Ambulatory Pediatrics

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Morris Green, Robert J. Haggerty, Michael Weitzman (MD.)
Saunders, 1999 - Medical - 581 pages
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The latest edition of this classic text covers the diagnosis and management of physical, psychologic, and learning problems commonly encountered in pediatric office practice. Focuses on the clinician's role in health prevention, adaptation, early intervention, family and community, coordination of care of children who have a chronic illness, and the diagnosis and treatment of children who have psychological problems. Features more helpful clinical vignettes, algorithms, graphs and charts.

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Contents

21
2
52
26
Section 12 Poverty and Racism
35
Part C
47
DISEASE PREVENTION
53
Violence 21 17 Informatics and Computers
62
Social Support 492 Part
68
for Adolescents
78
Vomiting and Diarrhea
170
Urinary Tract Infections
178
Apparent LifeThreatening Events
191
Stabilization Lacerations
207
Physical and Sexual Abuse
237
CHRONIC DISORDERS
243
Virus Infection
295
Obesity
319

Educational Surveillance
90
on Child Health
105
Pediatric Nutrition
117
Food Assistance Programs
129
Childhood Immunizations
143
Section III
152
Acute Respiratory Infections Otitis
163
Tics
347
Common Skin Disorders
385
Section IV
483
Community Organization for 77 The WellEquipped Office
530
Robert W Chamberlin
539
How Pediatricians Robert J Haggerty
547
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About the author (1999)

Haggerty is president of the William T. Grant Foundation.

Arthur G. Cosby, PhD, is a professor of sociology and director and research fellow at the Social Science Research Center at Mississippi State University, as well as the founding director of the Mississippi Health Policy Research Center. He lives in Starkville, Mississippi. Robert E. Greenberg, MD, is professor emeritus of pediatrics at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He has been the chair of pediatrics at both Charles Drew/Martin Luther King Medical Center and the University of New Mexico. He lives in Corrales, New Mexico. Linda Hill Southward, PhD., is a research scientist with the Social Science Research Center at Mississippi State University and the coordinator of the university's Family & Children Research Unit. She is also the university's liaison to the American Academy of Pediatrics' Center for Child Health Research and the former president of the Mississippi chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. She lives in Starkville, Mississippi. Michael Weitzman, MD, is the executive director of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Center for Child Health Research and the professor and associate chairman of pediatrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is the former director of general pediatrics and pediatrician-in-chief at Rochester General Hospital. He lives in Rochester, New York.

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