Title Advanced Pediatric Assessment, 3/e
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Author Ellen M. Chiocca
ISBN 9780826150110
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 616
Book size 229 X 280 mm
Publishing year 2020
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Description:

Underscores the unique health needs of children at different ages and developmental stages

This is the only text/reference book to deliver the specialized knowledge and skills needed to accurately assess children during health and illness. Comprehensive and detailed, it emphasizes the unique anatomic and physiologic differences among infants, children, and adults. The third edition features updated clinical practice guidelines, clinical decision-making, formulating differential diagnoses, and evidence-based practice. It newly addresses toxic stress and trauma-informed care and child witnesses to violent acts. Additionally, the book provides several new features facilitating quick access to key information along with new instructor and student resources.

Using a body system that highlights developmental and cultural considerations, the text examines the physical and psychosocial principles of growth and development with a focus on health promotion and wellness. Especially useful features include a detailed chapter on helpful communication techniques when assessing children of various ages and developmental levels, a chapter on the assessment of child abuse and neglect, over 280 photos and charts depicting a variety of commonly encountered pediatric findings, and sample medical record documentation in each chapter.

 

New to the Third Edition:

Now in full-color!

Now includes NEW instructor resources (Power Points, Test Bank, 4-color Image Bank)

  • Updated clinical practice guidelines
  • Clinical decision making, formulating differential diagnoses, and evidence-based practice
  • Immigrant and refugee health
  • Toxic stress and trauma-informed care
  • Child witnesses to violent acts
  • Content outline at the beginning of each chapter
  • Call-out boxes summarizing key information
  • Summary boxes on essential areas of physical exams

 

Key Features:

  • Focuses exclusively on the health history and assessment of infants, children, and adolescents
  • Describes the unique anatomic and physiologic differences among infants, children, and adults
  • Provides comprehensive and in-depth information for APN students and new practitioners
  • Addresses family, developmental, nutritional, and child mistreatment assessment
  • Includes clinical practice guidelines for common medical conditions
  • Incorporates up-to-date screening and health promotion guidelines


Contents:

Preface

Acknowledgments

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Unit I. The Foundations of Child Health Assessment

Chapter 1. Child Health Assessment: An Overview • Overview of Pediatric Health Variations • Communication Skills Required to Work with Children • Obtaining the Pediatric Health History • The Pediatric Physical Examination • Understanding the Caregiver–Child Relationship • Role of the Pediatric Healthcare Provider

Chapter 2. Assessment of Child Development and Behavior • Introduction • Influences on Child Development • Evaluating Child Development and Behavior • Laboratory and Imaging Assessment • Summary • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 3. Communicating with Children and Families • Introduction • Understanding Family Dynamics and Parent–Child Relationships • Age and Developmental Considerations • Summary

Chapter 4. Assessment of the Family • Importance of Family Assessment • Purpose of Family Assessment • Strength-Based Family Assessment • Characteristics of Healthy Families • Family Demographics • Family Structure • Stages in Family Development • Divorce and the Postdivorce Family Life • Family Assessment • Summary

Chapter 5. Cultural Assessment of Children and Families • Introduction • Culture • Cultural Competence • Cross-Cultural Communication • Cross-Cultural Differences • Health Beliefs and Practices • Assessing Immigrant and Refugee Children • Summary


Unit II. The Pediatric History and Physical Examination

Gathering Subjective Data

Chapter 6. Obtaining the Pediatric Health History • How to Conduct a Pediatric History Interview • Types of Pediatric Health Histories

Chapter 7. Assessing Safety and Injury Risk in Children • Introduction: Unintentional Injuries to Children • Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality Statistics • Identifying Risk Factors for Child Injury • Injury Prevention Through Health Assessment • Summary

Gathering Objective Data

Chapter 8. The Pediatric Physical Examination • Preparation of the Environment • Preparation of the Child • General Survey • Examination Techniques • General Approach to the Pediatric Physical Examination • Sequencing of the Physical Examination • Challenging Pediatric Patients • Physiologic and Anthropometric Measurements • Physiologic Measurements • Summary

Chapter 9. The Health Supervision Visit: Wellness Examinations in Children • Introduction • Wellness Care for Children • The Pediatric Health Supervision Visit • The Preparticipation Sports Examination (Ppse) • Summary

