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cover image - Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,21st Edition
ISBN: 9780323846257
Copyright: 2020
Publication Date: 05-31-2019
Page Count: 4264
Imprint: Elsevier
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Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 21st Edition

by Robert M. Kliegman, MD and Joseph W. St. Geme III, MD

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,21st Edition
ISBN: 9780323846257
Copyright: 2020
Publication Date: 05-31-2019
Page Count: 4264
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $143.99
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  • PART I The Field of Pediatrics 1 Overview Of Pediatrics 2 Child Health Disparities 3 Global Child Health 4 Quality And Value In Healthcare For Children 5 Safety In Healthcare For Children 6 Ethics In Pediatric Care 7 Pediatric Palliative Care 8 Domestic And International Adoption 9 Foster And Kinship Care 10 Medical Evaluation Of The Foreign-Born Child 11 Cultural Issues In Pediatric Care 12 Maximizing Children’S Health: Screening, Anticipatory Guidance, And Counseling 13 Injury Control 14 Impact Of Violence On Children 15 Child Trafficking For Sex And Labor 16 Abused And Neglected Children 17 Strategies For Health Behavior Change

    PART II Growth, Development, and Behavior 18 Developmental And Behavioral Theories 19 Positive Parenting And Support 20 Assessment Of Fetal Growth And Development 21 The Newborn 22 The First Year 23 The Second Year 24 The Preschool Years 25 Middle Childhood 26 Adolescence 27 Assessment Of Growth 28 Developmental And Behavioral Surveillance And Screening 29 Childcare 30 Loss, Separation, And Bereavement 31 Sleep Medicine

    PART III Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders 32 Psychosocial Assessment And Interviewing 33 Psychopharmacology 34 Psychotherapy And Psychiatric Hospitalization 35 Somatic Symptom And Related Disorders 36 Rumination And Pica 37 Motor Disorders And Habits 38 Anxiety Disorders 39 Mood Disorders 40 Suicide And Attempted Suicide 41 Eating Disorders 42 Disruptive, Impulse-Control, And Conduct Disorders 43 Tantrums And Breath-Holding Spells 44 Lying, Stealing, And Truancy 45 Aggression 46 Self-Injurious Behavior 47 Childhood Psychoses

    PART IV Learning and Developmental Disorders 48 Neurodevelopmental And Executive Function And Dysfunction 49 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 50 Dyslexia 51 Math And Writing Disabilities 52 Language Development And Communication Disorders 53 Developmental Delay And Intellectual Disability 54 Autism Spectrum Disorder

    PART V Nutrition 55 Nutritional Requirements 56 Feeding Healthy Infants, Children, And Adolescents 57 Nutrition, Food Security, And Health 58 Refeeding Syndrome 59 Malnutrition 60 Overweight And Obesity 61 Vitamin A Deficiencies And Excess 62 Vitamin B Complex Deficiencies And Excess 63 Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) Deficiency And Excess 64 Vitamin D Deficiency (Rickets) And Excess 65 Vitamin E Deficiency 66 Vitamin K Deficiency 67 Micronutrient Mineral Deficiencies

    PART VI Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders 68 Electrolyte And Acid-Base Disorders 69 Maintenance And Replacement Therapy 70 Deficit Therapy 71 Fluid And Electrolyte Treatment Of Specific Disorders

    PART VII Pediatric Drug Therapy 72 Pediatric Pharmacogenetics, Pharmacogenomics, And Pharmacoproteomics 73 Principles Of Drug Therapy 74 Anesthesia And Perioperative Care 75 Procedural Sedation 76 Pediatric Pain Management 77 Poisoning 78 Complementary Therapies And Integrative Medicine

    PART VIII Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 79 Emergency Medical Services For Children 80 Triage Of The Acutely Ill Child 81 Pediatric Emergencies And Resuscitation 82 Acute Care Of Multiple Trauma 83 Spinal Cord Injuries In Children 84 Care Of Abrasions And Minor Lacerations 85 Neurologic Emergencies And Stabilization 86 Brain Death 87 Syncope 88 Shock 89 Respiratory Distress And Failure 90 Altitude-Associated Illness In Children (Acute Mountain Sickness) 91 Drowning And Submersion Injury 92 Burn Injuries 93 Cold Injuries

    PART IX Human Genetics 94 Integration Of Genetics Into Pediatric Practice 95 The Genetic Approach In Pediatric Medicine 96 The Human Genome 97 Patterns Of Genetic Transmission 98 Cytogenetics 99 Genetics Of Common Disorders 100 Epigenome-Wide Association Studies And Disease 101 Genetic Approaches To Rare And Undiagnosed Diseases

    PART X Metabolic Disorders 102 An Approach To Inborn Errors Of Metabolism 103 Defects In Metabolism Of Amino Acids 104 Defects In Metabolism Of Lipids 105 Defects In Metabolism Of Carbohydrates 106 Mitochondrial Disease Diagnosis 107 Mucopolysaccharidoses 108 Disorders Of Purine And Pyrimidine Metabolism 109 Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (Progeria) 110 The Porphyrias 111 Hypoglycemia

    PART XI The Fetus and the Neonatal Infant 112 Overview Of Mortality And Morbidity 113 The Newborn Infant 114 High-Risk Pregnancies 115 The Fetus 116 Fetal Intervention And Surgery 117 The High-Risk Infant 118 Transport Of The Critically Ill Newborn 119 Clinical Manifestations Of Diseases In The Newborn Period 120 Nervous System Disorders 121 Neonatal Resuscitation And Delivery Room Emergencies 122 Respiratory Tract Disorders 123 Digestive System Disorders 124 Blood Disorders 125 The Umbilicus 126 Abstinence Syndromes 127 The Endocrine System 128 Dysmorphology 129 Epidemiology Of Infections 130 Healthcare-Acquired Infections 131 Congenital And Perinatal Infections

    PART XII Adolescent Medicine 132 Adolescent Physical And Social Development 133 Gender And Sexual Identity 134 Gay, Lesbian, And Bisexual Adolescents 135 Transgender Care 136 The Epidemiology Of Adolescent Health Problems 137 Delivery Of Health Care To Adolescents 138 Transitioning To Adult Care 139 Violent Behavior 140 Substance Abuse 141 The Breast 142 Menstrual Problems 143 Contraception 144 Adolescent Pregnancy 145 Adolescent Sexual Assault 146 Sexually Transmitted Infections 147 Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions

    PART XIII Immunology Section 1 EVALUATION OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM 148 Evaluation Of Suspected Immunodeficiency Section 2 THE T-, B-, AND NK-CELL SYSTEMS 149 Lymphocyte Development And Function 150 Primary Defects Of Antibody Production 151 Primary Defects Of Cellular Immunity 152 Immunodeficiencies Affecting Multiple Cell Types Section 3 THE PHAGOCYTIC SYSTEM 153 Neutrophils 154 Monocytes, Macrophages, And Dendritic Cells 155 Eosinophils 156 Disorders Of Phagocyte Function 157 Leukopenia 158 Leukocytosis Section 4 THE COMPLEMENT SYSTEM 159 Complement Components And Pathways 160 Disorders Of The Complement System Section 5 HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION 161 Principles And Clinical Indications Of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation 162 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation From Alternative Sources And Donors 163 Graft-Versus-Host Disease, Rejection, And Venoocclusive Disease 164 Infectious Complications Of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation 165 Late Effects Of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    PART XIV Allergic Disorders 166 Alle

  • Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Professor & Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics - Medical College of Wisconsin Nelson Undiagnosed & Rare Disease Program 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
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