Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care

Author: Deepak M. Kamat

Publisher: Quick Reference Guide

ISBN: 9781610021111

Category: Medical

Page: 1248

View: 5073

Significantly revised and updated, the second edition of this popular quick reference guide provides information and advice on 190 areas of current pediatric care everything from abdominal pain and ADHD, to herpes infections and headache to weight loss and wheezing. This indispensable resource delivers practical, action-oriented clinical solutions for healthcare professionals to use during or between patient encounters. Authoritative content is presented in a concise outline format that helps speed and simplify decision-making. Regardless of the patient presentation you're confronted with, you'll have quick access to the help you need to Efficiently evaluate signs and symptoms. Order the right screening/diagnostic tests. Implement approved therapeutic strategies. Prescribe safe and effective medications Recommend proven prevention measures. Confidently respond to parent questions. 35 new chapters including Anxiety Ataxia Coagulation disorders Cyanosis Drug interactions and adverse effects Fetal alcohol syndrome Fragile X syndrome Hemangiomas Hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, and hypercalcuria Inflammatory bowel disease Klinefelter syndrome Learning disorders Metabolic disorders beyond the newborn period Munchausen syndrome by proxy: medical child abuse Pancreatitis Papulosquamous disease Pierre-Robin syndrome Prader-Willi syndrome Turner syndrome and Noonan syndrome And more...

Primary Care

A Collaborative Practice

Author: Terry Mahan Buttaro

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075010

Category: Medical

Page: 1396

View: 2739

Written by and for Nurse Practitioners from a unique collaborative perspective, Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice, 4th Edition, prepares you to provide care for all of the major disorders of adults seen in the outpatient setting. Evidence-based content reflects the latest guidelines for primary care of hundreds of conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and sexually transmitted infections. Now in full color, the 4th Edition includes chapters on emerging topics such as genetics, obesity, lifestyle management, and emergency preparedness. Combining a special blend of academic and clinical expertise, the author team provides a practical text/reference that promotes a truly collaborative primary care practice. Comprehensive, evidence-based content incorporates the latest standardized guidelines for primary care in today's fast-paced, collaborative environment. Unique! A collaborative perspective, reflecting the key roles of NPs, MDs, PAs, PharmDs, and others, promotes seamless continuity of care. A consistent format from chapter to chapters facilitates learning and clinical reference value. Diagnostics and Differential Diagnosis boxes provide a quick reference for diagnosing disorders and helping to develop effective management plans. Physician Consultation icons highlight situations or conditions in which consultation is either recommended or necessary. Emergency Referral icons identify signs and symptoms that indicate the need for immediate referral to an emergency facility. Co-management with Specialists discussions help you provide truly collaborative care in the outpatient setting. Complementary and alternative therapies are addressed where supported by solid research evidence. NEW Inclusion of evidence-based guidelines for such topics as hypertension, diabetes, advanced cardiac life support, coronary artery disease, and sexually transmitted infections equips you to provide state-of-the-science primary care in these key areas. An expanded emphasis on caring for the elderly, italicized for easy identification, equips you to provide high-quality care for our aging population. NEW Obesity and Weight Management chapter explores the causes of and risk factors for obesity, and provides in-depth strategies for its management and prevention. NEW Genetic Considerations in Primary Care chapter helps you look at primary care with a genetic perspective, focusing on risk assessment, family history-taking, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing. NEW Lifestyle Management chapter offers guidelines for helping patients to increase their quality and length of life through nutrition and diet, smoking cessation, avoidance of lifestyle-related illnesses, and curbing domestic violence. NEW Emergency Preparedness, Recognition, and Response in Primary Care chapter addresses the emerging role of primary care providers in responding to outbreaks, pandemics, and disasters. NEW Neuropsychological Evaluation chapter explains when to refer patients with cognitive difficulties for neuropsychological testing. NEW Environmental Allergies chapter addresses increasingly common allergy complaints. NEW full-color design makes the text easier to read and easier to use, with key assessment findings shown in true-to-life color photos. Expanded The Changing Landscape of Collaboratve Practice chapter covers new partners in collaborative practice (DPTs and PharmDs), new venues for collaborative practice (such as retail health), and the future of collaborative practice (including health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, telehealth, and electronic medical records). Expanded Health Literacy, Health Care Disparities, and Culturally Competent Care chapter includes a section on health care disparities in the treatment of patients with diabetes and LGBT patients. Expanded Principles of Geriatric Primary Care and Common Geriatric Syndromes chapter provides greater emphasis on the care of older adults, including additional information on advance directives.

