Textbook of Global Child Health

Author: Philip R. Fischer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781581109801

Category: Child health services

Page: 856

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Developed by more than 40 leading global child health experts, this all-new, first-of-its-kind textbook is a comprehensive reference tool that combines travel medicine, practicing medicine in other countries; and review of diseases endemic in the tropics and resource-limited areas. This textbook begins by presenting foundational information to build understanding of disease, health, medicine, culture, law, and the environment. It provides information for health care practitioners on preparing families traveling with children. Finally, health and illness are discuss.
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Global Infections and Child Health, An Issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America, E-Book

Author: James P. Nataro

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323532527

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 2381

Children in developing countries continue to be susceptible to infectious and non-infectious disorders that lead to growth retardation, cognitive impairment and high infant and childhood mortality. Clinical, epidemiologic and pathogenetic studies are providing opportunities to intervene against these disorders as never before. In this issue, international experts in child health offer their perspectives on the problems of greatest import to the health of children growing up in impoverished environments. Opportunities for research and intervention are particularly emphasized. Articles are specifically devoted to the following topics: Child Health and Survival in a Changing World; Childhood Nutrition and Growth; Children with Disabilities in the Developing Nations; The Burden of Enteropathy and Subclinical Infections; Malaria in Children; The Unholy Trinity: Nematode Infections in Developing Countries; The Burden and Etiology of Diarrheal Illness in Developing Countries; Intestinal Protozoal Infections; Pneumonia and Respiratory Infections; Primary Bacteremia and Meningitis in Developing Countries; Neonatal and Perinatal Infections; HIV in Developing Countries; and Tuberculosis in Children.
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Maternal and Child Health

Author: Jonathan Kotch

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449611591

Category: Education

Page: 532

View: 8083

Maternal and Child Health: Programs, Problems, and Policy in Public Health, Third Edition takes a developmental approach to learning about Maternal and Child Health (MCH). Organized according to fundamental principles of MCH, the book covers traditional MCH topics such as family planning and maternal and infant health as well as skills that are applicable across Public Heath disciplines such as planning, research, monitoring, and advocacy. Successfully tested in prestigious academic programs of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health, Third Edition appeals to students across the health professions and those interested in women’s health, reproductive health, maternal and infant health, the health of children and adolescents, including those with special needs. The Third Edition is a thorough update that includes: • New chapters on Environmental Health, Life Course, Oral Health, and Monitoring and Evaluation. • Streamlined chapters on Assessment and Planning, MCH Research, Rights and Justice, and Advocacy and Policy Development • New and additional material on global health and health disparities in MCH • New material in life course theory • New ancillary course materials for instructors
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Textbook of Children's Environmental Health

Author: Philip J. Landrigan,Ruth A. Etzel

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199929572

Category: Medical

Page: 588

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The first-ever Textbook of Children's Environmental Health codifies the knowledge base in this rapidly emerging field and offers an authoritative and comprehensive guide for public health officers, clinicians and researchers working to improve child health.
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Global Health 101

Author: Richard Skolnik

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763797510

Category: Medical

Page: 434

View: 4187

Rev. ed. of: Essentials of global health. c2008.
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Introduction to Global Health

Author: Kathryn H. Jacobsen

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449648258

Category: Medical

Page: 404

View: 8207

Introduction to Global Health, Second Edition, is a comprehensive look at today’s most critical global health issues. Unlike other texts of its kind, this book emphasizes possible solutions to global health concerns rather than just focusing on the problems. The author examines the socioeconomic, biological, and environmental causes and consequences of disease. Topics covered include infectious diseases, nutrition, maternal health, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mental health, and injuries. The chapters also explore global health metrics, ethics and human rights, policies, and practices The Second Edition is a thorough revision that offers expanded coverage of health across the lifespan, from childhood to young adulthood to aging (with additional coverage of NCDs, injuries, and mental health issues), as well as new coverage of health issues during humanitarian crises and health issues related to human rights. Key Features: • Emphasizes possible solutions to global health concerns rather than just focusing on the problems. • Discussion questions in each chapter help students to reflect on and apply the material from the chapter. • Student companion website offers additional activities to engage the students in learning. Instructor Resources: Instructors Manual, PowerPoint, Test Bank Student Resources: Companion Website
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Handbook of Preschool Mental Health, Second Edition

