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The complete guide to autism healthcare : advice for medical professionals and people on the spectrum / Anita Lesko, BSN, RN, MS, CRNA.

Lesko, Anita. (Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at College of the Rockies.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Cranbrook Campus RC 533 .A88 L467 2017 (Text) 31111000151827 CRANBROOK Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781941765449
  • Physical Description: xiii, 135 pages : illustrations, charts ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Arlington, TX : Future Horizons Inc., c2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Contents: Foreword -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. What is autism? -- Chapter 2. Demonstration activity of autism --Chapter 3. Looking through my autistic eyes at the healthcare system -- Chapter 4. Thinking outside the box -- Chapter 5. Communicating with the autistic patient -- Chapter 6. Sensory issues and sensory processing disorder -- Chapter 7. Adaptation to the environment -- Chapter 8. Meltdowns & safety -- Chapter 9. Pain perception of the autistic individual --Chapter 10. Preparing the autistic patient for an exam or procedure -- Chapter 11. The importance of websites, videos, and albums -- Chapter 12. Identification of autistic patients -- Chapter 13. Emergency Department -- Chapter 14. Inpatient admissions -- Chapter 15. Preparing for the operating room -- Chapter 16. Anesthesia for the autistic patient -- Chapter 17. Women's health -- Chapter 18. HIPAA requirements -- Chapter 19. Americans with Disabilities Act -- Chapter 20. Putting all the pieces together -- Chapter 21. Parents: The unsung heroes -- Chapter 22. Conclusion -- About the author.
Summary, etc.:
Learn how you can improve hospital and doctor visits for these special needs patients with this in-depth reference book. Also covered: The medical system, Effective communication strategies, Best care practices, HIPPA compliance, Americans with Disabilities Act, Pain tolerance and sensory issues, Body awareness
Subject: Autism.
Autism > Treatment.
Autism > Medical care.

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