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  • Berkowitz’s Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach, 4th Edition
    Berkowitz’s Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach, 4th Edition
    By Carol D. Berkowitz, MD, FAAP

    The newly revised and expanded 4th edition provides clear, practice-oriented guidance on clinical and psychosocial issues. The new 4th edition of Berkowitz’s Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach is custom-built for efficient primary care problem-solving. It provides concise, practice-oriented guidance on all the most common issues -- both clinical and psychosocial -- you’re likely to encounter. Here’s hands-on help on topics ranging from temper tantrums and thumb-sucking to childhood cancer, kidney disease, and diabetes. Each clinical chapter reviews pertinent epidemiology and pathophysiology, then gives you clear, concise guidelines on what symptoms to look for, what alternative diagnoses to consider, what tests to order, and how to manage your patient. Updated edition features 13 all-new chapters including:

    - Global Health

    - Cultural Considerations and Competence

    - Pediatric Pain and Symptom Management

    - Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    - Pediatric Radiology

    - Principles of Pediatric Surgery

    - Genomics

    - Quality Improvement

    - Caring for Immigrant Children and Their Families

    - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    - Interpersonal Violence

    - Palliative Care

    - Emerging Infections

  • Family-Focused Pediatrics, 2nd Edition
    Family-Focused Pediatrics, 2nd Edition: Interviewing Techniques and Other Strategies to Help Families Resolve Their Interactive and Emotional Problems - 2nd Edition
    Edited by William Lord Coleman, MD, FAAP

    This clinical and teaching manual is a nice companion resource to the “Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics” and the “Guide to Learning Disabilities”. This book is now published by the AAP, this new second edition will help the clinician identify behavioral and interactional problems suitable for family centered care. It describes how to plan family meetings, interview families using a family systems approach, assess family interactions, and assist families to develop adaptive behaviors. Contents include: The Child, the Family and the Pediatric Care Professional, Qualifications of Pediatric Care Professionals to Work at the Family Level, Understanding Family Systems and Resolving Issues Within the Family Context, The Family System: A Mobile as a Metaphor, Clinical Applications: Preparing for a Family Visit, Concerns Suitable for Family Interviewing, Detecting a Family-Centered Issue: 3 Clinical Settings, Responding to a Telephone Call, and Coding Considerations, Ways to Suggest a Family Meeting and Dos and Don’ts, Case Study: Suggesting a Family Meeting, Who Should Attend a Family Meeting, Arranging the Office for a Family Meeting, Scheduling a Family Meeting, Clinical Applications: Techniques for Successful Family Interviewing, Communication Skills, Techniques to Facilitate a Successful Family Interview, Techniques for Dealing With Difficult Families, Common Pitfalls to Avoid, The Family Interview: A Detailed Description, The 4 Steps to a Family Interview With Case Studies, After the Interview: The Post-Interview Phase and Follow-up, Family Interviewing: 3 Brief Cast Studies, Conceptual Models of Family Interviewing With Case Studies, Virginia Satir-The Communication Model: Strategies to Improve Family Communication, Family Communication Problems: Selected Examples of the Satir Model, Specific Interventions, and Case Studies, Salvador Minuchin: The Structural Family Model, Haley: The Problem-Solving Model, The Family With a Son With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Selected Examples of the Minuchin and Haley Models, The Brief Solution-Oriented Model, An Example of the Solution-Oriented Model, The ABC Model, An Example of the ABC Model, Techniques for Assessing and Enhancing Family Functioning, Observing Family Activities in the Meeting, Gathering More Information by Further Interviewing, Suggestions to Enhance Family Functioning With Case Studies, Special Topics, Making a Mental Health Referral With Case Study, Correct Use of Procedural and Diagnostic Codes to Document Family-Focused Pediatric Care.

  • Bright Futures Nutrition, 3rd Edition
    Bright Futures Nutrition, 3rd Edition
    Edited by Katrina Holt, MPH, MS, RD, Nancy H Wooldridge, MS, RD, LD, Mary Story, PhD, RD and Denise Sofka, MPH, RD

