AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

by Michelle M. Macias MD, FAAP, Scott M. Myers MD, FAAP, Carl D Tapia, MD, MPH, FAAP & others
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Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

Publication Date: June 30, 2018

ISBN: 9781610022392

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Fully revised and expanded, the second edition of this best-selling resource provides expert guidance for primary pediatric health care professionals on caring for children with developmental and behavioral concerns – from medical evaluation and care initiation to transition to adulthood.

New chapters cover
•Environmental and biological influences on child development and behavior
•Development and disorders of feeding, sleep, and elimination

Topics include
•Counseling children and families
•The role of early childhood adversity and toxic stress and the impact on child development and behavior
•Medical evaluation of children with developmental-behavioral disorders
•Developmental surveillance, screening, and evaluation
•Autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, learning disability, ADHD, and cerebral palsy
•Anxiety and mood disorders
•Evidence-based interventions, including psychopharmacology
•Social and community services for children with developmental-behavioral disorders and their families
•How to appropriately bill and code for care
•Transitioning to adult medical care