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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Short and medium term outcomes

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  • Confirmed diagnosis is established and treatment is started as soon as possible
  • Infants with confirmed diagnosis are followed and treated by the appropriate specialist based on the diagnosis (metabolic geneticist, hematologist or endocrinologist) and follow-up information is reported back to the primary care physician and to the other specialists involved in the care of the child.
  • Infants with confirmed diagnosis have a medical home that coordinates care with the specialists and with other resources in the community beginning as soon as possible within the first year of life.

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