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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 Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College 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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