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Pediatric physical examination : an illustrated handbook / Karen G. Duderstadt.

By: Duderstadt, Karen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, ©2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: x, 366 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Children -- Medical examinations | Children -- Diseases -- Diagnosis | Physical diagnosisDDC classification: 618.92/0075
Contents:
Approach to care and assessment of children and adolescents -- Assessment parameters -- Developmental surveillance and screening -- Comprehensive information gathering -- Environmental health history -- Skin -- Heart and vascular system -- Chest and respiratory system -- Head and neck -- Lymphatic system -- Eyes -- Ears -- Nose, mouth, and throat -- Abdomen -- Male genitalia -- Male and female breast -- Female genitalia -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurological system -- Comprehensive and symptom-focused health records.
Summary: This guide to physical examination for Nurse Practitioners and other primary care providers will help you develop the unique range of skills required to assess children of all ages. System chapters begin with embryological development and review the key developmental stages of childhood. For infants and young children, this step-by-step guide uses the quiet-to-active approach favored by pediatric experts and considered more effective for this age-group than the traditional head-to-toe approach used for adults. Other key topics include pediatric mental health assessment and growth and development screening and surveillance.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Approach to care and assessment of children and adolescents -- Assessment parameters -- Developmental surveillance and screening -- Comprehensive information gathering -- Environmental health history -- Skin -- Heart and vascular system -- Chest and respiratory system -- Head and neck -- Lymphatic system -- Eyes -- Ears -- Nose, mouth, and throat -- Abdomen -- Male genitalia -- Male and female breast -- Female genitalia -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurological system -- Comprehensive and symptom-focused health records.

This guide to physical examination for Nurse Practitioners and other primary care providers will help you develop the unique range of skills required to assess children of all ages. System chapters begin with embryological development and review the key developmental stages of childhood. For infants and young children, this step-by-step guide uses the quiet-to-active approach favored by pediatric experts and considered more effective for this age-group than the traditional head-to-toe approach used for adults. Other key topics include pediatric mental health assessment and growth and development screening and surveillance.

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