The landmark guide to pediatric medicine - updated and streamlined for today's clinicians and students For more than 80 years, the American Academy of Pediatrics has been the nation's leading and most trusted child health authority. The new second edition of AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care continues the tradition by providing a wealth of expert guidance spanning every aspect of current clinical practice. When you purchase the AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care, 2nd Edition print copy, you also receive FREE eBook access
Gain a better understanding of the relationship between mental and physiologic health and between early childhood adversity and long-term health outcomes.
Deliver the best pediatric health care with step-by-step recommendations on what to do, when and how to do it, when to admit, and when to refer.
Effectively integrate mental health care into routine primary pediatric care: mental health screening, surveillance, promotion, symptoms, and conditions are now fully integrated through the text.
Expertly apply the latest approaches and techniques with 75 new chapters, including Planned Coordinated Care to Support the Medical Home; Pediatric History: Assessing the Social Environment; Promoting the Health of Young Children; Applying Behavior Change Science; Conducting the Health Supervision Visit; Psychosocial Therapies; Transitions to Adulthood; Children in Poverty; Maternal Depression; Disruptive Behavior and Aggression; and more.
Diagnose, treat, and manage 85 of the most common physiologic and behavioral signs and symptoms more effectively.
Includes more than 600 full-color photos and illustrations.
About the Author
Thomas K. McInerny, MD, FAAP has been a primary care pediatrician in private practice in Rochester, NY for 40 years and is Professor and Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School and did his pediatric residency training at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital. He has held many elected and appointed positions in the AAP since 1987 including President of Chapter I, District II, Member and chair of the Pediatric Research in the Office Setting Steering Committee, Member and Chair of the Chapter Forum Committee, Member and Chair of the Committee on Child Health Financing, and the Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management. He also was a member of the Task Force on Mental Health which developed the AAP Mental Health Toolkit. He is a member of the American Pediatric Society and the Academic Pediatric Association and a Certified Physician Executive and Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives. In 2011 he was elected President of the AAP, and he served from 2012 to 2013. Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP: Until recently, Dr. Henry M. Adam was a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Hamilton College and studying as a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow at Yale University, he graduated from the State University of NY-Upstate Medical Center in 1979, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following pediatric residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC, he was a Fellow in general and behavioral pediatrics and then joined the faculty at Einstein.He has directed the Pediatric Outreach Program (1984-86), the AIDS Day Care Center (1987-90), and the Pediatric AIDS Primary Care Program (1990-94), all at Jacobi Medical Center. As an educator, Dr. Adam directed the pediatric residency training program at Montefiore Medical Center (1994-2002), has received the Lewis Fraad Teaching Award, and has been elected to the Leo Davidoff Teaching Society.Deborah E. Campbell, MD, FAAP, is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Program Director for the fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Director of the Division of Neonatology at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. She conducts the Low birth weight infant Evaluation and Assessment Program (LEAP) and has served various leadership roles at the American Academy of Pediatrics, New York State Association of Regional Perinatal Programs and Networks, NYC Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council, and Greater New York March of Dimes Health Professionals Advisory Board and National March of Dimes. She is a member of the Greater New York Hospital Association Perinatal Safety Collaborative Advisory Group, the National Quality Forum Perinatal Collaborative, and the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative Neonatology Expert Workgroup. She also serves on the NYS Palliative Care Education and Training Council, an expert panel that has developed guidance and advice for the New York State Department of Health on best practices in pain management and end-of-life care. She served as a member on the AAP Taskforce on Implementation of Newborn Hearing Screening and the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program. She is currently co-chair of the Bright Futures Guidelines, 4th edition Infancy Expert Panel. Thomas G. DeWitt, MD, FAAP, is the Carl Weihl Professor of Pediatrics, director of the Division of General and Community Pediatrics, designated institutional officer, and associate chair for education in the Department of Pediatrics at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Amherst College and his medical degree from the University of Rochester; he completed a residency and fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr DeWitt served as president of the Academic Pediatric Association and chair of both the Steering Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Research in Office Settings network and the Committee on Pediatric Education. He served as a member of the US Preventive Services Task Force, chairing their methodology workgroup, and is currently a member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Pediatric Residency Review Committee and the national board of Reach Out and Read. As associate chair, he has led the department in pursuing innovative and effective approaches to graduate education, including an innovative online masters in medical education program. With more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, Dr DeWitt is nationally and internationally known for his publications and presentations in the areas of faculty development and community-based education and research. Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP, has spent more than 35 years in pediatric primary care, public health, administration, and medical teaching. Her special interests include mental health services in pediatric primary care and school settings, access to health care for underserved populations, primary care of children with special health care needs, and residency training in mental health, community pediatrics, and advocacy.Dr Foy received her bachelor of arts from Wellesley College and her doctorate of medicine from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at University of North Carolina hospitals. She has held several academic positions and is currently professor of pediatrics at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and medical director of the Northwest Community Care Network (a regional network of North Carolina Medicaid providers). She is active in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), having served as chair of the AAP Task Force on Mental Health from 2004 to 2010 and currently serving as past chair of the AAP National Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health; member of the AAP Mental Health Leadership Work Group, and member of the AAP Board of Directors. Roles in other organizations have included the presidency of the North Carolina Pediatric Society (North Carolina Chapter of the AAP) from 1998 to 2000 and cofounder and director of the School Health Alliance for Forsyth County from 1999 to 2011.Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP, received his MD and PhD from the University of Bombay, India and then completed his residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric immunology and bone marrow transplant at the University of Minnesota. He also served as the program director for the combined Medicine/Pediatrics program at the University of Minnesota. Currently, he is a professor at the Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics at the Childrens Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University. He is also the vice chair of education, director of the Institute of Medical Education, and program director for the International Health Pathway and Pediatric Global Health Certificate program. Dr Kamat is honored with many teaching awards by medical students and residents at the University of Minnesota, at West Virginia University, and at the Childrens Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University. He practices general pediatrics, clinical immunology, and international health. Dr Kamat is the lead editor of the Point-of-Care Quick Reference on Pediatric Care Online(TM). He is appointed editor of the Index of Suspicion Section of Pediatrics in Review from July 2008, and he is an associate editor of the AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care.