Quick Reference to Child and Adolescent Forensics

A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

Author: Mary E. Muscari, PhD, MSCr, CPNP, PMHCNS-BC, AFN-BC,Kathleen M. Brown, PhD, APRN-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826124180

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 9450

"Quick Reference to Child and Adolescent Forensics most assuredly needs to have a prominent place in the library of any forensic nurse or health professional and have very worn pages from its frequent use." --On the Edge, Newsletter of the International Association of Forensic Nurses "Muscari and Brown have written a great reference work for anyone who works with either child or teen victims or perpetrators of violent crime...Highly recommended." --Choice "This is a comprehensive guide to all forensic aspects of the treatment of children and teens, important to all health care providers who will encounter young patients...Highly recommended." --Choice "Drs. Muscari and Brown have synthesized the key information on forensics pediatrics and produced a 'must read' text that needs to be on every person's bookshelf." --Ann Wolbert Burgess, DNSc, APRN, BC Professor of Psychiatric Nursing, Boston College Health care practitioners frequently work with victims of child abuse, sexual assault, and juvenile offenders, but often lack the education and resources they need to deal with the everyday forensic issues of pediatric practice. This quick guide provides current information that assists pediatric practitioners with the prevention, identification, and management of pediatric victims and offenders. The book describes the general principles of forensics and its implications in pediatric practice, including the cycle, continuum, and cultural aspects of violence. It also serves as a guide to conducting the forensic assessment and recording the legal documentation, collecting evidence, navigating the criminal and family justice systems, and producing expert witness testimony. The authors clearly define the role of the pediatric provider working with children who witness violence at home, in the community, and in the media. Key topics: How to detect abusive parents as well as abused children The effects of victimization of children by abusive, absent, or incarcerated parents Delinquency and juvenile justice systems-with insight into bullying, school violence, arson, gang membership, juvenile sex offending, and dating violence Unnatural pediatric deaths, such as sudden unexpected infant and child death, accidents, homicides, and suicides Practicing emergency room nurses, pediatric critical care nurses, nurse practitioners, and student practitioners will find this book to be an essential reference guide for managing and understanding pediatric forensics.

The Quick Reference Guide to Your Child's Health

Birth to Age Five

Author: Alia Y. Antoon,Denise M. Tompkins

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780737304923

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 321

View: 7826

Reviews the basics of child health, and features alphabetically arranged entries the provide information about common symptoms, childhood illnesses and diagnoses, injuries, emergency situations, newborn care and concerns, and behavior and development issues.


Author: Maureen R. Nelson, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1617050040

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 6542

Pediatrics: Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference presents 111 alphabetically arranged topics covering all major concerns in pediatric rehabilitation. Organized in three sections, the first part reviews diagnostic considerations and testing while the final section highlights special considerations such as aging with pediatric-onset disability and polytrauma. The bulk of the book catalogs the diverse diseases, injuries, complications and other problems commonly seen by practitioners who work to restore function to children with disabilities and offers a quick reference guide to providing high-quality clinical care. Every entry is standardized for quick look-up in the office or clinic, and features description, etiology, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints and suggested readings. Edited by Ralph Buschbacher, MD, the Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference series is designed for the busy practitioner. The texts provide quick answers when diagnosing and treating common or more complex rehabilitation issues. All volumes in the series present the listed conditions in a read at-a-glance format with consistent headings for easy access to key information. Every entry is standardized for quick look-up in the office or clinic, and features description, etiology, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints, and suggested readings.All Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Referencetitles offer: Consistent Approach and Organization: at-a-glance outline format allows readers to find the facts quickly Concise Coverage: of must-know information broken down into easy-to-locate topics Fast Answers to Clinical Questions: diagnostic and management criteria for problems commonly encountered in daily practice Hands-on Practical Guidance: for all types of interventions and therapies Multi-Specialty Perspective: ensures that issues of relevance to all rehabilitation team members are addressed

