ISBN: 9780323298544
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Saunders
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Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies, 2nd Edition

by Albert J. Pomeranz, MD, Svapna Sabnis, MD, Sharon Busey, MD and Robert M. Kliegman, MD
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ISBN: 9780323298544
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Saunders
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Designed to accompany Nelson Textbook of Pediatricsand Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies is a concise, user-friendly reference uses a unique algorithmic approach to facilitate diagnosis, testing,  basic treatment of common pediatric disorders. For any given symptom, an algorithm guides the reader through the appropriate investigative procedures and lab tests to reach definitive diagnoses. An updated format that enhances usability makes this medical reference book a must-have for medical students, residents, and practitioners treating pediatric patients.

 "...it demonstrates a way of thinking about medicine that is useful in paediatrics and in all other specialties." Reviewed by Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine , Apr 2015

    • Explore concise, focused, and updated algorithms that cover the most common pediatric problems.
    • Gain imperative knowledge from an expert author team that includes Dr. Robert M. Kliegman (of the Nelson line of textbooks), as well as references to related chapters in both Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics and Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics.
    • Quickly access important information with a new standard format and trim size for practicality and usability.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, algorithms, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  •           HEAD NECK and EYES

    1. Ear Pain
    2. Rhinorrhea
    3. Sore Throat 
    4. Neck Masses 
    5. Abnormal Head Size, Shape, and Fontanels 
    6. Red Eye 
    7. Strabismus 
    8. Visual Impairment and Leukocoria 
    9. Abnormal Eye Movements 
    10. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 

    11. Cough 
    12. Hoarseness 
    13. Stridor 
    14. Wheezing 
    15. Cyanosis 
    16. Hemoptysis 
    17. Apnea 
    18. CARDIOLOGY

    19. Chest Pain 
    20. Syncope 
    21. Palpitations 
    22. Heart Murmurs 
    23. GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

    24. Abdominal Pain 
    25. Vomiting 
    26. Diarrhea 
    27. Constipation 
    28. Gastrointestinal Bleeding 
    29. Jaundice 
    30. Hepatomegaly 
    31. Splenomegaly 
    32. Abdominal Masses 
    33. GENITOURINARY SYSTEM

    34. Dysuria 
    35. Enuresis 
    36. Red Urine and Hematuria
    37. Proteinuria 
    38. Edema 
    39. Hypertension 
    40. Scrotal Pain 
    41. Scrotal Swelling (Painless) 
    42. Dysmenorrhea 
    43. Amenorrhea 
    44. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding 
    45. Vaginal Discharge 
    46. MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

    47. Limp 
    48. Arthritis 
    49. Knee Pain 
    50. Extremity Pain 
    51. Back Pain 
    52. Stiff or Painful Neck 
    53. In-Toeing, Out-Toeing, and Toe-Walking 
    54. Bowlegs and Knock-Knees 
    55. NEUROLOGY

    56. Headaches 
    57. Seizures and Other Paroxysmal Disorders 
    58. Involuntary Movements 
    59. Hypotonia and Weakness 
    60. Ataxia 
    61. Altered Mental Status 
    62. Hearing Loss 
    63. DERMATOLOGY

    64. Alopecia 
    65. Vesicles and Bullae 
    66. Fever and Rash 
    67. HEMATOLOGY

    68. Lymphadenopathy 
    69. Anemia 
    70. Bleeding 
    71. Petechiae/Purpura 
    72. Neutropenia 
    73. Pancytopenia 
    74. Eosinophilia 
    75. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

    76. Short Stature 
    77. Pubertal Delay 
    78. Precocious Puberty in the Male 
    79. Precocious Puberty in the Female 
    80. Atypical or Ambiguous Genitalia 
    81. Hirsutism 
    82. Gynecomastia 
    83. Obesity 
    84. Polyuria 
    85. GENERAL

    86. Fever without a Source 
    87. Fever of Unknown Origin 
    88. Recurrent Infections 
    89. Irritable Infant (Fussy or Excessively Crying Infant) 
    90. Failure to Thrive 
    91. Sleep Disturbances 
    92. FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES

    93. Acidemia 
    94. Alkalemia 
    95. Hypernatremia 
    96. Hyponatremia 
    97. Hypokalemia 
    98. Hyperkalemia 
    99. Hypocalcemia 
    100. Hypercalcemia 
  • Albert J. Pomeranz, MD, Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Svapna Sabnis, MD, Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Sharon Busey, MD, Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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