This news is based on the following article: Galvez MP, Balk SJ. Environmental risks to children: prioritizing health messages in pediatric practice. Pediatr Rev 2017; 38: 263-79. doi: 10.1542/pir.2015-0165
This publication by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a guide for pediatricians and other healthcare professionals working with children. By listing the most important concerns to be addressed in a medical visit concerning exposures in the home and the community, as well as to foodstuffs, it provides healthcare professionals with key messages to pass on to families and with useful documentary resources to help prevent or reduce harmful environmental exposures.