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
Electronic ISBN:
9780323136921
Electronic ISBN:
9780323080880
Electronic ISBN:
9780323241311
Print ISBN:
9780323058773

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