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1 Part Sunshine
By One Part Sunshine, LLC. Your guide to growing green kids. Shows you where to find the best green products for kids and moms-to-be. Experts evaluate each product to make sure it contains only natural and non-toxic ingredients and offer resources to help you create a more natural environment for your kids.
ANTHRO Software for Calculating Pediatric Anthropometry
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). Anthropometry indicators are a measure of the health and developmental status of children based on the child's age, sex, height and weight. ANTHRO software can be used by health professionals to compare the growth of individual children with the growth patterns of a large reference population of the same age and sex. ANTHRO is a DOS-based program.
CDC Growth Chart Training
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). A set of self-directed, interactive training modules for health care professionals using the pediatric growth charts in clinical and public health settings to assess growth of infants, children, and adolescents.
CDC Growth Charts Powerpoint Presentation
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). This set of 47 PowerPoint slides provides an overview of the 2000 CDC growth charts including background information on the rationale for changes in the revised charts and using and interpreting the body mass index (BMI)-for-age charts. Notes are provided for each slide. This material can be used as a training presentation for groups or individuals working with a pediatric population.
Child Development Timeline: Newborn Through Eleven Months
By Aetna InteliHealth, Inc.. An illustrated timeline of early child development with information on physical, mental/language, and social/emotional development skills.
Childproofing Your Home
By Aetna InteliHealth, Inc.. Learn through illustrations how to childproof your home.
Comprehensive Clinic Assessment Software Application (CoCASA)
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). The Comprehensive Clinic Assessment Software Application (CoCASA) is a tool for assessing immunization practices within a clinic, private practice, or any other environment where immunizations are provided. CoCASA replaces all previous versions of CASA, VFC-CASA and Adult CASA (ACASA). CoCASA can be used for immunization assessments across the lifespan.
Healthy Start Collection Database
By National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH). The Healthy Start Collection Database is an online catalog of over 2,000 items developed by Healthy Start sites, including brochures, bylaws, curricula, marketing materials, policies, and reports, along with other material related to maternal and infant health.
Immunization Update 2012 (Webcast on Demand)
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). This is an edited version of the Immunization Update 2012 webcast, originally aired on August 16, 2012. It provides up-to-date information on the rapidly changing field of immunization. Continuing education credit available.
Integrated Exposure Uptake Biokinetic Model for Lead in Children (IEUBK)
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. Attempts to predict blood-lead concentrations (PbBs) for children exposed to lead in their environment. The model allows the user to input relevant absorption parameters (e.g., the fraction of lead absorbed from water) as well as intake and exposure rates.
MACH 2010 Population Atributable Risk Calculator (PARC) and Quick Risk Calculator (QuRC)
By University of Rochester Medical Center. Interactive learning tools developed to assist students in generating some basic epidemiological measures of exposure, outcome, and risk. Based on the marginal counts from a standard two-by-two table MACH (Maternal and Child Health) PARC/QuRC calculates: marginal proportions, the prevalence of exposures and outcomes, risk, exposure rates, odds ratio, relative risk, and the population attributable risk percentage.
MayoClinic Asthma Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Find information on the basics, treatment and control of asthma.
MayoClinic Childrens Health Healthy Living Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of childrens health, explore development, and take control.
MayoClinic Childrens Middle Ear Infections Health Decision Guide
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. This guide can help you weigh the pros and cons of various treatment options for middle ear infections to help you choose which approach is best for your child.
MayoClinic Infant and Toddler Health
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of infant and toddler health, explore development, and take control.
MayoClinic Teen's Health Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Locate teen health information, including teen sexuality, teen pregnancy, mental health and other teen health issues.
MCH Projects Database
By National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH). This database tracks projects funded by MCHB, including Special Projects of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS), other projects funded under Title V of the Social Security Act, and programs funded outside Title V (i.e., the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program, the Healthy Start Initiative, the Traumatic Brain Injury program).
By National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH). Search a database listing materials held in the Mary C. Egan Maternal and Child Health Library. Each record contains a bibliographic citation, the name of a contact from whom the item may be obtained, and an annotation describing the item. The Mary C. Egan Maternal and Child Health Library is part of the library system of Georgetown University, and it contains more than 20,000 items on a wide range of maternal and child health (MCH) topics.
Medical Algorithms: Pediatrics
By Institute for Algorithmic Medicine. Contains medical algorithms (computation, formula, survey, or look-up tables) useful in pediatrics. In MS Excel.
Patient Information (by Medical Specialty)
By The University of Iowa. Patient information organized by medical specialty.
STELLAR: Systematic Tracking of Elevated Lead Levels and Remediation
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). A software application provided to State and local Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs (CLPPPs) with a practical means of tracking medical and environmental activities in lead poisoning cases. The intent of this application is to provide an electronic means of addressing the data that Programs receive from labs, providers, clinics and case management professionals.
The Consumer Guide to Toxic Chemicals in Toys
By Ecology Center. HealthyToys.org includes test results for more than 5,000 toys and children's products. The site is a first step in providing parents, grandparents, and others who care about children with the information they need to make better choices when purchasing toys and other children's products.
VFC/AFIX Evaluation Software Training
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). The VFC/AFIX Evaluation module training will prepare you to use this software on your computer for inputting data for 2005 site visits.
Virtual Hospital Patient Simulations
By The University of Iowa. Patient simulations that combine clinical information with images obtained during diagnostic evaluations or therapeutic interventions. Simulations include Adult Critical Care Core Curriculum; Adult Pulmonary Core Curriculum; ATS Radiology for Chest Physicians Conference: Continuing Medical Education Testing Modules; Carvedilol in Heart Failure Patients: Case Studies; Case-Based Learning in Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Correlapaedia: A Correlative Encyclopedia of Pediatric Imaging, Surgery, and Pathology; Gastrointestinal Nuclear Medicine Case Studies; Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests: Spirometry; Lung Tumors: A Multidisciplinary Database; Midwest Midwinter Lung Conference: CPC Session
Pediatric Airway Case Studies; Pulmonary Embolus Case Studies; and Virtual Pediatric Patients. Virtual Hospital is no longer funded. This is from the April 1, 2005 archive of the site.
Virtual Hospital Textbooks on Pediatrics
By The University of Iowa. Medical textbooks on pediatrics for providers and patients. Virtual Hospital is no longer funded. This is from the April 1, 2005 archive of the site.
Word! A Glossary of Medical Words
By The Nemours Foundation. Defines medical words for children.