Includes bibliographical references and index. Appendices include: Breastfeeding resources; the American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on breastfeeding; the American Academy of Pediatrics: the Transfer of Drugs and other Chemicals into Human Milk; the ACOG Educational Bulletin on breastfeeding (number 258, July 2000);
AAP Textbook of Adolescent Care is an action-oriented working tool expressly built for efficient, on-target clinical problem-solving.
Broad scope - Nearly 200 chapters cover physical growth and development...examination and laboratory screening...sexual development...puberty...obesity...sleep disorders...adolescent dermatology and much more.
Clear management guidelines - Provides step-by-step recomendations: what to do, how to do it; when to admit, when to treat, when to refer.
Evidence-based approach - Treat patients and counsel parents with high confidence.
Excellent study reference - for the pediatric or internal medicine boards.
Integrated companion resources - Use with complementary AAP resources: AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care, Tools for Practice, and Pediatric Care Online.
Handbook covers: Basic information and demographic data on the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; A description of curent health status and critical health problems facing the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; An overview of the history that has produced the burden of ill health among Aboriginal people ; A description of the historic and current roles and responsibilities of federal, provincial and Aboriginal health agencies ; Consideration of treaty making and self-government initiatives and their implications for health authorities ; An exploration of visions, models and concepts ; Questions and factors to be considered in the development of strategies for change to close the gaps in health status between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal British Columbians.
Offers source on effective management of critically ill patients. This reference includes coverage of vital topics, such as coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and, more.