- Author : Morris Green, M.D., F.A.A.P.
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release Date : 2002
- Genre : Uncategorized
- Pages : 408
- ISBN : 0044637969
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"This essential resource provides key background information and recommendations for themes critical to healthy child development along with well-child supervision standards for 31 age-based visits--from Newborn through 21 Years. The result: better health care, more efficient visits, stronger partnerships with children and families, and better ability to keep up with changes in family, communities, and society that affect a child's health"--Publisher's description.
This is how to practice clinical preventive medicine. Included with the how-to's are brief synopses of the disease in question and recommendations from the major authorities. This book is perfect for preparing primary care resident talks.
Bright Futures: Nutrition Pocket Guide, Third Edition, is Bright Futures: Nutrition summarized in a bulleted format highlighting the essentials of nutritional screening, assessment, and supervision for each developmental period. This handy, go-anywhere tool provides ready and easy access to key points from the comprehensive, highly rated book.
Samour & King's Pediatric Nutrition in Clinical Care, Fifth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the nutritional aspects of pediatric clinical care. A widely trusted resource for more than twenty years, this text combines coverage of nutrition assessment and care with detailed coverage of normal growth, relevant disease states, and medical nutrition therapy.
Pediatrics in Practice is a faculty development health promotion curriculum based on the principles of Bright Futures. Through the resources presented, maternal and child health (MCH) educators can prepare healthcare professionals with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to communicate effectively, partner with, and educate children and families as their advocates to promote health and prevent illness in a time-efficient manner. This innovative curriculum is based on six core concepts that serve as the foundation for effective health encounters: Partnership Communication Health promotion/Illness prevention Time Management Education Advocacy These six concepts provide the tools for building successful partnerships and promoting positive interactions among health professionals, children, and families during health encounters. By learning how to integrate these core concepts into clinical practice, health professionals can be assured that they are delivering time-efficient health promotion services. This curriculum developed in collaboration with Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, and Bright Futures, will be of interest to anyone who cares for pediatric-age children, including all maternal and child health professionals such as pediatricians, nurses, public health specialists, nurse practitioners, physicians' assistants, social workers, dentists, and medical educators. The Pediatrics in Practice publication is accompanied by a supplemental DVD containing background information about Bright Futures, models of best practice, this health promotion curriculum, and scenes from Disney's The Doctor to be used with the Communication module. For Further Information, Please Click Here!
Here's all the help you need to survive your pediatric clerkship! This handy guide offers you practical, must-have guidance on the causes, clinical evaluation, and treatment of common pediatric conditions-knowledge that every student can and should master. Section 1 outlines the practical skills and procedures you must know on rotation; Sections 2 and 3 describe health conditions organized by presentation (symptom, sign, abnormal lab value) and by specific diagnosis, allowing you to approach a given health problem from either direction. Organizes material according to the types of questions that you will typically ask during the clerkship. Uses Learning Objectives and Key Points boxes to make complex data easier to remember. Provides Cases to illustrate the types of clinical scenarios you may experience. Includes a multiple-choice exam at the end of the book to help you prepare for clinical exams. Offers updates throughout to incorporate the latest knowledge and practices in pediatric medicine. Provides complete rationales for all of the answers in the practice exam for increased learning. Features a new easier-to-read design with a better organization for more efficient study.
This evidence-based tool is a comprehensive guide to nutrition assessment and nutrient requirements of infants and children - from birth to 18 years of age. Screening and risk assessment, anthropometric assessment, health history and development, diet and feeding assessment, assessment of the family environment, and macronutrient and micronutrient requirements are covered. Includes the most recent recommendations of the Expert Committee on the Assessment, Prevention and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity.
Building on the best-selling Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam, The DSM-5® Pocket Guide for Child and Adolescent Mental Health teaches readers how to formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan for this patient population. Because these patients are more likely to initiate mental health treatment in a primary care rather than specialty care setting, the authors pay particular attention to the practical exigencies of the primary care setting. Accordingly, chapters are devoted to topics such as diagnostically interviewing around different chief complaints; performing 15- and 30-minute versions of the diagnostic interview; recognizing developmental milestones and red flags for referral, and more. The book's structure is flexible, affording readers the freedom to read sections in their entirety for background or to use the guide on the fly, as with interview questions for specific diagnoses. The book is an essential reference for primary care physicians, pediatricians, residents in training, and general psychiatrists, and other practitioners caring for children and adolescents experiencing mental distress and mental illness. The authors have designed the book with a variety of useful features: Multiple tables and figures make expert advice readily accessible, including tables for developmental milestones, common clinical concerns, and medications. Brief supplements to the diagnostic interview are presented, including an easy-to-use summary of DSM-5 disorders, a stepwise approach to differential diagnosis, the mental status examination and a psychiatric glossary, DSM-5-related diagnostic tools and scales, and coverage of alternative diagnostic systems and rating scales. A seven-step sequential framework for generating a differential diagnosis helps clinicians develop their clinical decision-making skills and ensure that they take into account the many and interrelated causes of mental disorders. Initial psychosocial recommendations are included for such topics as s
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"This Sourcebook presents information for parents about the health and development of newborns, infants, and toddlers up to the age of three. It includes neonatal concerns, nutrition recommendations, immunization schedules, common pediatric disorders, developmental assessments and milestones, and safety tips."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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