About Plateau Pediatrics
Located in Crossville, Tennessee, we are excited about helping serve the health care needs of Cumberland County children. Our three board-certified pediatricians and board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner care for young people from birth until age 21, marriage, or pregnancy. We provide comprehensive medical home services, including:
  • Well-baby and well-child exams
  • Daycare, school, sports, and camp physicals
  • Same-day appointments for sick and injured children
  • Management of chronic childhood illnesses
  • Primary care for children with special needs
  • All required (and some optional) vaccines
  • Nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian
  • Breastfeeding support services
  • Hearing, vision, developmental, and behavioral screening
  • Inpatient care at Cumberland Medical Center for children requiring hospitalization
  • Coordination of tests and services (physical therapy, MRI)
  • Coordination of referral care for children requiring pediatric subspecialists
  • An on-call physician available by phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Kristin Daugherty, RN How do I keep an albuterol diary? Albuterol is intended to be used “as needed” for asthma exacerbations. If asthma is well-controlled, albuterol shouldn’t need to be used very often. We ask for an albuterol diary to get an idea of how often a patient requires it. Tracking albuterol use is both helpful to the healthcare provider and the patient to identify patterns of use and triggers and can help determine other treatment options such as the need for a daily preventive medicine. Record the following things each time you use your albuterol: Date and time Symptoms (cough, difficulty breathing) Events leading up to albuterol use (exercise, allergen exposure) Number of puffs (if using an inhaler) If you’re using a nebulizer, document each treatment For example:             Date   Time   Symptoms   Precipitating events Use of Inhaler/neb (how many puffs?) 7/1/12... View more