A Clinician's Guide to Helping Children Cope and Cooperate with Medical Care
An Applied Behavioral Approach
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press
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The purpose of this book is to provide a resource for individuals who care for children with medical conditions. This includes parents and other family caregivers, as well as behavioral, mental health, medical and allied health professionals, paraprofessionals, and students. All of these individ-uals at one time or another may share the common purpose of helping ...
CHAPTER 1 A Child’s Experience of Medical Settings and Health Care
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...• A review of the prevalence of chronic medical conditions in • A description of the literature on which this book is based.An estimated 9.3 million children in the United States are receiving treat-ment for a chronic or recurrent health condition,1 requiring them to be seen regularly by pediatricians, family medicine practitioners, physician’s assis-...
CHAPTER 2 Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Principles
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...• This chapter is devoted to a brief review of the essential defi ni-tions of terms, principles, and standards of evidence on which the • These principles, concepts, and procedures have broad generality The information in this chapter applies to all populations of patients re-gardless of age, diagnosis, or developmental level. The chapter is devoted ...
CHAPTER 3 Parent- Child Interactions in Medical Situations
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...• A discussion of adaptive and maladaptive patterns of parent- child • A review of learning and conditioning that occurs under normal • An exploration of how parent- child interactions may be nega-• A discussion of the competing demands on parents of children The information in this chapter applies primarily to children between 1 and ...
CHAPTER 4 Fundamentals of General Behavior Management for Parents and Other Caregivers
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...• General parent training suggestions for families and health care • Information to help parents and caregivers of children with • Strategies for observing, analyzing, and modifying behavior • Ideas for teaching children cooperative and healthy behaviors The information in this chapter applies to all children and youth, but espe-...
CHAPTER 5 Helping Young, Developmentally Delayed, and Highly Anxious Children Cooperate with Routine Physical Examinations
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...• This chapter presents strategies that can be implemented by parents, caregivers, and health care providers to facilitate child Routine medical evaluation and care are, or should be, common experi-ences for all children, beginning in infancy with well- child visits to moni-tor growth and development, to manage common childhood illnesses, and ...
CHAPTER 6 Helping Children, Parents, and Medical Caregivers Cope with Child Distress and Discomfort during Immunizations
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...• Information is presented about the special signifi cance of • The eff ects of these early pain experiences on a child’s physical, supported by research are reviewed, particularly those involving presented in order to encourage their use in pediatric settings.Routine immunizations are an essentially universal experience of infancy ...
CHAPTER 7 Cooperation and Motion Control for Diagnostic Tests and Treatments
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...conditions often require medical diagnostic tests for which they • Task analysis methods are reviewed and discussed with regard • The chapter elaborates on behavioral principles and strategies • Illustrative examples from the author’s clinical experience and • Some ways in which behavior analysis procedures can be used ...
CHAPTER 8 Cooperation with Vision and Hearing Tests and Treatments
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...distress in young children and individuals with intellectual and • The importance of early identifi cation of vision and hearing • Behavior analysis approaches to facilitating child cooperation • The potential for behavior analysis methods to mitigate the impairments is illustrated through discussion of relevant studies ...
CHAPTER 9 Cooperation and Adherence with Breathing Treatments and Respiratory Assistance Technology
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...• This chapter presents intervention protocols and research that • The behavioral procedures presented are applicable to children Breathing disorders may occur in any child, adolescent, or adult, but sev-eral characteristics increase the risk that health- threatening breathing dis-orders will occur. Breathing disorders occur more frequently in individuals ...
CHAPTER 10 Teaching Children to Swallow Pills and Capsules
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...• This chapter discusses oral medication refusal in children and • Some of the variables that contribute to medication nonadherence medications and pills, unpleasant side eff ects, the size and shape of pills and capsules, the child’s oral motor skills, anxiety about • Stimulus- fading and response- shaping techniques for eff ectively ...
CHAPTER 11 Adherence with Oral Medication and Other Medical Self-Care
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...• Individuals with chronic medical conditions must adhere with a variety of medical self- care tasks on a daily basis in order to adherence with these activities are similar across many chronic • Motivation, response eff ort, skill mastery, social support, planning, or ga ni za tion, and memory abilities are variables that ...
CHAPTER 12 Teaching Children with Chronic Medical Conditions to Cope with Repeated Needle Sticks and Other Painful Procedures
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...• Children with chronic medical conditions often develop severe • This chapter reviews the research literature on behavioral and • The learning and conditioning principles that are thought to • Behavioral recommendations for modifying conditioned anxiety • Tactics are suggested for integrating behavioral interventions ...
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Page Count: 272
Illustrations: 19 b&w illus.
Publication Year: 2013