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.
Here is an easy-to-use, quick-reference guide for nurse practitioners and other health care providers in emergency, medical, screening, fast track, and/or primary care settings with pediatric patients. In a concise, optimally organized format that includes current, evidence-based guidelines, the resource delivers a wealth of information for assessment and management of the most commonly encountered problems in these settings. Concise yet packed with crucial knowledge, The Pocket NP is arranged in a logical head-to-toe format that includes the history and physical examination and essential medical decision-making considerations.
Delivers the most comprehensive information available for APNs on dealing with child behavioral and parenting challenges Front-line nurse practitioners are increasingly required to assess, identify, manage, and refer the complex and often significant childhood behavioral challenges occurring among children and adolescents. This authoritative and comprehensive behavior management reference provides nursing health care providers and students with the evidence-based information and strategies they need to identify and appropriately intervene with such behavioral challenges and to assist parents in dealing appropriately and effectively with their child.