Current Pediatric Diagnosis & Treatment

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9780071383844: Current Pediatric Diagnosis & Treatment

THE MOST CURRENT AND COMPREHENSIVE SOURCE OF CLINICALLY FOCUSED INFORMATION ON PEDIATRICS

NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART 16TH EDITION Everything clinicians need to treat children from birth and infancy through adolescence


Puts at your fingertips at-a-glance diagnostic essentials and typical features of disorders, followed by clinical findings…differential diagnosis…complications…treatment…and prognosis Applies to both ambulatory and inpatient pediatrics Points you to the best sources of pediatric data online Provides the latest drug information, including medications for psychiatric disorders
Offers expanded material on end-of-life care
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A practical approach to pediatric disorders focusing on the clinical aspects of pediatric care and their underlying principles

"This popular classic…is a well-written, up-to-date, general pediatric text that is a very useful reference work to have in one’s library." -- Emergency and Office Pediatrics (review of previous edition) "…this book is all you want and need to know about in your pediatrics rotations. …Definitely a must have for a good medical student with lot to learn and too little time…. All my med school classmates just wanted to have my book."*

"An excellent hands on manual….This book is a great combination of up to date, accurate information in a clear and concise form. It gives you all of the details you need to make a sound diagnosis and is still easily readable. A great value and a solid buy for both in the office and the hospital."* *FIVE-STAR online reviews of the previous edition

The Sixteenth Edition of this classic, comprehensive practitioners’ tool is packed with hands-on clinical information on ambulatory and inpatient medical care of children from birth through adolescence. Each section has been developed by an expert in his or her area of practice, providing you with:


Essentials of diagnosis and typical features of each disorder, followed by general considerations, clinical findings, laboratory findings, differential diagnosis, complications, treatment, and prognosis
Answers-at-a-glance tables, developmental charts, graphs and forms, located abundantly throughout the book
Handy end-of-chapter lists of Web and other resources for further information

THIS IS THE REFERENCE THAT LEADS YOU QUICKLY TO ALL THE AUTHORITATIVE GUIDELINES YOU NEED ON…


Managing feeding and sleep disorders in infants and young children
Managing colic
Dealing with temper tantrums and breath-holding
Diagnosing and treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Evaluating and treating autistic spectrum disorders
Monitoring adolescent psychosocial development, including: risk assessment for depression and suicide…substance abuse…eating disorders…school avoidance and failure…birth control for the sexually active adolescent…adolescent rebellion and turmoil and much, much more
Understanding the effects of caregiver dysfunction
Working out the most effective system for telephone triaging and advice
Responding to bioterrorism
Choosing the correct therapy for poisoning cases
Managing severely asthmatic patients
Placing catheters correctly
Diagnosing and managing skin disorders, including diaper dermatitis, acne, impetigo, ringworm, candida albicans infections, warts, scabies, pediculoses, eczema, psoriasis, alopecia, and more
Diagnosing and treating disorders of the eyes and eyelids
Recognizing symptoms of shaken baby syndrome
Vision screening
Managing learning disabilities and dyslexia
Detecting and managing hearing deficits
Diagnosing and treating congenital anomalies
Treating glomerular diseases encountered in childhood
Obtaining spinal fluid through lumbar puncture
Managing the young epileptic patient
Conducting an orthopedic examination expeditiously
Minimizing blood transfusion risks
Treating children with allergies
Selecting appropriate antimicrobial agents for newborns and infants
Effectively treating Lyme Disease and other spirochetal infections
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From the Back Cover:

“A well-written, up-to-date, general pediatric text ... a very useful reference.”
—Emergency and Office Pediatrics*

“Up-to-date, accurate information in a clear and concise form ... A great value and a solid buy for both in the office and in the hospital.”
—online reader review**

“All you want and need to know in your pediatrics rotation ... a must-have for good medical students with lots to learn and too little time .”
—online reader review**

Best source for answers to questions arising in the day-to-day practice of pediatrics
*Current clinical information on the ambulatory and inpatient care of children, from birth through infancy and adolescence
*New chapter on “Information Technology in Pediatric Practice”
*New section on “Bioterrorism” in chapter on “Emergencies & Injuries”
*Updated approach to HIV
*Thoroughly revised, with substantial updates to these chapters: “The Newborn Infant,” “Child Development & Behavior,” “Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders & Psychosocial Aspects of Pediatrics,” “Ambulatory & Community Pediatrics,” “Immunization,” “Normal Childhood Nutrition & Its Disorders,” “Emergencies & Injuries,” “Eye,” “Inborn Errors of Metabolism,” “Genetics & Dysmorphology,” and “HIV Infection”

* Of the 13th edition
** Of the 15th edition

About the Author:

William W. Hay, Jr., MD, Professor & Director, Training Porgram in Neonatal-Perinatal medicine & Director, Neonatology Clinical Research Center

Myron J. Levin, MD, Professor & Director, Training Program in Pediatric ID

Judith M. Sondheimer, MD, Professor & Head, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition

Robin R. Deterding, MD, Associate Professor,Section of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, All of the Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and The Children’s Hospital, Denver

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