A Practical Guide To The Evaluation Of Child Physical Abuse And Neglect

Author: Angelo P. Giardino
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3030006352
Size: 63.82 MB
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The impact of child maltreatment on victims, families, and society—from immediate medical care and legal services to long-term mental health care and law enforcement—cannot be understated. And it remains a severe problem in spite of increasing public awareness and stricter laws. To keep up with growing body of professionals staying informed on this subject, the third edition of A Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Child Physical Abuse and Neglect assists the reader in recognizing abuse/neglect (exclusive of sexual abuse) in children and youth, and determining its extent. Illustrated with clinical photographs, the Guide details systematic evaluation procedures, explains the tasks of an evaluation team, and expands and updates the knowledge base in these and other major areas: Specific injuries, including burns, bruises, fractures, and head and abdominal injuries Malnourishment and other forms of neglect Medical child abuse (previously known as Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy) Maltreatment of children with special health care needs Domestic partner violence Prevention strategies, psychosocial assessment, collaborations with law enforcement and the courts, and more The new edition of A Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Child Physical Abuse and Neglect offers expert information useful to practitioners across professional domains: public health professionals in maternal and child health and school settings; physicians and nurses; clinical social workers, child psychologists, and school psychologists; and attorneys and law enforcement personnel.

Clinical Companion For Maternity Newborn Nursing E Book

Author: Shannon E. Perry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032329393X
Size: 50.84 MB
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Provide competent and sensitive maternal and newborn nursing care with Clinical Companion for Maternity & Newborn Nursing, 2nd Edition! Ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting, this book offers the information you need on topics such as pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum care, and care of the newborn, including potential complications for each. Expert authors Dr. Shannon E. Perry, Kitty Cashion, Dr. Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, and Kathryn R. Alden stress the importance of safe nursing practice as outlined in the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative. Teaching for Self-Management boxes offer a guide to communicating follow-up care to patients and their families. Signs of Potential Complications boxes help you recognize the signs and symptoms of complications and provide immediate interventions. Procedure boxes offer easy-to-use, step-by-step instructions for maternity skills and procedures. Emergency boxes may be used for quick reference in critical situations. Nursing Alerts highlight critical information that must be considered when providing care. Medication Guides in an appendix provide a key reference for common drugs and their interactions. Updated content provides the most current practice guidelines, including expanded information on obesity, the late preterm infant, and fetal heart rate pattern identification. Safety Alerts highlight developing competencies related to safe nursing practice in conjunction with the QSEN initiative on quality and safety in nursing care.

Health Promotion Throughout The Lifespan

Author: Carole Edelman
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN:
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Addresses health promotion across the age spectrum and provides exceptional coverage of growth and development. Includes separate chapters for all population groups - individuals, families and communities - and stresses the unique care issues for each group.

Week By Week Plans For Documenting Children S Development

Author: Barbara Ann Nilsen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495813176
Size: 12.41 MB
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WEEK BY WEEK: PLANS FOR DOCUMENTING CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENT, Fifth Edition, addresses a dilemma facing pre-service and in-service teachers--how to manage detailed, meaningful documentation on their students’ development and achievements while attending to the other functions necessary to keep children safe and actively involved in learning. This all-purpose guide provides a concrete, systematic plan for recording each child’s development in all developmental areas, incorporating material on observation methods and techniques, principles of child development, and appropriate practice. Technical aspects of various methods of documentation are presented, as are reviews of the efficiency of each method in capturing important information. Real-life examples, practical tips, forms with clear instructions, and step-by-step guidelines for gathering observational information and building a portfolio for each child make the book useful and relevant to teachers in training as well as practicing professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Rudolph S Pediatrics 23rd Edition

Author: Mark W. Kline
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259588602
Size: 25.61 MB
Format: PDF
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The landmark pediatrics reference – completely reinvented by an all new team of editors Rudolph's Pediatrics has virtually defined the pediatric field for over a century, becoming one of the most important and well-respected pediatrics texts ever published. Renowned for its balance of clinical features and treatment of disease with underlying biological principles, this classic sourcebook has helped generations of pediatricians optimize their care of infants, children, and adolescents. The Twenty-Third Edition of Rudolph's has been completely restructured and streamlined thanks to an all new team of editors whose goal was to reinvent this classic with today’s busy practitioner in mind. Presented in full color, the Twenty-Third Edition provides an up-to-date, in-depth survey of pediatric medicine unmatched by any other text. With its algorithmic approach to pediatric systems, the book facilitates the diagnosis and treatment of both common and uncommon pediatric illnesses; and it reflects new technologies and advances in molecular medicine that continue to evolve with current thinking about normal childhood development and pediatric disease processes. • New team of editors achieves consistency in both tone and depth of content • Contributions from section editors and authors from leading academic pediatrics programs give expert coverage of general pediatrics and all of the pediatric sub-specialties • Streamlined and consistent format for most chapters outlining Pathogenesis and Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention • New 2-Volume presentation improves portability • Hundreds of full-color illustrations and tables • The acclaimed balance between clinical applicability and underlying biological principles offers pediatricians a depth of coverage not found anywhere else • Brand new or significantly revised chapters include: Complementary and Integrative Pediatrics, Childhood Adversity and Toxic Stress, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pediatric Depression and Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Palliative Care for Children with Chronic Diseases, Arboviruses (with new coverage of Zika virus and chikungunya virus), Physiologic Basis of Pulmonary Function; Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia; Neuroblastoma

Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines Policies

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781581103427
Size: 13.30 MB
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The latest pediatric clinical practice guidelines and policy statements issued and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. More than 30 clinical practice guidelines and more than 400 policy statements, clinical reports and technical reports have been combined into this 9th edition book, CD-ROM and PDA, giving you even easier access to important clinical and policy information.

Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines Policies

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Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781581101638
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Updated for 2005, this resource gives you access to clinical and policy information. The book includes complete AAP clinical practice guidelines; policy statements and clinical and technical reports. The CD-ROM has full-text versions of all AAP policy statements and clinical practice guidelines including endorsed guidelines and policies.

Color Atlas Of Pediatrics

Author: Richard P. Usatine
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071799443
Size: 14.21 MB
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ACCURATELY DIAGNOSE PEDIATRIC CONDITIONS BY VISIBLE SIGNS AND INTERNAL IMAGING WITH THIS FULL-COLOR ATLAS The Color Atlas of Pediatrics features more than 1,800 full-color photographs to help you visually diagnose a wide variety of common and uncommon conditions and disorders spanning the entire pediatric spectrum. This superb collection of clinical images is supported by concise, evidence-based treatment recommendations presented in easy-to-apply bulleted text. Each chapter begins with a patient story that ties the photographs to real-life patients. Coverage for conditions includes: Epidemiology Etiology and Pathophysiology Risk Factors Diagnosis Differential Diagnosis Management Prevention Patient Education Strength of recommendation ratings are cited throughout, skillfully blending the art and science of medicine for optimal patient care.