Pediatric Primary Care Case Studies

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763761363
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 8/6/2009
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 546
  • Sales rank: 1,197,432
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Contributors xi

Chapter 1 Diagnostic Reasoning: A Complex Issue for Pediatric Primary Care Catherine E. Burns 1

Unit I Developmental Problems

Chapter 2 An Infant with Gross Motor Delays Elissa Jones-Hua 11

Chapter 3 A Toddler with Language and Social Delays Brian T. Maurer 27

Chapter 4 A School-Age Child with School Failure Problems Ann Marie McCarthy Sharon Yearous 43

Chapter 5 An Adolescent with Fatigue Dawn Lee Garzon 59

Unit II Functional Health and Mental Health Problems

Chapter 6 The Well Infant Anna Marie Hefner 75

Chapter 7 The Overweight Preschooler Margaret A. Brady 85

Chapter 8 The Breastfed Infant Who Is Not Gaining Pamela J. Hellings 103

Chapter 9 The Constipated 8-Year-Old Tamra D. Kehoe 115

Chapter 10 The Teen Needing a Sports Physical Catherine G. Blosser 133

Chapter 11 The Infant Not Sleeping Through the Night Lynne Henry 163

Chapter 12 The Child Who Is Very Busy and Doesn't Listen Larry W. Lynn 175

Chapter 13 The Boy Who Draws a Picture Suggesting an Abuse Situation Beth Moore Margaret A. Brady 193

Chapter 14 The 14-Year-Old Who Looks Depressed Ann M. Guthery 207

Chapter 15 The Teen Who Thinks She Might Be Gay Sheran M. Simo 221

Unit III Diseases

Chapter 16 The Child with a Fever for Six Days Ritamarie John 231

Chapter 17 The Wheezing Child Deborah A. Bohan 251

Chapter 18 The Overweight Child with High Blood Sugar Arlene Smaldone 267

Chapter 19 Migrant Farmworker's Toddler with Anemia Veronica Kane 291

Chapter 20 The Child with a Headache Ritamarie John 321

Chapter 21 The Preschooler with a Red Eye Michele Saysana 335

Chapter 22 The Toddler with Recurrent Ear Infections Kathleen M. Boyd 347

Chapter 23The Athlete Who Experienced Syncope Patrick E. Killeen 359

Chapter 24 The Child Presenting with Cough Jennifer Newcombe 377

Chapter 25 The Child with Vomiting and Diarrhea Ardys M. Dunn Victoria Winter 387

Chapter 26 Three Cases of Oral Trauma Prashant Gagneja John Peterson 405

Chapter 27 The Preschooler with Urinary Urgency and Urinary Incontinence Shelly J. King 417

Chapter 28 The 15-Year-Old Girl Who Wants Birth Control Deborah Stiffler 427

Chapter 29 The 16-Year-Old Girl with a Vaginal Discharge Teral Gerlt 441

Chapter 30 The Child with an Itchy Rash Donald W. Kennerley 455

Chapter 31 The Teen Boy with Acne Catherine E. Burns Danielle J. Poulin 467

Chapter 32 The Limping Child Jan Bazner-Chandler 481

Chapter 33 The Late-Preterm Baby Beginning Well-Child Care Lori J. Silao 493

Chapter 34 A Child with Short Stature George Anadiotis 507

Index 519

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