The book Pediatric Primary Care is written by Beth Richardson. Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Fourth Edition can be used as a resource for a variety of diagnoses, including differential diagnoses and treatment strategies. It is divided into two sections. The first section includes taking a history with a family seen for the first time, taking an interval history, the newborn round, and breastfeeding. Well-child visits are included, along with information on nutrition, elimination, sleep patterns, growth and development, and injury prevention. The second section is organized by body system and is written in an outline format, making it easy to read and quickly find information. Common medical conditions are presented with information on etiology, occurrence, clinical manifestations, physical findings, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, complications, and patient/family education.
- Updated pediatric practice guidelines.
- Concussion coverage and guidelines for a safe return to activity.
- Additional content related to detecting child abuse.
- Images reflecting common childhood dermatological conditions.
- Links to CDC’s current immunization schedule and STI diagnosis and treatment.
- Updated Case Studies
Topics of this Edition
Overview of Pediatric Primary Care
Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive resource for well-child management and acute care management of childhood illnesses in a primary care setting. Written by practice experts, this text is intended for advanced practice nursing students as a quick reference guide once they enter clinical practice. To manage initial and follow-up visits, the Fourth Edition introduces templates for collecting first-visit history, as well as a template for recording new information since the last visit. Instructions for collecting medical history information are also included. The Fourth Edition is divided into two sections. The first section covers well-child care and includes admitting new patients with a family, well-child visits, and normal growth and development. The second section covers common childhood disorders in each body system. It is organized by body system and features common medical conditions, diagnosis, treatment, complications, and patient/family education.
|Book Name||Pediatric Primary Care|
|Author of Book||Beth Richardson|