New PDF release: Adults With Childhood Illnesses: Considerations for Practice

By J. Timothy Bricker, Hatim A. Omar, Joav Merrick

ISBN-10: 3110255219

ISBN-13: 9783110255218

Quite a few many years in the past, young children born with major congenital anomalies or genetic and metabolic ailments perished at an early age and extremely few survived into their youngsters or even much less into maturity. Congenital middle ailment, significant mistakes in metabolism, melanoma, cystic fibrosis and plenty of different significant ailments have been deadly. as a result of that many physicians in grownup fundamental care didn't have the chance to work out sufferers with those difficulties and therefore not able to benefit tips to take care of them. This publication offers a source for all future health care companies on the way to support with taking good care of such grownup sufferers.

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20. Wolraich, M. , Hannah, J. , Feurer, I. D. (1998) Examination of DSM-IV criteria for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a county-wide sample. J. Dev. Behav. Pediatr. 19:162–168. 21. American Academy of Pediatrics. (2000) Clinical practice guideline: diagnosis and evaluation of the child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Pediatrics 105:1158–1170. 22. Barkley, R. , Edwards, G. (1998) Diagnostic interview, behavioral ratings scales, and the medical examination. In: Barkley, R.

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2 Diagnostic criteria, epidemiology, comorbidities, and associated features ADHD is characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity (1). Tab. 2 lists the diagnostic criteria of ADHD as outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) (1). The diagnostic criteria are based on empirical research and have high interrater reliability, predict course and response to treatment when used appropriately, and have good face validity (5). Some inattentiveness, impulsivity, and hyperactivity are common among many children and adolescents.

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