ADHD is common childhood disorder that can cause difficult relationships with family members and peers, academic underachievement, and behavioral problems. Pharmacotherapy can be effective, but it may take some months to stabilize a patient. Even then, patient response can vary, so timely follow-up visits are important.
Patient population: Children ages 6–12 who are taking medication for ADHD.
Quality Goal: Schedule no fewer than three follow-up visits in 10 months, as follows:
Let your patients know that they can get confidential help for mental health emergencies by calling
855-CRISIS-1 or 855-274-7471
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