Childhood Development and Behavior an Issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America

Author: Chet D. Johnson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780323463256
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Pediatricians care for children and families from all walks of life. Some are children known from neighborhoods. Others are children from distant lands. Pediatric focus does not stop with the physical care of children but extends to include their mental and social-emotional health and concern about their families. Pediatricians care about how children are doing at home, at school, and in their communities. In this era, children and their families are impacted by social and political changes in their homes (social media and screen time), in their communities (refugee populations and children requiring palliative supports at school), in their health care networks (EMR in every tertiary pediatric center), and in the larger world (multiple military deployments of fathers and mothers). This issue explores the impact of contemporary public health challenges for pediatric care, promising models for caring for chronically ill children, and state of the art therapies for complex childhood conditions.

Childhood Development and Behavior An Issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America

Author: Kathy Davis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323463266
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Pediatricians care for children and families from all walks of life. Some are children known from neighborhoods. Others are children from distant lands. Pediatric focus does not stop with the physical care of children but extends to include their mental and social-emotional health and concern about their families. Pediatricians care about how children are doing at home, at school, and in their communities. In this era, children and their families are impacted by social and political changes in their homes (social media and screen time), in their communities (refugee populations and children requiring palliative supports at school), in their health care networks (EMR in every tertiary pediatric center), and in the larger world (multiple military deployments of fathers and mothers). This issue explores the impact of contemporary public health challenges for pediatric care, promising models for caring for chronically ill children, and state of the art therapies for complex childhood conditions.

Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases in Children An Issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America

Author: Robert M. Kliegman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323496725
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Dr. Kliegman and Dr. Bordini have written a primer on Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases in Children. Leading experts have presented the current knowledge in the following areas: How Doctor’s Think: Common Diagnostic Errors in Clinical Judgment; Team-Based Approach to Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases; Ending a Diagnostic Odyssey: Family Education Counselling and Their Response to Eventual Diagnosis; Eczema and Urticaria as Manifestations of Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases; Usual and Unusual Manifestations of Familial Hemophagocytic and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Syndromes; When Autistic Behavior Suggests a Disease Other than Classic Autism; Non-classic Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Young Infants; IPEX and Other Disorders; Usual and Unusual Presentation of Mitochondrial Disorders; When to Suspect Auto-inflammatory/Recurrent Fever Syndromes; Primary and Secondary Causes of Autonomic Dysfunction; Usual and Unusual Manifestations of Systemic and CNS Vasculitis; Fever of Unknown Origin; Differentiating Familial Neuropathies from Guillain-Barre Syndrome; and Munchausen by Proxy: A Factitious Undiagnosed Disease. Readers will come away with cutting-edge information to use immediately in their clinical management of patients.

Adolescent Sexuality An Issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America E Book

Author: Marianne E. Felice
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323524222
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Dr. Felice has put together clinical reviews articles that cover a broad scope of clinical issues that are common among sexually active adolescent patients. Some issues addressed include: HPV Vaccine Update; Treating Dysmenorrhea/Menorrhagia; New STD Guidelines; Emergency Contraception; Talking to Parents about Teen Sexuality; and Long-acting Reversible Contraception. Most pediatricians feel poorly equipped to address these problems. They are also complicated issues that give the average pediatric clinician pause and often take more time than usually scheduled in a busy practice. By providing practical updated information on these clinical problems, pediatric practitioners can become more comfortable in dealing with these topics. Although many clinicians are not involved with adolescents in the juvenile justice system, Dr. Felice included an article on this so that pediatricians can be more educated and sensitive to the needs of these young people. An article on human trafficking of teens in included with the hope bringing awareness of this issue. Articles in this issue were selected specifically because they directly affect primary pediatric care. For example, an article is included on how to help young people avoid being victims of partner violence rather than an article on sexual abuse and rape because adolescents would be treated in the emergency room and not the pediatrician’s office.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Youth an Issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America

Author: Stewart L. Adelson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780323477475
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The Guest Editors of this issue have come together with the goal of producing a useful, basic guide on this population for pediatric primary care clinicians. Topics in this issue address: Caring for LGBT Youth & Families in Inclusive and Affirmative Environments; Mental Health and the Development of Sexual Orientation and Gender in Children and Adolescents; What the Primary care Pediatrician Needs to Know about Gender Variance in Children and Adolescents; Clinical Implications of Stigma, Minority Stress, and Resilience as Predictors of Health and Mental Health Outcomes; LGBT Youth and Bullying; LGBT Youth and Family Acceptance; HIV, Other Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Sexual Health in LGBT Youth; Substance Abuse Prevention, Assessment & Treatment for LGBT Youth; Body Image and Disordered Eating among LGBT Youth; and Sociocultural Factors and LGBT Youth's Health-related behavior. Pediatricians will come away with a solid understanding of recognizing and communicating with LGBT children and adolescents.

