Environmental risks to children: Prioritizing health messages in pediatric practice

Maida P. Galvez, Sophie J. Balk

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Abstract

Based on research evidence and expert opinion, pediatricians are strongly advised to ask parents about smoking and offer counseling and other treatments. (12) Based on research evidence and expert opinion, pediatricians are strongly advised to discuss tobacco prevention with adolescents. (12) Based on research evidence and expert opinion, pediatricians are strongly advised to ask about lead risk factors according to federal, local, or state requirements and screen with blood lead levels if positive risk factors are present, especially in children ages 6 months to 6 years. (24) Based on research evidence and expert opinion, pediatricians should counsel fair-skinned people ages 10 to 24 years about minimizing their exposure to ultraviolet radiation to reduce risk for skin cancer. (36).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-279
Number of pages17
JournalPediatrics in Review
Volume38
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017

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Environmental risks to children : Prioritizing health messages in pediatric practice. / Galvez, Maida P.; Balk, Sophie J.

In: Pediatrics in Review, Vol. 38, No. 6, 01.06.2017, p. 263-279.

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