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Whilst there was a large number of primary-care staff wanting to treat psychiatrically ill children, they lacked adequate training. There was, in the past, an insufficient number of prescribable, measurable, techniques to aid any training in this field of work. This resulted in confusion and apathy amongst staff, together with long periods of treatment which often weakened family relationships. Originally published in 1985, this book was designed to equip all professionals dealing with emotionally or behaviourally disturbed children and their families, with practical methods and techniques. It demonstrates how staff can work more effectively when each child and family being treated has a detailed treatment programme, each component of which can be readily understood and measured. The 61 techniques included in this handbook were developed over many years during the authors' experience in Canada, Hong Kong and New Zealand.
For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series (R) has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Written by Drs. Richard A. Polin and Mark F. Ditmar, Pediatric Secrets, 7th Edition, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, pearls, memory aids, and an easy-to-read style - making inquiry, reference, and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. The proven Secrets Series (R) format gives you the most return for your time - succinct, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Fully revised and updated throughout, including protocols and guidelines that are continuously evolving and that increasingly dictate best practices. Practical, up-to-date coverage of the full range of essential topics in the practice of pediatrics. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Features bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from leaders in the field - all providing a concise overview of important board-relevant content. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
The eighth edition of the acclaimed text Operative Pediatric Surgery continues to provide a unique level of comprehensive detail on the full range of surgically treatable conditions presented in neonate and childhood as well as in utero. With an international list of authors, the chapters have been updated and complemented by the high-quality artwork that has established this operative guide as the standard reference for the pediatric surgeon. A new team of editors provides authoriative coverage of both laparoscopic and other surgical approaches to every area of pediatric surgery. An e-version with video clips further enhances this definitive resouce. * ensures authoritative coverage of all aspects of pediatric surgery *includes the latest operative techniques *reviews alternative surgical approaches *aids visualisation by the inclusion of over 1000 illustrations *establishes total confidence
In collaboration with Consulting Editor Dr. Bonita Stanton, the Guest Editors of this issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America have comprehensively review the current and future opportunities for implementing telehealth into pediatric practice. Expert authors have written review articles that provide information based on current knowledge of implementation of technologies but also ask questions about how to implement and what potential challenges there will be. Articles are specifically devoted to: Overview of Telehealth for Pediatricians; Role of Doctor-Patient Relationship in Telehealth; Design Purpose and Design Thinking for Telehealth; How to Implement Telehealth in Pediatrics; Issues Related to Adoption of Health Apps and Telemedicine Programs; Workforce Trends and Business Model for Telehealth; Moral, Political and Economic and Social Dilemmas of Telehealth; Automated Digital Health with Big Data, Predictive Analytics and AI; Tele-rounds and Cased-Based Training; Role of Text-messaging and Messaging apps in telehealth; High-Quality Telehealth Training Programs; Technical and Regulatory Issues of Telehealth Medicine; and Global Health Perspective on Telehealth. Pediatricians will come away with the information they need to employ telemedicine in their clinical practice
There is a decreased tolerance for error when pediatric patients undergo medical procedures. It is, therefore, important to accomplish procedures as quickly and accurately as possible. Pediatric Anesthesia Procedures is designed to provide rapid access to information in order to solve a clinical problem as it is occurring. Its pictorial, highly visual format will allow anesthesiologists and other clinicians to review and 'see' the procedures during planning stages, making it a practical resource to keep in the operating room for quick and easy reference during time-pressured situations. This will make it especially useful for practitioners doing procedures that they perform infrequently-or must perform for the first time during an emergent or urgent situation. The chapters within cover a wide variety of basic and advanced pediatric anesthesia procedures and provide generously illustrated step-by-step guidelines for performing them. Each is introduced with an accessible description, followed by a variety of high-quality graphic images-including detailed photographs, magnetic resonance images, computed tomography images, and ultrasound images-and detailed instructions.
Stay up-to-date on the latest evidence and clinical practice in pediatric acute care with the definitive textbook in the field. Now in its second edition, Pediatric Acute Care: A Guide for Interprofessional Practice takes an evidence-based, interprofessional approach to pediatric acute care as it exemplifies the depth and diversity that's needed for the dynamic healthcare environments in which acutely ill children receive care. Coverage includes how to work with the pediatric patient and family, major acute care disorders and their management, emergency preparedness, common acute care procedures, and much more. With contributions from more than 200 practicing clinicians and academic experts, it represents a wide variety of disciplines including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, child life, nutrition, law, integrative medicine, education, public health, and psychology, among others. The second edition also features the addition of new physician and nurse practitioner co-editors as well as extensive content updates including updated evidence-based content throughout the text, the integration of the 2016 IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, a new full-color design, and new vivid illustrations throughout. UNIQUE! Interprofessional collaborative approach includes contributions from more than 200 practicing clinicians and academic experts from the U.S. and Canada, including nursing, medicine, pharmacy, child life, nutrition, law, integrative medicine, education, public health, and psychology. Consistent organization within disorder chapters begins with a section on Physiology and continues with sections on Pathophysiology, Epidemiology and Etiology, Presentation, Differential Diagnosis, Diagnostic Studies, and a Plan of Care that include Therapeutic Management, Consultation, Patient and Family Education and Disposition and Discharge Planning. Comprehensive content spanning five units divides coverage into introductory information, the approach to the pediatric patient and family, major acute care disorders and their management, emergency preparedness, and common acute care procedures. NEW! Updated evidence-based content has been added throughout to ensure that you're up-to-date on all topics needed to provide care for pediatric patients in acute, inpatient, emergency, transport, and critical care settings. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations enhance learning and make content easier to navigate and digest. NEW! Integration of the 2016 IPEC Core Competencies ensure that you're learning the professional skills and protocols required for effective, contemporary interprofessional collaborative practice. UPDATED! Streamlined procedures unit focuses more sharply on need-to-know content.
