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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Guidelines for pediatric home health care.
Elk Grove Village, IL. : American Academy of Pediatrics, ©2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on Home Health Care.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xi, 631 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Organization of Pediatric Home Health Care --
History of pediatric home health care --
Present and future of pediatric home health care --
Pediatric home health care: public funding --
Pediatric home health care providers --
Technology and home health care --
Family-centered home health care --
Family-directed home health care --
pt. 2. Guidelines for Pediatric Home Health Care Programs --
Pediatric home nursing and ancillary programs --
Selecting a home infusion program or company --
The physician's perspective on home infusion therapy --
Home parenteral and enteral nutrition --
Pediatric chemotherapy guidelines --
Home antibiotic therapy --
Pain management at home --
The baclofen pump --
Home mechanical ventilators and equipment --
Home oxygen equipment and aerosol therapy --
Assistive technology in the home care setting --
Transport of the child who is medically fragile --
pt. 3. Disease-managementprograms --
Case management of children with special health care needs --
Care of low birth weight infants in the home --
Short-bowel syndrome and enternal feedings --
Care of children with human immunodeficiency virus infection --
Comprehensive home care program for the socially high-risk infant --
Care of children requiring home mechanical ventilation --
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia --
Home phototherapy: an approach to the care of the jaundiced newborn in the home --
Home respiratory monitoring --
Home care of the child with asthma --
pt. 4. Other considerations for pediatric home health care --
Home visits by physicians --
Ethical issues in pediatric home care --
Care of the child with a chronic tracheostomy --
Wound care, catheter care, and infection control in home care --
Out-of-home child care and medical day treatment programs --
The early intervention program --
Breastfeeding and home care --
pt. 5. Appedices --
Appendix A. Home care curriculum --
Appendix B. Emergency information form --
Appendix C. Self-assessment inventory for family-centered pediatric home care --
Appendix d. Web sites for home care-related organizations.
|Responsibility:||Section on Home Care, American Academy of Pediatrics.|
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