Secondary prevention

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Implementing the Promoting Healthy Development Survey (PHDS) 06/23/08

These three manuals help stakeholders implement, score, and report findings from the Promoting Healthy Development Survey (PHDS). The survey, for parents of young children (3 years old and younger), assesses whether recommended preventive and developmental services are provided, and the degree to which parents’ informational needs are met.

  • The first manual provides comprehensive guidelines on how to implement the PHDS. The primary audience is State Medicaid agencies,...
Child Asthma Risk Assessment Tool© (CARAT) 06/10/08

This risk assessment tool rapidly provides a personal risk profile for a child with asthma. A detailed questionnaire looks at a variety of potential risks for a child and then reports on those factors affecting that child. It is designed to help clinicians, asthma counselors, and parents determine potential risks for children with asthma.

The remainder of the CARAT Web site provides details on what asthma is, what causes asthma symptoms, and what can be done to reduce exposure...

Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) 05/06/08

Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) is a comprehensive program that can dramatically reduce lower extremity amputations in individuals with diabetes mellitus, Hansen’s disease, or any condition that results in loss
of protective sensation in the feet.

The LEAP program consists of the following:

  • The five-step LEAP program
    • Annual foot screening
    • Patient education
    • Daily self inspection of the foot
    • Appropriate footwear...
Diabetes Prevention and Management Toolkit 03/19/08

The Diabetes Prevention and Management toolkit contains tools for adults, children, and health care providers.

The available tools include:

  • Tools for adults
    • Tools to help manage diabetes
      • Personal diabetes care card
      • Manage your diabetes brochure
    • Tools to help prevent diabetes
      • You have the power to prevent diabetes/the healthy plate handout
      • Am I at risk for type 2 diabetes? booklet
      • Your game...
Down Syndrome Facts: A PowerPoint Presentation 03/19/08

Down syndrome is a genetic condition that affects physical and intellectual development. This slideshow presents the following topics related to Down syndrome.

  • What is Down syndrome?
  • The three types of Down syndrome
  • How a diagnoses is made
  • Cause
  • Additional health issues faced by patients with Down syndrome
  • Issues related to learning and development
  • Pre-natal screening/diagnosis of Down syndrome
Screening Tools for Completing Mental Health Assessments in HIV Primary Care Settings 03/19/08

This site provides a list of screening tools for completing mental health assessments in HIV primary care settings as well as links to several of these tools.

This site provides the following information on the screening tools:

  • Abbreviation and full name
  • Condition screened for
  • Who administers the tool
  • Number of items and length of time to complete
  • Notes
Patient Guide to the Management of Maternal Hyperthyroidism Before, During and After Pregnancy 03/19/08

This patient guide is based on clinical guidelines written to help physicians who are evaluating and treating various types of thyroid dysfunction in women before, during, and after their pregnancy.

This guide addresses the following questions:

  • Who is at higher risk of hyperthyroidism during pregnancy?
  • What special considerations apply to the diagnosis and management of hyperthyroidism during pregnancy and postpartum?
  • What is the recommended treatment for...
Detecting and Treating Thyroid Nodules and Cancer Before, During, and After Pregnancy: A Patient's Guide 03/19/08

This patient guide is based on clinical guidelines written to help physicians who are evaluating and treating various types of thyroid dysfunction in women before, during, and after their pregnancy.

This guide addresses the following questions:

  • Who is at higher risk of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer during pregnancy?
  • What special considerations apply to the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules during pregnancy?
  • What is the recommended treatment...
Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention (SBI) for Trauma Patients 03/19/08

This guide will help Level I and Level II hospital trauma centers implement an Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention (SBI) Program. It may also benefit disaster-related substance abuse screening efforts.

Reye's Syndrome Bulletin 03/19/08

This fact sheet provides information about Reye’s Syndrome and its possible symptoms to aid health care providers in recognizing signs and symptoms of this very serious disease that is often misdiagnosed. Children and adults can develop it as they are recovering from a viral illness, such as the flu or chicken pox. Early diagnosis is crucial.

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