The most practical, up-to-date, well-referenced guide to the diagnosis and treatment of the medical problems of children – from birth to adolescence · Organized by general topics and by organ systems· Provides concise, evidence-based information on the wide range of pediatric medical conditions most often encountered in daily clinical practice· Includes detailed descriptions of diseases as well as diagnostic and therapeutic procedures· Delivers succinct, authoritative overviews of important pediatric health concerns, such as childhood nutrition and eating disorders, substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, child abuse, oral medicine and dentistry, and emergencies and injuries· Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest research findings and practice updates, most notably chapters devoted to immunizations, endocrinology, neurologic and muscular disorders, critical care, and HIV· Complemented by a wealth of tables and figures that provide quick access to important information, such as acute and critical care procedures, anti-infective agents, drug dosages, immunization schedules, differential diagnosis, and developmental disorders· Complete with valuable guide to normal laboratory values LANGEEmphasizes the clinical aspects of pediatric care while also covering important underlying principlesPresented in the time-saving LANGE CURRENT style: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and PrognosisEssential for pediatricians, family practitioners, residents, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners, and other health care providers who work with infants, children, and adolescentsWritten by experienced pediatricians – this edition includes 19 NEW AUTHORS
Trusted by generations of residents and practitioners, The Harriet Lane Handbook remains your first choice for fast, accurate information on pediatric diagnosis and treatment. The first medical reference book written "by residents, for residents" and reviewed by expert faculty at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, it continues to provide the gold standard in point-of-care clinical information for any health care professional treating pediatric patients. "...first choice for fast and accurate information on various pediatric presentations, their diagnosis and treatment recommendations... a very portable; compact as well as up-to-date information resource; for the front line clinicians." Reviewed by:BACCH Newsletter, March 2015 Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, including frequent updates to the trusted and comprehensive Pediatric Drug Formulary.Take advantage of the most dependable drug information available with thoroughly updated, one-of-a-kind Pediatric Formulary providing the standard of pediatric care from the leading pediatric hospital in the world.Trust thoroughly updated content that includes parameters for pediatric and neonatal septic shock; guidelines for acute management of severe traumatic brain injury; a convenient table detailing common genetic tests; a significantly extended collection of radiologic images; expanded mental health coverage; plus much more.Access information easily and quickly with reformatted sections designed make the book easier to use in print, online, or via mobile device. Rely on pocket-sized portability. The revised edition of The Harriet Lane Handbook is even more concise than ever before, featuring an increased amount of online-only content. Harriet Lane, the most trusted pediatric handbook for over 50 years, is your first and best option for help in daily diagnosis and treatment.
Sixty high-yield pediatrics cases helps students sharpen their diagnostic and problem-solving skills The Case Files series is an award-winning learning system proven to improve shelf-exam scores and clerkship performance. Unlike other books on the market, this series helps students learn in the context of real patients instead of simply memorizing. Case Files Pediatrics teaches students how to improve their diagnostic and problem-solving skills as they work through sixty high-yield clinical cases. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, and USMLE-style review questions with answers. The fifth edition has been updated to include a new Case Correlations feature which highlights differential diagnosis and related cases in the book. Updated to reflect the most current high-yield clerkship topics and the latest in medical management and treatment
The Pediatrics pocketcard Set summarizes information critical to the general pediatrics practice. The cards contain vital information on a variety of topics including developmental assessment, pediatric lab values and vital signs reference ranges, important physiological formulas, nutrition, fluid and electrolyte management, immunization, infectious diseases, and common emergency drugs and doses. Specific topics include: **APGAR score, developmental milestones, primitive reflexes **Pediatric lab values: CBCs, ABGs, common serum, urine and CSF tests **Latest infant formula recommendations from the AAP **Glasgow coma scale, epilepsy therapy and management **Infectious disease management including pneumonia, UTI, meningitis **Emergency drugs and algorithms for seizures, asthma attacks, etc. **And much more...
