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Pediatric Primary Care Case Studies

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ISBN-10: 0763761362

ISBN-13: 9780763761363

Edition: 2010

Authors: Catherine E. Burns, Virginia E. Richardson, Margaret Brady, Beth Richardson

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Pediatric Primary Care Case Studies is a collection of pediatric case studies of common health problems of well, accutely ill, and chronically ill children. This text provides students with the opportunity to assess the scenario, differential diagnoses, treatment and educational plans. The cases include history and physical examination data and provide suggested case solutions. The cases include developmental, behavioral, and disease problems written to include family, cultural, and other contextual issues which must be considered to provide optimal care. Current guidelines and evidence-based research are used to support the care recommendations. Pediatric Primary Care Case Studies provides realistic ambulatory care cases that allows students to develop their critical thinking skills as they work through common situations faced by health care providers.
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Book details

List price: $133.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 8/20/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 546
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Virginia E. Richardson is a professor at the Ohio State University College of Social Work. She is the author or coauthor of several books, including Retirement Counseling: A Handbook for Gerontology Practitioners.Amanda S. Barusch is a professor at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. She is the author of several books, including Foundations of Social Policy: Social Justice in Human Perspective.

Richardson is a Master Gardener, certified by the State of Maine Coop Extension, attorney, and teacher.

Preface
Contributors
Diagnostic Reasoning: A Complex Issue for Pediatric Primary Care
Developmental Problems
An Infant with Gross Motor Delays
A Toddler with Language and Social Delays
A School-Age Child with School Failure Problems
An Adolescent with Fatigue
Functional Health and Mental Health Problems
The Well Infant
The Overweight Preschooler
The Breastfed Infant Who Is Not Gaining
The Constipated 8-Year-Old
The Teen Needing a Sports Physical
The Infant Not Sleeping Through the Night
The Child Who Is Very Busy and Doesn't Listen
The Boy Who Draws a Picture Suggesting an Abuse Situation
The 14-Year-Old Who Looks Depressed
The Teen Who Thinks She Might Be Gay
Diseases
The Child with a Fever for Six Days
The Wheezing Child
The Overweight Child with High Blood Sugar
Migrant Farmworker's Toddler with Anemia
The Child with a Headache
The Preschooler with a Red Eye
The Toddler with Recurrent Ear Infections
The Athlete Who Experienced Syncope
The Child Presenting with Cough
The Child with Vomiting and Diarrhea
Three Cases of Oral Trauma
The Preschooler with Urinary Urgency and Urinary Incontinence
The 15-Year-Old Girl Who Wants Birth Control
The 16-Year-Old Girl with a Vaginal Discharge
The Child with an Itchy Rash
The Teen Boy with Acne
The Limping Child
The Late-Preterm Baby Beginning Well-Child Care
A Child with Short Stature
Index