The first rule of pediatrician-in-training is to never judge a book by its cover.
That is the message from the World Health Organization’s newest guidelines on the best practices for pediatric care.
The guidelines recommend that every pediatrician and other health care provider should have the ability to evaluate a child’s medical condition.
They also recommend that children receive the right amount of care, including immunizations and preventative measures.
The guidelines say that, “there is no absolute truth to the statement that the optimal balance of a childs age, sex and health status depends on the parent’s lifestyle and the level of care provided.”
It is unclear how many children the WHO expects will benefit from this information.
But a survey of pediatricians and other healthcare professionals conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and published in the journal Pediatrics last year found that only about 1 in 10 parents had received this kind of information.
It’s a big change from the 1990s, when pediatricians were more likely to recommend vaccines or immunizations, according to a review of data from a large survey of doctors and health care providers by the RAND Corporation.
That survey also found that parents of children under the age of 6 were significantly less likely to receive vaccinations and immunizations than parents of adults over 65.
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study also found many doctors and providers were “not aware of the WHO guidelines,” according to the RAND report.
It also found the vast majority of pediatric surgeons, for example, do not understand the importance of proper care of children with autism.
The WHO’s new guidelines are designed to help parents make informed decisions about vaccines, immunizations or preventative treatment, said Dr. Michael Belsky, a pediatric endocrinologist at Harvard Medical School.
“Parents are getting more information on their kids, they are asking questions and they are trying to find out more about the benefits and the risks,” he said.
“The WHO guidelines are really just a first step toward helping parents make a decision.”
Belsky said parents need to be careful about how much information they share about their kids.
“If a parent wants to vaccinate their child, I think it’s good to get that information,” he added.
“It’s good if parents are comfortable sharing that information, because they know they’re getting a lot of information,” said Belski, who was not involved in the new guidelines.
“But I would be wary of parents who have information about vaccines that’s very specific to their child and that they don’t want their child to know.”
The guidelines suggest that parents should ask the doctor if the child’s parent is under the supervision of an obstetrician or gynecologist.
They should also ask about the childs gender, weight, height and general health.
They say parents should also talk to the doctor about the risk of the vaccines or other immunizations to their kids being harmful.
And they recommend that parents consider getting more vaccinations, especially if they have allergies or other health conditions that could affect the immune system.
It should also be noted that parents can ask for a vaccine if their child has an infection.
The WHO guidelines do not include recommendations about which vaccines to use.
“I think it is really important for parents to be aware of this information and be educated about it,” said Dr.-elect Michael Raskin, a professor of pediatric surgery at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.
“I think the fact that we have this level of information now is really helpful.”
Bilsky said he hopes the guidelines will help parents who are concerned about the safety of vaccines or are considering taking one.
“It’s very important that parents have that information because it will help guide them in making a decision about vaccines,” he noted.
“The information we have now has the potential to save lives,” said Pauline H. Foltz, executive director of the Center for Vaccine Research and Development.
“This is really a first stab at how to improve vaccination coverage for our children.
We’re just at the beginning of the process.”
Foltz said that while the guidelines are a first start, the WHO’s recommendations are likely to be more comprehensive in the years ahead.
“These guidelines will hopefully become a template for many countries around the world,” she said.