Clinican's Guide To Pediatric Chronic Illness / Edition 1

Clinican's Guide To Pediatric Chronic Illness / Edition 1

by Hazelden Publishing
     
 

A global approach to chronic childhood disorders of children and adolescents

*Useful to both health care providers and their patients
*Describes all common and important pediatric chronic conditions and how they should be treated
*Examines alternative treatment approaches, nutrition, family and ethical issues, and child abuse
*Extensive appendices… See more details below

Overview

A global approach to chronic childhood disorders of children and adolescents

*Useful to both health care providers and their patients
*Describes all common and important pediatric chronic conditions and how they should be treated
*Examines alternative treatment approaches, nutrition, family and ethical issues, and child abuse
*Extensive appendices provide resource information and
Internet links for support organizations
Invaluable to anyone who treats children!

The Hazelden Chronic Illness Series offers clear and relevant information and practical advice on the treatment of chronic illness and related aspects of healthcare. Drawing on over fifty years of clinical experience and research at the Hazelden Foundation, the series provides authoritative coverage of a wide-range of topics critical to healthcare providers, students, and patients. This publishing alliance between Hazelden and McGraw-Hill, the world's premier publisher of references and career tools for the medical profession, provides the depth and breadth of coverage you would expect when two industry leaders join forces.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071347204
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/12/2001
Series:
Hazelden Chronic Illness Series
Pages:
484
Sales rank:
1,238,671
Product dimensions:
1.08(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IGeneral Considerations
1Chronic Illness in Children3
2Health Maintenance9
3Impact on the Child and Family21
4Nutrition33
5Eating/Elimination Disorders43
6Complementary Medicine53
7Developmental Issues65
8Pediatric Rehabilitation73
9Sensory Disorders83
10Mental Health Problems91
11Surgical and Orthopedic Problems103
12Home Care and Technology Dependence111
13Child Abuse and Neglect123
14Ethical and Legal Issues137
Pt. IIDescription of Conditions
15Genetic Disorders147
16Metabolic Disorders167
17Endocrine Disorders181
18Allergy and Immunology Disorders201
19Infectious Diseases225
20Pulmonary Disease247
21Cardiac Disorders267
22Renal Disease283
23Gastrointestinal Disorders299
24Hematology and Oncology Disorders321
25Neuromuscular Disorders343
26Psychological Disorders369
27Rheumatology Disorders391
28Dermatologic Disorders405
App. I: Bibliography417
App. II: Resources421
Index441

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