesis imperfecta

Osteogenesis imperfecta, therapy BMJ, 2001

Osteopetrosis Am Fam Physician 1998,

Otitis media

Otitis media, acute

Otitis media, acute, diagnosis Am Fam Physician, 2000

Otitis media, acute, management Am Fam Physician, 2000, Canadian Paediatric Society 1998,

Otitis media, serous

Otitis media, serous, management AAP guidelines 1994,

Otitis media, serous, management - autoinflation BMJ 1999,

Otitis media, serous, management - surgical NEJM 2001


Outbreaks, gastroenteritis, see Gastroenteritis, outbreaks


Pain, abdominal

Pain, abdominal, recurrent/chronic Am Fam Physician, 1999

Pain, multiple pains J Pediatr 2001

Pain relief BMJ 1998,

Palliative care BMJ 1998,

Palliative care, the dying child  see Death, the dying child

Pancreatitis Am Fam Physician 1999,

Paraphimosis BMJ 1996


Parotitis, recurrent Arch Dis Child 1997,

Parotitis, tuberculous see Tuberculosis, parotitis

Parvovirus B19 Am Fam Physician 1999, BMJ 1995,

Patient-controlled analgesia Medscape 2001,

Peanut allergy see Allergy, peanut

Pectus excavatum Arch Dis Child, 2000

Perianal streptococcal dermatitis Am Fam Physician 2000,

Pertussis Update 2001,

Pertussis vaccine

Pertussis vaccine, acellular Primary Care Pediatrics 1997,

Pervasive developmental disorders see Autism


Pharyngitis, streptococcal

Pharyngitis, streptococcal, management Am Fam Physician 2001

Pharyngitis, streptococcal, management - cost effectiveness Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999,

Pharyngitis, streptococcal, screening Medscape 1997,


Phenothiazines for sedation Medscape 2000,


Phenylketonuria, neonatal screening Am Fam Physician 2000,

Phimosis BMJ 1996


Phobias, fear of the dark BMJ 2003,

Physical abuse see Child abuse, physical

Pica Medscape 2000,

Plagiocephaly BMJ 1997,

Pneumococcal disease BMJ 1996,

Pneumococcal vaccine Am Fam Physician 2001,


Pneumonia, bacterial Lancet 2001,


Poisoning, iron see Iron poisoning

Poisoning, lead see Lead poisoning

Post-traumatic stress disorder Arch Dis Child 1999,

Precocious puberty, see Puberty, precocious

Preterm see Prematurity


Prematurity, and iodine requirements Lancet 2001

Probiotics BMJ 2001,

Psychiatric disorders

Psychiatric disorders, neuro-imaging Arch Dis Child 2000,


Puberty, disorders of Am Fam Physician, 1999

Puberty, precocious

Puberty, precocious - boys NEJM 1999,

Pulmonary hypertension, see Hypertension, pulmonary


Purpura, evaluating the child with purpuraAm Fam Physician 2001,

Purpura, Henoch-Schönlein see Henoch-Schönlein purpura

Purpura, idiopathic thrombocytopenic see Immune thrombocytopenic purpura

Purpura, immune thrombocytopenic see Immune thrombocytopenic purpura

Pyelonephritis, xanthogranulomatous see Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis

Pyrexia see Fever


Pyridoxine dependent or pyridoxine responsive seizures Arch Dis Child 1999

Racecadotril Medscape 2001,

Reading disability Medscape, 2000, BMJ 1996,

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy BMJ 1995,

Reflux, vesicoureteric see Vesicoureteric reflux

Refugee children BMJ 1998,

Retardation, mental see Mental retardation

Rheumatic fever Medscape 2000,


Rhinitis, allergic see Allergy, allergic rhinitis

Rib, fractures  see Fractures, ribs

Scalded-skin syndrome see Staphylococcal scalded-skin syndrome

School problems Am Fam Physician 1999, Arch Dis Child 1997,


Scoliosis, adolescent idiopathic Am Fam Physician 2001,

Screening see Child health screening


Scrotum, acute problems BMJ 1996,


Sedation, phenothiazines see Phenothiazines for sedation

Seizures see also Epilepsy

Seizures, absence Arch Dis Child, 1999

Seizures, benign childhood occipital seizures see Epilepsy, benign childhood occipital seizures

Seizures, febrile

Seizures, febrile - diagnostic evaluation AAP guidelines 1996,

Seizures, febrile - management AAP guidelines 1999,

Seizures, pyridoxine dependent or pyridoxine responsive Arch Dis Child 1999

Seizures, status epilepticus see Epilepsy, status epilepticus

Sex chromosome abnormalities see Chromosome abnormalities, sex chromosome abnormalities

