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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.
Unit One: Pediatric Primary Care Foundations
Unit Two: Management of Development
Unit Three: Approaches to Health Management in Pediatric Primary Care
Unit Four: Approaches to Disease Management
A. Medications in Pediatric Practice
B. Growth Charts
C. Normal Laboratory Values
D. Additional Resources
E. Discussion Questions