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Pediatric Primary Care, Third Edition
Practice Guidelines for Nurses

Author(s): Beth Richardson, PhD, RN, CPNP, School of Nursing, Indiana University
  • ISBN-13: 9781284093100
  • Spiral/paperback    748 pages      © 2017
Price: $89.95 US List
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"This would be a wonderful resource for advanced practice nurses or other healthcare providers. This is a quick reference for healthcare providers working in a primary care setting and can be used along with other more comprehensive books."  Jessica S Bahorski, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC(Florida State University College of Medicine), for Doody's Review Service, Rating: 4 Stars

Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Third Edition is an advanced practice primary care text for nursing students to use in their clinical course. This user-friendly, comprehensive text guides students through situations they will encounter with pediatric patients.

The Third Edition contains updated practice guidelines in existing chapters, as well as a new chapter of common genetic disorders such as orofacial clefts, spina bifida, Turner Syndrome and Down Syndrome to name a few. Case studies and discussion questions are available in the instructor resource package.

New to the Third Edition:

  • Chapter content updated by experts
  • New chapter on common genetic disorders
  • Case studies for common illnesses
  • Discussion questions

Applicable Courses

Pediatric Assessment
Child Health
Pediatric Health
Common Pediatric Management Issues

Section 1 Child Health Care
1  Obtaining an Initial History
2  Obtaining an Interval History
3  Performing a Physical Examination
4  Making Newborn Rounds
5  Guidelines for Breastfeeding
6  Common Genetic Disorders
7  Two-Week Visit
8  One-Month Visit
9  Two-Month Visit
10  Four-Month Visit
11  Six-Month Visit
12  Nine-Month Visit
13  Twelve-Month Visit
14  Fifteen- to Eighteen-Month Visit
15  Two-Year Visit
16  Three-Year Visit (Preschool)
17  Six-Year Visit (School Readiness)
18  Seven- to Ten-Year Visit (School Age)
19  Eleven- to Thirteen-Year Visit (Preadolescent)
20  Fourteen- to Eighteen-Year Visit (Adolescent)
Section 2 Common Childhood Disorders
21  Dermatological Problems
22  Eye Disorders
23  Ear Disorders
24  Sinus, Mouth, Throat, and Neck Disorders
25  Respiratory Disorders
26  Cardiovascular Disorders
27  Gastrointestinal Disorders
28  Genitourinary Disorders
29  Gynecologic Disorders
30  Endocrine Disorders
31  Musculoskeletal Disorders
32  Neurologic Disorders
33  Hematologic Disorders
34  Pediatric Obesity
35  Behavioral Disorders
36  Mental Health Disorders

Beth Richardson, PhD, RN, CPNP-School of Nursing, Indiana University

Dr. Richardson is an Associate Professor at Indiana University School of Nursing and Coordinator of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program.  She has served on the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board as well as several positions within NAPNAP.  Dr. Richardson received the prestigious Henry K. Silver Award from NAPNAP in 2004.  She was designated a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (2007), PNP of the Year of the Indiana Chapter of NAPNAP (2005), and editor of Practice Guidelines for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (2006, Elsevier). 


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ISBN-13: 9781284093100

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