ISBN-10:
0815180543
ISBN-13:
9780815180548
Pub. Date:
04/01/1997
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Pediatric Primary Care: A Problem-Oriented Approach / Edition 3

Pediatric Primary Care: A Problem-Oriented Approach / Edition 3

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Pediatric Primary Care: A Problem-Oriented Approach / Edition 3

This mid-sized reference is an essential guide for diagnosing and managing children's diseases in day-to-day practice. Provides quick access to diagnoses via presenting signs and symptoms and utilizes a problem-oriented format to focus on problems seen in practice. Focuses on primary care including the interface with specialists.
• Emphasises effective communication with the patient and the parent The Sick and Injured Child section has been divided into subsections by organ system for easier access

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815180548
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/01/1997
Edition description: REV
Pages: 1040
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.88(h) x 1.72(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Well-Child Care: Expanded Office Visit. Patient-Physician Communication. The Problematic Physician-Patient Relationship. Parent-Physician Relationship. Cultural Considerations. The Newborn Examination. Infant Nutrition. Infant Colic Syndrome. Children's Temperaments. Primary Care of the Preterm Infant. Examination of the Toddler and Older Child. Care of the Toddler and Older Child. Sleep Disorders. The Adolescent Examination. Psychosocial Concerns of the Adolescent. Delayed Menarche (Primary Amenorrhea). Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding. Contraception. Immunizations. Screening. Obesity. Injury Prevention. Contemporary Issues: Daycare, Television and AIDS Education. Divorce. Assessing Signs and Symptoms: Abdominal Masses. Acute Abdominal Pain. Chronic Abdominal Pain. Amenorrhea. Breast Enlargement. Chest Pain. Constipation. Cough. Crying. Acute Diorrhea. Chronic Diorrhea. Dizziness. Earache. Edema. Enuresis. Facial Weakness. Growth Problems. Headache. Hematuria. Hemoptysis. Hoarseness. Hypertension. Jaundice. Large Liver. Large Spleen. Limb Pain. Macrocephaly. Neck Masses. Nose Bleeds. Pallor. Polyuria. Purpura. Rectal Bleeding. Red Eye. Swollen Eyelid. Stiff Neck. Syncope. Tachycardia. Vaginal Discharge. Vomiting. The Ill or Injured Child: Dehydration. Fever. Lumps and Bumps. Orthodontics. Pain. The Poisoned Child. Patient Transport and Primary Care. Child Abuse. Child Sexual Abuse. Cardiology Problems. Dermatology. Dermatology Problems. Diabetes Mellitus. Endocrinology Problems. Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Viral Hepatitis. Nephrology. Nephrosis. Urology. Hematology Problems. Anemia. Hemophilia. Oncology. Sickle Cell Disease. HIV Infection. Childhood Disease. Lower Respiratory Tract Infections. Bacterial Meningitis. Otitis Media. Recurrent Infections. Sexually Transmitted Disease. Urinary Tract Infection. Seizures. Ophthalmology Problems. The Crossed Eye. Otolaryngology Problems. Head Trauma. Facial Trauma. Dental Trauma. Orthopedic Trauma. Environmental Trauma. Office Management of Minor Surgical Problems. Development Disabilities: Myelomeningocele. Cerebral Palsy. Mental Retardation. Cleft Lip and Palate. Hearing Impairment. Speech and Language Disorders. Visual Impairment. Traumatic Brain Injury. Learning Disability. Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder. Office Development Screening. Rights of Children With. Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Behavioural Problems: Child and Family Psychosocial Assessment. Family Treatment of Childhood Behaviour Problems. Effective Use of Psychiatric Consultation. Depression. Suicide Attempts. Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Eating Disorders. School Refusal. Behavioural and Emotional Adjustment in Children Sequelae of Physical and Sexual Abuse. Psychosis. Talking with Parents and Patients: Innocent Murmur. Mental Retardation. Down Syndrome. Potentially Fatal Disease. Chronic Illness. Child Abuse and Neglect. Explaining Epilepsy. Congenital Anomalies. Appendices: Talking with Adolescentss. Formulas and Diets.

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