Chapter 10. Assessment of Nutritional Status • Introduction • Assessment of Pediatric Nutritional Status • History • Evaluation and Interpretation of Dietary Intake Information • Physical Examination • Laboratory and Diagnostic Examination • Summary

Chapter 11. Assessment of the Neonate • Introduction • History • Physical Examination • Newborn Screening • Assessment of the Preterm Infant After Hospital Discharge • Summary

Chapter 12. Assessment of the Integumentary System • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails • Cultural, Racial, and Ethnic Considerations • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 13. Assessment of the Head, Neck, and Regional Lymphatics • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Assessment of the Head, Neck, and Regional Lymphatics • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 14. Assessment of the Ears • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Cultural, Ethnic, and Racial Considerations • Assessment of the Ear • Assessment of Hearing Acuity • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 15. Assessment of the Eyes • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Cultural, Racial, and Ethnic Considerations • Assessment of the Eye • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 16. Assessment of the Face, Nose, and Oral Cavity • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Cultural, Ethnic, and Racial Considerations • Assessment of the Face, Nose, and Mouth • Evaluation of Speech • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 17. Assessment of the Thorax, Lungs, and Regional Lymphatics • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Cultural, Racial, and Ethnic Considerations • Assessment of the Thorax, Lungs, and Regional Lymphatics • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 18. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Assessment of the Cardiovascular System • Helpful Maneuvers: Assessment of Peripheral Pulses, Lungs, and Liver • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 19. Assessment of the Abdomen and Regional Lymphatics • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Cultural, Ethnic, and Racial Considerations • Assessment of the Abdomen • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 20. Assessment of the Reproductive and Genitourinary Systems • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Physiologic Changes At Puberty • Cultural, Racial, and Religious Considerations • Assessment of the Genitourinary System • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 21. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Cultural, Ethnic, and Racial Considerations • Assessment • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings

Chapter 22. Assessment of the Neurologic System • Introduction • Anatomy and Physiology • Developmental Considerations • Assessment of the Neurologic System • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation of Findings


Unit III. Assessment of Child Mental Health and Welfare

Chapter 23. Assessment of Mental Disorders in Children and Adolescents • Introduction • Risk Factors for Mental Disorders in Children and Adolescents • Assessment of Children and Adolescents with Known Or Suspected Mental Disorders • Assessment of Selected Mental Health Disorders in Children and Adolescents • Common Diagnostic Studies • Summary

Chapter 24. Assessment of Child Abuse and Neglect • Introduction • Types of Child Maltreatment • Epidemiology of Child Abuse and Neglect • Assessment of Child Maltreatment and Neglect • Common Diagnostic Studies • Documentation and Reporting of Abuse and Neglect


Unit IV. Synthesizing the Components of the Pediatric Health Assessment

Chapter 25. The Complete History and Physical Examination: From Start to Finish • Introduction • The Neonate and Infant • The Toddler • The Preschool, School-Aged Child, and Adolescent

Chapter 26. Formulating a Differential Diagnosis • Introduction • The Diagnostic Process • Steps in Formulating a Differential Diagnosis • Making the Diagnosis • Improving Diagnostic Reasoning • Summary

Appendix A Normal Vital Signs in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

Appendix B Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Growth Charts

Index

 

About the Author:

Ellen M. Chiocca, PhD, CPNP, RNC-NIC, is an adjunct clinical assistant professor in the School of Nursing at St. Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana. She earned a PhD from University of Missouri, Columbia, a master of science degree in nursing, a postmaster nurse practitioner certificate from Loyola University, Chicago, and a bachelor of science degree in nursing from St. Xaview University, Chicago. She taught nursing at DePaul University from 2013 to 2015 and at Loyola University, Chicago, from 1991 to 2013. Her research focuses on how various forms of violence affect children’s health. She is certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner and in neonatal intensive care nursing. In addition to teaching, she also continues clinical practice as a pediatric nurse practitioner in Chicago. She has published more than 25 journal articles and book chapters and is also a peer reviewer for the journals Neonatal Network, the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma.


Target Audience:

This is the only text/reference book to deliver the specialized knowledge and skills needed to accurately assess children during health and illness. This book provides comprehensive and in-depth information for APN (Advanced Practice Nurse) students and new practitioners & practicing pediatric healthcare providers.

 
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