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Common Conditions

Allergies

When Your Child Has a Food Allergy: Milk

When Your Child Has a Food Allergy: Peanut

When Your Child Has a Food Allergy: Shellfish

When Your Child Has a Food Allergy: Soy

When Your Child Has a Food Allergy: Tree Nut

When Your Child Has a Food Allergy: Wheat

When Your Child Has Anaphylaxis

When Your Child Has Hives (Urticaria) or Angioedema

When Your Child Has Nasal Allergies (Allergic Rhinitis)

When Your Child Has a Latex Allergy

Understanding Allergy Immunotherapy (Child)

Asthma

For Kids: How to Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler with a Spacer

For Kids: How to Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler with a Spacer and a Mask

For Teens: How to Use an Asthma Action Plan

Step-by-Step: Using a Nebulizer (Child)

Intro to Asthma

Asthma: What's That Mean?

Asthma Explained

Asthma Signs & Symptoms

The Asthma Examination

Diagnosing Asthma

Asthma Attack or Flare: What's That Mean?

How Asthma Medications are Taken

Asthma Medicines (Rescue & Maintenance)

Maintenance Medicines Explained

Rescue Medicines Explained

Triggers Explained

Asthma Triggers: What's That Mean?

Asthma Triggers

Incentive Spirometer: What's That Mean?

Nebulizers Explained

Nebulizer: What's That Mean?

Cleaning Asthma Spacers: What's That Mean?

Spacer: What's That Mean?

Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI): What's That Mean?

Using a Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI): What's That Mean?

Taking Care of a Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI): What's That Mean?

How to Use Your Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI)

Metered Dose Inhaler: What's That Mean?

Priming a Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI): What's That Mean?

Using a Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI): What's That Mean?

How to Use Your Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) with a Spacer

How to Use Your Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) with a Mask and Spacer

Using a Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) with a Mask: What's That Mean?

Treating Asthma at School

Important Information About My Child's Asthma

Your Child's Asthma- Flare-Ups

Your Child's Asthma: Using a Nebulizer

For Kids: Asthma and Exercise Fun Sheet

For Kids: Asthma and Exercise

For Kids: Asthma Symptoms and Triggers

For Kids: Controlling Asthma Triggers

For Kids: Finding Your Asthma Triggers

For Kids: Avoiding Your Asthma Triggers

For Kids: Help Others Understand Asthma

Your Child's Asthma: Taking Control

Your Child's Asthma: What Happens in the Lungs

Your Child's Asthma: Medicines

Your Child's Asthma- Staying Away from Triggers

Your Child's Asthma: Inhaled Medicines

Your Child's Asthma: Away from Home

Your Child's Asthma: Is It Under Control?

Your Child's Asthma: Encouraging Exercise

Your Child's Asthma: Peak Flow Monitoring

For Kids: What Is Asthma?

About Your Child's Asthma Action Plan

Blood Disorders

When Your Child Has Aplastic Anemia

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When Your Child Has Hemolytic Anemia

When Your Child Has Megaloblastic Anemia

When Your Child has Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency

When Your Child Has Sickle Cell Anemia

Treating Sickle Cell Anemia in Children

When Your Child Has Alpha Thalassemia

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When Your Child Has Beta Thalassemia

When Your Child Has Hemophilia

When Your Child Has Idiopathic Thrombocytic Purpura (ITP)

When Your Child Has Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Bone & Joint Problems

Comminuted and Crush Fractures: What's That Mean?

Complete Fracture: What's That Mean?

Compound (Open) and Closed Fractures: What's That Mean?

Displaced / Non-Displaced Fractures: What's That Mean?

Greenstick Fracture: What's That Mean?

Torus (or Buckle) Fracture: What's That Mean?

How Broken Bones Heal

Scoliosis

Scoliosis

Scoliosis

Costochondritis

Understanding Congenital Chest Wall Disorders

When Your Child Has Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

When Your Child Has Congenital Muscular Torticollis

When Your Child Has a Clavicular Fracture at Birth

When Your Child Has Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)

When Your Child Has Clubfoot

When Your Child Has Metatarsus Adductus (MTA)

When Your Child Has Calcaneovalgus

When Your Child Has a Congenital Digital Deformity

When Your Child Has Leg-Length Discrepancy (LLD)

When Your Child Has Osteomyelitis

When Your Child Has Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)

When Your Child Has Juvenile Arthritis (JA)

When Your Child Needs Orthopaedic Surgery

When Your Child has Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)

