Dear Patrons,We have added 30 new links since our last newsletter. Here are a few of the highlights:
For Professionals:1. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute has released a preprint for professionals on the new asthma guidelines that are due out later this year.
NHLBI - Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma Expert Panel Report
APA - College Mental Health http://www.healthyminds.org/cmh_07.cfm 3. The UK has released national guidelines for HIV testing. United Kingdom National Guidelines on HIV Testing http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=10765 For Patients:1. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease has new patient information about Hepatitis A and C.
NIAID - Hepatitis http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/healthscience/healthtopics/hepatitis/2. The Department of Health and Human Services has a great booklet on infectious diseases called "Understanding Microbes in Sickness and Health". It has nice pictures and really explains the differences in bacteria, viruses, etc.
HHS - Understanding Microbes in Sickness and Healthhttp://www3.niaid.nih.gov/healthscience/healthtopics/microbes/PDF/ microbesbook.pdf
Please send us your comments at: http://www.generalpediatrics.com/ Comment.html
Respectfully, Donna M. D'Alessandro, M.D. Curator, GeneralPediatrics.com