How recommended pharmacotherapy improves pediatric health outcomes in primary care.

Topic: Pain Management, Palliative Care, Metabolic, Endocrine, Genetic, and Chronic Conditions Management Plans

This week, we will be discussing pain management, palliative care, metabolic, endocrine, genetic, and management plans with a focus on pharmacological treatment. Select one of the topics below (please choose one that has not already been posted by another student) and discuss current evidence-based recommendations by leading pediatric experts and professional organizations. Focus your discussion on how recommended pharmacotherapy improves pediatric health outcomes in primary care.

You are expected to present your initial topic including, but not limited to, the following item:

  • Management plan to include diagnostic testing, medications, follow-up plans, and referrals if needed.

In addition, you are required to follow the Discussion Board grading rubric and respond to at least two of your classmates.

Topics:

  1. Precocious puberty
  2. Pediatric obesity
  3. Hypothyroidism
  4. Hyperthyroidism
  5. Growth hormone deficiency
  6. Constitutional growth delay
  7. Adrenal Insufficiency
  8. Type 1 diabetes
  9. Type 2 diabetes
  10. Inborn errors of metabolism
  11. Phenylketonuria
  12. Dyslipidemia
  13. Trisomy 21
  14. Trisomy 18
  15. Turner syndrome
  16. Fragile X syndrome
  17. Klinefelter syndrome
  18. Neurofibromatosis
  19. Fever in children
  20. Pain in children