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Pediatric Primary Care

Pediatric Primary Care - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1416040873

Cover of Pediatric Primary Care 4TH 08 (ISBN 978-1416040873)
ISBN13: 978-1416040873
ISBN10: 1416040870

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Pediatric Primary Care - 4TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1416040873

Catherine E. Burns

ISBN13: 978-1416040873
ISBN10: 1416040870

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2008
International: No

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.

Table of Contents

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 of Toddlers and Preschoolers
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. Nutrition
11. Breastfeeding
12. Elimination Patterns
13. Physical Activity and Sports for Children and Adolescents
14. Sleep and Rest
15. Cognitive-Perceptual Disorders: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Problems, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Blindness and Deafness
16. Self-Perception Issues
17. Role Relationships
18. Sexuality
19. Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health and Illness
20. Values and Beliefs

Unit Four: Approaches to Disease Management
21. Introduction to Disease Management
22. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management
23. Infectious Diseases and Immunizations
24. Atopic and Rheumatic Disorders
25. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
26. Hematologic Disorders
27. Neurologic Disorders
28. Eye Disorders
29. Ear Disorders
30. Cardiovascular Disorders
31. Respiratory Disorders
32. Gastrointestinal Disorders
33. Dental and Oral Disorders
34. Genitourinary Disorders
35. Gynecologic Disorders
36. Dermatologic Disorders
37. Musculoskeletal Disorders
38. Perinatal Conditions
39. Common Injuries
40. Genetic Disorders
41. Environmental Health Issues
42. Complementary Medicine
43. Strategies for Managing a Health Care Practice


A. Medications in Pediatric Practice

B. Growth Charts

C. Normal Laboratory Values

D. Additional Resources

E. Discussion Questions