    The newly revised and updated 3rd edition of Bright Futures Nutrition helps you help patients and families build the foundation for lifelong health with sound eating practices. The new 3rd edition offers detailed, practice-focused guidance for applying the nutrition-specific concepts and principles in Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, 3rd Edition - the national standard for well-child care. Proven solutions for problem prevention, early recognition, and optimal outcomes Nutrition Supervision: The new 3rd edition brings you updated guidelines, strategies, and practices for state-of-the-art supervision from birth through adolescence. Full-length chapters cover critical issues in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence. Each chapter provides: An overview of the developmental period, Interview questions, Screening and assessment tools, Counseling topics and approaches, Desired health and nutrition outcomes, Frequently asked questions and suggested responses, Nutrition Issues and Concerns. Here's the best current thinking on prevention, early identification, and ongoing monitoring of: Diabetes mellitus, Eating disorders, Food allergies, HIV, Obesity, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, Iron deficiency anemia, Pediatric undernutrition, Nutrition Tools. Expert-developed tools, tips and resources simplify nutrition screening and promotion: Nutrition Questionnaires for infants, children, and adolescents, Key Indicators of Nutrition Risk, Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels, Model for Nutrition Counseling, Strategies for Promoting Healthy Eating Behaviors, Tips for Fostering a Positive Body Image, and Nutrition Resources.

  • Bright Futures Nutrition, 3rd Edition, Pocket Guide
    Bright Futures Nutrition, 3rd Edition, Pocket Guide
    Edited by Katrina Holt, MPH, MS, RD

    Handy pocket guide to accompany the new 3rd edition of Bright Futures Nutrition.

  • Performing Preventive Services: A Bright Futures Handbook
    Performing Preventive Services: A Bright Futures Handbook
    Edited by Susanne Tanski, Lynn C. Garfunkel, Paula M. Duncan and Michael Weitzman

    Designed to accompany the Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, Third Edition, this manual provides authoritative, evidence-based guidance about the most effective ways to deliver preventive services. Ideal

  • Guidelines for Pediatric Home Health Care, 2nd Edition
    Guidelines for Pediatric Home Health Care, 2nd Edition
    By AAP Section on Home Health Care
    Edited by Russell C. Libby, MD, FAAP and Sonia O. Imaizumi, MD, FAAP
  • Plain Language Pediatrics
    Plain Language Pediatrics: Health Literacy Strategies and Communication Resources for Common Pediatric Topics
    By Mary Ann Abrams, MD, MPH, FAAP and Benard P. Dreyer, MD, FAAP

    An essential tool to help improve communication between pediatrician and patient or family, Plain Language Pediatrics offers a framework for implementing a plain language approach to communication in your office, and provides specific steps you can take to ensure the information you present to patients and their parents is clearly understood.

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care
    American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care
    Edited by Thomas K. McInerny, MD, FAAP, Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP, Deborah E. Campbell, MD, FAAP and Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP

    For more than 75 years, the American Academy of Pediatrics has been the nation’s leading and most trusted child health expert. The all-new full color AAP Textbook continues the tradition by providing a wealth of expert guidance spanning every aspect of current clinical practice and sets a new standard for one-stop pediatric references! Directed by a distinguished editorial team, and featuring contributions from experienced clinicians nationwide, the new AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care is a resource you’ll use with complete confidence. Look here for expert guidance spanning every aspect of current clinical practice. Comprehensive scope: Covers screening, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, management, prevention, critical care, practice management, ethical and legal concerns and much more. Practical focus: Directly addresses day-to-day practice concerns for efficient patient problem-solving. Essential clinical guidance: Step-by-step recommendations on what to do, when and how to do it, when to admit, and when to refer. Evidence-based approach: State-of-the-art approach includes the evidence base for recommendations and lists detailed references within each chapter. Topical coverage: Highlights new priorities for 21st century practice: evidence-based medicine, environmental concerns, electronic health records, quality improvement, community-wide health approaches, confidentiality, cultural issues, and psychosocial issues.

  • Bright Futures 3/E Pocket Guide
    Bright Futures 3/E Pocket Guide
    Edited by Joseph F. Hagan, Jr., MD, FAAP, Judith S. Shaw, RN, MPH, EdD and Paula M. Duncan, MD, FAAP

    All the essentials, one easy reference Pocket Guide summarizes each visit--developmental observation, physical exam, medical screening, immunizations, and anticipatory guidance. All the essentials, one easy reference Pocket Guide summarizes each visit--developmental observation, physical exam, medical screening, immunizations, and anticipatory guidance. Includes 4 all-new appendices--medical screening tables, resources, screening tools, sample scripts.

  • Bright Futures, 3rd Edition
    Bright Futures, 3rd Edition: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
    Edited by Joseph F. Hagan, Jr., MD, FAAP, Judith S. Shaw, RN, MPH, EdD and Paula M. Duncan, MD, FAAP

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