Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal condition in humans, but do you know the latest evidence-based medicine on how to best manage these patients? Much has changed since medical school. Many health care guidelines and emerging literature are changing the way that individuals with Down syndrome are diagnosed, followed, and managed. Astute physicians can now detect associated conditions before they become symptomatic in an effort to maximize health care development.
The goal of this online activity is to review the latest advances in health care management of children with Down syndrome so primary care pediatricians and other interested health care professionals can provide exceptional care.
What You'll Learn
- To define the causes of Down syndrome
- To describe the evidenced-based best practices for, and implications of, receiving and delivering a prenatal vs. postnatal diagnosis of Down syndrome
- To identify medical conditions associated with Down syndrome, their characteristic signs and symptoms, and their treatment options
- To discuss health care guidelines for Down syndrome