Nelson

Nelson's Instructions for Pediatric Patients

Maximize patients’ and caregivers’ understanding of a wide range of common health problems seen in infants, children, and adolescents! Designed to enhance and simplify patient education, more than 200 easy-to-understand instruction sheets help caregivers follow your instructions to the letter...as well as minimize misunderstandings, alleviate anxiety, and reduce malpractice risks. And, a dedicated website allows you to customize and print out instruction sheets, in English and Spanish, for distribution.

Audience
Pediatricians, Family Physicians

Paperback, 506 Pages

Published: July 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-0296-3

Contents

  • I. Health Maintenance and Preventive Health Issues

    1. Child Passenger Safety
    2. Childproofing the Home
    3. Daycare Guide
    4. Discipline—The Basics
    5. Fever Management
    6. Habits—Thumb Sucking, Nail-Biting, etc.
    7. Immunizations
    8. Sex Education and Birth Control
    9. Sleep Problems and Bedtime Issues
    10. Teen Smoking—Risks and How to Quit
    11. Toilet Training

    II. Allergy

    12. Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
    13. Anaphylaxis (Allergic Shock)
    14. Asthma
    15. Bee Stings and Other Insect Stings
    16. Eczema (Allergic Dermatitis)
    17. Food Allergies
    18. Hives (Urticaria and Angioedema)

    III. Behavior/Psychology

    19. Adjustment Disorder
    20. Anxiety
    21. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    22. Bipolar Disorder
    23. Bullying
    24. Conduct Disorder
    25. Depression
    26. Divorce
    27. Drugs and Alcohol—Use and Abuse
    28. Eating Disorders
    29. Nightmares and Night Terrors
    30. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    31. Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder
    32. Phobias
    33. Suicide
    34. Temper Tantrums

    IV. Blood Diseases

    35. Blood Clots (Thrombotic Disorders)
    36. Enlarged Lymph Nodes
    37. Iron-Deficiency Anemia
    38. Sickle Cell Disease and Trait

    V. Cancer

    39. Hodgkin's Disease
    40. Leukemia

    VI. Dental

    41. Dental Trauma
    42. Preventive Antibiotics for Children with Heart Disease
    43. Tooth Decay and Dental Care

    VII. Development

    44. Autism
    45. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    46. Learning Disabilities
    47. Stuttering

    VIII. Ear

    48. Earwax Problems
    49. Middle Ear Infection (Acute Otitis Media)
    50. Otitis Media with Effusion
    51. Outer Ear Infection ("Swimmer's Ear")

    IX. Emergency

    52. Animal and Human Bites
    53. Acute Appendicitis
    54. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    55. Dehydration
    56. Fainting (Syncope)
    57. Febrile Seizures (Seizure with Fever)
    58. Foreign Bodies (Swallowed Objects)
    59. Frostbite
    60. Head Trauma
    61. Heat-Related Illness
    62. Lead Poisoning
    63. Nosebleeds
    64. Poisoning
    65. Seizures without Fever
    66. Skin Wounds (Lacerations, Punctures, etc)

    X. Endocrine

    67. Breast Enlargement in Boys (Adolescent Gynecomastia)
    68. Breast Enlargement in Infants (Premature Thelarche)
    69. Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
    70. Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
    71. Puberty—Normal, Early, and Late Development
    72. Short Stature (Below-Normal Height)
    73. Thyroid Disorders (Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism)

    XI. Eye

    74. Blocked Tear Duct
    75. Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    76. Corneal Abrasions and Other Eye Injuries
    77. Glaucoma
    78. Stye
    79. Strabismus

    XII. Gastrointestinal

    80. Anal Fissure
    81. Celiac Disease (Sprue)
    82. Colic
    83. Constipation
    84. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    85. Hirschsprung Disease
    86. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    87. Inguinal Hernia
    88. Intestinal Obstruction
    89. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    90. Pancreatitis
    91. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    92. Pyloric Stenosis

    XIII. Genetics

    93. Down Syndrome
    94. Fragile X Syndrome
    95. Genetic Counseling
    96. Klinefelter Syndrome
    97. Marfan Syndrome
    98. Turner syndrome

    XIV. Genitalia

    99. Epididymitis
    100. Foreskin Problems
    101. Hydrocele
    102. Hypospadias
    103. Testicular Torsion
    104. Undescended testicles
    105. Varicocele

    XV. Heart

    106. Arrhythmias and Palpitations
    107. Congenital Heart Disease (Major and Minor)
    108. Heart Murmurs (Innocent and Pathological)
    109. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    110. Kawasaki Disease
    111. Rheumatic Heart Disease and Rheumatic Fever

