Chronic Illness In Children

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Chronic Illness In Children

SKU# 9780826138569

An Evidence-Based Approach


  • Laura L. Hayman PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Margaret M. Mahon PhD, CRNP, FAAN
  • J. Rick Turner PhD

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This book provides a research-based discussion of common childhood chronic illnesses and their etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and management.Along with information on specific diseases and conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, and arthritis, are chapters on psychosocial management, focusing on family coping, stress on the child, and adherence.This is a rich resource for nurses and other health practitioners looking for an overview of children's chronic illness in an evidence-based context.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date September 05, 2002
  • Page Count 256
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826138569
  • EISBN 9780826197993

Table of Contents 

    Section I: Major Chronic Diseases: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Management
  1. Pediatric Asthma, A. Turner-Henson and J. Johnston
  2. Type 1 Diabetes, T.H. Lipman
  3. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, D.C. Hudson-Barr and S.A. Lambert
  4. Cancer in Children, I.M. Moore
  5. Cardiovascular Responsivity to Stress and Its Impact on Future Cardiovascular Disease in Youth, F.A. Treiber, H. Davis, and J.R. Turner

  6. Section II: Related Issues
  7. Family Considerations, M.P. Shepard and M.M. Mahon
  8. Stress and Coping in Children at Risk for Medical Problems, R.C. Engel and B.G. Melamed
  9. Adherence in the Pediatric and Adolescent Populations: A Decade in Review, P.V. Burkhart and J. Dunbar-Jacob