Now in its 4th Edition, this popular handbook provides concise, practical guidelines for the many pediatric disorders encountered by busy practitioners, residents, or pediatric clerkship students. Chapters are presented in modified outline format, but contain - at a glance - all of the information necessary to establish appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Offers comprehensive and reliable information in a quick access format. Organized to facilitate decision-making. Provides tables and algorithms for quick reference. Spanish version of 3rd edition also available, ISBN: 84-8174-344-5
This handbook, which complements the popular Harriet Lane Handbook, provides practical information about diagnosis and management of problems commonly encountered in pediatric patients. An emphasis is placed on problems encountered in ambulatory and emergency settings.
Author: Beryl J. Rosenstein
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Surveys over 150 diseases and disorders commonly encountered in the paediatric (neonate to adolescent) patient, in an outline format. Among the topics covered are new diagnostic and treatment approaches to the child with meningitis, the febrile infant, and the treatment of acute and chronic asthma.
Author: William Wadlington
Publisher: Hanley & Belfus
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Pearls frequently aren't easy to find in textbooks but rather learned from years of experience and from many mistakes. This paediatrician with 43 years of experience shares his wisdom about how to make your office run better and how to get along with your patients and your partners. He gives tips on managing everyday behavioural problems, and provides other diagnostic and management gems that will amaze and delight you.
Author: Richard B. Berry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-09-15
Sleep Medicine is a rapidly growing and changing field. Experienced sleep medicine clinicians and educators Richard B. Berry, MD and Mary H. Wagner, MD present the completely revised, third edition of Sleep Medicine Pearls featuring 150 cases that review key elements in the evaluation and management of a wide variety of sleep disorders. The cases are preceded by short fundamentals chapters that present enough basic information so that a physician new to sleep medicine can start reading page 1 and quickly learn the essential information needed to care for patients with sleep disorders. A concise, practical format makes this an ideal resource for sleep medicine physicians in active practice, sleep fellows learning sleep medicine, and physicians studying for the sleep boards. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Zero in on the practical, "case-based" information you need to effectively interpret sleep studies (polysomnography, home sleep testing, multiple sleep latency testing), sleep logs, and actigraphy. Get clear, visual guidance with numerous figures and sleep tracings illustrating important concepts that teach the reader how to recognize important patterns needed to diagnose sleep disorders. Confer on the go with short, templated chapters—ideal for use by busy physicians. A combination of brief didactic material followed by case-based examples illustrates major points. Stay current with knowledge about the latest developments in sleep medicine by reading updated chapters using the new diagnostic criteria of the recently published International Classification of Sleep Disorder, 3rd Edition and sleep staging and respiratory event scoring using updated versions of the scoring manual of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events. Benefit from Drs. Berry and Wagner’s 25+ years of clinical experience providing care for patients with sleep disorders and educational expertise from presenting lectures at local, regional and national sleep medicine courses. Dr Berry was awarded the AASM Excellence in Education Award in 2010.
Author: Adler Salazar
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2018-08-18
Pediatrics Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls is a case-based reference that covers the key material included on the USMLE Step 2 and Step 3, as well as the pediatric clerkship. Focusing on the practical information you need to know, it teaches how to analyze a clinical vignette in the style of a morning report conference, sharpening your clinical decision-making skills and helping you formulate an evidence-based approach to realistic patient scenarios. Each case has been carefully chosen and covers scenarios and questions frequently encountered on the Pediatrics boards, shelf exams, and clinical practice, integrating both basic science and clinical pearls. "Beyond the Pearls" tips and secrets (all evidence-based with references) provide deep coverage of core material. "Morning Report"/"Grand Rounds" format begins with the chief complaints to the labs, relevant images, and includes a "pearl" at the end of the case. Questions are placed throughout the case to mimic practical decision making both in the hospital and on the board exam. Written and edited by experienced teachers and clinicians; each case has been reviewed by board certified attending/practicing physicians.
Author: Laura S. Inselman
Release Date: 2001
This book is the engaging and well-written pediatric counterpart of the highly popular Pulmonary Pearls books. In 75 actual cases covering a wide range of common and difficult lung diseases of childhood, Dr. Inselman presents, in the unique Pearls format, case scenario, physical exam and lab findings, and a radiograph. The reader is then asked to formulate a diagnosis and/or a treatment plan. The next page reveals the diagnosis, provides a clear discussion, distills three or four pearls of practice from each case, and presents several key references.
Author: A Parthasarathy
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
Release Date: 2017-04-30
This book is a complete guide to the diagnosis and management of paediatric diseases and disorders. Beginning with an overview of the newborn, and growth and development, and nutrition, the following sections discuss numerous disorders, and covers every system of the body, from neurology, cardiology and pulmonology, to urology, endocrinology, dermatology, and much more. Other topics include poisoning, intensive care, adolescence, behavioural disorders, and surgery. A complete section is dedicated to WHO guidelines. The comprehensive text is enhanced by nearly 200 clinical photographs and diagrams. Key Points Complete guide to diagnosis and management of paediatric diseases and disorders Covers all systems of the body Complete section dedicated to WHO guidelines Highly illustrated with clinical photographs and diagrams
A group of leading experts in the field of child health and development believe that there are very practical and relevant skills and steps physicians can use every day that will enable them to be self-confident. The main aim of this book Pearls in Clinical Pediatrics is to assist students of pediatrics by providing practical tips on approach to child health, development and diseases in children. The book provides expert knowledge and practical tips and hints that can be accessed quickly and deals with issues ranging from embryology, anatomy and physiology to pathological states and an approach towards them, in a well-knit comprehensive fashion. The book attempts to offer a full scope of positive strategies to physicians which can be kept at fingertips. Using this knowledge, physicians can take on the challenges, what the world is going to throw at them.
