Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Obesity
Appraisal of Clinical Care Practices for Child Obesity Treatment. Part II: Comorbidities
AAP’s First Clinical Practice Guideline on Obesity Advises Early, Intensive Care that Focuses on ‘Whole Child’
More Recent Policy Statements
View policy statements, clinical reports, technical reports recently released by the AAP.
This clinical report demonstrates why it is important that pediatricians be knowledgeable about the disease process of dental caries, prevention of disease, interventions to maintain and restore health and the social determinants of children’s oral health.
December 19, 2022
This updated clinical report observes that when cerebral palsy is identified early, families, physicians and specialists have a better chance at improving outcomes by providing evidence-based therapies while the young brain is still developing and most adaptable to change.
January 21, 2022
In this updated policy statement, the AAP calls for tackling this public health emergency with a harm-reduction approach, using tactics that have successfully resulted in a decrease in motor vehicle-related injuries and deaths.
October 10, 2022