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Make the Diagnosis: Spring 2014

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A 14-year-old boy presented to Urgent Care for a skin lesion on his right foot which has been present for 3 weeks. It originally was swollen and itchy. Then after wearing wet sneakers, it became ring-like.

Lessons from International Patients

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An international patient story of care coordination at its most complex, from Trude Haecker, MD, and Cathy Timko, MSN, CRNP.

Small Bump, Big Problem

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Read a case study from the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation about a 5-year-old male who tripped and fell in gym class, his diagnosis of left thalamic stroke, and the cause of the sudden injury.

Care for Medical Needs — and More

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The (IAHP) is one of few programs in the nation experienced in supporting children and families before, during, and after adoption.

Healing More than the Physical Injury

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Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, talks about how pediatric health practitioners play a crucial role in recognizing and addressing PTS reactions in our injured patients.

Make the Diagnosis: Winter 2014

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A premorbidly healthy 5-year-old male tripped and fell in his gym class at school while chasing a ball. He hit his head on bleachers. He did not lose consciousness, but was reportedly dazed when he saw the school nurse.

When a Mother’s Worry Is Something More

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Maternal depression may adversely impact mother-child bonding and child development. Catherine Bonita, MD, talks about her experiences caring for patient families confronting this issue.