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ISBN: 9781455759804
Page Count: 784
Imprint: Saunders
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Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, 7th Edition

by Karen Marcdante, MD and Robert M. Kliegman, MD
cover image - Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics,7th Edition
ISBN: 9781455759804
Page Count: 784
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $79.95
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The resource of choice for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics continues to provide a focused overview of the core knowledge in pediatrics. Succinct, targeted coverage of normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders, make this an ideal medical reference book for students, pediatric residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

    • Get an effective overview of pediatrics with help from concise text, a full-color design, high-yield tables, and numerous images.
    • Take advantage of a wealth of images that capture the clinical manifestations and findings associated with Kawasaki disease, lupus, lymphoma, stroke, and many other disorders seen in children.
    • Efficiently review essential, concise pediatric content with this popular extension of the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (ISBN: 978-1-4377-0755-7).
    • Focus on the core knowledge needed for your pediatric clerkship or rotation with coverage that follows the COMSEP curriculum guidelines.
    • Easily visualize complex aspects with a full-color layout and images, as well as numerous tables throughout the text.
    • Access the full contents, now integrated with select decision-making algorithms from Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies by Pomeranz et al. (ISBN: 978-0-323-29854-4), online at Student Consult.
  •  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

    87 Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    88 Kawasaki Disease

    89 Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    90 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    91 Juvenile Dermatomyositis

    92 Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

    Section 16 Infectious Diseases Sherilyn Smith

    93I nfectious Disease Assessment

    94I mmunization and Prophylaxis

    95 Anti-infective Therapy

    96 Fever without a Focus

    97 Infections Characterized by Fever and Rash

    98 Cutaneous Infections

    99 Lymphadenopathy

    100 Meningitis

    101 Encephalitis

    102 Common Cold

    103 Pharyngitis

    104 Sinusitis

    105 Otitis Media

    106 Otitis Externa

    107 Croup (Laryngotracheobronchitis)

    108 Pertussis Syndrome

    109 Bronchiolitis

    110 Pneumonia

    111 Infective Endocarditis

    112 Acute Gastroenteritis

    113 Viral Hepatitis

    114 Urinary Tract Infection

    115 Vulvovaginitis

    116 Sexually Transmitted Infections

    117 Osteomyelitis

    118I nfectious Arthritis

    119 Ocular Infections

    120 Infection in the Immunocompromised Person

    121 Infections Associated with Medical Devices

    122 Zoonoses

    123 Parasitic Diseases

    124 Tuberculosis

    125 HIV and AIDS

    Section 17 The Digestive System Warren P. Bishop

    126 Digestive System Assessment

    127 Oral Cavity

    128 Esophagus and Stomach

    129 Intestinal Tract

    130 Liver Disease

    131 Pancreatic Disease

    132 Peritonitis

    Section 18 The Respiratory System Edward R. Carter and Susan G. Marshall

    133 Respiratory System Assessment

    134 Breathing Control

    135 Upper Airway Obstruction

    136 Lower Airway, Parenchymal, and Pulmonary Vascular Diseases

    137 Cystic Fibrosis

    138 Chest Wall and Pleura*

    Section 19 The Cardiovascular System Daniel S. Schneider

    139 Cardiovascular System Assessment

    140 Syncope

    141 Chest Pain

    142 Dysrhythmias

    143 Acyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

    144 Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

    145 Congestive Heart Failure

    146 Rheumatic Fever

    147 Cardiomyopathies

    148 Pericarditis*

    Section 20 Hematology Julie Panepinto and J. Paul Scott

    149 Hematology Assessment

    150 Anemia

    151 Hemostatic Disorders

    152 Blood Component Therapy

    Section 21 Oncology Thomas W. McLean and Marcia M. Wofford

  • Karen Marcdante, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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