The Portable Pediatrician

Author: William Sears
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316123374
Size: 53.65 MB
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Imagine you are up at three o'clock in the morning with a sick child. Wouldn't it be nice to have expert advice readily at hand to help get you through the night? Encyclopedic in scope, THE PORTABLE PEDIATRICIAN features timely and practical information on every childhood illness and emergency, including when to call the doctor, what reassuring signs can help you know your child is okay, how to treat your child at home, and much more-all in a convenient A-to-Z format. Among the scores of topics covered: teething; sprains and broken bones; nosebleeds; measles; ear infections; choking; rashes; colic; headaches; eating disorders; fever; hip pain; warts; allergies; obesity; seizures; Asperger's Syndrome; bronchitis; masturbation; sunburns; pneumonia; speech delay; lice; vomiting; asthma; heart defects; blisters; sleep problems; and more. The Searses guide parents and caregivers from a child's infancy through the teen years, teaching them what to expect at regular checkups as well as how to boost a child's well-being, devise a family health plan, work effectively with their pediatrician, and more. Distinguished by the Searses' trademark comprehensiveness, reliability, and accessible, comforting one, this book is a must-have for all families who want to keep their children healthy and happy. Look for THE PORTABLE PEDIATRICIAN app! Available for download from iTunes, it offers a complete browsable A-Z list of pediatric concerns, illnesses, and emergencies; a searchable database, growth charts; a portable medicine cabinet; helpful advice about pediatric checkups; and more.

The Portable Pediatrician Second Edition

Author: Laura W. Nathanson
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061983632
Size: 48.24 MB
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Dr. Laura Nathanson wrote The Portable Pediatrician to help parents find the joy in parenting and gain the confidence to quickly and easily assess their child's development, medical symptoms, and behavioral problems. Parents can't always visit their pediatrician every time they have a question, but fortunately with this book they have the next best thing. The Portable Pediatrician, one of the few child-care books written by a practicing pediatrician, offers authoritative and practical advice on: Keeping up with, or even one step ahead of, your child's rapidly changing needs Setting limits before the one year birthday Planning the arrival of the next baby in the family Coping with your own as well as with your child's separation anxiety Dealing with the four I's: illnesses, injuries, immunizations, and insurance coverage Getting prompt medical attention for serious crises -- and what to do in the meantime Preventing childhood obesity and eating disorders later Confronting complex behavior and medical problems, including ADD, autism, asthma, oppositional behavior (including potty resistance)

The Portable Pediatrician For Parents

Author: Laura Nathanson
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062715623
Size: 43.29 MB
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The first childcare book designed specifically to meet the needs of today's busy parents. Authoritative, to-the-point, and lively and outspoken, it's the only book that answers all the questions new parents have not only on medical issues but also on behavioral ones. Includes a complete guide to analyzing symtoms of illnesses and injuries.

The Portable Pediatrician

Author: Howard Markel
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781560533627
Size: 31.82 MB
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This new 2nd Edition provides revised and updated information on the latest pediatric procedures being performed in today's practices. A variety of diagnostic and clinical features of common childhood diseases and conditions are presented in alphabetical format. Recent advances in our understanding of HIV disease, immunizations, and how to interpret the medical literature has been incorporated into the text.

The Portable Pediatrician S Guide To Kids

Author: Laura W. Nathanson
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9780062733474
Size: 66.68 MB
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Provides parents with essential information on the behavioral and medical issues that pertain to today's children, discussing specific developmental periods and providing an accompanying glossary. Original. $40,000 ad/promo. Tour.

A Portable Pediatrics Medical Education Assessment System For The Pediatrics Milestone Project

Author: Yina Du
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 67.31 MB
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Assessment is critically important in medical education. Designing an effective assessment system, however, is very challenging. In this thesis, we developed a portable assessment system based on the Pediatrics Milestone project for fellows and faulty members in Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). The Pediatrics Milestone project is a joint initiative the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education(ACGME) and the American Board of Pediatrics to assess resident physicians. Specifically, we first made necessary modification to original assessment framework for real applications on portable devices. Then, our pediatrics medical education assessment system was implemented with cutting-edge mobile technology. iPad from Apple Inc. was chosen by the users as the assessment system platform. Xcode was used for app development. User interface and database were designed on designated integrated development environment. The implemented assessment tool is planned to be used in medical education of CCHMC. Withthe help of advances in portable devices and applicability of Pediatrics Milestone project, assessment feedback to the students is meaningful and the implemented assessment strategy is anticipated to improve medical education.

