The new areas of information will cover health conditions A-Z so that parents can have access to the same information their healthcare providers do.
Temple, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2012
KidsWorldMD, the innovative, physician-run, children's medical and pregnancy website, today unveiled a new feature for http://www.KidsWorldMD.com with an increased focus on getting comprehensive health information into the hands of parents and parents-to-be. The Textbook information and Interactive Symptom Checker will be available on the KidsWorldMD website which can currently be accessed from any computer platform.
The interactive symptom checker allows a user to highlight an area of the body by using a diagram or to look for a non-area specific symptoms from the list. Then, a listing of possible related ailments including comprehensive textbook definitions and descriptions appears.This can help parents have an informed conversation with their healthcare professional about their child's complaint.
To view the interactive symptom checker, please click: http://kidsworldmd.com/Symptom_Checker.php
In addition to these new features, KidsWorldMD's daily health news covers children's health and pregnancy topics from related news stories, videos and podcasts to research study results and health alerts. The new areas of information will cover health conditions A-Z so that parents can have access to the same information their healthcare providers do. It is the goal of KidsWorldMD.com that every parent have the information they need to understand their child's health and to aid their doctors by having their questions and concerns outlined with up-to-date information.The KidsWorldMD owners are uniquely qualified to understand children's health and pregnancy issues because they are doctors, healthcare professionals and parents themselves.
Other features of the KidsWorldMD website include:
The Physician's Corner: This area contains the most complete textbooks, charts, news and conferences available. KidsWorldMD believes this information should be available to both healthcare professionals and parents.
Health Tips: Health Tips puts healthy ideas for everyday living at parents fingertips. These thought provoking tips are perfect for giving users something to think about when they don't have time to read articles or news stories.
Calculators: These interactive tools can be useful to parents or those who are trying to become parents. The BMI Calculator for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because a healthy body differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. The Ovulation Date Calculator uses information about an individual's cycles to help to predict when they will ovulate. The Due Date Calculator will give an estimate of when baby will be along.
Risk Assessments: These interactive assessments can help a person decide when to seek help. The Substance Abuse Assessment is included because sometimes, people who abuse drugs aren't aware they have a problem. This assessment is for people who regularly use drugs and wonder if they have issues with abuse or addiction. The Postpartum Depression Assessment is probably the most popular. Having a baby is a life-changing event, so it’s completely normal to feel a bit overwhelmed. However, if a new mother's spirits are down despite their new bundle of joy, it may be a sign of postpartum depression.
Quizzes: These quizzes are actually interactive teaching tools. A user can find out what they know about diseases and symptoms. Whats more, they may learn that they need additional information to be informed about important topics such as Asthma, Food Allergies and Ear Infections.
Newsletters: The newsletters contain a compilation of information on a specific subject, allowing parents to glean much of the information the site has to offer on any one subject.
For more information about KidsWorldMD, please visit https://www.facebook.com/KidsWorldMD
KidsWorldMD is a leading, physician-run website serving parents, physicians, and other healthcare professionals with real time access to up-to-date health news, videos and podcasts, as well as comprehensive care guides, healthcare charts, assessments, a drug interaction checker, a symptom checker and textbook disease information. This information is offered through online media, mobile platforms and child and pregnancy focused health newsletters.