After more than 75 years, Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of pediatric care. Embracing the new advances in science as well as the time-honored art of pediatric practice, this classic reference provides the essential information that practitioners and other care providers involved in pediatric health care throughout the world need to understand to effectively address the enormous range of biologic, psychologic, and social problems that our children and youth may face. Brand-new chapters and comprehensive revisions throughout ensure that you have the most recent information on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diseases based on the latest recommendations and methodologies. "The coverage of such a wide range of subjects relating to child health makes this textbook still the gold standard and companion for all pediatricians across the world." Reviewed by Neel Kamal, Sept 2015 "All in all, this is an excellent and detailed paediatric review textbook which represents excellent value for money..truly a textbook for the global community" Reviewed by glycosmedia.com, Sept 2015Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using evidence-based medicine and astute clinical experiences from leading international authors―many new to this edition.A NEW two-volume layout provides superior portability and exceptional ease of use. Gain a more complete perspective. Along with a broader emphasis on imaging and molecular diagnoses and updated references, the new edition includes an increased focus on international issues to ensure relevance in pediatrics practice throughout the world. Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with complete updates throughout 35 new chapters, including: Innovations in Addressing Child Health and Survival in Low Income Settings; Developmental Domains and Theories of Cognition; The Reggio Emilia Educational Approach Catatonia ; Refeeding Syndrome; Altitude-associated Illness; Genetic Approaches to Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases; Healthcare-Associated Infections; Intrapartum and Peripartum Infections; Bath salts and other drugs of abuse; Small Fiber Polyneuropathy; Microbiome; Kingella kingae; Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy; Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Plagiocephaly; CNS Vasculitis; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture; and Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury. Recognize, diagnose, and manage genetic and acquired conditions more effectively. A new Rehabilitation section with 10 new chapters, including: Evaluation of the Child for Rehabilitative Services; Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury and Autonomic Crisis Management; Spasticity; Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy; Traumatic and Sports-Related Injuries; Meningomyelocele; Health and Wellness for Children with Disabilities. Manage the transition to adult healthcare for children with chronic diseases through discussions of the overall health needs of patients with congenital heart defects, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis. Understand the principles of therapy and which drugs and dosages to prescribe for every disease. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
This card gives you pediatric vital signs by age group as well as major pediatric developmental milestones at various ages. Vital signs are broken up into 8 major age classifications. Developmental milestones go up to age 8. This badge card comes from a series of cards that puts hard to memorize information at your fingertips. It has a standard slot pre-punched that will work with badge clips and badge reels. This card also comes in both vertical or horizontal format. Purchase whichever version works best for you. Card made of durable plastic, is waterproof, and is about half the thickness of a credit card so it wont weigh down your badge reel or feel bulky. Double sided and uses the entire printable area to maximize the total information. Same as a standard badge ID card (or credit card size; 3 3/8" by 2 1/8").
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.
"This handbook serves the needs of undergraduate medical students ,nursing students and is good refresher for Pediatric post graduates." Reviewed by: Neel Kamal, Date: Aug. 14 This portable, photo-rich guide to physical examination for Nurse Practitioners and other primary care providers will help you develop the unique range of skills required to assess children of all ages. System chapters begin with embryological development and review the key developmental stages of childhood. For infants and young children, this step-by-step guide uses the "quiet-to-active" approach favored by pediatric experts and considered more effective for this age-group than the traditional head-to-toe approach used for adults. Other key topics include pediatric mental health assessment and growth and development screening and surveillance.Uses the quiet-to-active approach to the examination of infants and young children, starting with listening and moving on to touching, the pediatric assessment approach that yields the best results in this age group. More than 300 photos and line drawings facilitate learning and familiarize you with common assessment findings.Information Gathering tables highlight questions and data needed from the patient/guardian, with questions conveniently separated by age group, to help you take an accurate history.Charting examples show you how to record physical examination findings in the health record and acquaint you with documentation language and format.Pediatric Pearls highlight effective physical examination findings and techniques gleaned from actual practice.Coverage of assessment of the preterm infant equips you with practical tools for assessing this unique pediatric population.Full-color format facilitates readability and learning.An easy-access two-column format provides quick access to concise information.Spiral binding lets you lay the book flat or fold it back for easy visualization and quick reference in the clinical setting.NEW! Expanded coverage of growth and development screening and surveillance reviews the methods and tools used for screening children for developmental delays and emotional and behavioral problems ― one of the most challenging aspects of well-child care.NEW! Expanded coverage of history-taking and charting, with special emphasis on electronic charting, dermatologic assessment of more darkly pigmented skin, and adolescent assessment, provides valuable, need-to-know information.NEW! Expanded coverage of pediatric mental health assessment, including depression and anxiety, better equips you to assess for the 70% of adolescent mental health disorders that are thought to be unrecognized and untreated.NEW! Family, Cultural, and Racial Considerations sections address the increasingly important areas of family and cultural assessment to prepare you for differences to anticipate when assessing children of different cultural or racial groups.NEW! Enhanced illustration program featuring more than 50 new photos and illustrations better prepares you for clinical practice.NEW Summary of Examination lists at the end of each examination chapter highlight key assessment points associated with each body system and serve as a convenient quick reference and learning aid.NEW! Evidence-Based Practice Tips highlight useful research findings that guide you in your clinical practice.NEW! New and updated content on congenital and acquired heart disease, disorders of sexual differentiation, and sports-related concussions, as well as updated autism screening guidelines and World Health Organization (WHO) growth charts, highlights important trends in pediatric primary care practice.NEW! Improved Environmental Health History chapter, with new information on exposure to lead and endocrine-disrupting chemicals, culture-specific exposures, and diagnostic testing, addresses key toxicants and guides you in performing an environmental health screening history and establishing a risk profile for exposure to environmental pollutants.NEW! Attractive new design improves readability and usability, as well as learning and reference value.
Blueprints Pediatrics provides students with a concise, "need-to-know" review for the pediatrics rotation and the Boards. Each chapter is brief, written in narrative format, and includes pedagogical features such as bolded key words, tables, figures, and key points. This edition includes 2 new sections -- For the Boards, which presents 10 USMLE-style questions (answers & rationales at the end of the book) and For the Wards, a section of 2 case studies per chapters -- 40 to 50 cases, total. This edition includes 26 full-color dermatology and infectious disease photographs and multicolored flow diagrams of congenital heart defects. A website on thePoint includes the e-Book and 50-100 bonus questions in a question bank.