Development, Disorders, and Treatment

Author: Joan L. Luby

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 146252785X

Category: Psychology

Page: 416

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Comprehensively exploring the development of psychiatric disorders in 2- to 6-year-olds, this authoritative handbook has been thoroughly revised to incorporate important scientific and clinical advances. Leading researchers examine how behavioral and emotional problems emerge and can be treated effectively during this period of rapid developmental and brain changes.ÿ Current knowledge is presented on conduct disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, autism spectrum disorder, attachment disorders, and sleep disorders in very young children. The volume reviews a range of interventions for preschoolers and their caregivers--including clear descriptions of clinical techniques--and discusses the strengths and limitations of the empirical evidence base. New to This Edition *Many new authors; extensively revised with the latest research and empirically supported treatments. *Heightened focus on brain development and the neural correlates of disorders. *Section on risk and resilience, including chapters on sensitive periods of development and the early environment. *Chapters on parent-child interaction therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapies, attachment-based therapies, and translational approaches to early intervention.
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A Clinical Handbook on Child Development Paediatrics - E-Book

Author: Sandra Johnson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 072958089X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 7326

This handbook offers a succinct study of Childhood Development Paediatrics with practical applications for helping the child and family through all areas of the developmental process. The book covers diverse topics like developmental delay, learning difficulties, attention deficit disorders, autism, Asperger syndrome, behaviour difficulties, language disorders, school refusal, bullying, emotional difficulties, neurological impairments that affect development (examples being cerebral palsy and brain injury) and motor coordination problems. It also offers online case scenarios on autism, ADHD, school refusal and truancy, cerebral palsy and child abuse and neglect. The cases are followed by questions to test the acquired knowledge of the student on these topics. This practical guide to child development is ideal for trainee paediatricians, registrars, paediatricians and general practitioners. Deals with developmental issues unlike comprehensive paediatric or child psychiatry texts Concise text providing practical tips Clinically and practically orientated (e.g. history, physical examination, assessment techniques) Comparison of normal and abnormal/normal development Definitions (Chapters.8,11,12) to clarify terms Several chapters (e.g. Chapters 8,9,10) inform about special problems/illnesses, which are increasing in incidence Online case scenarios on autism, ADHD, school refusal and truancy, cerebral palsy and child abuse and neglect are available on Student Consult. Combines physical and psychological problems in the development of children, which might be already present at birth (Cerebral Palsy) or which might be apparent later in life (Chapter 8)
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Childhood in a Global Perspective

Author: Karen Wells

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0745684971

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 264

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The second edition of this compelling and popular book offers a unique global perspective on children’s lives throughout the world. It shows how the notion of childhood is being radically re-shaped, in part as a consequence of globalization. Taking an engaging historical and comparative approach, the book explores social issues such as how children are constituted as raced, classed and gendered subjects; how children’s involvement in war is connected to the globalization of capitalism and organized crime; and how school and work operate as sites for the governing of childhood. The book discusses wide-ranging topics including children’s rights, the family, children and war, child labour and young people’s activism around the globe. In addition to updated literature throughout, the revised edition includes new chapters on migration and trafficking, and the role of play. The book will continue to be of great value to students and scholars in the fields of sociology, geography, social policy and development studies. It will also be a valuable companion to practitioners of international development and social work, as well as to anyone interested in childhood in the contemporary world.
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Childhood in Global Perspective

