Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics E-Book: Edition 7

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The resource of choice for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics continues to provide a focused overview of the core knowledge in pediatrics. Succinct, targeted coverage of normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders, make this an ideal medical reference book for students, pediatric residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
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  • Get an effective overview of pediatrics with help from concise text, a full-color design, high-yield tables, and numerous images.
  • Take advantage of a wealth of images that capture the clinical manifestations and findings associated with Kawasaki disease, lupus, lymphoma, stroke, and many other disorders seen in children.
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  • with this popular extension of the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (ISBN: 978-1-4377-0755-7).
  • Focus on the core knowledge needed for your pediatric clerkship or rotation with coverage that follows the COMSEP curriculum guidelines.
  • Easily visualize complex aspects with a full-color layout and images, as well as numerous tables throughout the text.
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Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Feb 25, 2014
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Pages
784
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ISBN
9780323226981
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Clinical Medicine
Medical / Education & Training
Medical / General
Medical / Pediatric Emergencies
Medical / Pediatrics
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A CASE-BASED GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC DIAGNOSIS, CONVENIENTLY ORGANIZED BY PRESENTING SYMPTOMS

Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics features 19 chapters, each devoted to a common pediatric complaint. Within each chapter, five to eight case presentations teach the diagnostic approach to the symptom. The case presentations follow a consistent outline of History, Physical Examination, and Course of Illness, and are followed by discussion of the Differential Diagnosis, Diagnosis Incidence and Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnostic Approach, and Treatment. Cases are illustrated with vibrant full-color photographs and include numerous tables comparing potential diagnoses.

Organized by symptoms--the way patients actually present More than 100 cases teach the diagnostic approach to a symptom Cases illustrate how the same complaint can have a variety of causes Full-color clinical photos and illustrations sharpen your visual diagnosis skills Valuable tables detail the most frequent causes of common symptoms

CASE-BASED COVERAGE OF THE SYMPTOMS YOU'RE MOST LIKELY TO ENCOUNTER IN PEDIATRIC PRACTICE
Wheezing * Decreased Activity Level * Vomiting * Coughing * Back, Joint, and Extremity Pain * Poor Weight Gain * Abdominal Pain * Altered Mental Status * Rash * Pallor * Fever * Constipation * Neck Swelling * Chest Pain * Jaundice * Abnormal Gait * Diarrhea * Syncope * Seizures

Editors

Samir S. Shah, MD, MSCE is Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, James M. Ewell Endowed Chair, and Attending Physician in Hospital Medicine & Infectious Diseases at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Stephen Ludwig, MD is Chairman of the Graduate Medical Education Committee and Continuing Medical Education Committee and an attending physician in general pediatrics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; and Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Accurately diagnose the entire spectrum of pediatric conditions with the most trusted atlas in the field: Zitelli and Davis’ Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis, 6th Edition. Over 2,500 superb clinical photographs provide unparalleled coverage of important clinical signs and symptoms – from the common (pinkeye) to the rare (Williams syndrome). Trusted by residents and clinicians alike, this updated classic helps you quickly and confidently diagnose any childhood condition you’re likely to encounter.Get the comprehensive coverage you need - from pertinent historical factors and examination techniques to visual and diagnostic methods - with over 2,500 practical, clinical photographs to help identify and diagnose hundreds of pediatric disorders.

Benefit from authoritative guidance on genetic disorders and dysmorphic conditions, neonatology, developmental-behavioral pediatrics, allergy and immunology, conditions of each body system, child abuse and neglect, infectious disease, surgery, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, orthopedics, and craniofacial syndromes – all enhanced by over 3,400 high-quality images.

Prepare for the pediatric boards with one of the best, most widely used review tools available.

Access the complete contents and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com - fully searchable!

Get in-depth guidance on your laptop or mobile device with online diagnostic videos of non-seizure neurological symptoms, respiratory disorders, and seizures, plus an infant development assessment tool, a downloadable image gallery (JPEGs or PPTs for easy insertion into academic presentations) and links to PubMed – all online at www.expertconsult.com.

Gain an up-to-date understanding of today’s hottest topics, including autism spectrum disorders, childhood obesity, inborn errors of metabolism, malformations associated with teratogens, and mitochondrial disorders.

Stay current with new chapters and revised coverage of genetics, radiology, development, endocrinology, infectious diseases, cerebral palsy, skeletal syndromes, and child abuse.

After more than 75 years, Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of pediatric care. Embracing the new advances in science as well as the time-honored art of pediatric practice, this classic reference provides the essential information that practitioners and other care providers involved in pediatric health care throughout the world need to understand to effectively address the enormous range of biologic, psychologic, and social problems that our children and youth may face. Brand-new chapters and comprehensive revisions throughout ensure that you have the most recent information on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diseases based on the latest recommendations and methodologies. Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using evidence-based medicine and astute clinical experiences from leading international authors—many new to this edition.A NEW layout provides superior portability and exceptional ease of use.

Gain a more complete perspective.

Along with a broader emphasis on imaging and molecular diagnoses and updated references, the new edition includes an increased focus on international issues to ensure relevance in pediatrics practice throughout the world.

Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches

with complete updates throughout 35 new chapters, including: Innovations in Addressing Child Health and Survival in Low Income Settings; Developmental Domains and Theories of Cognition; The Reggio Emilia Educational Approach Catatonia ; Refeeding Syndrome; Altitude-associated Illness; Genetic Approaches to Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases; Healthcare−Associated Infections; Intrapartum and Peripartum Infections; Bath salts and other drugs of abuse; Small Fiber Polyneuropathy; Microbiome; Kingella kingae; Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy; Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Plagiocephaly; CNS Vasculitis; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture; and Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury.

Recognize, diagnose, and manage genetic and acquired conditions

more effectively. A new Rehabilitation section with 10 new chapters, including: Evaluation of the Child for Rehabilitative Services; Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury and Autonomic Crisis Management; Spasticity; Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy; Traumatic and Sports-Related Injuries; Meningomyelocele; Health and Wellness for Children with Disabilities.

Manage the transition to adult healthcare for children with chronic diseases

through discussions of the overall health needs of patients with congenital heart defects, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis.

Understand the principles of therapy

and which drugs and dosages to prescribe for every disease.
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