Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations. Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood. UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living. UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings. UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices. UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants. An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children. Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics. Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources. NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease. NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S. Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.
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). NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest developments in our understanding of disease processes, disease management in children, and current trends in pediatric healthcare. NEW! Chapter on prescribing pediatric medications emphasizes the unique needs of children in pharmacotherapy. NEW! Practice Alerts highlight situations that may require urgent action, consultation, or referral for additional treatment outside the primary care setting. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations improve usability and learning. NEW! Graduate-level QSEN integration: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) is now introduced in the Preface. The QSEN Safety competency is now emphasized via the new Practice Alert highlights and integration of National Patient Safety Goals and Core Measures. The Informatics competency is addressed with new informatics content in a refocused Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice chapter. The Teamwork and Collaboration competency is addressed by new content on the trending topic of interprofessional collaboration, also in the Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice chapter. The Evidence-Based Practice competency is integrated through icons that reference evidence-based guidelines. Reorganized application of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns provides a more conceptually consistent flow with Gordon's model. Expanded integration of Healthy People 2020 goes beyond the emphasis on physical activity in the previous edition.
This handy book is a practical, portable reference designed for the busy nurse practitioner. Used on its own, or as a companion to the in-depth reference, Burns: PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE, SECOND EDITION, it provides quick access to the most common information found in pediatric practice including normal growth and development, health promotion, and the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Dr. Baker's widely used Handbook of Pediatric Primary Care has now been updated and expanded into two volumes--Pediatric Primary Care: Well-Child Care and Pediatric Primary Care: Ill-Child Care. These practical handbooks provide easily accessible information on virtually every problem encountered in the primary care of children.Pediatric Primary Care: Well-Child Care focuses on health maintenance supervision and behavioral and developmental pediatrics. New chapters cover newborn screening, the sports physical, the adolescent visit, injury prevention, telephone medicine, and medical informatics. A significantly expanded behavioral and developmental section includes new chapters on negative behaviors, childhood sexuality, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Second Edition is a convenient reference that presents the latest information on nutrition, growth and development, and common childhood disorders. It provides comprehensive coverage of diagnostic methods, management, and treatment modalities most useful to nurse practitioners (NP). Covering the most common aspects of pediatric primary care in outline format, including signs and symptoms, diagnostic tools, and treatments, it is an ideal reference for students and beginning NPs starting out in practice.
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.
Pediatric Primary Care Case Studies is a collection of pediatric case studies of common health problems of well, accutely ill, and chronically ill children. This text provides students with the opportunity to assess the scenario, differential diagnoses, treatment and educational plans. The cases include history and physical examination data and provide suggested case solutions. The cases include developmental, behavioral, and disease problems written to include family, cultural, and other contextual issues which must be considered to provide optimal care. Current guidelines and evidence-based research are used to support the care recommendations. Pediatric Primary Care Case Studies provides realistic ambulatory care cases that allows students to develop their critical thinking skills as they work through common situations faced by health care providers.
This comprehensive reference looks at pediatric primary care from the nurse practitioner's point of view and scope of practice. It covers development, functional health patterns, and the diagnosis and management of disease. It also offers the experience of a unique author team that combines the perspectives of nurse practitioner educators, practicing nurse practitioners, and a pediatric nurse practitioner working and teaching in community health.
This fourth edition of Pediatric Primary Care is prepared to assist the pediatric healthcare provider to understand the wide spectrum of conditions seen in primary care of children. Written by experienced authors familiar with the scope of practice and knowledge base of pediatric nurse practitioners, it emphasizes prevention as well as management, and presents guidelines on assessing children from infancy through adolescence. The text is appropriate for nurse practitioner, medical, and physician assistant students as well as experienced clinicians who want a current pediatric primary care resource with easy access to information.
Authored and endorsed by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP), the Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners book accompanies the Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. This core review provides practice questions for recent graduates for both pediatric and family nurse practitioner programs to use in their respective certification exams offered by the PNCB and ANCC. Review questions include the Role of the PNP, Wellness Issues, Growth and Development, Genetics, Chronic Conditions, Pediatric Emergencies, and Pharmacology. UNIQUE! Authored and endorsed by NAPNAP, the only national association of PNPs UNIQUE! Authored and endorsed by the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP) Multiple-choice practice questions cover all content on both the NCBPNP and ANCC certification exams Questions based on the corresponding chapters in the Core Curriculum Answer key contains rationales for both correct and incorrect responses