New Guidelines for ADHD Treatment and Evaluation

Via Scoop.itHealthcare Continuing Education

The American Academy of Pediatrics just released updated guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of ADHD. Although specialists have been identifying ADHD in preschool children before now, the guidelines expand the ‘official’ age range for diagnosis down to age four. They still encourage behavioral inteventions before medication in preschool children. Early indentifcation often allows families to address issues before they escalate, and helps keep children on track in their development.
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