Pediatrics Primary Care Approach

Wydawnictwo: angielskie
Data wydania: 2000
Kategoria: Medycyna i zdrowie
ISBN: 978-0-7216-8183-2
Liczba stron: 0
Dodał/a książkę: Autor X

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PEDIATRICS: A PRIMARY CARE APPROACH, 2/e is a well-organized discussion of the most common issues, both clinical and psychosocial, of general pediatrics. The book covers a wide scope of topics, from those as benign as thumb-sucking to those as devastating as HIV and childhood cancer. A case scenario opens each chapter to se the stage for a practical discussion of primary care pediatrics. This state-of-the-art reference emphasizes concepts in health promotion, illness prevention, and family and community participation. Well-child care for normal children and adolescents, premature infants and children with specific needs such as patients with Down's Syndrome is also included. Signs and symptoms are presented by body system for a logical approach.* Provides a comprehensive overview of general pediatric issues with a special focus on treatment, management, and well-child care.* Comprehensive discussion of communication skills helps the reader develop unique methods for talking with children, parents and adolescents.* An emphasis on preventive medicine and health maintenance builds the foundation for the care of all children, both well and chronically ill.* Prepares the practitioner for the common problematic psychosocial problems of childhood such as enuresis, encopresis, and temper tantrums.* Includes issues related to the New Morbidity* Chapters follow a uniform format to facilitate reading from chapter to chapter with boxes highlight important questions to consider.* Short, focused chapters can be read of completed during pediatric clerkship or rounds* Each chapter is summarized in a conclusion box to emphasize important points.* Content appeals to health care providers from various disciplines: Pediatricians, Family Medicine Practitioners, NP's and RN's

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