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Policy Statements And Guidelines


DERMATOLOGY-RELATED AAP POLICY

Policy Statement: Ultraviolet Radiation: A Hazard to Children and Adolescents, Sophie J. Balk, MD, the Council on Environmental Health, and the Section on Dermatology March, 2011.

Technical Report: Ultraviolet Radiation: A Hazard to Children and Adolescents, Sophie J. Balk, MD, the Council on Environmental Health, and the Section on Dermatology, March 2011.

Head Lice
, by the Committee on School Health and the Committee on Infectious Disease, September, 2002.

Prevention of Lyme Disease, by the Committee on Infectious Diseases, January 2000.



AAP ENDORSED GUIDELINES

Evidence-Based Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Acne, American Acne and Rosacea Society, May 2013

Endorsed Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Lyme Disease, by the Infectious Diseases Society of America


AAP PARENT INFORMATION

Children's health topics, skin health/conditions addresses prevention, symptoms, and treatment of medical problems. Information is included on topics such as acne, sun protection, diaper rash, newborn skin, tanning, sunburn, eczema and more.


AAP POLICY STATEMENTS

Searchable AAP policy, clinical and technical reports, and clinical practice guidelines can be found at AAP POLICY Web site.


OTHER DERMATOLOGY POLICY

American Academy of Dermatology Guidelines of Care:

The Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research's National Guidelines Clearinghouse provides instant access to hundreds of clinical practice guidelines developed by medical specialty society societies, professional associations, public and private organizations, government agencies, and health care organizations. The easy-to-use format includes standardized abstracts, full text guidelines or links to full text, comparisons and syntheses of guidelines on a particular condition and e-mail groups.