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Poh Tin Tan

A pediatrician with over 30 years of experience in the government and private practice in a developing country. Passion for helping people learn medical issues through media, radio and now the internet so they are empowered to make better health care choices. Involved in the training of medical... Full Bio
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"Choking Game" Awareness and Participation among 8th Graders — Oregon, 2008 by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report SK Ramowski, MSW; RJ Nystrom, MA; NR Chaumeton, PhD; KD Rosenberg, MD; J Gilchrist, MD 02/26/2010; Morbidity & Mortality Weekly ... Read on »
"Solid" Evidence That Nut Allergy Is Becoming More Common in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Reuters Health Information NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Mar 02 - The prevalence of peanut and tree nut allergy is increasing in US children, according to data reported ... Read on »
5-Minute Screen for Signs of Autism Works in 1-Year-Olds by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News > Neurology Pauline Anderson May 5, 2011 — Up to 15% of recurrent abdominal pain in children meets criteria for abdominal migraine (AM), a ... Read on »
A Brief Primer on Antivirals in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Infectious Diseases > Expert Reviews and Commentary Ravi Jhaveri, MD 18th July 2011 The world of antiviral drugs is rapidly changing w ... Read on »
A Growing Concern in US Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy William T. Basco, Jr., MD Posted: 08/04/2011 Bacterial Meningitis in the United States, 1998-2007 Thigpen MC, Whitney ... Read on »
AAP Child Passenger Safety Policy 2011 mPolicy Statement by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy AAP Child Passenger Safety Policy Policy Statement http://www.aap.org/cpstfaqs/ Frequently Asked Questions March 2011 This information is not for reproduction or di ... Read on »
AAP Guidelines: Health Supervision of Down Syndrome Patients by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News Nancy A. Melville July 27, 2011 — New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provide ... Read on »
AAP Issues Guidelines on Chaperone Use During Pediatric Exam by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Education Clinical Briefs News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD CME Author: Penny Murata, MD Pediatrics. Published online April 25, 2011 The purpose a ... Read on »
AAP Issues New Guidelines for Management of Iron Deficiency by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News Jim Kling October 14, 2010 — Correction: ... Read on »
AAP Issues New Guidelines for Management of Iron Deficiency by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News Jim Kling October 14, 2010 — Correction: The original text of this article described the daily iron dose for infants 6 to 12 months as 11 mg ... Read on »
AAP Issues Recommended Childhood and Teen Immunization Schedules by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD February 1, 2011 — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued 2011 immunization schedules recommended for childh ... Read on »
AAP Issues Statement on Treating Fever in Pediatric Patients by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Allergy & Clinical Immunology An expert interview with Matthew J. Greenhawt, MD, MBA Laurie Scudder, DNP, NP Editor's Note The American Acade ... Read on »
AAP Issues Statement on Treating Fever in Pediatric Patients by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Education Clinical Briefs News Author: Emma Hitt, PhD CME Author: Laurie Barclay, MD March 3, 2011 — Treatment of febrile children should focus on impro ... Read on »
AAP Practice Guideline Stresses Cause in Children With Febrile Seizure by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News Nancy Fowler February 2, 2010 — Physicians examining infants and young children after simple febrile seizure should contemplate meningi ... Read on »
AAP Practice Guideline Stresses Cause in Children With Febrile Seizure by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News Nancy Fowler February 2, 2010 — Physicians examining infants and young children after simple febrile seizure should cont ... Read on »
AAP Recommendations in Lipid screening & CVS Health by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Obesity Epidemic in Children Fuels Need for New Recommendations in Lipid Screening and Cardiovascular Health Michael O'Riordan & Charles Vega Medscape News July 7, 20 ... Read on »
Abused Children at Risk of Developing Psychiatric Disorders as Young Adults by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Reuters Health Information CME News Author: Karla Gale, MS CME Author: Penny Murata, MD July 9, 2010 — The Tdap vaccine — a tetanus, reduced-dose diphtheria, an ... Read on »
Achieving Your Goals - Staying Positive by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy By: Will Edwards Having unclear objectives or unrealistic expectations are sure-fire ways of sabotaging your goal-achieving, but so too are lack of self-belief, fear of ... Read on »
ACIP 2010 Immunisation for 0-18yrs by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) annually publishes an immunization schedule for persons aged 0 through 18 years that summarizes recommendations for ... Read on »
ACIP Updates Guidelines for Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy By Frederik Joelving NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 08 2011 - A Texas study that tested more than 700 preschoolers' lunch packs found less than 2 ... Read on »