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Clinical Practice Guideline: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Updated Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics

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American Academy of Pediatrics

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting one in 59 children in the United States and other industrialized nations. In addition to behavior issues, ASD is associated with seizures, gastrointestinal concerns, sleep difficulties, and mental health issues that can profoundly impact the quality of life of children and their families. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has published updated guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of ASD.

Position Statement: Post-diagnostic management and follow-up care for autism spectrum disorder

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Ip A, Zwaigenbaum L, Brian J

Paediatricians and other primary care providers are well positioned to provide or coordinate ongoing medical and psychosocial care and support services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This statement provides recommendations and information on a range of interventions and resources, to help paediatric care providers optimize care for children with ASD and support their families. The management of ASD includes treating medical and psychiatric co-morbidities, behavioural and developmental interventions, and providing supportive social care services to enhance quality of life for affected children and families.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Subramanyam AA, Mukherjee A, Dave M, Chavda K.

These guidelines have been framed after an amalgamation of expert guidelines across the globe, and existing practices in India, as outlined by experts in the field. Due to the lack of systematic research in the field of autism in India, the evidence of the said practices is not documented, which becomes a limitation of these guidelines. The good part is that India has an indigenous tool for assessment, which has been recommended by the Government of India, which we have attached as an Appendix 1.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children and Adolescents With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part I: Common Clinical Challenges of Patients With Mental Health and/or Behavioral Emergencies

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 1 of the report discusses the common clinical issues that may be encountered in caring for children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department or primary care setting with a mental health condition or emergency.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part II: Recognition of Clinically Challenging Mental Health Related Conditions Presenting With Medical or Uncertain Symptoms

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 2 of the report discusses the challenges a pediatric clinician may face when evaluating patients with a mental health condition, which may be contributing to or a complicating factor for a medical or indeterminate clinical presentation.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Autism and developmental disability: Management of distress/agitation

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Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

The aim of this guideline is to provide clinical practice tips for the inpatient management of anxiety, and agitation in young people with developmental disabilities (including autism) who may require medical or surgical care.

Guidelines: Agitation Treatment for Pediatric Emergency Patients

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Hilt RJ, Woodward TA, Henderson SW, Jellinek MS

Guideline based on a review of the existing literature & review of expert opinions for the management of agitated children in an emergency department setting.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Managing the Client with Intellectual Disabilites in the Emergency Room

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University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

These guidelines outline ways to optimize the clinical encounter, provide a framework for understanding & assessing the complex medical and mental health issues that arise for persons with intellectual disabilities, and provide a systematic way to evaluate the best approach to treatment and triage.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Updated Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics

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American Academy of Pediatrics

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting one in 59 children in the United States and other industrialized nations. In addition to behavior issues, ASD is associated with seizures, gastrointestinal concerns, sleep difficulties, and mental health issues that can profoundly impact the quality of life of children and their families. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has published updated guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of ASD.

Position Statement: Post-diagnostic management and follow-up care for autism spectrum disorder

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Ip A, Zwaigenbaum L, Brian J

Paediatricians and other primary care providers are well positioned to provide or coordinate ongoing medical and psychosocial care and support services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This statement provides recommendations and information on a range of interventions and resources, to help paediatric care providers optimize care for children with ASD and support their families. The management of ASD includes treating medical and psychiatric co-morbidities, behavioural and developmental interventions, and providing supportive social care services to enhance quality of life for affected children and families.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Subramanyam AA, Mukherjee A, Dave M, Chavda K.

These guidelines have been framed after an amalgamation of expert guidelines across the globe, and existing practices in India, as outlined by experts in the field. Due to the lack of systematic research in the field of autism in India, the evidence of the said practices is not documented, which becomes a limitation of these guidelines. The good part is that India has an indigenous tool for assessment, which has been recommended by the Government of India, which we have attached as an Appendix 1.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children and Adolescents With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part I: Common Clinical Challenges of Patients With Mental Health and/or Behavioral Emergencies

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 1 of the report discusses the common clinical issues that may be encountered in caring for children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department or primary care setting with a mental health condition or emergency.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part II: Recognition of Clinically Challenging Mental Health Related Conditions Presenting With Medical or Uncertain Symptoms

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 2 of the report discusses the challenges a pediatric clinician may face when evaluating patients with a mental health condition, which may be contributing to or a complicating factor for a medical or indeterminate clinical presentation.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Autism and developmental disability: Management of distress/agitation

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Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

The aim of this guideline is to provide clinical practice tips for the inpatient management of anxiety, and agitation in young people with developmental disabilities (including autism) who may require medical or surgical care.

Guidelines: Agitation Treatment for Pediatric Emergency Patients

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Hilt RJ, Woodward TA, Henderson SW, Jellinek MS

Guideline based on a review of the existing literature & review of expert opinions for the management of agitated children in an emergency department setting.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Managing the Client with Intellectual Disabilites in the Emergency Room

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University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

These guidelines outline ways to optimize the clinical encounter, provide a framework for understanding & assessing the complex medical and mental health issues that arise for persons with intellectual disabilities, and provide a systematic way to evaluate the best approach to treatment and triage.