Thursday, June 9, 2011

Manual of Ambulatory Pediatrics

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Fifth edition - April 24, 2003
496 pages
ISBN-10: 078174136X
ISBN-13: 978-0781741361

It provides quick, easy access to guidelines and protocols for the health supervision of children in ambulatory settings. 
Part I - Well Child Care: Is organized by age-span and includes specific factors to be investigated; areas to be assessed; age-appropriate information for anticipatory guidance in the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social aspects of development; and child-rearing issues. 
Part II - Common Pediatric Health Problems: Provides succinct protocols of management for 67 of the most common pediatric health problems, and includes etiology, incidence, communicability, differential diagnosis, management and nursing care, and in-depth family teaching. Current topics like AIDS, anorexia and bulimia are also covered. 
Part III - Drug Index: Current guidance for 68 commonly used drugs, organized in outline format. Administration, timing, side effects, complications, and re-ordering are discussed for each drug.

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