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Authors: Catherine E. Burns,Beth Richardson,Cpnp Rn Dns Beth Richardson,Margaret Brady

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Pediatric Primary Care Case Studies

Pediatric Primary Care Case Studies

Edited by
Catherine E. Burns, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FAAN

Professor Emeritus
School of Nursing
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Beth Richardson, DNS, RN, CPNP, FAANP

Associate Professor
Coordinator of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program
School of Nursing
Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana

Margaret A. Brady, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC

Co-Director of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program
Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, California
School of Nursing
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Pediatric primary care case studies / [edited by] Catherine E. Burns, Beth Richardson, Margaret A. Brady.

          p. ; cm.
  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  ISBN 978-0-7637-6136-3 (pbk.)
1.   Pediatrics—Case studies.   I. Burns, Catherine E. II. Richardson, Beth, CPNP. III. Brady, Margaret A. [DNLM: 1.   Pediatrics—Problems and Exercises. 2.   Primary Health Care—Problems and Exercises.

WS 18.2 P37015 2010]

  RJ58.P45 2010



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Chapter 1
Diagnostic Reasoning:
A Complex Issue for Pediatric Primary Care
Catherine E. Burns
UNIT I Developmental Problems
Chapter 2
An Infant with Gross Motor Delays
Elissa Jones-Hua
Chapter 3
A Toddler with Language and Social Delays
Brian T. Maurer
Chapter 4
A School-Age Child with School Failure Problems
Ann Marie McCarthy
   Sharon Yearous
Chapter 5
An Adolescent with Fatigue
Dawn Lee Garzon
UNIT II Functional Health and Mental Health Problems
Chapter 6
The Well Infant
Anna Marie Hefner
Chapter 7
The Overweight Preschooler
Margaret A. Brady
Chapter 8
The Breastfed Infant Who Is Not Gaining
Pamela J. Hellings
Chapter 9
The Constipated 8-Year-Old
Tamra D. Kehoe
Chapter 10
The Teen Needing a Sports Physical
Catherine G. Blosser
Chapter 11
The Infant Not Sleeping Through the Night
Lynne Henry
Chapter 12
The Child Who Is Very Busy and Doesn’t Listen
Larry W. Lynn
Chapter 13
The Boy Who Draws a Picture Suggesting an Abuse Situation
Beth Moore
    Margaret A. Brady
Chapter 14
The 14-Year-Old Who Looks Depressed
Ann M. Guthery
Chapter 15
The Teen Who Thinks She Might Be Gay
Sheran M. Simo
UNIT III Diseases
Chapter 16
The Child with a Fever for Six Days
Ritamarie John
Chapter 17
The Wheezing Child
Deborah A. Bohan
Chapter 18
The Overweight Child with High Blood Sugar
Arlene Smaldone
Chapter 19
Migrant Farmworker’s Toddler with Anemia
Veronica Kane
Chapter 20
The Child with a Headache
Ritamarie John
Chapter 21
The Preschooler with a Red Eye
Michele Saysana
Chapter 22
The Toddler with Recurrent Ear Infections
Kathleen M. Boyd
Chapter 23
The Athlete Who Experienced Syncope
Patrick E. Killeen
Chapter 24
The Child Presenting with Cough
Jennifer Newcombe
Chapter 25
The Child with Vomiting and Diarrhea
Ardys M. Dunn
   Victoria Winter
Chapter 26
Three Cases of Oral Trauma
Prashant Gagneja
    John Peterson
Chapter 27
The Preschooler with Urinary Urgency and Urinary Incontinence
Shelly J. King
Chapter 28
The 15-Year-Old Girl Who Wants Birth Control
Deborah Stiffler
Chapter 29
The 16-Year-Old Girl with a Vaginal Discharge
Teral Gerlt
Chapter 30
The Child with an Itchy Rash
Donald W. Kennerley

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