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Pediatric Primary Care - 4th edition

Pediatric Primary Care (ISBN10: 1416040870; ISBN13: 9781416040873)
ISBN13: 978-1416040873
ISBN10: 1416040870

Summary: 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, you'll 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 textbookcontent to real life scenarios.
...show more
Summary: 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, you'll 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 textbookcontent to real life scenarios.
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 08
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Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Year Published: 2008
International: No

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