Referring Patients to Seattle Children’s

Algorithms and Other Clinical Care Resources for Referring Providers

Seattle Children’s developed the algorithms and other clinical care resources below with input from primary care providers to support your care of your patients. You can find these resources easily any time via mobile phone using our QR code; print and post our flyer (full-sheet or half-sheet) in a visible spot at your workplace.

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A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

Acne – updated July 2020

Antenatal hydronephrosis (algorithm) – updated March 2020

Antinuclear antibodies (ANA) (algorithm) – updated September 2020

B

Back pain (algorithm) – updated September 2020

Blood pressure tables, pediatric (tables 3 to 5) – published in Pediatrics, September 2017

C

Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) (algorithm) – updated October 2021

Concussion (algorithm) – updated March 2021

Constipation (algorithm) – updated September 2019

Contraceptive use (CDC)

COVID-19 Return to Sports (algorithm) – updated March 2022

D

Diabetes: Patients newly diagnosed with diabetes (algorithm) – updated March 2021

Dizziness (algorithm) – updated May 2022

E

Ear infection (see Otitis media) (algorithms) – updated various dates

Elevated TSH (see Hypothyroid) (algorithm) – updated October 2019

Eczema

Enuresis/incontinence (daytime and nighttime)

Eye care: Community pediatric eye providers in Washington – updated January 2020

G

Gender affirming medical care for youth (ages 11 to 17) (algorithm) – updated August 2022

GERD in infants (0 to 12 months) (algorithm) – updated December 2019

GERD in children ages 1+ (algorithm) – updated December 2019

Goiter (algorithm) – updated October 2019

Growing pains (algorithm) – updated November 2021

Gynecology or Reproductive and Sexual Health referrals (algorithm) – updated June 2020

H

Headache – updated January 2020

Headache (algorithm) – updated March 2020

Hematuria (including hematuria with proteinuria)

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) (algorithm) – updated October 2020

Hip dysplasia (algorithm) – updated November 2021

Hydronephrosis (see Antenatal hydronephrosis) (algorithm) – updated March 2020

Hyperglycemia with obesity (algorithm) – updated April 2022

Hyperglycemia without obesity (algorithm) – updated April 2022

Hypermobility (algorithm) – updated November 2020

Hypothyroidism (algorithm) – updated October 2019

I

Insulin resistance (see Obesity) (algorithm) – updated August 2022

K

Kidney function, abnormal

Kidneys (common structural kidney anomalies detected on imaging: what to tell your families)

M

Menstrual suppression (algorithm) – updated November 2021

Migraine – updated April 2022

Molluscum – updated July 2020

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) (algorithm) – updated June 2020

N

Nephrotic syndrome – updated July 2020

O

Obesity – published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, March 2017

Obesity (algorithm) – updated August 2022

Otitis media

P

Pain syndromes – updated November 2020

Pharyngitis

Phimosis – updated March 2020

Phimosis (algorithm) – updated March 2020

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) – updated November 2020

Precocious puberty (breast development/testicular enlargement, hair development, vaginal bleeding/spotting) (algorithm) – updated November 2021

Proteinuria (algorithm) – updated January 2020

R

Reflux (see GERD in infants 0 to 12 months or GERD in children ages 1+) (algorithms) – updated December 2019

Reproductive or Sexual Health referrals (algorithm) – updated February 2021

Return to Sports (see COVID-19 Return to Sports) (algorithm) – updated March 2022

Rickets (see Vitamin D deficiency) (algorithm) – updated October 2019

S

Short stature (algorithm) – updated October 2019

Sinusitis

Strep Throat (see Pharyngitis) (algorithms) – updated various dates

Syncope (algorithm) – updated May 2022

T

Tic disorders/Tourette syndrome

Tonsillar hypertrophy (algorithm) – updated February 2020

U

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (algorithm) – updated December 2021

Urticaria (algorithm) – updated June 2020

V

Varicocele (algorithm) – updated March 2020

Vesicoureteral reflux (algorithm) – updated March 2020

Vitamin D deficiency (algorithm) – updated October 2019

W

Warts – updated July 2020