Practice Guidelines for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

ISBN-10: 0323029779

ISBN-13: 9780323029773

Edition: 2005

Authors: Virginia Richardson

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This portable quick reference book is filled with valuable assessment and management information for both pediatric and family nurse practitioners. Information is presented in a clear, concise outline format beginning with growth and development and moving on to key issues such as nutrition, immunizations, and anticipatory guidance. Coverage also includes common childhood conditions affecting each body system. The smaller size and spiral binding make this resource extremely portable and user-friendly. ICD-9 codes are highlighted in boxes throughout, with separate boxes to distinguish codes used for general diagnosis and symptoms, differential diagnoses, and complications. A color insert, featuring 32 full-color photos, highlights dermatologic conditions. Disease coverage includes etiology, occurrence, clinical manifestations, physical findings, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, complications, and education of each condition. Includes a chapter on mental health disorders Appendices provide quick access to key information related to medication, immunizations, growth, and more.
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List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Child Health Care
Obtaining an Initial History
Obtaining an Interval History
Performing a Physical Examination
Making Newborn Rounds
Guidelines for Breastfeeding
2-Week Visit
1 Month Visit
2-Month Visit
4-Month Visit
6-Month Visit
9-Month Visit
12-Month Visit
15-18 Month Visit
2-Year Visit
3-Year Visit (Preschool)
6-Year Visit (School Readiness)
7-10 Years (School Age Visit)
11-13 Years (Pre-Adolescent Visit)
14-18 Years (Adolescent Visit)
Common Childhood Disorders
Dermatologic Disorders
Eye Disorders
Ear Disorders
Sinus, Mouth, Throat, And Neck Disorders
Respiratory Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Genitourinary Disorders
Gynecological Disorders
Endocrine Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Neurologic Disorders
Hematological Disorders
Behavior Disorders
Mental Health Disorders
Appendix (contents tentative)
Immunization Schedule Including the Chart for Those Delayed (Catch Up Chart)
Fluoride Dosing
Growth Charts
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Food Guide Pyramids
Peak Flow Chart
Asthma Management Plan
Pediatric Dosage Schedule
Pediatric Medications
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