Author: Karen Wells

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 0745638376

Category: Social Science

Page: 212

View: 7181

The second edition of this compelling and popular book offers a unique global perspective on children's lives throughout the world. It shows how the notion of childhood is being radically re-shaped, in part as a consequence of globalization. Taking an engaging historical and comparative approach, the book explores social issues such as how children are constituted as raced, classed and gendered subjects; how children's involvement in war is connected to the globalization of capitalism and organized crime; and how school and work operate as sites for the governing of childhood. The book discusses wide-ranging topics including children's rights, the family, children and war, child labour and young people's activism around the globe. In addition to updated literature throughout, the revised edition includes new chapters on migration and trafficking, and the role of play. The book will continue to be of great value to students and scholars in the fields of sociology, geography, social policy and development studies. It will also be a valuable companion to practitioners of international development and social work, as well as to anyone interested in childhood in the contemporary world.
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Maternal and Child Health

Author: Jonathan B. Kotch,Professor Dept of Maternal and Child Health Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina Chapel Hill North Carolina Jonathan B Kotch, M.D.

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449611605

Category: Medical

Page: 532

View: 1989

Maternal and Child Health: Programs, Problems, and Policy in Public Health, Third Edition takes a developmental approach to learning about Maternal and Child Health (MCH). Organized according to fundamental principles of MCH, the book covers traditional MCH topics such as family planning and maternal and infant health as well as skills that are applicable across Public Heath disciplines such as planning, research, monitoring, and advocacy. Successfully tested in prestigious academic programs of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health, Third Edition appeals to students across the health professions and those interested in women s health, reproductive health, maternal and infant health, the health of children and adolescents, including those with special needs. The Third Edition is a thorough update that includes: New chapters on Environmental Health, Life Course, Oral Health, and Monitoring and Evaluation. Streamlined chapters on Assessment and Planning, MCH Research, Rights and Justice, and Advocacy and Policy Development New and additional material on global health and health disparities in MCH New material in life course theory New ancillary course materials for instructors"
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Global Health Training in Graduate Medical Education

A Guidebook, 2nd Edition

Author: Jack Chase MD Jessica Evert MD Editors

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1462007805

Category: Medical

Page: 236

View: 8162

Global Health Training in Graduate Medical Education is a guide to help medical schools, residency programs, students, residents, fellows, educators and allied health professionals create, expand and improve global health education. Investigate the history of global health work, learn from the experience of established programs and health care leaders, seek out new educational resources, and consider the ethical implications of health work in communities at home and abroad.
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IAP Textbook of Pediatrics

Author: A Parthasarathy

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9352501969

Category: Medical

Page: 1450

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IAP Textbook of Pediatrics is the latest edition of this extensive textbook, which highlights the substantial advances in preventive and therapeutic care in paediatrics since the last edition. This edition has been thoroughly revised and reorganised into a single volume, enhanced by nearly 1200 full colour images and illustrations which allow for quick and easy reference. New content and topics in this edition include new IAP growth charts, human milk banking, and survival of childhood cancer.
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American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care

Author: Thomas K. McInerny,Jane Meschan Foy,Henry M. Adam

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

ISBN: 9781581109665

Category: Medical

Page: 3000

View: 9474

A full-colour textbook that spans every aspect of current clinical practice, this edition comprehensively covers screening, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, management, prevention, critical care, practice management, ethical and legal concerns, and directly addresses day-to-day practice concerns for efficient patient problem-solving.
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A Textbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing E-Book

Author: Dr Jim Richardson,Edward Alan Glasper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044407

Category: Medical

Page: 776

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nurse for life – electronic access only Get to all of the high-quality content from Elsevier faster than ever! Your favourite textbooks are now available as e-books through nurse for life, allowing you to: Electronically search the book Create and share notes and highlights Save time with automatic referencing Load it up and change the way you learn! What do I get? You will be emailed a PIN code that will give you perpetual access to the electronic version of the book through nurse for life. Book description This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Covering the full age and specialty spectrum this text brings together for the first time, individual chapters from among the most respected children's nurses. This textbook is rooted in child-centred health care within a family context and draws upon best contemporary practice throughout the UK and further afield. This innovative text harnesses new design parameters in enquiry-based/problem-based learning, providing up-to-date information on a wide range of topics. In an exciting addition each chapter offers readers additional material on an Evolve website. Full Microsoft PowerPoint presentations augment the written chapters and provide extra information that includes case studies, moving image, photographs and text. Each chapter offers readers additional material on an Evolve website. Full Microsoft PowerPoint presentations augment the written chapters and provide extra information that includes case studies, moving image, photographs and text. Aims, objectives, learning outcomes, a summary box in each chapter and key points assist learning and understanding Professional conversation boxes enliven the text on the page and make it more interesting to dip into Suggestions for seminar discussion topics to help teachers Case studies help to relate theory to practice Prompts to promote reflective practice Activity boxes/suggested visits Evidence based practice boxes which highlight key research studies, annotated bibliographies including details of web-sites and full contemporary references to the evidence base Resource lists including recommended web-site addresses
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An Introduction to International Health

