Ambulatory Pediatrics / Edition 5

Ambulatory Pediatrics / Edition 5

by Morris Green, Haggerty (Ed.), Fletcher (Ed.), Weitzman (Ed.)
     
 

The latest edition of this classic text covers the diagnosis and management of physical, psychologic, and learning problems commonly encountered in pediatric office practice. Focuses on the clinician's role in health prevention, adaptation, early intervention, family and community, coordination of care of children who have a chronic illness, and the diagnosis and

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The latest edition of this classic text covers the diagnosis and management of physical, psychologic, and learning problems commonly encountered in pediatric office practice. Focuses on the clinician's role in health prevention, adaptation, early intervention, family and community, coordination of care of children who have a chronic illness, and the diagnosis and treatment of children who have psychological problems. Features more helpful clinical vignettes, algorithms, graphs and charts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721674018
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/07/1999
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
603
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 10.38(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. IChild Health in the 21st Century1
Pt. AWhat is Health?1
1An Overview of Childhood Mortality and Morbidity1
Pt. BPersonal Factors6
2Risks and Protective Factors in Childhood Illness6
Pt. CFamily Factors: Risks and Strengths9
3Children of Parents Who Have Major Mental Illness9
4Crisis and Change in the Family: Divorce, Remarriage, Death, and Mobility12
5Homeless Children16
6Maternal Literacy18
7Violence21
8Foster Care23
9Adoption26
10Child Labor28
11Immigrant Children32
Pt. DCommunity Factors35
12Poverty and Racism35
13Environment37
Childhood Lead Exposure37
Children and Tobacco40
Indoor Pollutants and Toxins44
Pt. ERole of Pediatricians, Other Child Health Professionals, and Community Organizations47
14Beyond the Office Door47
Sect. IIHealth Promotion and Disease Prevention53
Pt. AProcess53
15Non-Physician Home Visits53
16Pediatric Telephone Care57
17Informatics and Computers in Pediatrics62
Pt. BContent67
18Health Supervision: Principles67
19Health Supervision: Goals and Content69
20Health Supervision for Adolescents78
21Developmental, Behavioral, and Educational Surveillance90
22Ethnic and Cultural Influences on Child Health and Child Health Services105
23Breastfeeding109
24Pediatric Nutrition117
25Food Assistance Programs for Children129
26Oral Health in Children134
27Childhood Immunizations143
Sect. IIIManagement of Disease152
Pt. ACommon Acute Illnesses, Symptoms, Trauma, and Impaired Function152
28Injury Prevention152
29Fevers and the Evaluation of the Child Who Has Fever157
30Acute Respiratory Infections, Otitis Media, Sinusitis, and Croup163
31Vomiting and Diarrhea170
32Urinary Tract Infections178
33Sexually Transmitted Disease Syndromes182
34Apparent Life-Threatening Events and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome191
35Delirium195
36Fainting or Syncope197
37Encopresis199
38Failure to Thrive: Primary Care Interventions202
39Injury Management207
Stabilization, Lacerations, Head Trauma, and Poisoning207
Musculoskeletal Trauma and Overuse Injuries220
40Physical and Sexual Abuse237
Pt. BManagement of Children Who Have Chronic Disorders (Generic Approach)243
41Home Care243
42State and Federal Programs for Children Who Have Chronic Conditions247
43Myelodysplasia251
44Speech and Language Disorders259
45Cerebral Palsy263
46Mental Retardation267
47Common Issues in Childhood Type I Diabetes Mellitus273
48Asthma280
49The Primary Care Clinician's Role with the Child Cancer Patient288
50Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection295
51Follow-Up Care of the Ex-Preterm Infant302
52Tuberculosis310
53Obesity319
54Eating Disorders in Pediatric Practice323
55Arthritis331
56The Diagnosis and Management of Seizures335
57Tics347
58Anemia348
59Sickle Cell Disease355
60Pain Management in Children363
61Congenital, Developmental, and Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal Disorders371
62Common Skin Disorders385
Pt. CBehavior and Development396
63Behavior Problems in Infancy396
64Behavior Problems of Toddlers and Preschool Children404
65School Age and Adolescence409
School Readiness409
School Avoidance412
Learning Problems of Children and Adolescents: Assessment and Management Techniques414
Attention Deficits: Description, Diagnosis, and Management420
Somatic Complaints in Children and Adolescents: Recurrent Headache; Abdominal, Chest, and Limb Pains428
Substance Abuse Among Children and Adolescents433
Helping Children and Adolescents Make Friends: Social Skills442
Mood Disorders and Suicide447
Delinquent Behavior455
Gay and Lesbian Issues in Pediatric Care460
Conduct Disorders464
Runaways465
When the Child's Mother Is a Teenager466
The Use of Psychotropic Medication in Children and Adolescents469
Contraception476
Sect. IVThe Practice of Contextual and Integrative Child Care: New Opportunities483
Pt. AThe Pediatrician and the Family484
66Integrated Child Health Services484
67Self-Hypnosis, Self-Care486
68Social Support492
69Community Organization for Ambulatory Pediatrics496
70Assessment of Community Health Needs and Services499
71Public Health Services for Children and Families502
72Child Advocacy: How Pediatricians Can Advocate Effectively507
73The Medically Underserved510
74School Health513
75Rural Health in the Context of Patient, Family, and Community518
76Health Care for Children of Migrant Farmworkers524
Pt. BThe Pediatrician's Office530
77The Well-Equipped Office530
78Improving Quality in Your Practice539
Pt. CThe Pediatrician and International Health Perspectives544
79The Increasingly Global Village544
Pt. DThe Role of the Practitioner in Pediatric Education547
80The Role of the Practitioner in Pediatric Education547
Pt. EThe Pediatrician and Managed Care551
81The Pediatrician and Managed Care551
Index599

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