IT is important to include complementary and alternative medicine in history-taking.
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A CHILD'S growth trajectory reflects health and wellbeing.
Researchers are studying the effects of lifestyle changes in obese children.
Exposure to cigarette smoke is worse in confined spaces such as the family car.
Persistent snoring is significant, even from a young age.
THERE are many things to consider when referring a patient for a CT scan, especially in children.
Sleep disturbances in children are often under-reported. GPs play a key role in discussing infant sleep with parents.
Study shows that gender differences have significant implications for infants born very prematurely.
Batteries, ubiquitous in Australian households, are an important source of childhood injury.
Is there a relationship between maternal caffeine consumption and infant night waking?
How are GPs meeting the challenge of whether to prescribe antibiotics for a young child with a fever and a cough?
More than ever before, all of us in society are accountable for what we say, write and photograph.
Strategies designed to reduce hospital admission appear to have failed.
The decision to treat with oral antibiotics or use a watchful waiting approach has caused much controversy in recent years.
Forced vital capacity as a predictor of longevity.
Parents often worry when a child has a fever, but when and how to treat can be confusing.
Settling babies can be difficult for many parents.
It is important to ascertain whether children with Down syndrome have upper airway abnormalities.
Data on the genetic diversity of Australian babies might allow for better neonatal outcomes.
GPs are in an important position to encourage regular follow-up for children and teens with chronic conditions.