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on this site is based on published guidelines for
health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents.
This site is designed to be used by both health professionals
and families and to help users better understand the diagnostic
process and what to expect during health supervision visits.
Information presented by this site has undergone peer review
to ensure accuracy and currency. However, since some of
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standards in the field may change rapidly, some information
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other sources, including the American Academy of Pediatrics,
to confirm information presented on this site. NCEMCH and
Georgetown University do not assume responsibility for
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any consequences resulting from the use of information
from this site.
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