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Based on the research of the Bristol Language Development Scales (BLADES), Chataway is a structured programme of work designed to help children develop speaking skills. hataway is based around conversational skills, allowing children to prepare for social challenges as well as academic workthe programme is written in a clear and straightforward way, with progress easy to monitorcan be used with all children – those with average range skills and those with special needsgroup work focusextra training for staff not required.F
Written by the world’s foremost authorities, this book is the most comprehensive reference on the diagnosis and management of pediatric foot and ankle disorders. It provides complete, current information on the anatomy, etiology, clinical features and presentation, natural history, radiographic, MRI, and CT evaluation, and treatment of all congenital and acquired conditions, both common and rare. More than 700 radiographs, photographs, and line drawings complement the text.T
Chronic pain is a significant health problem for many children and adolescents, with studies suggesting that as many as 15% to 40% of children suffer from chronic pain. Chronic pain is puzzling for parents to understand because there is often not a clear diagnosis or treatment plan. Unfortunately, many families cannot get the help they need because they live too far from children’s hospitals with pediatric pain clinics, where most healthcare providers in this specialized area are based.
Managing Your Child’s Chronic Pain is a resource for parents to learn how to help their children and families cope with persisting pain using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), an effective intervention to treat children with chronic pain.
Pediatric neurology presents so many challenges unique to young patients that it is in many ways a very different discipline from adult neurology. To help readers address these challenges, the Handbook of Pediatric Neurology uses a handy pocket format and streamlined organization to address the management of hospital- and clinic-based pediatric neurological work-up, diagnosis, and management.This practical handbook will appeal not only to pediatric neurologists, but also to pediatricians, adult neurologists and internal medicine physicians.•
Unser Kind hat Diabetes – was nun? Wird bei einem Kind Diabetes diagnostiziert, ist in seinem Leben nichts mehr so, wie es vorher war. Kinderarzt ihnen die Diagnose Diabetes mitteilt, sind meist:Wie wird unser Kind damit umgehen?Wie können wir ihm helfen?Was hat das für Folgen für unsere Familie?Weitere Fragen nach dem richtigen Einsatz von Insulin, der gesunden Ernährung, der Diabetesbehandlung im Alltag, z.B. in den Ferien, beim Sport, auf dem Kindergeburtstag oder bei Klassenausflügen folgen.A
There is no substitute for direct patient-physician interaction, but with Photographic Atlas of Pediatric Disorders and Diagnosis you can explore the full range of presenting symptoms in infants, children, and young adults through images of common and unusual presenting features for over 300 pediatric disorders. Many of these patient images have never been published anywhere in the world; all, are unique. Let the power of this atlas enhance your visual diagnostic skills! Features: over 900 images highlight common and rare manifestations for a spectrum of pediatric disorders – helping you spot subtle signs of disease; in-depth coverage addresses each disorder in all its manifestations – from the common to the unusual including etiology, symptoms, signs, treatment, and clinical pearls; an anatomical table of contents helps you pinpoint a diagnosis when presented with unusual or disparate physical features; and an accompanying website contains the full text of the atlas, along with over 50 additional images, and over 25 additional topics not covered in the text.
Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual® of Pediatrics, 2nd Edition, focuses on the essential information you need to know when caring for children in the hospital, ICU, emergency department, and subspecialty outpatient clinics. This practical reference presents brief, logical approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of common inpatient pediatric problems, as well as evidence-based references where they are available. Thoroughly updated throughout, the 2nd Edition provides a clear view of the challenges faced by residents, interns, and medical students, plus offers practical solutions, and expert guidance – all in one convenient and easily accessible source.K
The standard reference in the field, this acclaimed work synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies of mental health treatments for children and adolescents. Chapters on frequently encountered clinical problems systematically review the available data, identify gaps in what is known, and spell out recommendations for evidence-based practice. The authors draw on extensive clinical experience as well as research expertise. Showcasing the most effective psychosocial and pharmacological interventions for young patients, they also address challenges in translating research into real-world clinical practice.N
While current research shows that play therapy is an effective means of treatment, it doesn′t explain why it helps or how to utilize play therapy to bring about positive change. In this revision and expansion of a classic play therapy book, editors Charles Schaefer and Athena Drewes, two renowned experts and pioneers in the field, share the nuts and bolts of how play therapy can foster treatment gains in children and adolescents. This pioneering book provides a unique understanding of the process of play therapy by highlighting the therapeutic forces contained within it and offers practical guidance for mental health professionals who are looking to incorporate play into their practice as well as for certified play therapists looking for a refreshing and up–to–date guide.
Thoroughly revised for its third edition, this volume is a practical guide to the physiology, instrumentation, applications, and interpretation of fetal heart rate monitoring. A major portion of the book presents actual cases and monitoring strips that illustrate abnormalities such as fetal distress, fetal distress in prematurity, and central nervous system dysfunction.
Readers of this volume will be provided with the latest evidence regarding the effects of supplementation with arachidonic and docosahexaenoic acids. Results from studies with infants and from experimental animals are presented that shed light on the complex role of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in infant developmen
Edited by Charles Schaefer, the "father of play therapy," this fully updated and revised Second Edition of Foundations of Play Therapy provides in–depth coverage of all the major models of play therapy from leading play therapists. Each chapter is fully revised and provides up–to–date discussions of the latest developments, applications, and empirical support for each theory. Play therapists and other mental health professionals will benefit from this landmark text.
a single life-span. Philosophers, then, do not see more or know more, and they do not see less or know less. They aim to see less detail and more of the abstract. Their details, if you like, are abstractions. Walking on God’s earth as a pedestrian, as a farmer working his fields or as a passer-by, one’s picture of one’s surroundings is every bit as intelligent as that of the pilot riding the sky. The views of the field are radically different, however. One sees only a specific field and in all lively detail: the exact pattern of the land, or even the exact outline of a given leaf, grasshopper, grain of sand even.
The ONLY handbook on pediatric hospitalist medicine you need!Focusing specifically on caring for pediatric patients in the hospital setting, this unique handbook addresses more than 350 of the most commonly encountered inpatient pediatric medical conditions. Unlike similar handbooks on the subject, The Philadelphia Guide goes beyond diagnostic strategies to include complete treatment and management guidelines.The emphasis on the treatment of so many inpatient conditions makes the book valuable for practitioners of all levels – from attending physicians to physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, pediatric nurses, and health practitioners from all disciplines involved in the care of pediatric patients in the hospital setting.
This volume takes a multidisciplinary approach to autism, its causes and treatments, bringing together contributors from different fields – psychology, medicine, education, biology – from around the world. Both scientific and clinical research is presented and discussed by experts, and questions such as the structure of thought and the nature of autism are analyzed. Parents and teachers describe practical strategies which have proved successful and give their views on the treatments available. This book shares the knowledge accumulated by all fields studying autism to provide a greater coherence to our understanding of it.
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