Author: Michael Seear

Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press

ISBN: 1551304139

Category: Poverty

Page: 400

View: 9782

At a time when developed world populations are healthier and richer than they have ever been, why is there still so much poverty and disease in the world? Why do rich countries hold so many poor countries in debt and why do millions of children die every year from avoidable diseases? This new edition attempts to answer these pressing questions. An Introduction to International Health, Second Edition is a comprehensive and detailed exploration of international health and the modern aid industry. This provocative new edition is masterfully constructed around four essential themes: What is international health? Why is population health so poor in developing countries? What is the extent of the problem? What can be done about it? The thoroughly updated second edition provides answers to these questions and includes new discussions on war, governance and human rights in developing countries, and the various issues surrounding water, sanitation, and infectious diseases. Solutions are examined via primary health care strategies, poverty alleviation, and developing world debt relief, as well as human rights interventions. Unique to this book is its ""how-to"" component. The final section discusses how to work safely and effectively in a developing country. This eye-opening text is an essential read for all those interested in international health.
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Maternal Child Nursing Care - E-Book

Author: Shannon E. Perry,Marilyn J. Hockenberry,Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk,David Wilson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323096085

Category: Medical

Page: 1728

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Written by the foremost experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, Maternal Child Nursing Care, 5th Edition offers the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX® examination. This new edition offers numerous content updates throughout the text to keep you up-to-date on the latest topics and best practices. Plus hundreds of illustrations, alert boxes, and tables clarify key content and help you quickly find essential information. Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric unit teach you how to provide competent and effective care to pediatric patients with the least amount of physical or psychological stress. Community Focus boxes emphasize community issues, supply resources and guidance, and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings. Critical thinking case studies offer opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and apply knowledge in various settings. Emergency boxes in the maternity unit guide you through step-by-step emergency procedures. Expert authors of the market-leading maternity and pediatric nursing textbooks combine to ensure delivery of the most accurate, up-to-date content. Family-Centered Care boxes highlight the needs or concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care. NEW! Content updates throughout the text give you the latest information on topics such as the late preterm infant, fetal heart rate pattern identification, obesity in the pregnant woman, shaken baby syndrome/traumatic brain injury, Healthy People 2020, car restraints, immunizations, and childhood obesity. NEW! Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxes including QSEN KSAs (knowledge, skills, attitudes) provide the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care. NEW! Medication Alerts stress medication safety concerns for better therapeutic management. NEW! Safety Alerts highlighted and integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice.
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The Developing Child in the 21st Century

A global perspective on child development

Author: Sandra Smidt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135048479

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Offering a sociocultural approach to education and learning, this fascinating exploration of childhood provides an in-depth understanding of how children make sense of the world and the people in it. Examining the ways in which children express their thoughts, feelings and actively generate meaning through experience and interaction, this fully revised and updated new edition is illustrated throughout by extensive case studies and covers a diverse range of topics, including: socio-historical and global child development over time and place; the child as meaning-maker and active learner; learning in the context of family, culture, group, society; representing and re-representing the world; understanding roles, identity, race and gender; making sense of science and technology; the implications of neuroscience. Taking a clearly articulated and engaging perspective, Sandra Smidt draws upon multiple sources and ideas to illustrate many of the facets of the developing child in a contemporary context. She depicts children as symbol users, role-players, investigators and creative thinkers, and follows children's progress in forming their understanding of their environment, asking questions about it, and expressing it through music, dance, art and constructive play. Highly accessible, and with points for reflection concluding each chapter, The Developing Child is essential reading for teachers, lecturers and students taking courses in early childhood, psychology or sociology.
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Introduction to Public Health, Second Edition