Why waste time guessing at what you need to know for the pediatric emergency medicine board exam? Maximize your exam preparation time with this quick-hit question and answer review. The unique question and single-answer format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q & A reviews and reinforces only the correct answers you'll need to know on exam day. Emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. Great for certification and re-certification, this high-yield review for the boards is the perfect compliment to larger texts for intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.
Author: Karen Duderstadt
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013-11-13
"This handbook serves the needs of undergraduate medical students ,nursing students and is good refresher for Pediatric post graduates." Reviewed by: Neel Kamal, Date: Aug. 14 This portable, photo-rich guide to physical examination for Nurse Practitioners and other primary care providers will help you develop the unique range of skills required to assess children of all ages. System chapters begin with embryological development and review the key developmental stages of childhood. For infants and young children, this step-by-step guide uses the "quiet-to-active" approach favored by pediatric experts and considered more effective for this age-group than the traditional head-to-toe approach used for adults. Other key topics include pediatric mental health assessment and growth and development screening and surveillance. Uses the quiet-to-active approach to the examination of infants and young children, starting with listening and moving on to touching, the pediatric assessment approach that yields the best results in this age group. More than 300 photos and line drawings facilitate learning and familiarize you with common assessment findings. Information Gathering tables highlight questions and data needed from the patient/guardian, with questions conveniently separated by age group, to help you take an accurate history. Charting examples show you how to record physical examination findings in the health record and acquaint you with documentation language and format. Pediatric Pearls highlight effective physical examination findings and techniques gleaned from actual practice. Coverage of assessment of the preterm infant equips you with practical tools for assessing this unique pediatric population. Full-color format facilitates readability and learning. An easy-access two-column format provides quick access to concise information. Spiral binding lets you lay the book flat or fold it back for easy visualization and quick reference in the clinical setting. NEW! Expanded coverage of growth and development screening and surveillance reviews the methods and tools used for screening children for developmental delays and emotional and behavioral problems — one of the most challenging aspects of well-child care. NEW! Expanded coverage of history-taking and charting, with special emphasis on electronic charting, dermatologic assessment of more darkly pigmented skin, and adolescent assessment, provides valuable, need-to-know information. NEW! Expanded coverage of pediatric mental health assessment, including depression and anxiety, better equips you to assess for the 70% of adolescent mental health disorders that are thought to be unrecognized and untreated. NEW! Family, Cultural, and Racial Considerations sections address the increasingly important areas of family and cultural assessment to prepare you for differences to anticipate when assessing children of different cultural or racial groups. NEW! Enhanced illustration program featuring more than 50 new photos and illustrations better prepares you for clinical practice. NEW Summary of Examination lists at the end of each examination chapter highlight key assessment points associated with each body system and serve as a convenient quick reference and learning aid. NEW! Evidence-Based Practice Tips highlight useful research findings that guide you in your clinical practice. NEW! New and updated content on congenital and acquired heart disease, disorders of sexual differentiation, and sports-related concussions, as well as updated autism screening guidelines and World Health Organization (WHO) growth charts,
Author: Hemanth IK
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
Release Date: 2017-07-17
Clinical Pearls in Cardiology is a concise collection of vital information on the signs and symptoms of heart diseases. This pocket-sized, quick reference guide is comprised of more than 200 questions and answers on clinical cardiology. The book is divided into 10 chapters, covering history taking and general examination, pulse and blood pressure, the precordium, heart diseases and radiology. The book features analysis of the common symptoms of heart diseases, with pathophysiological explanations and differential diagnoses for each symptom. Symptoms covered include chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, dizziness and leg swelling. Clinical Pearls in Cardiology covers the essentials of cardiology in a simple, compact style. Presented in a question and answer format and enhanced by 36 illustrations, this book is an ideal resource for undergraduate and postgraduate cardiology students. Key Points More than 200 questions and answers on clinical cardiology Features analysis of a range of heart disease symptoms 36 illustrations
Author: Lynn M. Taussig
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2008-04-09
Featuring the work of recognized worldwide experts, this user-friendly text presents the most current scientific information, diagnostic approaches, and management strategies for the care of children with acute and chronic respiratory diseases. A consistent chapter format enables you to rapidly and effortlessly locate the most current protocols on manifestations, etiologies, triggers, approaches to treatment, complications, and preventative strategies. And, a bonus website—new to this edition—features all of the book’s illustrations and extensive reference lists for each chapter in electronic format for your personal use. Includes guidance on differential diagnosis to help you determine which disease or condition your patient may have. Uses extensive color-coded algorithms to facilitate quick diagnosis, management, and treatment decisions. Organizes material to parallel your clinical decision making process. Provides expert guidance on what diagnostic tests to order for each patient—and how to interpret the results. Presents important “take home concepts within each chapter to help you recall clinical pearls. Includes the most need-to-know basic science, focusing on providing clear implications for patient care. Includes a separate website with all of the images from the text and extensive reference lists—downloadable for your personal use. Provides the latest scientific information and diagnostic and management strategies for the care of children with respiratory illnesses. Features a new, functional four-color design to help you identify important information quickly and differentiate between essential and extraneous material. Presents cutting-edge coverage with new information on the biology of, and the influences on, the respiratory system during childhood, as well as the diagnosis and management of both common (ie, wheezing infant, cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis) and less common (ie, SARS, chest tumors, collagen vascular diseases, Familial Mediterranean Fever) conditions.