Sheila Jacobs

Sheila Jacobs

Contributing Writer
Sheila Jacobs is the president of STJ Editorial Services. For more than 25 years, Sheila has been providing writing, fact-checking, and editorial services to numerous clients in the medical education, promotional, and managed care arenas, from the conceptual stage through completion of the final editorial product. Her focus has been in a diverse array of therapeutic areas.

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For preschool-aged children, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that clinicians prescribe evidence-based parent- and/or teacher-administered behavior therapy as first-line ADHD treatment. If evidence-based behavioral treatments are not available, clinicians should weigh the risks of starting medication at an early age against the harm of delaying diagnosis and treatment.

Clinical Practice Guidelines on Migraine Treatment in Children, Adolescents

Recommendations for the pharmacologic treatment of acute migraine in children and adolescents focus on the following: (1) the importance of early treatment; (2) selecting the route of administration that is best suited to the features of a particular migraine attack; (3) offering counseling on lifestyle factors that can exacerbate migraine attacks, including avoidance of triggers…

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