Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care

Author: Deepak M. Kamat

Publisher: Quick Reference Guide

ISBN: 9781610021111

Category: Medical

Page: 1248

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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...

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

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"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.

Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools

A Quick Reference Guide

Author: Susan S. Aronson,Timothy R. Shope, M.D.

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

ISBN: 9781610020503

Category: Medical

Page: 247

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This award-winning guide provides child care directors, teachers, and caregivers with essentialinformation on the prevention and management of infectious diseases in group care settings. The newlyrevised and updated fourth edition is aligned with the most recent version of the premier AAP sourceof information on infectious diseases, Red Book(r). The robust section of more than 50 quick-referencefact sheets on common infectious diseases and symptoms has been expanded to include new sheets onClostridium difficile (or C diff ), Norovirus, and Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA and MSSA). Additionally, the sample letters and forms section offers new and updated documents on pressingtopics, including a Refusal to Vaccinate form. As always, the guide is easy to use, providing clear, authoritative guidance on limiting the spread of infection."

Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools

A Quick Reference Guide

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610021753

Category:

Page: 281

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This fully revised and updated resource helps teachers and caregivers address the challenges of caring for children with chronic health conditions and special health care needs in child care and school settings. The health issues covered include chronic illnesses, acute situations, and selected developmental and behavioral problems, with a special emphasis on children with special health care needs. More than 50 quick reference sheets on specific conditions provide teachers and caregivers with guidance on how to help at a glance. New quick reference sheets include Childhood Obesity, Eczema, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Food Allergies, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, and more. The guide addresses topics with universal relevancy such as Care Plan development and implementation, medication administration, emergency planning, and handling symptoms that develop while on-site. Also included are ready-to-use sample forms, letters, and Care Plans, for easy implementation.

Pediatric Dermatology

A Quick Reference Guide

Author: Anthony Mancini

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610020206

Category:

Page: 647

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This bestselling quick reference guide provides practical and concise guidance on the recognition and treatment of more than 100 pediatric and adolescent skin conditions. Includes more than 300 full color images (79 new) that aid in accurate visual diagnosis!13 new chapters!Acrodermatitis EnteropathicaAplasia Cutis CongenitaDermoid CystsEpidermal NeviErythema NodosumHenoch Schonlein PurpuraJuvenile Plantar DermatosisKwashiorkorLangerhans Cell HistiocytosisPigmentary Mosaicism HyperpigmentedPigmentary Mosaicism HypopigmentedPityriasis LichenoidesPolymorphous Light EruptionNew section on Nutritional Dermatoses79 New full-color photosAll chapters updated and revised "

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

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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.

Pediatric Pulmonology, Asthma, and Sleep Medicine

A Quick Reference Guide

Author: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS SECTION ON PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY AND SLEEP MEDICINE.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610021425

Category: Medical

Page: 890

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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.

Quick Reference to Adult and Older Adult 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: 9780826124234

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Gerontologic Nursing! "[This book] is a wonderful guide to adult and elder forensics, and an important reference for all health care providers who care for adults and the elderely...Highly recommended." --CHOICE "It's about time this book was written! While excellent instructional texts exist, this book fills a niche for the nonspecialty health professional encountering victims of violence in the routine course of careÖThis book should not only be on the shelf in every ED, but also in the armamentarium of providers working in the outpatient setting; public health clinics; residential facilitiesÖand student health clinics." --AJN Nurses and other health care professionals who work with victims and perpetrators of violence are often confronted with issues that they may not have prior training in, such as identifying and managing victims of violent crime. This book is designed to serve as a quick resource for practicing health care providers treating adults and older adults, as well as students or practitioners new to the field. The book not only has full descriptions of principles of evidence, but also offers detailed guidelines on how to conduct a forensic assessment of adults and older adults. Additionally, the authors examine the concepts of competency and guardianship, and provide guidelines for navigating the justice system. The authors provide current, concise, and easy-to-use information in short chapters that assist practitioners with the prevention of crimes and the identification and management of both victims and offenders. Key features: Presents general principles of forensics, such as assessment and documentation, principles of evidence, and expert witness testimony Covers a wide range of classes of adult victims, including victims of intimate partner violence, human trafficking, stalking, and sexual assault Discusses various types of offenders, such as long-term offenders, those in correctional facilities, abusive parents, and female offenders Includes a section on unnatural deaths, covering suicide, homicide, and medicolegal death investigation

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

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

Quick Reference to Triage

Author: Valerie G. A. Grossman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781740227

Category: Medical

Page: 294

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This user-friendly, quick-access manual provides full-range coverage of the triage process in emergency care, from fundamental clinical guidance concerning patient assessment and treatment through the leadership skills and organizational skill building required by senior staff and emergency department management personnel. This second edition offers updated features from the first edition, such as alphabetized listings of patient complaints, emergency alerts to help nurses recognize serious conditions quickly, “Pearls of Triage Wisdom” with timely clinical tips, and cross-cultural considerations. This edition also includes specific prioritizations for each triage guideline. A brand-new examination that will enable purchasers to receive continuing education credit is included. A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.

