cover image - Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics,6th Edition
ISBN: 9781437706437
Page Count: 864
Imprint: Saunders
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Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics,6th Edition

by Karen Marcdante, MD, Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Richard E. Behrman, MD and Hal B. Jenson, MD
cover image - Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics,6th Edition
ISBN: 9781437706437
Page Count: 864
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $84.95
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Considered the resource of choice for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics provides comprehensive, yet concise and accessible guidance on normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders. Edited by Drs. Karen Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman, Hal B. Jenson, and Richard E. Behrman, this edition's content was specifically developed in accordance with the 2009 curriculum guidelines of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics. It also includes many new and improved clinical photographs and images for enhanced visual reference. A user-friendly full-color format and online access via Student Consult facilitate study and expedite reference.

    • Concise text, a full-color design, high-yield tables, and numerous images provide an effective overview of pediatrics.

    • Online access via Student Consult lets you study in more versatile, flexible ways and enhances your understanding with extra content and features.

    • Edited by the same authorities responsible for the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, the most used and recognizable clinical reference in pediatrics.
    • Content developed in accordance with 2009 COMSEP curriculum guidelines, and written and edited by leaders in pediatrics education, focuses on the core knowledge needed for a pediatric clerkship or rotation.
    • A wealth of new images captures the clinical manifestations and imaging findings associated with Kawasaki disease, lupus, lymphoma, stroke, and many other disorders seen in children.
  •  Section 1 The Profession of Pediatrics Benjamin S. Siegel, Joel J. Alpert, and Rick Goldstein

    1 Population and Culture

    2 Professionalism

    3 Ethics

    4 Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues

    Section 2  Growth and Development David A. Levine

    5 Normal Growth

    6 Growth Disorders

    7 Normal Development

    8 Developmental Disorders

    9 Evaluation of the Well Child

    10 Evaluation of Child with Special Needs

    Section 3 Behavioral Disorders Sheila Gahagan

    11 Crying and Colic

    12Temper Tantrums

    13 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    14 Elimination Control

    15Normal Sleep and Pediatric Sleep Disorders

    Section 4 Psychiatric Disorders Russell Scheffer

    16 Somatoform Disorders

    17 Anxiety and Phobias

    18 Depression and Bipolar Disorders

    19 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    20 Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Psychoses*

    Section 5 Psychosocial Issues Cindy W. Christian and Nathan J. Blum

    21 Failure to Thrive

    22 Child Abuse and Neglect

    23 Homosexuality and Gender Identity

    24 Family Structure and Function

    25 Violence

    26 Divorce, Separation, and Bereavement*

    Section 6 Pediatric Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders Nancy F. Krebs and Laura E. Primak

    27 Diet of the Normal Infant

    28 Diet of the Normal Child and Adolescent

    29 Obesity

    30 Pediatric Undernutrition

    31 Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

    Section 7 Fluids and Electrolytes Larry A. Greenbaum

    32 Maintenance Fluid Therapy

    33 Dehydration and Replacement Therapy

    34 Parenteral Nutrition

    35 Sodium Disorders

    36 Potassium Disorders

    37 Acid-Base Disorders*

    Section 8 Acutely Ill or Injured Child K. Jane Lee and Karen J. Marcdante

    38 Assessment and Resuscitation

    39 Respiratory Failure

    40 Shock

    41 Injury Prevention

    42 Major Trauma

    43 Near-Drowning

    44 Burns

    45 Poisoning

    46 Sedation and Anesthesia

    Section 9 Human Genetics and Dysmorphology Paul A. Levy and Robert W. Marion

    47 Patterns of Inheritance

    48 Genetic Assessment

    49 Chromosomal Disorders

    50 Approach to Dysmorphic Child

    Section 10 Metabolic Disorders Margretta Seashore

    51 Metabolic Assessment

    52 Carbohydrate Disorders

    53 Amino Acid Disorders

    54 Organic Acid Disorders

    55 Fat Metabolic Disorders

    56 Lysosomal and Peroxisomal Disorders

    57 Mitochondrial Disorders

    Section 11 Fetal and Neonatal Medicine C.W. Gowen, Jr.

    58 Assessment of Mother, Fetus, and Newborn

    59 Maternal Diseases Affecting the Newborn

    60 Diseases of the Fetus

    61 Respiratory Diseases of Newborn

    62 Anemia and Hyperbilirubinemia

    63 Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    64 Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy, Intracranial Hemorrhage, and Seizures

    65 Sepsis and Meningitis

    66 Congenital Infections

    Section 12 Adolescent Medicine Kim Blake and Victoria Davis

    67 Overview and Assessment of Adolescents

    68 Well-Adolescent Care

    69 Adolescent Gynecology

    70 Eating Disorders

    71 Substance Abuse

    Section 13 Immunology Ramsay Fuleihan

    72 Immunology Assessment

    73 Lymphocyte Disorders

    74 Neutrophil Disorders

    75 Complement System

    76 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    Section 14 Allergy Mary V. Lasley and Kelly Hetherington

    77 Allergy Assessment

    78 Asthma

    79 Allergic Rhinitis

    80 Atopic Dermatitis

    81 Urticaria, Angioedema, and Anaphylaxis

    82 Serum Sickness

    83 Insect Allergies

    84 Adverse Reactions to Foods

    85 Adverse Reactions to Drugs

    Section 15 Rheumatic Diseases of Childhood Hilary M. Haftel

    86 Rheumatic Assessment

  • Karen Marcdante, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Richard E. Behrman, MD, Nonprofit Healthcare and Educational, Consultants to Medical Institutions, Santa Barbara, California and Hal B. Jenson, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Director, Center for Pediatric Research, and Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Eastern Virginia Medical School and Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, Norfolk, VA
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