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The Pediatric Physical Assessment Should Begin With Developmental Assessment
Yes: If your child has a developmental, learning, or behavioral problem, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician has the training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children’s developmental and behavioral problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Knows how kids grow: Developmental pediatrics is special branch of pediatrics that deals with how kids normally and abnormally develop emotionally and with their skills, speech and learning. Is your child starting to talk at the right time? Is you 5 year old "wild child" more wild than other 5 year olds? Why isn't my toddler walking yet, etc. All pediatricians have some developmental training, some are expert trained. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Helps with muscle.: Hi Pediatric Physical therapist specialize in dealing with strengthening muscles if there is trauma, teaching kids with cerebral palsy or if there us any weakness in muscles in reaching maximum potential to function independently. They teach different exercise to stretch and strengthen muscle. They assist family and train them so that parents can do the exercise at home and support the kids. B ...Read more
Pediatric physical: Therapists help infants, children ; teens with gross motor (lower trunk ; lower extremity) delay or dysfunction. In cerebral palsy, a group of conditions due to central nervous system damage that impair movement, pt can increase functional mobility or reduce joint contractures. Pt is also used to regain function after any kind of injury to the bones, joints, muscles ; ligaments of the legs ; feet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Review of tonsillar lymphoma in pediatric patients from the pediatric oncology group: what can be learned about some indications for microscopic examination?
Data says don't: There have been a number of studies (2005 pog study and more recently in 2011 and 2012) to suggest that always doing microscopic examination on routine tonsillectomies is not cost effective. If someone has a index of suspicion (clinical or asymmetric enlargement), then it is warranted. It has been estimated that not doing this automatically could save ~$35 million per year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 month old diagnosed with (1) left testicle atrophy (2) right testicle hydrocele with normal blood flow during ultrasound examination and report from radiologist and pediatrics. Can surgery be performed for left testicle atrophy for 4 month old?
Yes, but not urgent: Usually, babies' testicles can move around. Sometimes a testis is above the scrotum at birth, and comes down later, or it is in the scrotum at birth, and gets pulled up above the scrotum a little later. Testis hydrocoele (water around a testis) is not that uncommon, and many times the water goes away on its own. A pediatric urologist can take an initial look anytime and do surgery later if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: Pt referrals are usually for injury rehab, aid in developmental delay, or aid for increased or decreased muscle tone. ...Read more
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