EBP Compendium: Summary of Clinical Practice Guideline
New Zealand Guidelines Group
New Zealand Guidelines for the Management and Treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Ameratunga, S., Appleton, K., et al.
Wellington (New Zealand): New Zealand Ministry of Health, 77 pages.
AGREE Rating: Highly Recommended
This guideline provides recommendations for the assessment and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. The primary audience for this guideline is health practitioners.
Language - If clinically indicated, speech and language assessments should be conducted.
Hearing - Children with ADHD should receive hearing screening/testing to rule out associated medical conditions.
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Added to Compendium: November 2010