ISBN: 9780323168915
Page Count: 1288
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Pediatric Primary Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by Catherine E. Burns, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FAAN, Ardys M. Dunn, PhD, RN, PNP, Margaret A. Brady, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, Nancy Barber Starr, MS, APRN, BC (PNP), CPNP-PC and Catherine G. Blosser, MPA:HA, RN, APRN, BC (PNP)
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323168915
Page Count: 1288
Imprint: Saunders
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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.

    • Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood.

      UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living.
    • UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings.
    • UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices.
    • UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants.
    • An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions.
    • NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children.
    • Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics.
    • Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources.
    • NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease.
    • NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S.
    • Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.
  • 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
    4. Unit Two: Management of Development

    5. Developmental Management in Pediatric Primary Care
    6. Developmental Management of Infants
    7. Developmental Management of Toddlers and Preschoolers
    8. Developmental Management of School-Age Children
    9. Developmental Management of Adolescents
    10. Unit Three: Approaches to Health Management in Pediatric Primary Care

    11. Introduction to Functional Health Patterns and Health Promotion
    12. Nutrition
    13. Breastfeeding
    14. Elimination Patterns
    15. Physical Activity and Sports for Children and Adolescents
    16. Sleep and Rest
    17. Cognitive-Perceptual Disorders: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Problems, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Blindness and Deafness
    18. Self-Perception Issues
    19. Role Relationships
    20. Sexuality
    21. Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health and Illness
    22. Values and Beliefs
    23. Unit Four: Approaches to Disease Management

    24. Introduction to Disease Management
    25. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management
    26. Infectious Diseases and Immunizations
    27. Atopic and Rheumatic Disorders
    28. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
    29. Hematologic Disorders
    30. Neurologic Disorders
    31. Eye Disorders
    32. Ear Disorders
    33. Cardiovascular Disorders
    34. Respiratory Disorders
    35. Gastrointestinal Disorders
    36. Dental and Oral Disorders
    37. Genitourinary Disorders
    38. Gynecologic Disorders
    39. Dermatologic Disorders
    40. Musculoskeletal Disorders
    41. Perinatal Conditions
    42. Common Injuries
    43. Genetic Disorders
    44. Environmental Health Issues
    45. Complementary Medicine
    46. 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


  • Catherine E. Burns, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FAAN, Professor Emeritus, Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, Ardys M. Dunn, PhD, RN, PNP, Associate Professor Emeritus, University of Portland School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon; Professor, Retired, Samuel Merritt College School of Nursing, Oakland, California, Margaret A. Brady, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, Professor, School of Nursing, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California; Co-Director, PNP Program, School of Nursing, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California, Nancy Barber Starr, MS, APRN, BC (PNP), CPNP-PC, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Pediatric Associates, Aurora, Colorado and Catherine G. Blosser, MPA:HA, RN, APRN, BC (PNP), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Albertina Kerr Health Services, Portland, Oregon
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