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Behavioral Aspects of Pediatric Burnsby Tarnowski
Synopses & Reviews
This long-needed reference surveys current literature on the behavioral aspects of pediatric burns, focusing on mental health assessment, prevention, consultation, treatment, and follow-up care with burn-injured children, adolescents, and their families. The volume provides a general introduction to the topic of pediatric burns-including epidemiological, medical, and surgical aspects-considers the acute reaction and long-term psychosocial sequelae associated with severe burn injury, examines the applied considerations confronted in clinical work, and discusses future research.
Book News Annotation:
A summary of the most current literature on the psychological aspects of pediatric burns, considering the implications for prevention, consultation, treatment, and follow-up care, for mental health professionals involved in all stages of burn injury, from prevention to referrals. Covers medical and surgical aspects, acute reactions and long-term psychosocial sequelae, clinical applications such as pain management and school reintegration, and future clinical and research efforts.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Table of Contents
General Issues: Overview; K.J. Tarnowski. Medical Management; R.B. Fratianne, C.P. Brandt. Acute Reactions and Longterm Sequelae: Acute Reactions; F.D. Armstrong, et al. Longterm Sequelae; K.J. Tarnowski, L.K. Rasnake. Selected Topics: Inpatient Consultation and Liaison; R.T. Brown, et al. Pain Management; J.P. Bush, M.T. Maron. Family Considerations and Intervention; N.J. Kaslow, et al. Body Image: Conceptualization, Measurement, and Intervention; T. Pruzinsky, M. Doctor. School Reintegration; P. Blakeney. Prevention; R.T. Jones, V. Zaharopoulos. Future Directions; K.J. Tarnowski, R.T. Brown. Index.
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