    XVI. Infections

    112. Acute Diarrhea (Gastroenteritis)
    113. Bacterial Vaginosis
    114. Bronchiolitis
    115. Cat Scratch Disease
    116. Chickenpox (Varicella)
    117. Chronic Diarrhea
    118. Colds
    119. Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex)
    120. Croup
    121. Fifth Disease
    122. Food Poisoning
    123. German Measles (Rubella)
    124. Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease and Related Infections
    125. Hepatitis (Hepatitis A, B, or C Virus)
    126. HIV/AIDS
    127. Impetigo
    128. Influenza
    129. Laryngitis
    130. Lyme Disease
    131. Measles (Rubeola)
    132. Meningitis—Viral and Bacterial
    133. Mononucleosis (Infectious Mononucleosis)
    134. Mumps
    135. Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
    136. Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis (Sore Throat, Strep Throat)
    137. Pinworm Infection
    138. Pneumonia
    139. Rabies
    140. Scarlet Fever
    141. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    142. Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
    143. Sinusitis
    144. Skin Abscesses
    145. Skin Infection (Cellulitis)
    146. Tetanus (Lockjaw)
    147. Transient Synovitis of the Hip
    148. Tuberculosis
    149. Vulvovaginitis (Infection of the Vagina)
    150. West Nile Virus Infection
    151. Yeast Infections (Candida Vaginitis)

    XVII. Kidney and Urinary Tract

    152. Bed-Wetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)
    153. Glomerulonephritis
    154. Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
    155. Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
    156. Kidney Stones (Urolithiasis)
    157. Posterior Urethral Valves
    158. Urinary Tract Infections
    159. Vesicoureteral Reflux

    XVIII. Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic

    160. Back Pain
    161. Bowlegs and Knock-Knees
    162. Flatfeet
    163. Fractures
    164. Ganglion Cyst
    165. Growing Pains
    166. Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease166
    167. Nursemaid's Elbow (Pulled Elbow)
    168. Osgood-Schlatter Disease
    169. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
    170. Scoliosis
    171. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)
    172. Sprains and Strains
    173. Tendinitis and Tennis Elbow
    174. Torticollis

    XIX. Nervous System

    175. Bell Palsy
    176. Cerebral Palsy
    177. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
    178. Headaches (Tension and Migraine Types)
    179. Hydrocephalus
    180. Muscular Dystrophy
    181. Tics and Tourette's Syndrome

    XX. Newborn

    182. Ambiguous Genitalia and Intersex Conditions
    183. Apnea of the Newborn (Interrupted Breathing)
    184. Baby's First Weeks (Newborn Care)
    185. Circumcision
    186. Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
    187. Clubfoot (Talipes Equinovarus)
    188. Collarbone fracture
    189. Common Newborn Rashes
    190. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
    191. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
    192. Diaper Rash
    193. Feeding Your Newborn—Breast-Feeding and Bottle Feeding
    194. Group B Streptococcal Infection
    195. HIV and Your Newborn
    196. Infants of Diabetic Mothers
    197. Jaundice of the Newborn
    198. Meconium-Stained Amniotic Fluid
    199. Myelomeningocele
    200. Natal and Neonatal Teeth
    201. Newborn Screening
    202. Prematurity and Low Birth Weight
    203. Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Newborns (Hyaline Membrane Disease)
    204. Sacral Dimple (Pilonidal Dimple)
    205. Spitting Up (Gastroesophageal Reflux)
    206. Swollen Scalp—Caput Succadaneum and Cephalohematoma
    207. Thrush
    208. Umbilical Cord Care

    XXI. Nutrition

    209. Healthy Diet
    210. High Cholesterol
    211. Obesity

    XXII. Respiratory

    212. Apnea (Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Central Apnea)
    213. Aspiration Pneumonia
    214. Cystic Fibrosis
    215. Laryngomalacia
    216. Retropharyngeal Abscess (Peritonsillar Abscess)
    217. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
    218. Tonsils and Adenoids (Tonsillitis and Adenoiditis)
    219. Vocal Cord Nodules (Screamer's Nodes)

    XXIII. Skin and Nails (Dermatology)

    220. Acne
    221. Athlete's Foot
    222. Blisters
    223. Burns
    224. Contact Dermatitis
    225. Corns and Calluses
    226. Dandruff
    227. Head Lice
    228. Heat Rash (Miliaria Rubra)
    229. Infections of the Nails—Fungal Infections and Paronychia
    230. Ingrown Toenails
    231. Jock Itch (Tinea Cruris)
    232. Pityriasis Rosea
    233. Psoriasis
    234. Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)
    235. Ringworm of the Scalp (Tinea Capitis)
    236. Scabies
    237. Sunburn
    238. Warts—Plantar Warts and Others

    XXIV. Social Issues

    239. Adoption
    240. Child Abuse or Neglect

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