Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children

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<p>Cervical cancer 8.1</p> <p>Tutor Group 3:Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderAbdullatiff Sami AL-RashedBlock 3.4College of Medicine, King Faisal University Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia+1Objectives - The case- Introduction- In terms of Differential Diagnosis, which somatic causes of ADHD-like symptoms should be considered/ruled out?- How is ADHD diagnosed ?- Which treatment options are available for ADHD (pharmalogical &amp; non pharmalogical)</p> <p>+The Case</p> <p>Introduction - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that manifests in childhood with symptoms of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and/or inattention.</p> <p>- The symptoms affect cognitive, academic, behavioral, emotional, and social functioning. </p> <p>+IN TERMS OF DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS, WHICH SOMATIC CAUSES OF ADHD-LIKE SYMPTOMS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED/RULED OUT?</p> <p>ADHD Differential Diagnosis DDxHearing or vision impairmentLead poisoningHyperthyroidism Heart FaliureHearing and vision screenMeasurement of blood lead levelLaboratory studiesMedical history; echocardiograph+6ADHD Differential Diagnosis DDxSubstance abuseUndernutritionSeizure disorderMedication side effectsHistory; toxicology screeningAssessment of growth parametersHistory; electroencephalography if clinically indicatedHistory+7 HOW IS ADHD DIAGNOSED ?</p> <p>ADHD Diagnosis- The American Psychiatric Association has defined consensus criteria for the diagnosis of attention deficit disorder (ADHD), which are published in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5) </p> <p>+ADHD Diagnosis- For children </p>

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