Simpson, Tina; Ivey, Jean
March 2007
Pediatric Nursing;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p136
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the significance of Pediatric Management Problem (PMP) which was designed to test problem-solving and decision-making abilities. This has been used in the diagnoses of a nine-year old child. His diagnoses included chronic constipation with encopresis, ulcerative colitis and sexual abuse. Result shows that he has been followed in the clinic annually since he was two years of age. It was found out that he had no major illnesses, surgeries or hospitalizations.


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