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Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition
Burns, Dunn, Brady, Starr, Blosser
91,00 €
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Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations.






  • Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood.

    UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living.
  • UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings.
  • UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices.
  • UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants.
  • An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions.
New To This Edition:
  • NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children.
  • Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics.
  • Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources.
  • NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease.
  • NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S.
  • Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.


Table Of Contents:

Unit One: Pediatric Primary Care Foundations




Unit Two: Management of Development






Unit Three: Approaches to Health Management in Pediatric Primary Care













Unit Four: Approaches to Disease Management
























  1. Health Status of Children: Global and Local Perspectives
  2. Child and Family Health Assessment
  3. Cultural Perspectives for Pediatric Primary Care
  4. Developmental Management in Pediatric Primary Care
  5. Developmental Management of Infants
  6. Developmental Management of Toddlers and Preschoolers
  7. Developmental Management of School-Age Children
  8. Developmental Management of Adolescents
  9. Introduction to Functional Health Patterns and Health Promotion
  10. Nutrition
  11. Breastfeeding
  12. Elimination Patterns
  13. Physical Activity and Sports for Children and Adolescents
  14. Sleep and Rest
  15. Cognitive-Perceptual Disorders: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Problems, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Blindness and Deafness
  16. Self-Perception Issues
  17. Role Relationships
  18. Sexuality
  19. Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health and Illness
  20. Values and Beliefs
  21. Introduction to Disease Management
  22. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management
  23. Infectious Diseases and Immunizations
  24. Atopic and Rheumatic Disorders
  25. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
  26. Hematologic Disorders
  27. Neurologic Disorders
  28. Eye Disorders
  29. Ear Disorders
  30. Cardiovascular Disorders
  31. Respiratory Disorders
  32. Gastrointestinal Disorders
  33. Dental and Oral Disorders
  34. Genitourinary Disorders
  35. Gynecologic Disorders
  36. Dermatologic Disorders
  37. Musculoskeletal Disorders
  38. Perinatal Conditions
  39. Common Injuries
  40. Genetic Disorders
  41. Environmental Health Issues
  42. Complementary Medicine
  43. Strategies for Managing a Health Care Practice


A. Medications in Pediatric Practice

B. Growth Charts

C. Normal Laboratory Values

D. Additional Resources

E. Discussion Questions



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