Sexual abuse see Child abuse, sexual

Shaken infant syndrome see Child abuse, physical

Sickle cell disease Am Fam Physician 2000,

Sickle cell disease, acute chest syndrome NEJM 2000, J Pediatr 2001

Sickle cell disease, complications Am Fam Physician 2000,

Sickle cell disease, management BMJ 1997,

Sickle cell disease, recent advances Am Fam Physician 2000,

Skeletal dysplasias Arch Dis Child 1998,


Sleep disorders/problems Am Fam Physician, 2001

Sleep, obstructive sleep apnea see Obstructive sleep apnea


Smoking, passive South African  Respiratory Journal 1997,

Soy based infant formula

Soy based infant formula, and phytoestrogens BMJ 1996,


Speech delay Am Fam Physician 1999,

Speech and language therapy BMJ 1996,


Spleen, asplenia/hyposplenia BMJ 1996 Am Fam Physician, 2001

Sports BMJ 1996,

Sports, injuries Medscape 2001,

Sports, medical conditions affecting sports participation AAP policy 2001,

Sports, medical conditions affecting sports participation - cardiac conditions Arch Dis Child 1997,

Sports medicine, pediatric AAP, 2000

Stammering see Stuttering

Staphylococcal scalded-skin syndrome Lancet 1999

Status epilepticus see Epilepsy, status epilepticus


Steroids, inhaled see Asthma, inhaled steroids

Steroids, intranasal see Allergy, allergic rhinitis, intranasal steroids

Streptococcal disease

Streptococcal disease, perianal dermatitis see Perianal streptococcal dermatitis

Streptococcal disease, pharyngitis see Pharyngitis, streptococcal


Stress, post-traumatic stress disorder  see Post-traumatic stress disorder


Stridor, diagnosis Am Fam Physician 1999,

Stridor, diagnosis - role of radiology  Arch Dis Child 1999

Stroke Arch Dis Child 1999,

Stuttering Am Fam Physician, 1998

Subdural hemorrhage BMJ 1998,

Sudden death

Sudden death, cardiac causes Arch Dis Child, 1999


Surgery, recent advances BMJ 1999,


Swellings, head BMJ 1996,

Swellings, neck BMJ 1996,


Swimming and epilepsy see Epilepsy and swimming


Syncope, cardiac causes Arch Dis Child, 1999

Tachypnea, neonatal  see Neonate, tachypnea

TB see Tuberculosis


Teenager, with epilepsy see Epilepsy, teenager with epilepsy

Television BMJ 1995,

Testis, undescended BMJ 1996,

Testis, torsion BMJ 1996,

Testis, torsion of the testicular hydatids BMJ 1996,

Thalassaemia BMJ 1997,


Thyroid, hyperthyroidism see Hyperthyroidism

Thrombocytopenia, neonatal see Neonate, thrombocytopenia

Tic disorders Am Fam Physician 1999,

Tinea capitis

Tinea capitis, treatment Medscape 2001,

Toddler diarrhea Arch Dis Child 1998

Topiramate  Medscape 2001

Tourette's Syndrome Am Fam Physician 1999,

Toys, hearing hazard see Hearing hazards, toys and games

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) AAP 2000,


Trauma, bicycle related injuries see Bicycle related injuries

Trauma, falls from heights AAP policy 2001,

Trauma, fractures see Fractures

Trauma, head injury see Head injury

Trauma, sports see Sports injuries

Tricyclic antidepressants see Depression, tricyclic drugs

Tropical pediatrics

Tropical pediatrics, fever, in travelers returning from tropical countries

Truancy  see School problems


Tuberculosis, contact tracing BMJ 1996,

Tuberculosis, diagnosis BMJ 1996, Pediatr Infect Dis J 2000,

Tuberculosis exposure Medscape 2000,

Tuberculosis, parotitis Medscape 2001,

Tuberous sclerosis BMJ 1999,

Tuberous sclerosis, recognizing an index case Am Fam Physician 2000,


Tumor, brain see Brain tumors

Turner’s syndrome J Pediatr 2000

Ulcers, aphthous   see Aphthous ulcers

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence, management Arch Dis Child 1997,

Urinary tract infection AAP 2000, Update 2001 see also Vesicoureteric reflux

Urinary tract infection, management in family practice Plexus 2001


Urology, common problems BMJ 1996,


Vaccination, chickenpox see Chickenpox, vaccination

Vaccination, MMR see MMR

Vaccination, pertussis see Pertussis vaccine

Vaccination, pneumococcal see Pneumococcal vaccine

Varicella see Chickenpox

Venom allergy see Allergy, venom

Vesicoureteric reflux

Vesicoureteric reflux, prognosis Arch Dis Child, 1999

Vesicoureteric reflux, treatment Lancet 2001

Vitamin K

Vitamin K prophylaxis, neonatal see Neonate, vitamin K prophylaxis


Vomiting, bilious vomiting in neonate see Neonate, bilious vomiting

Vulval lichen sclerosus et atrophicus and sexual abuse see Child abuse, sexual and vulval lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

Warts Arch Dis Child 1999,

Wasp stings see Allergy, venom

Wheezy infant BMJ 1998, South African  Respiratory Journal 1997 1, 2,

Whooping cough see Pertussis

Williams syndrome Arch Dis Child 1999,

Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis Arch Dis Child 1999





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