American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care

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9781581103199: American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care

AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care sets a new standard for one-stop pediatric references!  Directed by a distinguished editorial team - and featuring contributions from experienced clinicians nationwide - the award-winning AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care is a resource you'll use with complete confidence. 

Look here for expert guidance spanning every aspect of current clinical practice:

Comprehensive scope
- Some 3,000 pages cover screening, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, management, prevention, critical care, practice management, ethical and legal concerns and much more. 
Practical focus - Directly addresses day-to-day practice concerns for efficient patient problem-solving. 
Essential clinical guidance
- Step-by-step recommendations on what to do, when and how to do it, when to admit, and when to refer. 
Evidence-based approach
- Includes the evidence base for recommendations and lists detailed references within each chapter. 
Topical coverage - Highlights new priorities for 21st century practice: evidence-based medicine, environmental concerns, electronic health records, quality improvement, community-wide health approaches, confidentiality, cultural issues, and psychosocial issues.
Intergrated companion resources
- Combine with Tools for Practice and Pediatric Care Online for powerful problem-solving.

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About the Author:

Thomas K. McInerny, MD, FAAP has been a primary care pediatrician in private practice in Rochester, NY for 40 years and is Professor and Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School and did his pediatric residency training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. He has held many elected and appointed positions in the AAP since 1987 including President of Chapter I, District II, Member and chair of the Pediatric Research in the Office Setting Steering Committee, Member and Chair of the Chapter Forum Committee, Member and Chair of the Committee on Child Health Financing, and the Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management. He also was a member of the Task Force on Mental Health which developed the AAP Mental Health Toolkit.

He is a member of the American Pediatric Society and the Academic Pediatric Association and a Certified Physician Executive and Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives. In 2011 he was elected President of the AAP, and he served from 2012 to 2013.

Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP: Until recently, Dr. Henry M. Adam was a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Hamilton College and studying as a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow at Yale University, he graduated from the State University of NY-Upstate Medical Center in 1979, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following pediatric residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC, he was a Fellow in general and behavioral pediatrics and then joined the faculty at Einstein.

He has directed the Pediatric Outreach Program (1984-86), the AIDS Day Care Center (1987-90), and the Pediatric AIDS Primary Care Program (1990-94), all at Jacobi Medical Center. As an educator, Dr. Adam directed the pediatric residency training program at Montefiore Medical Center (1994-2002), has received the Lewis Fraad Teaching Award, and has been elected to the Leo Davidoff Teaching Society.

Deborah Campbell, MD, FAAP, is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Program Director for the fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Director of the Division of Neonatology at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She conducts the Low birth weight infant Evaluation and Assessment Program (LEAP) and has served various leadership roles at the American Academy of Pediatrics, New York State Association of Regional Perinatal Programs and Networks, NYC Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council, and Greater New York March of Dimes Health Professionals Advisory Board and National March of Dimes.

She is a member of the Greater New York Hospital Association Perinatal Safety Collaborative Advisory Group, the National Quality Forum Perinatal Collaborative, and the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative Neonatology Expert Workgroup. She also serves on the NYS Palliative Care Education and Training Council, an expert panel that has developed guidance and advice for the New York State Department of Health on best practices in pain management and end-of-life care. She served as a member on the AAP Taskforce on Implementation of Newborn Hearing Screening and the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program. She is currently co-chair of the Bright Futures Guidelines, 4th edition Infancy Expert Panel.

Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, is professor of pediatrics and the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University, and Designated Institutional Official Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

Dr. Kamat has been honored with “Teacher of the Year” awards by medical students and residents on multiple occasions. In 2009, he received the Wayne State University Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award. and in 2010 he received the National AAP Education Award/

Dr. Kamat is an editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care and Pediatric Care Online. He is also editor-in-chief of the AAP Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care and Challenging cases in Pediatric Diagnosis. He is the co-editor of the AAP Textbook of Global Child Health. He is editor for the Index of Suspicion in Pediatrics in Review. He has been a member of Pediatric RC of ACGME for last 6 years and also served as the vice chair of the committee for the last 18 months.


"This is an excellent resource for clinicians involved in the care of children." Jennifer Parkerson, MD, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Doody's Review

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