Handbook on Child and Adolescent Behavior and Health opens with a summary of the tools and diagnostic instruments commonly used in both clinical practice and scientific research for children with autism spectrum disorders. The concept of community integration, an important aspect of rehabilitation, is examined in the context of developmental delay disorders. The authors go on to examine the poverty-related attainment gap in Glasgow, which contains more than half of the 100 most deprived areas in Scotland. An approach to the study of childhood cancer focusing on the parents themselves is presented. Despite the previous work on this issue, there is great controversy regarding the conclusions drawn. Similarly, a study is presented which aims to describe mothers' experiences caring for children with chronic kidney disease in conservative kidney management. An attempt is made to understand the critical factors which play an important role in developing the skills and competencies in children pertaining to resilience, social and emotional domains. The authors describe research from around the world on cyberbullying to examine the nature, extent, causes, and consequences related to children and adolescents' involvement in these behaviors. The direct net effects of economic development, the level of globalization, internet use, and gender on adolescent fertility are assessed using the bio-ecological model. In addition, the social determinants of recent alcohol use and heavy episodic drinking among African Americans aged 18 to 25 years are assessed. Subsequently, the current understanding of the etiology, clinical features, evaluation, and natural history of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is described. Lastly, the main pathogenic and clinical aspects of infective endocarditis in children are presented, as well as an insight into the available therapeutic options.
Tobacco, alcohol, cannabis and adolescence are all issues that should be of a public health concern now that many states have legalized the sale and use of cannabis. More thought and research is needed to identify which programs and prevention strategies are most effective in reducing youth use and initiation of marijuana. In this book we have gathered work by international researchers and presented papers on infant mortality in Indiana, discussion of pediatric immunizations, medical cannabis for epilepsy, issues concerned with food insecurity, food additives, various aspects of adolescent health, cyberbullying and much more that we hope will be of interest to the reader.
This book is a celebration of the emergence of knowledge in the field of pediatric hepatology and is written for primary care clinicians to help update their knowledge of the field. The current and future shortage of pediatric gastroenterologists and hepatologists necessitates steady, rejuvenated information on liver and gastrointestinal disorders for primary care clinicians as they care for children and adolescents with complex hepatologic/gastroenterologic dilemmas and disorders. In view of this shortage and the rapidly increasing knowledge in pediatric gastroenterology as well understanding indications for referral to pediatric gastroenterologists in the 21st century, au courant assiduous information aimed at primary care clinicians in these areas becomes increasingly important.
General Pediatrics Board Review is a comprehensive guide for recent residency graduates and re-certifiers preparing for the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) board exam. The text consists of over 1000 multiple-choice questions, organized into 25 chapters covering pediatrics topics such as fetal and neonatal care, adolescent and young adult medicine, genetics, child maltreatment, pediatric infectious diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, and more. Chapters include questions, answers with detailed explanations and references to primary or landmark articles to help better navigate a standardized exam. Questions are written in a case-based format that emulates the ABP board exam, and are supplemented by figures, tables, and boxes. A Quick Facts section rounds out the text for ease of reference.
Providing authoritative, everyday guidance in the diagnosis and management of children with congenital and acquired heart disease, Park's Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners is the go-to reference of choice for pediatricians, family practitioners, NPs, and PAs-as well as medical students, residents, and fellows. The 7th Edition of this core text comprehensively covers every aspect of pediatric cardiology in an easy-to-read, practical manner for the non-specialist, bringing you completely up to date with all that's new in this fast-changing field. Covers everything from history and physical examination through preventative treatment and the management of special problems. Incorporates all of the latest concepts and most recent developments in pediatric cardiology. Offers highly accessible content through the extensive use of numbered lists, easy-to-use tables, and explanatory graphs and diagrams. Features new chapter outlines, as well as a new larger size and two-color format for greater readability. Provides fresh perspectives and expertise from new author Dr. Mehrdad Salamat, who joins Dr. Park for this 7th Edition. Synthesizes the most important references for generalists in a Suggested Readings section, ideal for additional reading in greater depth. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
The Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS) is a World Health Organization (WHO) and United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborative effort in helping countries to assess ten behavioural risk and protective factors, including alcohol use, dietary behaviours, drug use, hygiene, mental health, physical activity, protective factors, sexual behaviours, tobacco use, violence and unintentional injury among adolescents. In this book, we deal with multiple behavioural non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors in 15 countries: Philippines, Mozambique, Laos, Kuwait, Oman, Guatemala, Timor-Leste, Wallis and Futuna, Cook Islands, Afghanistan, Maldives, French Polynesia, Fiji, Bahrain and Benin. The results of the various papers will inform stakeholders of the relevance of school and youth health programmes and related policies targeting behavioural NCD risk factors in the adolescent population.