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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 

Bright Futures

Description of Resource: 
Bright Futures is a national health promotion and disease prevention initiative that addresses children’s health needs in the context of family and community. Bright Futures materials are designed to be useful to a wide range of audiences, including health care professionals, parents, and educators. Released in 2008, Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, 3rd ed., provides detailed information on well-child care for health care practitioners. This text is considered the gold standard for pediatric care, and its accompanying Pocket Guide highlights the most basic points for quick reference.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
American Academy of Pediatrics
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Early and Middle Childhood
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Expert Opinion
Bright Futures [Internet]. Elk Grove, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics. c2008– [cited 2013 Feb 28]. Available from: