Editors: Joseph F. Hagan, Jr, MD, FAAP, Judith S. Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN, FAAP; and Paula M. Duncan, MD, FAAP
This essential resource provides key background information and recommendations for themes critical to healthy child development along with well-child supervision standards for 31 age-based visits—from newborn through 21 years.
What’s in the Bright Futures Guidelines, Fourth Edition?
Twelve health promotion themes addressing
31 age-based health supervision visits—Newborn to 21 Years
All the information and guidance that’s needed to give children optimal health outcomes
What’s NEW in the 4th Edition?
ISBN Paperback: 978-1-61002-022-0
ISBN eBook: 978-1-61002-023-7
Joseph F. Hagan Jr. MD, FAAP
Joseph F. Hagan, Jr., MD, FAAP is Clinical Professor in Pediatrics at The Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and UVM Children’s Hospital. He is Co-Editor of The Bright Futures Guidelines, Third & Fourth Editions, the standard of preventive care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Dr. Hagan served as American Academy of Pediatrics-Vermont Chapter Vice-President and President. He chaired the Academy’s national Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health, the Task Force on Terrorism, and the AAP Neurobehavioral Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Workgroup.
His commitment to the care of vulnerable children led Dr. Hagan to Chair the Citizen’s Advisory Board for the Vermont Department for Children and Families. He consults for the Commissioner on complex child protection cases and is consulting physician at the UVM Children’s Hospital ChildSafe Clinic. He practices and teaches primary care pediatrics in Burlington, Vermont.
Judith S. Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN, FAAP
Judith S. Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN, FAAP is a research associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
Paula M. Duncan, MD, FAAP
Paula M. Duncan, MD, FAAP was a professor of pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP is the largest pediatric publisher in the world, with a diverse list of resources that includes essential clinical and practice management titles and award-winning books for parents.
"This is an excellent, overall review of the most up-to-date information for pediatricians. It includes new essential topics for contemporary practice. Because of it's emphasis on providing for patients, families, and communities, this book will be a welcome addition to any collection."
Katherine M Messing, MD, North Suburban Pediatrics
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