Primary Health Care of Children
Jane A. Fox
Mosby, 1997 - Ambulatory medical care for children - 1087 pages
This text is a comprehensive clinical text/reference for the PNP, FNP or caregiver who focuses on the primary care of infants, children, and adolescents. The main section of the book is organized by body system and includes the most common presenting symptoms and problems of children. Each body system section begins with content that relates to the entire system: health promotion; identification of risk factors; and diagnostic and laboratory studies. Then for each specific entry or problem, the reader will find information regarding alerts for referral; etiology/incidence; differential diagnosis; and management. With this organization, the book demonstrates and promotes diagnostic reasoning.
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