Pediatric Primary Care

Hardcover | April 20, 2016

byCatherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn

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Get an in-depth look at pediatric primary care through the eyes of a Nurse Practitioner!Pediatric Primary Care, 6th Edition guides readers through the process of assessing, managing, and preventing health problems in infants, children, and adolescents. Key topics include developmental theory, issues of daily living, the health status of children today, and diversity and cultural considerations. This sixth edition also features a wealth of new content and updates such as a new chapter on pediatric pharmacology, full-color design and illustrations, new QSEN integration, updated coverage of the impact of the Affordable Care Act, a refocused chapter on practice management, and more to keep readers up to date on the latest issues affecting practice today.

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Get an in-depth look at pediatric primary care through the eyes of a Nurse Practitioner!Pediatric Primary Care, 6th Edition guides readers through the process of assessing, managing, and preventing health problems in infants, children, and adolescents. Key topics include developmental theory, issues of daily living, the health status o...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:1296 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 20, 2016Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:032324338X

ISBN - 13:9780323243384

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Table of Contents

Unit One: Pediatric Primary Care Foundations
1.Health Status of Children: Global and Local Perspectives
2.Child and Family Health Assessment
3.Cultural Perspectives for Pediatric Primary Care
Unit Two: Management of Development
4.Developmental Management in Pediatric Primary Care
5.Developmental Management of Infants
6.Developmental Management in Early Childhood
7.Developmental Management of School-Age Children
8.Developmental Management of Adolescents
Unit Three: Approaches to Health Management in Pediatric Primary Care
9.Introduction to Functional Health Patterns and Health Promotion
10.Breastfeeding
11.Nutrition
12.Elimination Patterns
13.Physical Activity and Sports for Children and Adolescents
14.Sleep and Rest
15.Sexuality
16.Values and Beliefs
17.Role Relationships
18.Self-Perception Issues
19.Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health and Illness
20.Cognitive-Perceptual Disorders: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Problems, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Blindness, and Deafness
Unit Four: Approaches to Disease Management
21.Introduction to Disease Management
22.Prescribing Medications in PediatricsNEW!
23.Pediatric Pain Management
24.Infectious Diseases and Immunizations
25.Atopic and Rheumatic Disorders
26.Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
27.Hematologic Disorders
28.Neurologic Disorders
29.Eye Disorders
30.Ear Disorders
31.Cardiovascular Disorders
32.Respiratory Disorders
33.Gastrointestinal Disorders
34.Dental and Oral Disorders
35.Genitourinary Disorders
36.Gynecologic Disorders
37.Dermatologic Disorders
38.Musculoskeletal Disorders
39.Common Injuries
40.Perinatal Conditions
41.Genetic Disorders
42.Environmental Health Issues
43.Complementary Medicine
44.Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice
Appendixes
A.Growth Charts
B.Pediatric Laboratory Values
Index