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Title Caring for children with special healthcare needs and their families : a handbook for healthcare professionals / editor, Linda L. Eddy, PhD, RN, CPNP, associate professor, College of Nursing, Washington State University Vancouver, Vancouver, Washington, USA
Published Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 251 pages)
Contents Caring for Children with Special Healthcare Needs and Their Families : A Handbook for Healthcare Professionals; Contents; Contributors; 1 Introduction; 2 Common Physical or Sensory Disabilities; Cerebral Palsy; Diagnosis, etiology, and risk factors of CP; Presenting signs and symptoms of CP; Classification of CP; Prognosis and complications; Common pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies; Role of nursing; Roles of occupational and physical therapy; Roles of speech and language therapy; Roles of social work and psychology; Transition to adulthood
Neural Tube Defects (Myelodysplasia/Spina Bifida)Etiology; Presenting signs and symptoms; Prognosis; Common pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies; Roles of nursing; Occupational and physical therapy; Speech and language therapy; Social work and psychology; Transition to adulthood; Muscular Dystrophy; Etiologies of muscular dystrophy; Presenting signs and symptoms; Prognosis; Common pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies; Roles of nursing; Occupational and physical therapy; Speech and language therapy; Social work and psychology; Traumatic Brain Injury; Etiologies
Occupational and physical therapySpeech and language therapy; Social work and psychology; Children with Blindness and Visual Impairment; Etiology; Presenting signs and symptoms; Prognosis; Common pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies; Role of nursing; Occupational and physical therapy; Speech and language therapy; References; Online Resources; 3 Common Developmental/Learning Disabilities; The Child with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; Definition and presenting signs and symptoms; Etiology; ADHD in preschoolers; ADHD in school-aged children and adolescents
Presenting signs and symptomsPrognosis; Common pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies; Roles of nursing; Occupational and physical therapy; Speech and language therapy; Spinal Cord Injury; Etiologies; Prognosis; Presenting signs and symptoms; Common pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies; Roles of healthcare providers; Occupational, physical, and speech therapies; Social work and psychology; Children with Deafness and Hearing Impairment; Etiology of deafness; Presenting signs and symptoms; Prognosis; Common pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies; Role of nursing
Psychopharmacologic management of ADHDPsychotherapeutic/behavioral management of ADHD (NIMH, 2008); Application to nursing and multidisciplinary practice; The Child with Intellectual Disability; Definition and presenting signs and symptoms; Prevalence of intellectual disability; Etiology; Diagnosis; Down Syndrome as Exemplar of Intellectual Disability; Application to clinical practice; The Child with An Autism Spectrum Disorder; Definition and presenting signs and symptoms; Prevalence of ASDs; Diagnosis; Application to clinical practice; MIA -- A Child with Down Syndrome; References
Summary Caring for Children with Special Healthcare Needs and Their Families: A Handbook for Healthcare Professionals provides a guide for addressing the challenges of providing optimal general and routine care for the special needs population. More than just caring for the patients, the text stresses the importance of caring for their families as well. The book begins with chapters on common aspects of this population, including physical or sensory disabilities and developmental and learning disabilities. Subsequent chapters expound on more specific topics related to communic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Child health services.
Children with disabilities -- Care.
Parents of children with disabilities.
Form Electronic book
Author Eddy, Linda L., editor
LC no. 2012039435
ISBN 1118517962 (electronic bk.)
9781118517963 (electronic bk.)
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