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Office laboratory procedures, office economics, patient and parent education, and urinary tract infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9425599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This review provides an update on four important areas in office pediatrics: office laboratory procedures, office economics, patient and parent education, and urinary tract infection. Ball reviews new information about physician office laboratories, with updates on the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, streptococcal pharyngitis, urinalyses, office stool examination, and information on Helicobacter pylori serology. Shapiro reports on office economics, highlighting new office technologies, physician operated networks, managed care, recent legislation, and the "cost versus quality" debate. Duncan provides a very thought provoking essay on parent and patient education, focusing on improving parenting skills. Wahl reviews the recent literature on urinary tract infections, with emphasis on host-bacteria interactions, diagnostic evaluations, pyelonephritis, renal cortical scarring, and long term follow-up of vesicoureteral reflux. We hope we have provided pediatricians with useful and practical information for their office practices.
Authors:
R A Wahl; T M Ball; B Duncan; E Shapiro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in pediatrics     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1040-8703     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1997 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-02-17     Completed Date:  1998-02-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9000850     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  642-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Diarrhea / microbiology
Humans
Laboratories / legislation & jurisprudence,  standards
Parenting*
Pediatrics
Pharyngitis / diagnosis*,  microbiology
Pyelonephritis / diagnosis
Streptococcal Infections / diagnosis*
United States
Urinalysis
Urinary Tract Infections*

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