Pediatric Care Online can be accessed from the link in the Resources box below or through the Health Sciences Library website:
Additional resources from the Pediatric Care Online Support page.
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Pediatric Care Online is a comprehensive pediatrics resource from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of over 62,000 board-certified pediatrician members dedicated to the health of all children.
Pediatric Care Online contains:
Pediatric Care Online also provides access to full-text and essential clinical information from:
The Point-of-Care Quick References allows users to quickly look-up Symptoms and more than 250 key topcs from American Academy of Pediatrics publications for efficient clinical problem-solving.
The Pediatric Drug Lookup tool, powered by Lexicomp, provides a continually updated database of essential pediatric and neonatal drugs. Drugs can be viewed by brand name, generic name, or class. Information about each drug includes dosing recommendations, administration, and other medication data.
Under the Tools menu, Pediatric Care Online provides access to a number of online calculators to quickly determine different pediatric measurements; such as body mass index, milestones, and immunization schedules.
The Pediatric Patient Education database is built specifically to address the needs of the pediatric patient; from well-care checkups, to vaccination support, to acute care follow-up, and more. The comprehensive library provides access to more than 350 patient education handouts. Most of the topics are available in English and in Spanish, and all are written at an easy-to-read level. The handouts are available for download in PDF form; some topics also include multimedia elements, such as videos, that must be viewed in a web browser.
Well Child Resources provide presentations of Bright Futures-recommended history, physical examinations, immunizations, and screening assessments for ages and stages of child development; as well as handbooks and documentation regarding preventative services and recommendations.
Pediatric Care Online provides access to a range of multimedia resources including the Visual Library, Videos, & Webinars.
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