Index
603
A
Abandonment, termination of pro-
fessional relationships and, 470
Abscess
breast, mastitis and, 561
home intravenous therapy for, 145
Access
intravenous, 148–149
to pediatric home health care,
13–14, 33
vascular, 113–115
Accidental decannulation, 487
Accreditation
for adult home care, 22–23
of pediatric home health care
providers, 49–50
voluntary, 50
Acetone-free alcohol, 127–128
Activities of daily living (ADLs)
devices in, 200–202
maximizing participation in, 155
Acute bilirubin encephalopathy
(ABE), 346
Acute volume overload, 331–332
Ad Hoc Task Force on Technology-
Dependent Children, 6
Adenotonsillectomy, 176
Administrative billing and decision
support systems, 56–57
Administrator, 50
Admissions to home care, 18
Adult home care, accreditation for,
22–23
Advance directives, 472–473
Adverse drug reactions (ADRs)
with baclofen pump, 168
documentation of, 149–150
Advocacy, 449–450
Aerosol therapy, 191
compressor nebulizers, 191
large-volume compressors, 191
Aganglionosis, 257
Age-appropriate level of consciousness,
maintaining, 154
Agency for Healthcare Research and
Quality (AHRQ), 14
Aid to Families with Dependent
Children (AFDC) program,
14, 24, 37–38
Air travel for medically fragile child,
213
Airway management for children
requiring home mechanical
ventilation, 304–306
Airway obstruction, bronchopul-
mo nary dysplasia (BPD) and,
323–327
Airway stenosis, 325
Alcohol, acetone-free, 127–128
Alcohol-based hand rub, 491–492
Allied health professionals, 430
Alternative communication devices,
203
Alternative feeding devices, 553–554
Ambulatory aids, 197–198
American Academy of Home Care
Physicians, 429
American Medical Association (AMA),
on home health skills and
values, 430–432
American Occupational Therapy
Association, 93
American Society for Parenteral and
Enteral Nutrition, 125
guidelines for safe practices for total
parenteral nutrition, 103
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