Pediatric Primary Care

Author: Raymond C. Baker
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781728898
Size: 12.84 MB
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Dr. Baker's widely used Handbook of Pediatric Primary Care has now been updated and expanded into two volumes--Pediatric Primary Care: Well-Child Care and Pediatric Primary Care: Ill-Child Care. These practical handbooks provide easily accessible information on virtually every problem encountered in the primary care of children.Pediatric Primary Care: Well-Child Care focuses on health maintenance supervision and behavioral and developmental pediatrics. New chapters cover newborn screening, the sports physical, the adolescent visit, injury prevention, telephone medicine, and medical informatics. A significantly expanded behavioral and developmental section includes new chapters on negative behaviors, childhood sexuality, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets E Book

Author: Steven M. Selbst
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323096573
Size: 16.59 MB
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Now in a smaller, more portable format, the 2nd edition of this best-selling pocket reference offers concise, yet complete clinical guidance on pediatric emergency care in the highly practical question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®. Each chapter covers an important topic by asking key questions and providing helpful answers. This second edition again features six sections: the first addresses life threatening conditions and immediate stabilization of children, followed by a section on common chief complaints that are often managed in the Emergency Department. Subsequent sections focus on important medical emergencies, surgical emergencies, major and minor trauma and environmental emergencies. Covers important areas including cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, neurosurgery emergencies, ophthalmology emergencies, burns/smoke inhalation, toxicology, neck and spine injuries, and much more. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors. Includes a chapter containing the “Top 100 Secrets in pediatric emergency medicine, enabling you to quickly review essential material. Includes new chapters on Technology Assisted Child in the Emergency Department (ED), Sports Related Injuries, Emergency Medical Services for Children, and Patient Safety in the ED. Offers a new two-color page layout and “Key Points boxes to enhance your reference power.

Baby Meets World

Author: Nicholas Day
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250038618
Size: 36.75 MB
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A dynamic new story about how babies make their way in the world—and how grown-ups have tried to make sense of these tiny inscrutable beings. As a new parent, Nicholas Day had some basic but confounding questions: Why does my son find the straitjacket of his swaddling blanket comforting and not terrifying? How can he never meet a developmental norm and still be OK? And when will he stop sucking my finger? So he went digging for answers. They were not what he expected. Drawing on a wealth of perspectives—scientific, historical, cross-cultural, personal—Baby Meets World is organized around the mundane activities that dominate the life of an infant: sucking, smiling, touching, toddling. From these everyday activities, Day weaves together an account that is anything but ordinary: a fresh, surprising story, both weird and wondrous, about our first experience of the world. Part hidden history of parenthood, part secret lives of babies, Baby Meets World steps back from the moment-to-moment chaos of babydom. It allows readers to see infancy anew in all its strangeness and splendor.

The Encyclopedia Of Neuropsychological Disorders

Author: Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr., EdD, ABPP, ABPN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826198554
Size: 33.24 MB
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"I am pleased to include this text in my library, and I am confident that it will serve as an excellent resource for years to come."--PsycCRITIQUES This book serves as an A-Z reference that addresses the neuropsychological aspects of 300 neurological, neuropsychiatric, and neuromedical disorders. Each entry follows a 5 section structure that will cover (1) essential features of the disorder (2) physiological basis of the disorder (3) neuropsychological and other clinical presentation (4) assessment and diagnostic practices (5) evidence-based treatments and interventions. This book is written for clinical professionals and students in training to aid in clinical awareness, diagnostic accuracy, and intervention successfulness. The text goes beyond the emotional and behavioral aspects of each disorder and views the broader impacts of the symptoms. This approach emphasizes the importance of looking at the other functional impacts of these manifestations (e.g. cognitive deficits secondary to depression, orthodopaedic ambulation issues). The emphasis on neuropsychological sequelae, physiological basis, and means of diagnosing and treating of 300 conditions across the lifespan make this the most comprehensive resource available to professionals in and around neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry and the behavioral neurosciences. Key Features: Presents 300 highly-structured entries providing disorder features, pathology and physiology, clinical representation, assessment and diagnosis, and evidence-based treatments and interventions Covers neurological, neuropsychiatric, and neuromedical disorders across the lifespan (pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations) Includes interventions and methods of treatment for the outcomes patients may experience