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Primary Care of the Child with a Chronic Condition

Written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners, this one-of-a-kind resource provides the expert guidance you need to provide comprehensive primary care to children with special needs and their families. It addresses specific conditions that require alterations in standard primary care and offers practical advice on managing the major issues common to children with chronic conditions. A consistent format makes it easy to locate essential information on each condition. Plus, valuable resources help you manage the issues and gaps in health care coverage that may hinder quality care.

Hardbound, 880 Pages

Published: June 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-05877-3

Contents

  • Part One: Concepts in Primary Pediatric Care

    1. The Primary Care Provider and Children with Chronic Conditions

    2. Chronic Conditions and Child Development

    3. School and the Child with a Chronic Condition

    4. Transitions to Adulthood

    5. Chronic Conditions and the Family

    6. Family Culture and Chronic Conditions

    7. Ethics and the Child with a Chronic Condition

    8. Financing Health Care for Children with Chronic Conditions

    9. Systems of Care for Children with Chronic Conditions


    Part Two: Chronic Conditions

    10. Allergies

    11. Asthma

    12. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    13. Autism

    14. Bleeding Disorders

    15. Bone Marrow Transplantation

    16. Cancer

    17. Celiac Disease—NEW!

    18. Cerebral Palsy

    19. Cleft Lip and Palate

    20. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

    21. Congenital Heart Disease

    22. Cystic Fibrosis

    23. Diabetes Mellitus (Types 1 and 2)

    24. Down Syndrome

    25. Eating Disorders—NEW!

    26. Epilepsy

    27. Fragile X Syndrome

    28. HIV Infection and AIDS

    29. Hydrocephalus

    30. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    31. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    32. Kidney Disease, Chronic

    33. Mood Disorders

    34. Muscular Dystrophy—NEW!

    35. Myelodysplasia

    36. Obesity—NEW!

    37. Organ Transplantation

    38. Phenylketonuria

    39. Prematurity

    40. Sickle Cell Disease

    41. Tourette Syndrome and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    42. Traumatic Brain Injury

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