Get an in-depth look at pediatric primary care through the eyes of a Nurse Practitioner! Pediatric Primary Care, 6th Edition guides readers through the process of assessing, managing, and preventing health problems in infants, children, and adolescents. Key topics include developmental theory, issues of daily living, the health status of children today, and diversity and cultural considerations. This sixth edition also features a wealth of new content and updates — such as a new chapter on pediatric pharmacology, full-color design and illustrations, new QSEN integration, updated coverage of the impact of the Affordable Care Act, a refocused chapter on practice management, and more — to keep readers up to date on the latest issues affecting practice today.
- Comprehensive content provides a complete foundation in the primary care of children from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner and covers the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, emphasizing both prevention and management.
- In-depth guidance on assessing and managing pediatric health problems covers patients from infancy through adolescence.
- Four-part organization includes 1) an introductory unit on the foundations of global pediatric health, child and family health assessment, and cultural perspectives for pediatric primary care; 2) a unit on managing child development; 3) a unit on health promotion and management; and 4) a unit on disease management.
- Content devoted to issues of daily living covers issues that are a part of every child's growth — such as nutrition and toilet training — that could lead to health problems unless appropriate education and guidance are given.
- Algorithms are used throughout the book to provide a concise overview of the evaluation and management of common disorders.
- Resources for providers and families are also included throughout the text for further information.
- Expert editor team well is well-versed in the scope of practice and knowledge base of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs) and Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs).
1.Health Status of Children: Global and Local Perspectives
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 in Early Childhood
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 Functional Health Patterns and Health Promotion
13.Physical Activity and Sports for Children and Adolescents
14.Sleep and Rest
16.Values and Beliefs
19.Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health and Illness
20.Cognitive-Perceptual Disorders: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Problems, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Blindness, and Deafness
Unit Four: Approaches to Disease Management
21.Introduction to Disease Management
22.Prescribing Medications in Pediatrics NEW!
23.Pediatric Pain Management
24.Infectious Diseases and Immunizations
25.Atopic and Rheumatic Disorders
26.Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
34.Dental and Oral Disorders
42.Environmental Health Issues
44.Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice
B.Pediatric Laboratory Values
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- 20th April 2016
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Professor Emeritus, Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
Associate Professor Emeritus, University of Portland School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon; Professor, Retired, Samuel Merritt College School of Nursing, Oakland, California
Professor, School of Nursing, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California; Co-Director, PNP Program, School of Nursing, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Pediatric Associates, Aurora, Colorado
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Albertina Kerr Health Services, Portland, Oregon
Clinical Professor, Washington State University, Vancouver, Washington