Developmental/Behavioural/Mental Health Problems

Behavioural Problems in Children

This podcast will review keys to behavioural management and compliance during medical examination in typically developing young children. Listeners will learn how to define behaviour, perform an appropriate history and physical exam, and characterize common behavioural problems. It was written by Michelle Hanbidge and Dr. Debra Andrews. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Andrews is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 


Autism Spectrum Disorder

This episode defines the core features of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), provides an approach to screening and diagnosis, and discusses initial management strategies. This episode was written by Lauren Robinson, Dr. Lyn Sonnenberg, and Dr. Debra Andrews. Lauren is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Sonnenberg is the program director and Dr. Andrews is the divisional director for developmental pediatrics at the University of Alberta. 


Type 2 Diabetes

This episode covers an approach to Type 2 diabetes in the pediatric patient. The objectives for this podcast are to review the presentation and diagnosis, overall management, potential complications, and prevention strategies for the pediatric patient with Type 2 diabetes. This episode was written by Raisa Kanji and Dr. Mary Jetha. Raisa is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Jetha is pediatric endocrinologist at the Stollery Chiildren's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. 


Down Syndrome

This episode covers an approach to the types, diagnosis, features, and management of Down Syndrome. This podcast was written by Grayson Beecher and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Grayson is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Associate Dean of Learner Advocacy & Wellness at the University of Alberta, and the Medical Director of the Down syndrome Medical Clinic in Edmonton, Alberta.


Type 1 Diabetes - Part 2

This episode is the second in a two part series on Type 1 Diabetes. The first part can be found here. This episode addresses insulin therapies and gives an overview of special considerations in the adolescent population. This podcast was written by Alkarim Velji and Dr. Rose Girgis. Alkarim is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr.


ADHD

This episode provides an overview of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The diagnosis, investigations, differential diagnosis and comorbid conditions are discussed. Treatment of ADHD is reviewed. This podcast was written by Ori Scott and Dr. Helly Goez. Ori is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Goez is a Pediatric Neurologist and the Divisional Director of Pediatric Neurology at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta in Edmonton.


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