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
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.
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.
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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.
Uses the same consistent, step-by-step presentation in every chapter: History, Physical Examination, Diagnosis (including laboratory tests), Imaging, Diagnosis, and Treatment.
Covers new approaches to diagnostic imaging and genetic testing, new diagnostic guidelines, BRUE (brief resolved unexplained event), stroke in children, behavior disorders, syncope, recurrent fever syndromes, and much more.
Includes full-color illustrations, algorithms, tables, and "red flags" to aid differential diagnosis.
Serves as an ideal companion to Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition.
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 approacheswith 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 conditionsmore 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 diseasesthrough discussions of the overall health needs of patients with congenital heart defects, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis.
Understand the principles of therapyand which drugs and dosages to prescribe for every disease.
* El libro se divide en 26 secciones en donde a través de un total de 204 capítulos se presenta de forma muy estructurada la información esencial de cada uno de los trastornos descritos. En los primeros capítulos se abordan los conceptos de crecimiento y desarrollo, pasando al diagnóstico, tratamiento y prevención de las principales patologías pediátricas.
* El texto incluye un elevado número de fotografías clínicas, diagramas de flujo, tablas, esquemas que le confieren un gran valor didáctico. Igualmente y para reforzar la accesibilidad rápida a la información, a lo largo del texto se señalan en negrita las palabras más importantes o representativas de cada párrafo.
* La nueva edición incorpora recursos didácticos en inglés disponibles a través de la plataforma StudentConsult.com, con más de 100 algoritmos diagnósticos.