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Burns' Pediatric Primary Care. Edition No. 7

  • ID: 4806707
  • Book
  • 1088 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Get a comprehensive foundation in children's primary care! Burns' Pediatric Primary Care, 7th Edition covers the full spectrum of health conditions seen in primary care pediatrics, emphasizing both prevention and management. This in-depth, evidence-based textbook is the only one on the market written from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. It easily guides you through assessing, managing, and preventing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Key topics include developmental theory, issues of daily living, the health status of children today, and diversity and cultural considerations. Updated content throughout reflects the latest research evidence, national and international protocols and standardized guidelines. Additionally, this 7th edition been reorganized to better reflect contemporary clinical practice and includes nine new chapters, revised units on health promotion, health protection, disease management, and much, much more!

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Unit I: Influences on Child Health and Child Health Assessment 1. Health Status of Children: Global and National Perspectives 2. Unique Issues in Pediatrics 3. Genetics and Child Health 4. Environmental Issues 5. Child and Family Health Assessment 6. Cultural Considerations for Pediatric Primary Care 7. Children with Special Health Care Needs

Unit II: Child Development 8. Developmental Management in Pediatric Primary Care 9. Developmental Management of Newborns 10. Developmental Management of Infants 11. Developmental Management of Early Childhood 12. Developmental Management of Middle Childhood 13. Developmental Management of Adolescents/Young Adults

Unit III: Child Health Supervision: Health Promotion and Health Protection 14. Introduction to Health Promotion and Health Protection for Children and Families Section A. Behavioral-Mental Health Wellness 15. Behavioral and Mental Health Promotion Section B. Biophysical Health Management 16. Breastfeeding 17. Nutrition 18. Elimination 19. Physical Activity and Sports 20. Sleep 21. Sexuality Section C. Health Protection-Focused Care 22. Immunizations 23. Dental Health and Oral Disorders 24. Intentional and Unintentional Injuries: Injury Prevention and Child Maltreatment

Unit IV: Common Childhood Conditions and Disorders  Section A. Introduction to Child Disease Management 25. Acute/Chronic Disease Management and Principles of Diagnostic Testing 26. Prescribing Medications in Pediatrics 27. Complementary and Integrative Health in Pediatrics 28. Pediatric Pain and Fever Management Section B. Disease Management 29. Perinatal Disorders 30. Mental Health Disorders 31. Infectious Diseases 32. Common Genetic Disorders 33. Atopic, Rheumatic, and Immunodeficiency Disorders 34. Dermatologic Disorders 35. Eye and Vision Disorders 36. Ear and Hearing Disorders 37. Respiratory Disorders 38. Cardiovascular Disorders 39. Hematologic Disorders 40. Gastrointestinal Disorders 41. Genitourinary Disorders 42. Gynecologic Disorders 43. Musculoskeletal Disorders 44. Injuries and Toxic Exposures 45. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 46. Neurologic Disorders


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Garzon Maaks, Dawn Lee Clinical Professor, Washington State University, Vancouver, Washington.

Starr, Nancy Barber Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Pediatric Associates, Aurora, Colorado.

Brady, Margaret A. Professor, School of Nursing, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California; Co-Director, PNP Program, School of Nursing, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California.

Gaylord, Nan M. Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Driessnack, Martha Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon.

Duderstadt, Karen Clinical Professor, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California - San Francisco; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Children's Health Center, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California.
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