When Your Child Has a Strain, Sprain, or Contusion

When Your Child Has a Femur Fracture

When Your Child Has a Fracture: Treatment with External Fixation

When Your Child Needs a Spica Cast

When Your Child Has an Elbow Fracture

When Your Child Has a Forearm Fracture

When Your Child Has Jumper's Knee

When Your Child Has Little Leaguer's Elbow or Little Leaguer's Shoulder

When Your Child Has Sever Disease

When Your Child Has Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease

Ankylosing Spondylitis in Children

Understanding Broken Nose (Nasal Fracture) in Children

Understanding Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery (Child)

Having Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery (Child)

Understanding Femoral Osteotomy for Your Child

When Your Child Has Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis (JAS)

When Your Child Has Psoriatic Arthritis

Breathing Problems

Bronchitis in Children (Acute Bronchitis)

Pneumonia in Children

Aspirate: What's That Mean?

What is Bronchitis?

Bronchiolitis: What's That Mean?

Bronchiolitis: When to Seek Medical Care: What's That Mean?

What is Pneumonia?

Pneumonia Explained

Home Care for Bronchiolitis: What's That Mean?

Pneumonia: What's That Mean?

Pollen: What's That Mean?

Ventilator: What's That Mean?

Wheezing: What's That Mean?

Wheezing in Children

When Your Child Has Pneumothorax

Understanding Lung Function Tests in Children 6 and Older

When Your Child Has Acute Bronchitis

When Your Child Has Epiglottitis

Anatomy of Your Child's Respiratory System

When Your Child Has Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Cystic Fibrosis: When Your Child Needs a Sweat Test

Lung Health for a Child with Cystic Fibrosis

When Your Child Needs Chest Physical Therapy (CPT)

When Your Child Has Cystic Fibrosis: Maintaining Good Nutrition

When Your Child Has Pleural Effusion

When Your Child Has Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Understanding Aspiration (Child)

Treatment for Aspiration (Child)

When Your Child Has Pediatric ARDS

Bronchitis, Antibiotics (Child)

Bronchitis, No Antibiotics (Child)

Pneumonia (Child)

Aspiration in Babies and Children

Cancer

Tumor: What's That Mean?

Remission: What's That Mean?

Leukemias: What's That Mean?

Cancer

Leukemia in Children

How to Handle Your Pain

When Your Child Has a Brain Tumor

Types of Brain Tumors in Children

Cancer in Children: An Overview

Cancer in Children: Your Child's Healthcare Team

Cancer in Children: Managing Pain

Treating Cancer in Children: Radiation Therapy

Treating Cancer in Children: Chemotherapy

Treating Cancer in Children: Managing Hair Loss

Treating Cancer in Children: Managing Mucositis

When Your Child Has Leukemia

When Your Child Has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

When Your Child Has Hodgkin Lymphoma

When Your Child Has Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

When Your Child Has Wilms Tumor

When Your Child Has Ewing Sarcoma

When Your Child Has Neuroblastoma

When Your Child Has Rhabdomyosarcoma

Medulloblastoma (Child)

Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes: What's That Mean?

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Juvenile (Type 1) Diabetes Explained

Type 2 Diabetes: What's That Mean?

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes Treatment: What's That Mean?

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Hyperglycemia Explained

Glucose: What's That Mean?

Life With Diabetes

Diabetes Control

Diabetes Control

Insulin: What's That Mean?

Insulin Explained

Low Blood Sugar Explained

Continuous Glucose Monitoring: What's That Mean?

Food Labels for Diabetics: What's That Mean?

Helping Your Child Stay at a Healthy Weight

Eating & Exercise with Diabetes

Free Food (for Diabetes): What's That Mean?

Diabetic Ketoacidosis: What's That Mean?

Good and Bad Numbers (for Diabetes): What's That Mean?

Guilt-Free Snacking (for Diabetes): What's That Mean?

Hypoglycemia: What's That Mean?

Hemoglobin A1c: What's That Mean?

Hyperglycemia: What's That Mean?

