Schwartz's Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics

Schwartzs Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics 9781608315789
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Publication Date: Apr 10, 2012
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Edition: Fifth
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Description

Completely updated by expert authors from leading pediatric institutions, this pocket-sized handbook for medical students and residents covers the diagnosis and management of common problems found in children, focusing on symptoms, differential diagnosis, laboratory assessment, and various treatment options for each problem.

Features

  • Organized by chief complaint with complete differential diagnosis for easy look-up
  • Numerous algorithms outline the diagnostic approach
  • Helpful HINT boxes highlight key points to increase understanding
  • Glossary of  pediatric syndromes and surgical terms
  • A FREE companion website includes access to the  E-book!
 

About the Author(s)

  • Joseph J Zorc MD, MSCE
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency MedicinePerelman School of MedicineUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PAAttending PhysicianEmergency DepartmentChildren

  • Elizabeth R Alpern MD, MSCE
  • Associate ProfessorDepartment of PediatricsPerelman School of MedicineUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PADirector of Research, Attending PhysicianDivision o

  • Lawrence W Brown M.D.
  • Associate ProfessorDepartments of Neurology and PediatricsUniversity of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphia, PADirector, Pediatric NeuropsychiatryDivision of Neurology<BR&

  • Kathleen M Loomes MD
  • Associate ProfessorDepartment of PediatricsUniversity of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphia, PAAttending PhysicianDivision of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition<

  • Bradley S Marino MD, MPP, MSCE
  • Associate Professor of PediatricsUniversity of Cincinnati College of MedicineCincinnati, OHAttending PhysicianPediatric Cardiac Intensive CareDepartment of PediatricsDivisi

  • Cynthia J Mollen MD, PhD
  • Assistant ProfessorDepartment of PediatricsPerelman School of MedicineUniversity of&#160;PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia,&#160;PAAttending PhysicianDivision of Emergency M

  • Leslie J Raffini MD, MSCE
  • Assistant ProfessorDepartment of PediatricsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia,&#160;PADirectorHemostasis and Thrombosis CenterDivision of HematologyChildr

Specs

  • Edition: Fifth
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9781608315789
  • Trim Size: 5 x 8
  • Pages: 984
  • Pub Date: Apr 10, 2012
  • Weight: 2.0

Table of contents

Part 1 INTRODUCTION

       1       Obtaining and Presenting a Patient History

       2       The Physical Examination  

       3       Developmental Surveillance 

       4       Developmental Disabilities  

       5       Immunizations  

       6       Feeding Infants  

       7       Well-Newborn Care 

Part 2 PROBLEMS

       8       Abdominal Mass  

       9       Abdominal Pain, Acute  

     10       Abdominal Pain, Chronic  

     11       Alopecia  

     12       Ambiguous Genitalia 

     13       Amenorrhea  

     14       Animal Bites  

     15       Apnea  

     16       Ascites

     17       Ataxia  

     18       Bleeding and Purpura  

     19       Chest Pain  

     20       Child Abuse 

     21       Coma 

     22       Constipation  

     23       Cough  

     24       Cyanosis  

     25       Dehydration 

     26       Diabetes  

     27       Diarrhea, Acute  

     28       Diarrhea, Chronic  

     29       Drowning 

     30       Ear, Painful  

     31       Edema  

     32       Electrolyte Disturbances 

     33       Fever  

     34       Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Lower  

     35       Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Upper  

     36       Goiter  

     37       Head Trauma  

     38       Headache  

     39       Hematuria  

     40       Hemolysis  

     41       Hemoptysis  

     42       Hepatomegaly  

     43       Hypertension  

     44       Hypotonia  

     45       Jaundice  

     46       Jaundice, Newborn  

     47       Joint Pain  

     48       Leukocytosis  

     49       Leukopenia  

     50       Lymphadenopathy  

     51       Macrocephaly  

     52       Mediastinal Mass  

     53       Murmurs  

     54       Neck Mass  

     55       Neck Pain/Stiffness  

     56       Neonatal Infections  

     57       Pallor (Paleness)  

     58       Paraplegia  

     59       Pelvic Pain  

     60       Pleural Effusions  

     61       Precocious Puberty  

     62       Proteinuria  

     63       Pruritus  

     64       Rashes  

     65       Red Eye  

     66       Respiratory Distress  

     67       Scrotal Pain, Acute  

     68       Seizures  

     69       Sexual Abuse  

     70       Sexually Transmitted Diseases  

     71       Short Stature  

     72       Sore Throat  

     73       Splenomegaly  

     74       Syncope  

     75       Tachycardia  

     76       Thermal Injuries 

     77      Urinary Frequency and Polyuria  

     78       Urine Output, Decreased  

     79       Vaginal Bleeding  

     80       Vaginal Discharge (Vulvovaginitis)  

     81       Vertigo (Dizziness)  

     82       Vomiting  

 

Part 3 TOXICOLOGY

     83       Toxicology  

Part 4 CARDIOLOGY LABORATORY

     84       Cardiology Laboratory  

Part 5 SURGICAL GLOSSARY

     85       Surgical Glossary  

Part 6 SYNDROMES GLOSSARY

     86       Syndromes Glossary