Pediatric Pulmonology, Asthma, and Sleep Medicine

A Quick Reference Guide


Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610021425

Category: Medical

Page: 890

View: 7132

Obtain practice-focused guidance on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of the most commonly-encountered respiratory conditions. The concise template with bullets, algorithms, tables, and figures makes it easy to diagnose illnesses and carry out the most appropriate treatment.

Textbook of Global Child Health

Author: Deepak M. Kamat,Philip R. Fischer

Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics

ISBN: 9781581105230

Category: Medical

Page: 856

View: 4744

Developed by leading global child health experts, the all-new Textbook of Global Child Health is a comprehensive reference that combines travel medicine, practicing medicine in other countries; and review of diseases endemic in the tropics and resource-limited areas.

Pediatric Palliative Care

Author: Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0190244186

Category: Palliative treatment

Page: 160

View: 5979

Pediatric palliative care is a field of significant growth as health care systems recognize the benefits of palliative care in areas such as neonatal intensive care, pediatric ICU, and chronic pediatric illnesses. Pediatric Palliative Care, the fourth volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series, highlights key issues related to the field. Chapters address pediatric hospice, symptom management, pediatric pain, the neonatal intensive care unit, transitioning goals of care between the emergency department and intensive care unit, and grief and bereavement in pediatric palliative care. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice. Plentiful tables and patient teaching points make these volumes useful resources for nurses.

Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools

A Quick Reference Guide

Author: Susan S. Aronson,Timothy R. Shope,American Academy of Pediatrics

Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics


Category: Medical

Page: 158

View: 689

This new quick reference guide offers easy-to-read explanations for how infectious diseases spread, how to prepare for illness, and how to limit the burden of illness associated with group settings. Handy fact sheets describe specific types of infectious diseases in common terms, methods of transmission, recommendations for both immediate intervention and child care exclusion and re-admittance criteria.

Common Cardiac Issues in Pediatrics

Author: Jonathan N. Johnson,Deepak M. Kamat

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610021449


Page: 730

View: 7604

Pediatric cardiac evaluation, monitoring, and care strategies for primary care physicians and medical staff.

A Practical Guide to Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Caring for Children in the Emergency Department

Author: Jamie Shandro,Aparajita Sohoni

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521700086

Category: Medical

Page: 847

View: 3870

Practical guide for emergency physicians, providing all the information needed to diagnose and treat common and uncommon pediatric disorders.

Guide to Pediatric Urology and Surgery in Clinical Practice

Author: Prasad P. Godbole,Martin Koyle,Duncan T. Wilcox

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781849963664

Category: Medical

Page: 282

View: 4131

Guide to Pediatric Urology and Surgery in Clinical Practice addresses the surgical and urological problems in children that may be encountered in the primary care clinic. Divided into two sections on urology and surgery, the chapters give a synopsis of a particular condition, its management in primary care, indications for referral and timing of referral. Complications of a particular procedure and its management if presenting to primary care is also discussed. The book is illustrated throughout and key points are provided at the beginning of each chapter for quick and easy reference. A concise assemblage of all those pediatric surgical and urological conditions commonly encountered in primary care, this book provides a quick reference guide for use in clinical practice.

