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cover image - Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323775670
Publication Date: 03-18-2022
Page Count: 848
Imprint: Elsevier
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Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 9th Edition

by Karen Marcdante, MD, Robert M. Kliegman, MD and Abigail M. Schuh, MD

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ISBN: 9780323775670
Publication Date: 03-18-2022
Page Count: 848
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $72.99
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Concise, readable, and up to date, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, 9th Edition, provides the must-know information students need in pediatrics from the trusted Nelson name. A readable, full-color format; high-yield, targeted chapters; and thorough content updates ensure strong coverage of core knowledge as well as recent advances in the field. This focused resource is ideal for medical students, pediatric residents, PAs, and nurse practitioners in various educational and practice settings, including pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams.
  • SECTION 1, PROFESSION OF PEDIATRICS

    Population and Culture

    Professionalism

    Ethics and Legal Issues

    Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues

    SECTION 2, GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

    Normal Growth

    Disorders of Growth

    Normal Development

    Disorders of Development

    Evaluation of the Well Child

    Evaluation of the Child With Special Needs

    SECTION 3, BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS

    Crying and Colic

    Temper Tantrums

    Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    Control of Elimination

    Normal Sleep and Pediatric Sleep Disorders

    SECTION 4, PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

    Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

    Anxiety Disorders

    Depressive Disorders and Bipolar Disorders

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Autism Spectrum Disorder and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

    SECTION 5, PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES

    Failure to Thrive

    Child Abuse and Neglect

    Homosexuality and Gender Identity

    Family Structure and Function

    Violence

    Divorce, Separation, and Bereavement

    SECTION 6, PEDIATRIC NUTRITION AND NUTRITIONAL DISORDERS

    Diet of the Normal Infant

    Diet of the Normal Child and Adolescent

    Obesity

    Pediatric Undernutrition

    Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

    SECTION 7, FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES

    Maintenance Fluid Therapy

    Dehydration and Replacement Therapy

    Parenteral Nutrition

    Sodium Disorders

    Potassium Disorders

    Acid-Base Disorders

    SECTION 8, ACUTELY ILL OR INJURED CHILD

    Assessment and Resuscitation

    Respiratory Failure

    Shock

    Injury Prevention

    Major Trauma

    Drowning

    Burns

    Poisoning

    Sedation and Analgesia

    SECTION 9, HUMAN GENETICS AND DYSMORPHOLOGY

    Patterns of Inheritance

    Genetic Assessment

    Chromosomal Disorders

    Approach to the Dysmorphic Child

    SECTION 10, METABOLIC DISORDERS

    Metabolic Assessment

    Carbohydrate Disorders

    Amino Acid Disorders

    Organic Acid Disorders

    Disorders of Fat Metabolism

    Lysosomal and Peroxisomal Disorders

    Mitochondrial Disorders

    SECTION 11, FETAL AND NEONATAL MEDICINE

    Assessment of the Mother, Fetus, and Newborn

    Maternal Diseases Affecting the Newborn

    Diseases of the Fetus

    Respiratory Diseases of the Newborn

    Anemia and Hyperbilirubinemia

    Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy, Intracranial Hemorrhage, and Seizures

    Sepsis and Meningitis

    Congenital Infections

    SECTION 12, ADOLESCENT MEDICINE

    Overview and Assessment of Adolescents

    Well-Adolescent Care

    Adolescent Gynecology

    Eating Disorders

    Substance Abuse

    SECTION 13, IMMUNOLOGY

    Immunological Assessment

    Lymphocyte Disorders

    Neutrophil Disorders

    Complement System

    Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    SECTION 14, ALLERGY

    Allergy Assessment

    Asthma

    Allergic Rhinitis

    Atopic Dermatitis

    Urticaria, Angioedema, and Anaphylaxis

    Serum Sickness

    Insect Allergies

    Adverse Reactions to Foods

    Adverse Reactions to Drugs

    SECTION 15, RHEUMATIC DISEASES OF CHILDHOOD

    Rheumatic Assessment

    Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Kawasaki Disease

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Juvenile Dermatomyositis

    Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

    SECTION 16, INFECTIOUS DISEASES

    Infectious Disease Assessment

    Immunization and Prophylaxis

    Antiinfective Therapy

    Fever Without a Focus

    Infections Characterized by Fever and Rash

    Cutaneous Infections

    Lymphadenopathy

    Meningitis

    Encephalitis

    Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    Pharyngitis

    Sinusitis

    Otitis Media

    Otitis Externa

    Croup (Laryngotracheobronchitis)

    Pertussis

    Bronchiolitis

    Pneumonia

    Infective Endocarditis

    Acute Gastroenteritis

    Viral Hepatitis

    Urinary Tract Infection

    Vulvovaginitis

    Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Osteomyelitis

    Infectious Arthritis

    Ocular Infections

    Infection in the Immunocompromised Person

    Infections Associated With Medical Devices

    Zoonoses and Vector Borne Infections

    Parasitic Diseases

    Tuberculosis

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    SECTION 17, DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

    Digestive System Assessment

    Oral Cavity

    Esophagus and Stomach

    Intestinal Tract

    Liver Disease

    Pancreatic Disease

    Peritonitis

    SECTION 18, RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

    Respiratory System Assessment

    Control of Breathing

    Upper Airway Obstruction

    Lower Airway, Parenchymal, and Pulmonary Vascular Diseases

    Cystic Fibrosis

    Chest Wall and Pleura

    SECTION 19, CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

    Cardiovascular System Assessment

    Syncope

    Chest Pain

    Dysrhythmias

    Acyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

    Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

    Heart Failure

    Rheumatic Fever

    Cardiomyopathies

    Pericarditis

    SECTION 20, HEMATOLOGY

    Hematology Assessment

    Anemia

    Hemostatic Disorders

    Blood Component Therapy

    SECTION 21, ONCOLOGY

    Oncology Assessment

    Principles of Cancer Treatment

    Leukemia

    Lymphoma

    Central Nervous System Tumors

    Neuroblastoma

    Wilms Tumor

    Sarcomas

    SECTION 22, NEPHROLOGY AND UROLOGY

    Nephrology and Urology Assessment

    Nephrotic Syndrome and Proteinuria

    Glomerulonephritis and Hematuria

    Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Acute and Chronic Renal Failure

    Hypertension

    Vesicoureteral Reflux

    Congenital and Developmental Abnormalities of the Urinary Tract

    Other Urinary Tract and Genital Disorders

    SECTION 23, ENDOCRINOLOGY

    Endocrinology Assessment

    Diabetes Mellitus

    Hypoglycemia

    Short Stature

  • Karen Marcdante, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Professor & Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics - Medical College of Wisconsin Nelson Undiagnosed & Rare Disease Program and Abigail M. Schuh, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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