pediatric housecalls Robert R. Jarrett M.D. M.B.A. FAAP

Showing posts from: October 2013

Leg Cramps in Children

Would all of you who have had “growing pains” please raise your hands.

Just as I thought, most of you have. You should know however, that even though many doctors use that as a “talking with parents” diagnosis, most of us realize there should really be no such thing as (more…)

Immunization Schedule: Birth to Six 

2013 Immunization schedule that can be printed out. From the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

[http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/index.html]

Children’s Development After Head Injury

To any of you who have been following the NFL players legal battle over head injuries – or have been reading this blog – the research studies I’m going to describe should come as no surprise.
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Spinal Taps in Children

[Mother confused about headaches and wonders if her fussy daughter is having headaches from her spinal tap as an infant.]
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Leg Cramps In Children

[A grandma wonders about her grandson’s leg cramps which his doctor couldn’t diagnose with a ‘blood test.’]
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Children’s Back To School Medical Problems – Part 2

Children face a number of medical issues when they leave the relative ease of summer in favor of the more crowded environment of school each year. Here is part two of a list of common illnesses and issues facing us at “back to school” time.
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