By JoAnne Silbert-Flagg, Elizabeth D. Sloand
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification evaluate advisor: fundamental Care, 6th variation is an important source for nurses getting ready to take certification examinations provided by way of the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) and the yankee Nurses Credentialing middle (ANCC). thoroughly up to date and revised, it displays the most up-tp-date instructions and criteria of perform. The 6th version comprises new content material on bronchial asthma, studying disabilities, psychological and behavioral illnesses, weight problems, violence, substance abuse, and sexually transmitted infections. additionally integrated are the innovations of wellbeing and fitness care houses or scientific houses, delivering culturally delicate and useful care, and using complementary and substitute drugs (CAM). each one new print reproduction contains Navigate 2 hottest entry that unlocks a accomplished and interactive book and Navigate 2 TestPrep.
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History of suicide in family 5. Existence of specific plan • Differential Diagnosis 1. Unintentional injuries due to carelessness and/or adolescent sense of “invincibility” 2. Suicidal gesture as desperate call for help 3. Imminent risk/acute suicidal intent 4. Psychotic episode • Diagnostic Tests/Findings 1. History—past and present health, chronic depression, chronic illness, or disability; 29 30 CHAPTER 2 Human Growth and Development 2. 3. • Management/Treatment 1. , 24-hour hotline 2. Suicidal ideation and/or gestures with existence of plan requires immediate psychological evaluation 3.
Imminent risk/acute suicidal intent 4. Psychotic episode • Diagnostic Tests/Findings 1. History—past and present health, chronic depression, chronic illness, or disability; 29 30 CHAPTER 2 Human Growth and Development 2. 3. • Management/Treatment 1. , 24-hour hotline 2. Suicidal ideation and/or gestures with existence of plan requires immediate psychological evaluation 3. Assure safe environment for child/adolescent including hospitalization if necessary 4. Short-term hospitalization is recommended for all suicide attempts; attending to emergency treatment and/or surgical management is necessary but insufficient without additional follow-up intervention 5.
Endocrinopathy 2. S. 3. S. are obese 4. Ethnic differences: Non-Hispanic black girls and Mexican-American girls are more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic white girls; among boys, Mexican Americans are more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic white boys • Clinical Findings 1. Parent and/or child concern regarding body weight 2. Clinical observation of large size and/or excess fat on child 3. Measurement of weight, height, and BMI • Differential Diagnosis 1. Endocrine dysfunction 2. Congenital disorders/short stature 3.