Diabetes

Ear, Nose & Throat

Reducing the Risk of Middle Ear Infections

Tonsil, Adenoid, and Ear Tube Surgery: Preparing for Surgery

Tonsil, Adenoid, and Ear Tube Surgery: The Day of Surgery

Tonsil, Adenoid, and Ear Tube Surgery: Going to Surgery

Tonsil, Adenoid, and Ear Tube Surgery: Anesthesia

Tympanostomy (Ear Tube) Procedure

Strep Throat

Discharge Instructions for Mastoidectomy (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Tympanoplasty (Child)

When Your Child Has Sinusitis

When Your Child Has Vertigo

When Your Child Has Nosebleeds

When Your Child Has Pharyngitis or Tonsillitis

When Your Child Has Swimmer's Ear

When Your Child Has a Cleft Lip

When Your Child Has a Cleft Palate

After Cleft Lip or Palate Surgery

Supportive Treatment for a Cleft Lip or Palate

When Your Child Has an Object in the Ear or Nose

When Your Child Has Mastoiditis

When Your Child Has Laryngomalacia

Hearing Tests for Infants and Children

Types of Hearing Loss in Children

Managing Hearing Loss in Children

How Hearing Aids Can Help Your Child

Hearing Aids for Children

Tongue-Tie (Ankyloglossia)

Endocrinology

General

Allergies

Allergies in Children

Anxiety in Children

Chronic Disease: What's That Mean?

Blood Clots

Bullying

Choking Prevention (Babies and Children)

Concussion in Children

Concussion

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) in Children

Cough in Children

Celiac Disease in Children

Depression in Children

Insect Stings in Children

Log-Journal

Kawasaki Disease

Sick Days and Children (a Guide for Parents and Caregivers)

Preparing for Emergencies (a Guide for Parents and Caregivers)

Screen Time and Children

Helping Your Child Sleep Well

When Your Child Has Hypospadias

When Your Child Has Vesicoureteral Reflux

When Your Child Has Hydronephrosis

When Your Child Has Neurogenic Bladder

When Your Child Has an Elimination Dysfunction

When Your Child Has Hematuria: Urologic Causes

When Your Child Has a Disorder of Sexual Development (DSD)

Anatomy of the Child's Nervous System

Diagnosing Neurologic Disorders in Children: Possible Tests

When Your Child Needs an Electroencephalogram (EEG)

When Your Child Needs a Spinal Tap

Your Child's Electromyogram and Nerve Conduction Study

When Your Child Has a Brain Abscess

When Your Child Has Encephalitis

When Your Child Has Intracranial Hemorrhage

When Your Child Has Cerebral Palsy (CP)

When Your Child Has Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)

When Your Child Has Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

When Your Child Has Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1)

When Your Child Has Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)

When Your Child Has Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS)

When Your Child Has Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2)

When Your Child Has Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome (TS): Other Conditions A Child May Have

Tourette Syndrome (TS): Getting Help with School Problems

Understanding Bedwetting

Coping with Bedwetting

Common Eye Problems in Children

Signs of Eye Problems in Children

Kid Care: Colds

Understanding Anxiety Disorders in Children

Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Children

Recognizing Depression in Children and Teens

Understanding Conduct Disorder in Children

Croup

Bronchiolitis

Coping with Seizures in Children

Viral Meningitis in Children

Pneumonia in Children

Discharge Instructions for Anaphylactic Shock (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Bronchiolitis (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Croup

Discharge Instructions for Epilepsy (Child)

After Heart Valve Surgery (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hydrocephalus (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hypercalcemia (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hyperkalemia (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hypermagnesemia (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hypernatremia (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hyperphosphatemia (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hypocalcemia (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hypokalemia (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hypomagnesemia (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Hyponatremia (Child)

Discharge Instructions for Pyelonephritis (Child)

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Child's Cranial Incision

Discharge Instructions for Hypophosphatemia (Child)

Hydrocele in the Newborn

When Your Child Has Brachial Plexus Palsy

When Your Child Has Heart Failure

When Your Child Has a Cardiac Arrhythmia

When Your Child Needs Catheter Ablation

When Your Child Has a Heart Murmur

When Your Child Has Infective Endocarditis (IE)

When Your Child Has Kawasaki Disease

When Your Child Has Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

When Your Child has Spondylolysis or Spondylolisthesis

When Your Child Has a Stinger

When Your Child Has Mouth Sores

Prevent Heat-Related Illness in Your Child

When Your Child Has Heat Rash (Prickly Heat)

When Your Child Has a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

When Your Child Has Dizziness or Fainting

When Your Child Has Tension Headaches

When Your Child Has Migraine Headaches

When Your Child Has Phimosis

Understanding Night Terror in Children

Understanding Primary Carnitine Deficiency (Child)

Understanding Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Convergence Insufficiency (Child)

Understanding Sixth Nerve Palsy (Child)

Understanding Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPVT) (Child)

Testicular Appendage Torsion (Child)

Understanding Central Auditory Processing Disorder (Child)

Treatment for Primary Carnitine Deficiency (Child)

Treatment for Central Auditory Processing Disorder (Child)

Understanding Skull Fracture (Child)

Treatment for Skull Fracture (Child)

Treatment for Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPVT) (Child)

Understanding Hemangioma

When Your Child Has Fibromyalgia

When Your Child Has Juvenile Dermatomyositis

When Your Child Has Scleroderma

Wilson Disease

Patent Foramen Ovale

Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome in Children

Infections

Vaccines Explained

What are PostOp Infections?

