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Pediatric Primary Care : A Handbook for Nurse Practitioners

Pediatric Primary Care : A Handbook for Nurse Practitioners - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0721680620

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ISBN13: 978-0721680620
ISBN10: 0721680623
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 00
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2000
International: No

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Pediatric Primary Care : A Handbook for Nurse Practitioners - 2ND 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0721680620

Catherine E. Burns, Margaret A. Brady, Nancy Starr and Ardys M. Dunn

ISBN13: 978-0721680620
ISBN10: 0721680623
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 00
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

This comprehensive reference looks at pediatric primary care from the nurse practitioner point of view and scope of practice. It covers development, functional health patterns, and the diagnosis and management of disease.

  • Offers the experience of a unique author team that combines the perspectives of nurse practitioner educators, practicing pediatric nurse practitioners, and a pediatric nurse practitioner working and teaching in community health
  • Emphasizes prevention as well as management of health problems, and provides a selection of both common medical and nursing diagnoses
  • References major standards of care, including the Healthy People 2000 guidelines and the preliminary 2010 guidelines
  • Charts normal values for growth and development, medication, and laboratory measurements in the appendices
  • Features new chapters on environmental health issues and complementary therapies
  • Includes differential diagnosis tables for related or similar conditions as well as tables that summarize management strategies for common conditions
  • Lists web sites, organizations, and printed materials for clinician reference or client education
  • Illustrates ear and skin pathologies with unique color plates

Author Bio

Burns, Catherine E. : Oregon Health Sciences University

Brady, Margaret A. : California State University-Long Beach

Dunn, Ardys M. : University of Portland

Starr, Nancy Barber : Aurora Pediatric Associates, Aurora, CO

Table of Contents

PART 1: PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE FOUNDATIONS

Child Health Status in the United States
Child Assessment in Pediatric Primary Care
Family Assessment in Pediatric Primary Care
Cultural Perspectives in Pediatric Primary Care

PART II: 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

PART III: APPROACHES TO HEALTH MANAGEMENT IN PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE

Introduction to Health Promotion
Health Perception and Health Management
Nutrition
Breastfeeding
Elimination
Activities and Sports
Sleep and Rest
Cognitive-Perceptual
Self-Perception
Role Relationships
Sexuality
Coping and Stress Tolerance
Values and Beliefs

PART IV: APPROACHES TO DISEASE MANAGEMENT IN PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE

Introduction to Disease Management
Infectious Diseases
Atopic Disorders and Rheumatic Diseases
Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Neurologic Disorders
Eye Disorders
Ear Disorders
Cardiovascular Diseases
Respiratory Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Dental and Oral Diseases
Genitourinary Diseases
Gynecological Disorders
Dermatologic Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Perinatal Conditions
Injuries and Poisonings
Genetic Disorders
Environmental Health Issues
Complementary Therapies


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