Pediatric Primary Care

By

  • Catherine Burns, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FAAN, Professor Emeritus, Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
  • Nancy Starr, MS, APRN, BC (PNP), CPNP-PC, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Pediatric Associates, Aurora, Colorado
  • Margaret 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
  • Ardys 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
  • Catherine Burns, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FAAN, Professor Emeritus, Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
  • Margaret 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
  • Ardys 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
  • Nancy Starr, MS, APRN, BC (PNP), CPNP-PC, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Pediatric Associates, Aurora, Colorado
  • Catherine Burns, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FAAN, Professor Emeritus, Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
  • Ardys 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 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 Starr, MS, APRN, BC (PNP), CPNP-PC, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Pediatric Associates, Aurora, Colorado
  • Catherine Blosser, MPA:HA, RN, APRN, BC (PNP), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Albertina Kerr Health Services, Portland, Oregon

This fourth edition of Pediatric Primary Care is prepared to assist the pediatric healthcare provider to understand the wide spectrum of conditions seen in primary care of children. Written by experienced authors familiar with the scope of practice and knowledge base of pediatric nurse practitioners, it emphasizes prevention as well as management, and presents guidelines on assessing children from infancy through adolescence. The text is appropriate for nurse practitioner, medical, and physician assistant students as well as experienced clinicians who want a current pediatric primary care resource with easy access to information.
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Book information

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  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3549-5


Table of Contents

Unit One Pediatric Primary Care Foundations

1. Child Health Status in America

2. Child and Family Health Assessment

3. Cultural Perspectives for Pediatric Primary Care



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