Primary Care of the Child with a Chronic Condition / Edition 3

Primary Care of the Child with a Chronic Condition / Edition 3

by Patricia Jackson Allen, Judith A. Vessey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323008836

ISBN-13: 9780323008839

Pub. Date: 01/01/1900

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

PRIMARY CARE OF THE CHILD WITH A CHRONIC CONDITION provides pediatric health care professionals with the knowledge necessary to give comprehensive primary care to children with special needs and their families. Part I addresses the major issues common to care of all children with chronic conditions: the role of the primary care provider, the impact of a chronic

Overview

PRIMARY CARE OF THE CHILD WITH A CHRONIC CONDITION provides pediatric health care professionals with the knowledge necessary to give comprehensive primary care to children with special needs and their families. Part I addresses the major issues common to care of all children with chronic conditions: the role of the primary care provider, the impact of a chronic condition on the child's development; the impact on the family; school issues; ethical and cultural concerns; and the financial resources needed to support the care of a child with a chronic condition. Part II identifies specific chronic conditions and the alterations in standard primary care practices needed to promote optimum health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323008839
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/1900
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
876
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 9.68(h) x 1.99(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CONCEPTS IN PRIMARY PEDIATRIC CARE · The Primary Care Provider and Children with Chronic Conditions · Chronic Conditions and Child Development done · Chronic Conditions and the Family · Family Culture and Chronic Conditions · School and the Child With A Chronic Condition · Ethics and the Child With a Chronic Condition · Financing Health Care for Children with Chronic Conditions · Transition to Adulthood · PART TWO: CHRONIC CONDITIONS-PRIMARY CARE OF THE CHILD WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS · Asthma · Autism · Bleeding Disorders · Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia · Cancer · Cerebral Palsy · Cleft Lip and Palate · Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia · Congenital Heart Disease · Cystic Fibrosis · Diabetes Mellitus (Type I) · Down Syndrome · Epilepsy · Fragile X Syndrome · Head Injury · HIV Infection and AIDS · Hydrocephalus · Inflammatory Bowel Disease · Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis · Learning Disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder · Myelodysplasia · Organ Transplants · Phenylketonuria · Prematurity · Prenatal Cocaine Exposure · Renal Failure, Chronic · Sickle Cell Disease

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