Promises and Practice

Author: Raymond L. Goldsteen, DrPH,Karen Goldsteen,Karen Goldsteen, PhD, MPH,Terry Dwelle, MD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826196667

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The only public health text to incorporate new Affordable Care Act legislation Praise for the first edition: "More than just another preliminary textbook, this comprehensive introduction for those who are new to the field of public health weaves together its values, goals, and practices into a lucid introductory text." —Sally Guttmacher, PhD Professor, Director, Master’s in Community Public Health Program New York University This second edition of Introduction to Public Health is the only text to encompass the new legislation implemented by the Affordable Care Act, with its focus on prevention and its increase in funding for prevention research. Updated and thoroughly revised, this foundational resource surveys all major topics related to the U.S. public health system, including organization on local and national levels, financing, workforce, goals, initiatives, accountability, and metrics. The text is unique in combining the perspectives of both academicians and public health officials, and examines new job opportunities and the growing interest in the public health field. Comprehensive and accessible, the text discusses a variety of new trends in public health, particularly regarding primary care and public health partnerships. The second edition also includes information about new accountability initiatives and workforce requirements to contribute to health services research and clinical outcomes research in medical care. The text stresses the increasing emphasis on efficiency, effectiveness, and equity in achieving population health improvements, and goes beyond merely presenting information to analyze the question of whether the practice of public health achieves its promise. Each chapter includes objectives, review questions, and case studies. Also included are an instructor’s manual with test questions (covering every major public health improvement initiative and introducing every major data system sponsored by the U.S. public health system) and PowerPoint slides. The book’s nine chapters address the history of U.S. public health from its inception and offer a sweeping examination of topics in organization and financing, infectious disease control, injury and noninfectious diseases, system performance, system improvement, public health leadership, building healthy communities, and the future of public health. New to the Second Edition: Completely updated and revised Addresses changes brought about by Obamacare Discusses building healthy communities and the determinants of health Adds new chapter on public health leadership Covers new developments in treating Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and other illnesses Investigates intentional injuries such as suicide, homicide, and war Key Features: Provides information that is holistic, comprehensive, and accessible Covers all major topics of organization, financing, leadership, goals, initiatives, accountability, and metrics Relates current public health practice to the field’s history and mission Analyzes successful and unsuccessful aspects of health care delivery
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Pediatric Infectious Diseases E-Book

Requisites

Author: Jeffrey Bergelson,Theoklis Zaoutis,Samir S. Shah

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323076335

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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This new volume in the Requisites in Pediatrics series offers expert advice in the assessment and treatment of infectious diseases in children. An emphasis on common conditions enables you to address the cases you’re most likely to encounter, and discussions of unusual infections helps you determine when to seek additional information or consultation. It delivers all this information designed in a way that compliments your practice and in the proven “high-yield Requisites format—equipping you to master the material quickly. Perfect for quick review, everyday practice, and exam preparation, this is one resource you’ll consult time and time again! Examines infections in terms of their effects on specific body sites or organs to mirror how diagnoses are often made in real practice. Highlights infections in specific patient populations including newborns, transplant patients, travelers, and children with HIV to equip you to address special scenarios. Discusses immunization and basic infection control in doctors’ offices and child-care facilities to reduce the risk of the spread of infections. Presents chapters on fevers of unknown origin and febrile syndromes characterized by rashes to prepare you for difficult-to-diagnose cases. Summarizes basic information and vocabulary concerning microorganisms and antimicrobials essential for the interpretation of laboratory reports. Follows a logical, consistent chapter format to facilitate quick and easy reference. Offers practice-proven guidance on differential diagnoses, lab values / radiologic studies, treatment / therapy recommendations, and advice on when to refer to a specialist. Features a wealth of illustrations and tables that make details clearer, and illuminate important information. Includes highlighted boxes that emphasize relevant case studies • key points of each section • current controversies • and other important topics that can affect your practice.
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