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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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Pediatric Ear Infection: Updated AAP Treatment Guidelines by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Laurie Barclay, MD Feb 25, 2013   Print Email Editors' Recommendations Parents' Assessment of Earache Pain ... Read on »
Review Article: The Management of Acute Gastroenteritis in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy M. Pieścik-Lech, R. Shamir, A. Guarino, H. Szajewska Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013;37(3):289-303.    Print Email Abstract and ... Read on »
Food Allergy Guidelines in Kids by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medscape Pediatrics Food Allergies in Kids: Putting the Guideline Into Practice An Expert Interview With AAAAI Laurie Scudder, DNP, PNP, Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, M ... Read on »
Consensual Sex or Statutory Rape? by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Thursday August 30, 2012. Amar wrote: ( http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2012/8/30/focus/11935170&sec=focus ) Protect our young girls IT is distressing for t ... Read on »
Child Deaths From Influenza by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Thursday August 30, 2012. Amar wrote: ( http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2012/8/30/focus/11935170&sec=focus ) Protect our young girls IT is distre ... Read on »
Sexting a Reliable Indicator of Risky Sexual Behavior by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Fran Lowry July 5, 2012 — The practice of sending sexually explicit photos or messages electronically, otherwise known as "sexting," is prevalent and may be ... Read on »
Headaches in Kids: Is An Eye Exam Necessary? by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From  CHOP Expert Commentary Monte D. Mills, MD Posted: 07/02/2012 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Ophthalmology I wou ... Read on »
Two Major Concerns in Autism by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From  Medscape Psychiatry Bret Stetka, MD; Fred Volkmar, MD Posted: 07/10/2012 Medscape: Hello Dr. Volkmar. A new CDC report  sho ... Read on »
Paracetamol Prescription by Age or by Weight? by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From  Archives of Disease in Childhood Warren Lenney Posted: 03/23/2012; Arch Dis Child. 2012;97(3):277-278. © 2012 BMJ  Paracetam ... Read on »
Water safety for young children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/water_safety Drowning is the second most common cause of death for children under 5 years of age. Children can drown in as little ... Read on »
Sleep 101: Sleep and Weight Status in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From  Medscape Education Diabetes & Endocrinology   SUMMARY In summary, a large and growing body of evidence suggests that short sleep duration in childhood is associa ... Read on »
Helicobacter pylori Linked to Infantile Colic by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From  Medscape Medical News Steven Fox July 2, 2012 — Helicobacter pylori infection was strongly associated with infantile colic in a small case control study. The study ... Read on »
FDA Approves Combo Meningitis Vaccine for Infants by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Monte D. Mills, MD Posted: 07/02/2012 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Ophthalmology I would like to talk about w ... Read on »
sudden cardiac arrest in children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Identifying Kids at Risk Victoria L. Vetter, MD, MPH Posted: 04/09/2012 I am Dr. Victoria Vetter, a pediatric cardiologist at th ... Read on »
ADHD Screening by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy source:   AACAP (2007) http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/739172_3 Screening for ADHD Recommendation 1. Screening for ADHD should be part of every patient's mental ... Read on »
Rhinosinusitis by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Diagnosing and Treating Rhinosinusitis: New Guidelines: Bacterial vs Viral Rhinosinusitis Medscape Pediatrics  Bacterial vs Viral Rhinosinusitis Al ... Read on »
Reducing Vaccination Pain by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Physical Intervention Eases Vaccination Pain in Infants Ricki Lewis, PhD April 16, 2012 — Infant immunizations are stressful for parents and painful for recipie ... Read on »
Maternal Obesity increases Autism risk by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy source:   AACAP (2007) http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/739172_3 Screening for ADHD Recommendation 1. Screening for ADHD should be part of every patient's ... Read on »
Passive Smoke increase Asthma in children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Passive Smoke Exposure Associated With Wheeze, Asthma in Children  News Author: Troy Brown CME Author: Charles P. Vega, MD  03/21/2012 ... Read on »