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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2008

Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents (Third Edition)

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, the Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, Third Edition, 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.

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Developed By: 
American Academcy of Pediatrics
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
Expert Opinion
Citation: 
American Academy of Pediatrics, Bright Futures [Internet] 2008 [cited 2013 Jan 15]; Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents (Third Edition); Elk Grove (IL), American Academy of Pediatrics. Available from http://brightfutures.aap.org/3rd_Edition_Guidelines_and_Pocket_Guide.html