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Nursing of Autism Spectrum Disorder Evidence-Based Integrated Care Across the Lifespan

ISBN-10: 0826108474

ISBN-13: 9780826108470

Edition: 2012

Authors: Ellen Giarelli, Marcia R. Gardner

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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 508
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Contributors
Foreword Catherine Rice, PhD
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction And Background: Core Features, Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence, And The Role Of Nursing
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Core Features and Medical Comorbidities
Prevalence, Etiology, and Genetics
Introduction to the Integrated, Comprehensive Nursing Care of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Discussion Questions
Introduction: Nursing Care In Early Childhood And Adolescence
Caring for the Pregnant Woman With a Family History of Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities
Finding What We're Looking for: Evidence-Based Early Identification and Nursing Care of Young Children at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Complex Autism: Is It Rare or a Family Affair?
Nursing Care of the Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder Scheduled for a Tonsillectomy
"Keep Claim and Carry On": The School Nurse and Students on the Autism Spectrum
Adolescent Health and Development: The Unique Experience of the Adolescent With Asperger's Syndrome
Discussion Questions
Introduction: Adulthood And Midlife
Transition to Community: Adolescence, Employment, and Companionship
Caring for Women With Asperger's Syndrome During the Childbearing Cycle
Emergency Nursing Care of Patients With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Cancer Care for Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Case of Prostate Cancer
Discussion Questions
Introduction: Older Years And End Of Life
Evidence-Based Care of the Older Client With Autism
The Nurse's Role in Managing Transitions and Future Planning for Aging Adults With Autism and Their Families
Ethical Issues in the Care of Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Family and the Community: Hearing the Voice of the Person With Autism at the End of Life
Discussion Questions
Introduction: Putting It All Together-Integrated Care For Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Professional Nursing Partnerships and the Future of Autism Spectrum Disorder Nursing Care
Legal Issues and Implications for Nursing Care of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the United States
Discussion Questions
Glossary
Index