Child Development and Behavioral Pediatrics

Author: Marc H. Bornstein
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1317778790
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Being sick is a normal part of childhood, and being seriously ill is the unfortunate lot of many children. Every child in the United States has some contact with the healthcare system at some time, and it is estimated that one of every two children or adolescents is hospitalized as a result of illness or injury. Being injured, undergoing routine medical procedures, getting sick, or being hospitalized confront children with challenges on many levels--physical, mental, emotional, and social. The premise of this volume is that developmental and psychological factors are central elements in many current problems in child health such as persistent crying in infants, sources of children's injury and respiratory illness, children's coping with medical procedures, childhood trauma, and physical and mental well-being in adolescence. Understanding, promoting, and maintaining children's health, therefore, depend to a great extent--and are likely to depend even more in the future--on elucidating the determinants and consequences of children's and parents' health-related behaviors and attitudes. Chapter contributors include physicians and psychologists who apply principles of developmental and social psychology to their research on specific problems in children's health. Their offerings delineate current areas of collaboration between developmental psychology and behavioral pediatrics. These perspectives should prompt researchers and practitioners to explore additional ways in which more extensive endeavors at the interface of these two disciplines will facilitate efforts to understand children's health behaviors and foster children's well-being. Attention to this work should lead to more direct clinical applicability and translation for preventive policy strategies as well as therapeutic interventions.

Quality of Care and Information Technology An Issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America

Author: Srinivasan Suresh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323417663
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The Guest Editor of this issue is a pediatric emergency medicine specialist and the Chief Medical Officer at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He is very involved in the medical record and other electronic devices as safety measures. He brings his expertise and breadth of knowledge to the Pediatric Clinics of North America to assemble a stand out list of authors who have contributed articles on Pediatric Safety, Quality & Informatics. In this issue, articles are devoted to Big Data and the role of Predictive Analytics in Pediatrics; Research in Pediatric IT- the present and the future; Quality Care and Patient Safety in the pediatric emergency department; Safety & Quality metrics for Pediatric Hospital Medicine; Clinical Effectiveness Guidelines- Easy to Create but Hard to Implement; Advanced Technology in the pediatric ICUs; Measurement, Standards and Peer Benchmarking in Pediatric Safety & Quality: One hospital’s journey; Clinical Informatics and its role in the care of children; Pediatric Safety & Quality: A nursing perspective; Pediatric Telehealth: opportunities and challenges; and Fundamentals of Quality Improvement: How to do pediatric QI research.

Pediatric Integrated Care An Issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America E Book

Author: Tami D. Benton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323546579
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This issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, edited by Drs. Gregory Fritz, Tami Benton, and Gary Maslow, will focus on issues surrounding Integrated Care in child and adolescent psychiatry. Topics covered in these articles will include: Telephonic Service and Telemedicine; the Massachusetts Access Program; Integrated Care Model for Adolescent Substance Use; Combined Training for Pediatrics and Psychiatry; Integrated care within a rural setting; Interdisciplinary Training for Integrated Care; Emergency Department Interventions; Economic Considerations for Integrated Care; A Lifespan Approach to Integrated Care; and Essential Elements of a Collaborative Mental Health Training Program for Primary Care, among others.

Sleep in Children and Adolescents An Issue of Pediatric Clinics E Book

Author: Judith Owens
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455712361
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Pediatric and Adolescent Psychopharmacology is reviewed in this issue of Pediatric Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Dilip Patel, Donald Greydanus, and Cynthia Feucht. Authorities in the field have come together to pen articles on Therapy in the Age of Pharmacology: Point-Counterpoint, Principles of Pharmacology and Neurotransmission, Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatric Mental Health, Psychopharmacology of Anxiety Disorders, Psychopharmacologic Control of Aggression and Violence, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Psychopharmacology of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa, Psychopharmacology of Obesity, Psychopharmacology of Depression, Psychopharmacology of Pediatric Bipolar Disorders, Cognitive-Adaptive Disabilities, Psychopharmacology of Schizophrenia, Management of Psychotic States Induced by Medical Conditions, Substance Use and Abuse, Psychopharmacology of Tic Disorders, and Pharmacology of Sleep Disorders.

Urology for the Pediatrician An Issue of Pediatric Clinics E Book

Author: Pasquale Casle
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455744263
Format: PDF
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The articles in this issue update important topics in pediatric urology, but also address some of the more controversial clinical topics. Those topics included in this issue are Prenatal Ultrasound and Urological Anomalies, Spina Bifida and Neurogenic Bladder, Inguinal and Genital Anomalies, Voiding Dysfunction, Vesicoureteral Reflux, Hydronephrosis, Urolithiasis in Children, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) work up, Advances in Surgical Pediatric Urological Armamentarium, Pediatric Urologic Oncology, Pediatric Urological Emergencies, and Circumcision Controversies.