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Paediatr Child Health. 2010 Mar;15(3):157-62.

Preventive health care visits for children and adolescents aged six to 17 years: The Greig Health Record - Executive Summary.

[Article in English, French]

Abstract

The Greig Health Record is an evidence-based health promotion guide for clinicians caring for children and adolescents aged six to 17 years. It is meant to provide a template for periodic health visits that is easy to use and is easily adaptable for electronic medical records. On the Greig Health Record, where possible, evidence-based information is displayed, and levels of evidence are indicated in boldface type for good evidence and italics for fair evidence.Checklist templates include sections for weight, height and body mass index; psychosocial history and development; nutrition; education and advice; specific concerns; examination; and assessment, immunization and medications. Included with the checklist tables are three pages of selected guidelines and resources. Regular updates to the statement and tool are planned. The Greig Health Record is available in English only at www.cps.ca/english/CP/PreventiveCare.htm.

KEYWORDS:

Adolescents; Child health services; Children; Counselling; Evidence-based practice; Forms and records; Preventive health care; Primary prevention; Screening

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