Primary Care of the Child with a Chronic Condition

5th Edition

Authors:

  • Patricia Jackson Allen
  • Judith Vessey
  • Naomi Schapiro
  • Key Features

    • This is the only book authored by Nurse Practitioners that focuses on managing the primary health care needs of children with chronic conditions.
    • More than 60 expert contributors provide the most current information available on specific conditions.
    • Comprehensive summary boxes at the end of all chronic conditions chapters provide at-a-glance access to key information.
    • Resource lists at the end of each chronic condition chapter direct you to helpful websites, national organizations, and additional sources of information that you can share with parents and families.
    • Updated references ensure you have access to the most current, evidence-based coverage of the latest research findings and management protocols.

    Table of 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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    880
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323058773
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323241311