Postoperative Infections: What's That Mean?

Germs Explained

Germs: What's That Mean?

Stopping Germs: What's That Mean?

Why Keeping it Clean Is Important

Influenza: What's That Mean?

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV): What's That Mean?

Chronic Ear Infections in Children

Common Cold in Children

Coxsackievirus Infection

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD)

Should I Give My Child Medicine for a Cough or Cold?

Influenza (Flu) in Children

Flu-Like Symptoms in Children

Wash Your Hands the Right Way

Why Children Need to Wash Their Hands

Fever in Children

Fever

Fifth Disease (Parvovirus Infection)

Pneumonia

Strep Throat in Children

Sinusitis (Sinus Infection) in Children

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children

Viral Infections in Children

Fever in Children

Viral Gastroenteritis in Children

Rotavirus Infection in Children

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus)

Treating Viral Respiratory Illness in Children

Discharge Instructions for Infective Endocarditis (Child)

Discharge Instructions- Unna Boot (Child)

For Teens: Understanding Vaginitis

Salmonella Infection (Salmonellosis) in Children

Giardia Infection (Giardiasis) in Children

E. Coli Infection in Children

Flu Vaccine for Children

Protect Your Child from the Flu

When Your Child Has a Cold or Flu

When Your Child Has Tuberculosis

When Your Child Has Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

When Your Child Has Swollen Lymph Nodes

When Your Child Has Scarlet Fever

When Your Child Has Chickenpox

When Your Child Has Pinworms

When Your Child Has Fifth Disease

Sepsis in a Child

When Your Child Has Rheumatic Fever

When Your Child Has Septic Arthritis (Infectious Arthritis)

When Your Child Has Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP)

Fever Control (Child)

Herpangina in Children

Enteroviruses in Children

Liver

Know the Signs of Liver Problems in Your Child

Liver Disease Testing in Children

When Your Child Has Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)

When Your Child Has the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

When Your Child Has Biliary Atresia

Skin Problems

Cellulitis (Child)

Head Lice

Discharge Instructions for Cellulitis (Child)

When Your Child Has Impetigo

When Your Child Has Pityriasis Rosea

When Your Child Has Ringworm

When Your Child Has Warts

When Your Child Has Cold Sores

When Your Child Has Roseola

Understanding Tissue Expanding for Burn Scars

Stomach & Digestion Problems

Appendicitis: What's That Mean?

What is Dehydration?

What is Appendicitis?

Gastroenteritis: What's That Mean?

Diarrhea: What's That Mean?

Stomach Bugs Explained

Diarrhea in Children

Constipation in Children

Abdominal Pain in Children

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

When Your Child Swallows An Object

Abdominal Pain in Children

GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) in Children

When Your Baby Has GERD

Discharge Instructions for Intussusception (Child)

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Infants

Hernias in Children

Cryptosporidium Infection (Cryptosporidiosis) in Children

When Your Child Has Constipation

When Your Child Has Diarrhea

When Your Child Has Celiac Disease

When Your Child Has Dysphagia

When Your Child Has Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding

When Your Child Has Irritable Bowel Syndrome

When Your Child Has Lactose Intolerance

When Your Child Has Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS)

Your Child Has Crohn's Disease

Your Child Has Ulcerative Colitis

When Your Child Has Encopresis

Understanding H Pylori and Ulcers in Your Child

When Your Child Has a Gastric or Duodenal Ulcer

When Your Child Has Appendicitis

When Your Child Has Hirschsprung's Disease

When Your Child Has Intestinal Malrotation

When Your Child Has a Volvulus

When Your Child Has a Meckel's Diverticulum

When Your Child Has Intussusception

What to Do When Your Child is Vomiting

GERD (Child)

Diet for Vomiting/Diarrhea (Child)

Rumination Syndrome