Manual of Pediatric Critical Care

Author: N.A

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780815142300

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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The MANUAL OF PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE provides a quick reference to pertinent clinical information needed in Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU). Filled with the most up-to-date policies, practices, and procedures, the manual makes extensive use of illustrations, tables and boxes for quick review of essential critical care. It provides nursing interventions for the critically ill child, content on psychosocial issues and family needs, and PICU instrumentation. Authored by an international expert in pediatric critical care who has incorporated the most up to-date policies, practices, and procedures into the text. Provides manageable summaries so that clinical information needed in PICU's can be quickly referenced. Contains more than 300 illustrations, tables, and boxes to aid in quick referencing of essential critical care information. Provides anatomy and physiology reviews to ensure complete understanding. Contains up-to-date information on nursing interventions that aids in the formulation of appropriate policy and accurate decision-making. Has many updated drug tables for the most current pharmacotherapy interventions. Includes content on psychosocial issues, family needs, and PICU instrumentation to prepare the nurse for the realities of working in a pediatric critical care unit. Features a chapter on burns to assist the pediatric critical care nurse in the care of a child with severe burns. Suggested resource lists provide a practical reference supplement for more detailed conditions.

Quick Reference to Critical Care

Author: Nancy Diepenbrock

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496328426

Category: Medical

Page: 456

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The fifth edition of this pocket-sized reference guide to procedures, treatments, and stabilization techniques for disorders, injuries, and patient situations commonly seen in the critical care setting. It features extensive cross referencing to prevent discrepancy between terms. The text is “to the point” and is comprised of easy-to-understand terms. The layout features bullets to highlight specific information, provides “Remember” notations to emphasize important facts, and incorporates sun rhymes to help with reader retention.

Bright Futures: Guidelines Pocket Guide

Author: Paula M. Duncan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610020824

Category: Medical

Page: 66

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All the essentials of the Bright Futures health supervision visits in an easy-to-access format. It's the quick reference tool and training resource for busy health professionals. Includes every visit from birth through age 21. Also included in the appendices are Developmental Milestones at a Glance chart, Recommended Medical Screenings chart for infancy through adolescence, Sexual Maturity Ratings scale, and much more!

A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Sleep

Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Problems

Author: Jodi A. Mindell,Judith A. Owens

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496321871

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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Sleep disorders have a significant impact on a child’s physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development, and greatly affect the family, as well. Fortunately, today’s health care providers have highly effective medical and behavioral interventions at their disposal for treatment and prevention. A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Sleep: Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Problems, 3rd Edition, synthesizes current information on the assessment and treatment of sleep disorders in children and adolescents and gives you the practical tools you need to recognize, evaluate, and treat sleep issues. This state-of-the-art resource provides comprehensive, user-friendly guidance on pediatric sleep that will help you improve the lives of your patients and their families. Stay up to date with current information on the etiology, clinical assessment tools, and management of specific sleep disorders in children and adolescents. Quickly find the information you need thanks to logically organized chapters that cover sleep physiology, developmental aspects of sleep, sleep diagnostic tools, the most common pediatric sleep disorders, pharmacology (including stimulants such as caffeine), and special populations. Use handy algorithms to evaluate common presenting symptoms and develop an effective treatment plan. Educate parents and caregivers about normal sleep and offer primary and secondary prevention strategies to be used at home. Keep your practice up to date with new diagnostic criteria, revised and new practice guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Pediatrics, and updated and new clinical screening and parent handouts for each age group. Access an extensive collection of appendices online, including professional resources, and expanded list of intake and screening questionnaires, and parent education handouts for each age group and each sleep disorder

Common Cardiac Issues in Pediatrics

Author: Jonathan N. Johnson,Deepak M. Kamat

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610021449

Category:

Page: 730

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

Care of the Sick Neonate

A Quick Reference for Health Care Providers

Author: Paulette S. Haws

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781734967

Category: Medical

Page: 294

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This quick reference book for the neonatal nurse practitioner covers Prenatal and Labor and Delivery, Delivery Room Management, and Neonatal Management, including NICU admission and common problems organized by body system. Most common neonatal diseases, health management strategies and interventions, and mathematical calculations are addressed. The information is presented in a succinct, user-friendly outline format, with additional resources at the end of each chapter. Appendices include AAP immunization guidelines and weight and temperature conversion charts.

Your Child's Health

The Parents' Guide to Symptoms, Emergencies, Common Illnesses, Behavior, and School Problems

Author: N.A

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780553353396

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 672

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Provides information on medicines, rashes, illnesses, and behavior problems common to infants and children