Pediatric Primary Care

Pediatric Primary Care


By (author) Catherine E. Burns, By (author) Ardys M. Dunn, By (author) Margaret A. Brady, By (author) Nancy Barber Starr, By (author) Catherine G. Blosser

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Hardback | 1288 pages
  • Dimensions: 224mm x 279mm x 43mm | 2,608g
  • Publication date: 29 March 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 0323080243
  • ISBN 13: 9780323080248
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 684 illustrations (68 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 373,682

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Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, "Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition" emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations.

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Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon; Professor, Retired, Schoold of Nursing, Samuel Merritt College, Oakland, California

Table of contents

Unit One: Pediatric Primary Care Foundations * Health Status of Children: Global and Local Perspectives * Child and Family Health Assessment * Cultural Perspectives for Pediatric Primary Care Unit Two: 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 Unit Three: Approaches to Health Management in Pediatric Primary Care * Introduction to Functional Health Patterns and Health Promotion * Nutrition * Breastfeeding * Elimination Patterns * Physical Activity and Sports for Children and Adolescents * Sleep and Rest * Cognitive-Perceptual Disorders: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Problems, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Blindness and Deafness * Self-Perception Issues * Role Relationships * Sexuality * Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health and Illness * Values and Beliefs Unit Four: Approaches to Disease Management * Introduction to Disease Management *NEW! Pediatric Pain Management * Infectious Diseases and Immunizations * Atopic and Rheumatic Disorders * Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders * Hematologic Disorders * Neurologic Disorders * Eye Disorders * Ear Disorders * Cardiovascular Disorders * Respiratory Disorders * Gastrointestinal Disorders * Dental and Oral Disorders * Genitourinary Disorders * Gynecologic Disorders * Dermatologic Disorders * Musculoskeletal Disorders * Perinatal Conditions * Common Injuries * Genetic Disorders * Environmental Health Issues * Complementary Medicine * Strategies for Managing a Health Care Practice Appendixes A. Medications in Pediatric Practice B. Growth Charts C. Normal Laboratory Values D. Additional Resources E. Discussion Questions References