Pediatric Urology for the Primary Care Provider
Pediatric Urology for the Primary Care Provider addresses everyday management and treatment of pediatric patients with common urology conditions for the primary care provider.
Dr. Stephen Zderic and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Kirk, along with their contributors, provide helpful information for primary care providers to effectively care for their patients and to handle the increasingly complex case load encountered in the clinic.
Common conditions and topics addressed:
- Toilet training
- Daytime wetting
- Nocturnal enuresis
- Frequency, Dysruria, and Meatal problems
- Urinary tract infections
- Problems with circumcision
- Groin abnormalities
- Painful scrotum
- Disorders of the female genitalia
With its user-friendly text, illustrations, and algorithms, Pediatric Urology for the Primary Care Provider is a step-by-step guide to facilitating treatment, operating efficiently, and adding more value to time spent in the office—a must-have resource for employing hands-on patient management and care in pediatric urology.
A perfect read for pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and family practitioners.
About the Editors
Aileen P. Schast, PhD
Amanda Berry, PhD, CPNP; Christine Krause, MSN, CPNP; and Marianne Nazarweycz, LPN
Karen Larsen, MSN, CPNP
||Frequency, Dysuria, and Meatal Problems
Amanda Berry, PhD, CPNP
||Urinary Tract Infections
Jennifer Kirk, MSN, CPNP
Michele Bythrow, MSN, CPNP
||Problems With Circumcision
Stephen A. Zderic, MD
Erin Donahue, MSN, CPNP
Andy Chang, MD
||Disorders of Female Genitalia
Amanda Chase, MSN, CPNP
||American Academy Practice Parameters for Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Infants and Young Children
About the Editors
Stephen Zderic, MD graduated from the University of California with a degree in chemistry, and received his MD from UCLA. He completed a residency at the University of Pennsylvania, and a fellowship in pediatric urology at the Children’s Hospital. Since 1991, he has been on the attending staff at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and is a Professor of Surgery in Urology at the University of Pennsylvania. Zderic is married to Kate Cronan, MD, and they are the proud parents of Olivia, Colin, and Natalie.
Jennifer Kirk, MSN, CPNP graduated from nursing school at the University of Delaware and received her Advanced Practice Nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation, she joined the nursing staff at the Children’s hospital of Philadelphia with a special emphasis on caring for surgical patients. Since 2002, she has worked in the Division of Urology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is married to Sean Kirk, and they are the proud parents of Molly.