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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.
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 Health Promotion 10. Health Perception and Health Management Patterns 11. Nutrition 12. Breastfeeding 13. Elimination Patterns 14. Activities and Sports for Children and Adolescents 15. Sleep and Rest 16. Cognitive-Perceptual Patterns: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Blindness, Deafness, and Autism 17. Self-Perception Issues 18. Role Relationships 19. Sexuality 20. Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health Problems 21. Values and Beliefs
Unit Four Approaches to Disease Management 22. Introduction to Diseases and Pain Management 23. Infections Diseases and Immunizations 24. Atopic and Rheumatic Disorders 25. Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases 26. Hematologic Diseases 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 Conditions 36. Dermatologic Diseases 37. Musculoskeletal Disorders 38. Perinatal Conditions 39. Common Injuries 40. Genetic Disorders 41. Environmental Health Issues 42. Complementary Medicine 43. Practice Management Strategies for a Health Care Practice
APPENDIX A. Medications in Pediatric Practice B. Growth Charts C. Normal Laboratory Values D. Supplemental Asthma Information