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cover image - Nelson Pediatrics Board Review,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323530514
Publication Date: 12-18-2018
Page Count: 782
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $105.99

Nelson Pediatrics Board Review, 1st Edition

by Terry Dean Jr., MD, PhD, Louis M. Bell, MD and Joseph W. St. Geme III, MD


cover image - Nelson Pediatrics Board Review,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323530514
Publication Date: 12-18-2018
Page Count: 782
Imprint: Elsevier
    • Equips residents and physicians with an efficient, comprehensive system for study, designed specifically to help you perform at your best on the board exam.
    • Presents information in a bulleted, high-yield format, with topics matching ABP content guidelines.
    • Provides a real-world balance of necessary fundamental information and cutting-edge advances – all carefully written and reviewed by editors and contributors from the world renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
    • Features over 600 board-style questions with full, discursive answers online.
    • Includes reader-friendly features that promote testing success: tables that show differences between diagnoses, genetic disorders grouped by key features in phenotypic presentation rather than in alphabetical order, and more – all designed to help you recall key information when taking exams.
    • Provides online links to the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics that offer a complete presentation of the content, including evidence-based treatment and management.
    • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Chapter 1. Maximizing Test Performance: Effective Study and Test-Taking Strategies

    Section 1: Allergy

    Chapter 2. Atopic Syndrome

    Chapter 3. Allergies, Immunotherapy, and Anaphylaxis

    Chapter 4. Selected Topics in Allergy

    Section 2: Cardiology

    Chapter 5. Clinical Approach to Common Complaints in Cardiology

    Chapter 6. Structural Heart Disease

    Chapter 7. Acquired Heart Disease

    Chapter 8. Selected Topics in Cardiology

    Section 3: Dermatology

    Chapter 9. Neonatal Skin Disorders

    Chapter 10. Dermatologic Emergencies

    Chapter 11. Infectious Dermatology

    Chapter 12. Selected Topics in Dermatology

    Section 4: Emergency Medicine and Trauma

    Chapter 13. Shock

    Chapter 14. BRUE, SIDS, and Cardiopulmonary Arrest

    Chapter 15. Trauma

    Chapter 16. Bites, Stings, and Wounds

    Chapter 17. Heat-Related Illnesses and Drowning

    Chapter 18. Toxicology

    Chapter 19. Selected Topics in Emergency Medicine

    Section 5: Endocrinology

    Chapter 20. Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia

    Chapter 21. Disorders in Sex Differentiation and Pubertal Development

    Chapter 22. Growth Disorders

    Chapter 23. Thyroid Disorders

    Chapter 24. Disorders of Calcium Homeostasis

    Chapter 25. Adrenal Disorders

    Chapter 26. Endocrinologic Dysnatremias

    Chapter 27. Selected Topics in Endocrinology

    Section 6: Gastroenterology

    Chapter 28. Clinical Approach to Emesis and Diarrhea

    Chapter 29. Clinical Approach to GI Bleed

    Chapter 30. Esophageal and Gastric Disorders

    Chapter 31. Intestinal Disorders

    Chapter 32. Hepatobiliary Disorders and Liver Failure

    Chapter 33. Pancreatic Disorders

    Chapter 34. Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

    Section 7: Genetics and Dysmorphology

    Chapter 35. Selected Topics in Genetics and Dysmorphology

    Section 8: Hematology

    Chapter 36. Erythrocyte Disorders

    Chapter 37. Platelet Disorders and Coagulopathies

    Chapter 38. Selected Topics in Hematology

    Section 9: Immunology

    Chapter 39. Clinical Approach to Suspected Immune Deficiency

    Chapter 40. Phagocyte Disorders

    Chapter 41. Humoral and Combined Immunodeficiencies

    Chapter 42. Selected Topics in Immunology

    Section 10: Infectious Diseases

    Chapter 43. Clinical Approach to Common ID Complaints

    Chapter 44. Bacteria

    Chapter 45. Viruses

    Chapter 46. Fungi, Worms, and Parasites

    Chapter 47. Therapeutic Agents in Infectious Diseases

    Section 11: Metabolism

    Chapter 48. Clinical Approach to Suspected Metabolic Disorder

    Chapter 49. Review of Selected Metabolic Disorders

    Section 12: Nephrology

    Chapter 50. Management of Fluids and Electrolytes

    Chapter 51. Clinical Approach to Acid-Base Disturbances

    Chapter 52. Clinical Approach to Common Complaints in Nephrology

    Chapter 53. Nephritic and Nephrotic Syndromes

    Chapter 54. Selected Topics in Nephrology

    Section 13: Neurology

    Chapter 55. Selected Topics in the Neurologic Assessment

    Chapter 56. Altered Mental Status and Headache

    Chapter 57. Seizures

    Chapter 58. Weakness and Ataxia

    Chapter 59. Congenital Malformations of the CNS

    Chapter 60. Selected Topics in Neurology

    Section 14: Oncology

    Chapter 61. Hematologic Malignancies

    Chapter 62. Neuroblastoma and Brain Tumors

    Chapter 63. Solid Tumors

    Chapter 64. Selected Topics in Oncology

    Section 15: Ophthalmology

    Chapter 65. Clinical Approach to Common Ophthalmologic Complaints

    Chapter 66. Disorders of Eye Alignment and Movement

    Chapter 67. Disorders of the External Eye and Anterior Segment

    Chapter 68. Disorders of the Posterior Segment

    Section 16: Otorhinolaryngology

    Chapter 69. Disorders of the Ear and Audition

    Chapter 70. Disorders of the Nose and Sinuses

    Chapter 71. Disorders of the Oropharynx and Neck

    Section 17: Orthopedics

    Chapter 72. Common Orthopedic Injuries

    Chapter 73. Selected Topics in Orthopedics

    Section 18: Pulmonology

    Chapter 74. Clinical Approach to Common Pulmonologic Complaints

    Chapter 75. Neonatal Lung Disorders

    Chapter 76. Disorders of the Upper and Lower Airways

    Chapter 77. Parenchymal and Extrapulmonary Disorders

    Chapter 78. Systemic Diseases with Pulmonary Involvement

    Section 19: Psychiatry

    Chapter 79. Selected Topics in Psychiatry

    Section 20: Rheumatology

    Chapter 80. Clinical Approach to Arthritis

    Chapter 81. Inflammatory Arthritis

    Chapter 82. Collagen Vascular Diseases

    Chapter 83. Selected Topics in Rheumatology

    Section 21: Urology

    Chapter 84. Disorders of the Collecting System, Kidney, Bladder, and Urethra

    Chapter 85. Disorders of the Male Genital System

    Section 22: Ambulatory Pediatrics

    Chapter 86. Nutrition

    Chapter 87. Immunizations

    Chapter 88. Preventive Pediatrics

    Chapter 89. Normal Development and Disorders of Cognition, Language, and Learning

    Chapter 90. Child Abuse and Neglect

    Section 23: Adolescent Medicine

    Chapter 91. Menstrual Disorders and Hormonal Contraception

    Chapter 92. Infectious Diseases of the Genital Tract

    Chapter 93. Selected Topics in Gynecology

    Chapter 94. Selected Topics in Adolescent Medicine

    Chapter 95. Selected Topics in Prenatal Medicine and Obstetrics

    Section 24: Research and Statistics

    Chapter 96. Clinical Epidemiology

    Section 25: Ethics

    Chapter 97. Ethics

    Section 26: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

    Chapter 98. Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

  • Terry Dean Jr., MD, PhD, Attending Physician, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC, Louis M. Bell, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Joseph W. St. Geme III, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Physician-in-Chief, Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Endowed Chair in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania