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Monitoring for Signs of Anxiety and Depression in Patients During COVID-19

Contemporary Clinic® interviewed Shelley Johns, PsyD, a Regenstrief Institute research scientist and associate professor of medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine on ways in which practitioners can monitor for signs of anxiety and depression in patients when they come in for treatment.

Approaching Medication as a Treatment for Children and Teens with Anxiety

Contemporary Clinic® interviewed Susan Van Cleve, Clinical Professor and Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program director, University of Iowa College of Nursing, on identifying and treating anxiety in children and teens who present comorbidities.

How Caring for Children with ADHD Has Changed, May Progress in the Future

Dawn Garcon Maaks, PhD, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN, the Immediate Past President of NAPNAP and the Associate Professor at the University of Portland in the School of Nursing, discusses how caring for children with ADHD has changed and may progress in the future.

Study: Signs of Adult Diabetes Already Visible by Age 8 Years

Early signs of being more susceptible to type 2 diabetes (T2D) as an adult can be seen in children as young as age 8 years, decades before it is likely to be diagnosed, according to researchers from the University of Bristol.

Patients with Diabetes Face Unique Challenges During COVID-19 Pandemic

Contemporary Clinic spoke with Robert Schumm, MBA, president of Ascensia Diabetes Care, about the challenges that patients with diabetes are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study: Multilevel Interventions Improve HPV Vaccination Rates

New research illustrates the importance of providing education and training to pediatric and family medicine providers regarding human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.

The Realities of Clinical Primary Care Management for Children With ADHD

Dawn Garcon Maaks, PhD, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN, the Immediate Past President of NAPNAP, discusses the realities of clinical primary care management for children with ADHD symptoms.

Study Suggests Vitamin K May Offer Protective Health Benefits in Older Age

The data suggest that vitamin K, a nutrient found in leafy greens and vegetable oils, may offer protective health benefits as people get older, according to the researchers.

Nursing Support, Policy Reform Needed Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The recommendations in the editorial are based on a 2018 World Innovation Summit for Health report and include implications for nurses and advanced practice nurses, policy makers, governmental and nongovernmental health partners.

Telehealth in the Pediatric Patient Setting

Contemporary Clinic® spoke with Brigit VanGraafieland, DNP, CRNP, FAAN, assistant professor and director of the Fuld Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, about telehealth visits for pediatric patients.