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Pediatric Primary Care

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ISBN-10: 1416040870

ISBN-13: 9781416040873

Edition: 4th 2009

Authors: Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, Margaret A. Brady, Nancy Barber Starr, Catherine Blosser

List price: $110.00
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Focus on the prevention and management of the wide spectrum of conditions encountered in the primary care of children with this all-inclusive resource. An overview of the status of children in the United States and a review of developmental theory provide a foundation for practice. Guidelines help you assess children and families, including discussion of cultural factors important to understanding child health. From daily living issues to disease processes, youll be ready to care for your young patients. Learn from experienced authors familiar with the scope of practice and knowledge base needed by nurse practitioners. Color insert features 31 full color photographs illustrating ear, skin, and other conditions and symptoms to help with visual diagnosis. Complementary Therapies and Environmental Health chapters provide you with the latest information on these hot topics. Resource boxes direct you to helpful websites, as well as organizations and printed materials useful to nurse practitioners. Numerous tables assist you with Differential Diagnoses. The latest immunization guidelines are at your fingertips in the appendix. Pediatric Medication appendix includes the latest drugs with specific dosing for infant, children, adolescents, and adults when applicable. Nursing Diagnosis boxes contain the latest NANDA nursing diagnoses. Additional appendixes provide growth charts and laboratory values. Additional information on urgent care of children ensures you are prepared for emergency situations. Case studies with questions and answers in the management chapters help you apply textbook content to real life scenarios.
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/9/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1392
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 6.578
Language: English

Pediatric Primary Care Foundations
Child Health Status in America
Child and Family Health Assessment
Cultural Perspectives for Pediatric Primary Care
Management of Development
Developmental Management in Pediatric Primary Care
Developmental Management of Infants
Developmental Management of Toddlers and Preschoolers
Developmental Management of School-Age Children
Developmental Management of Adolescents
Approaches to Health Management in Pediatric Primary Care
Introduction to Health Promotion
Health Perception and Health Management Patterns
Nutrition
Breastfeeding
Elimination Patterns
Activities and Sports for Children and Adolescents
Sleep and Rest
Cognitive-Perceptual Patterns: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Blindness, Deafness, and Autism
Self-Perception Issues
Role Relationships
Sexuality
Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health Problems
Values and Beliefs
Approaches to Disease Management
Introduction to Diseases and Pain Management
Infections Diseases and Immunizations
Atopic and Rheumatic Disorders
Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Neurologic Disorders
Eye Disorders
Ear Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders
Respiratory Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Dental and Oral Disorders
Genitourinary Disorders
Gynecologic Conditions
Dermatologic Diseases
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Perinatal Conditions
Common Injuries
Genetic Disorders
Environmental Health Issues
Complementary Medicine
Practice Management Strategies for a Health Care Practice
Appendix
Medications in Pediatric Practice
Growth Charts
Normal Laboratory Values
Supplemental Asthma Information