A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Infectious Disease

Author: Donald Janner

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781755849

Category: Medical

Page: 220

View: 6920

The ideal time-saver for busy clinicians, this handy guide delivers a practical "how-to" perspective on diagnosis and treatment for a range of commonly encountered childhood infections—from otitis media, sinusitis, and urinary tract infection...to hepatitis, cervical adenitis, pediatric tuberculosis, pneumonia, catheter infection, and more. Coverage includes clinically essential material on specific drugs, dosages, and drug interactions, a section on accurate interpretation of laboratory tests, and guidelines on infection control in organ transplant recipients. A consistent chapter template allows users to locate needed information quickly. The convenient size makes this an ideal quick-consult at the bedside, in the lab, or in the office.

American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care

Author: Thomas K. McInerny,Jane Meschan Foy,Henry M. Adam

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

ISBN: 9781581109665

Category: Medical

Page: 3000

View: 2291

A full-colour textbook that spans every aspect of current clinical practice, this edition comprehensively covers screening, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, management, prevention, critical care, practice management, ethical and legal concerns, and directly addresses day-to-day practice concerns for efficient patient problem-solving.

Fanaroff and Martin's Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Diseases of the Fetus and Infant

Author: Richard J. Martin,Avroy A. Fanaroff,Michele C. Walsh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323295371

Category: Medical

Page: 1936

View: 5007

Tackle your toughest challenges and improve the quality of life and long-term outcomes of your patients with authoritative guidance from Fanaroff and Martin s Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Drs. Richard J. Martin, Avroy A. Fanaroff, and Michele C. Walsh and a contributing team of leading experts in the field deliver a multi-disciplinary approach to the management and evidence-based treatment of problems in the mother, fetus and neonate. New chapters, expanded and updated coverage, increased worldwide perspectives, and many new contributors keep you current on the late preterm infant, the fetal origins of adult disease, neonatal anemia, genetic disorders, and more. "...a valuable reference book and a pleasure to read." Reviewed by BACCH Newsletter, Mar 2015 Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Be certain with expert, dependable, accurate answers for every stage of your career from the most comprehensive, multi-disciplinary text in the field! See nuance and detail in full-color illustrations that depict disorders in the clinical setting and explain complex information. Obtain more global perspectives and best practices with contributions from international leaders in the field of neonatal-perinatal medicine. Get comprehensive guidance on treating patients through a dual focus on neonatology and perinatology. Spot genetic problems early and advise parents of concerns, with a completely new section on this topic. Make informed clinical choices for each patient, from diagnosis and treatment selection through post-treatment strategies and management of complications, with new evidence-based criteria throughout. Stay at the forefront of your field thanks to new and completely revised chapters covering topics such as: Principles and Practice l Immune and Non-immune Hydrops Fetalis l Amniotic Fluid Volume l Enhancing Safe Prescribing in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit l Role of Imaging in Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of High-Risk Neonates l Patent Ductus Arteriosus l Gastroesophageal Reflux and Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseases in the Neonate. Find and grasp the information you need easily and rapidly with indexing that provides quick access to specific guidance.

Practical Guide to the Care of the Pediatric Patient

Author: Anthony J. Alario

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780815101505

Category: Medical

Page: 830

View: 5866

The Complete, All-in-One Guide to the Care of the Pediatric Patient featuring coverage of organ system abnormalities of the pediatric population; extensive appendixes with growth charts, comparative tables, and more; routine health maintenance and preventive medicine; toxicologic and trauma emergencies and pediatric resuscitation; and behavioral and psychiatric disorders of the pediatric patient. All information is presented in an accessible format designed for quick reference. This handbook is a must for anyone engaged in the care of the pediatric patient.

Quick Reference to Pediatric Emergency Nursing

Author: Donna Ojanen Thomas

Publisher: Aspen Pub


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 344

View: 7179

Winner of the 1991 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, this is an authoritative, convenient reference that provides easy access to information to help nurses make critical decisions when caring for the pediatric patient. It addresses the anatomical, physiological, and emotional differences between children and adults, and includes triage guidelines in each chaptersigns, symptoms, and questions to ask in making triage decisions; examples of conditions that are considered urgent, emergent, or nonurgent; guidelines for handling parent advice calls; plus nursing diagnosis at the end of each chapter.