Health Guide for Parents Policy Statement
Health Guide for Parents Policy
is intended to be a short summary of those home care considerations a parent may evaluate before they contact their child’s health care provider. It is not a comprehensive list or complete reference. Results from topics chosen suggest contact to an experienced medical professional like a pediatrician or emergency department for evaluation in person or by phone.
This Guide is a reference and resource aid. The information contained is not intended to be a substitute for professional judgement or reasoning.
The app does not collect Information that might identify the persons who are being discussed, or described.
American Academy of Pediatrics: http:/www.healthychildren.org
Pediatric Telephone Protocols, Mark M. Simonian, MD, FAAP (approved by NORCAL Medical Professional Liability Insurance May 1996) and content updated July 2018.