Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics

Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics

Mixed media product Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics

By (author) Karen Marcdante, By (author) Robert M. Kliegman, By (author) Richard E. Behrman

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Mixed media product | 784 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 274mm x 33mm | 1,678g
  • Publication date: 13 May 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1455759805
  • ISBN 13: 9781455759804
  • Edition: 7, Revised
  • Edition statement: 7th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 200 illustrations in full color
  • Sales rank: 73,644

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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.

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Table of contents

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-Schonlein 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 153 Oncology Assessment 154 Principles of Cancer Treatment 155 Leukemia 156 Lymphoma 157 Central Nervous System Tumors 158 Neuroblastoma 159 Wilms Tumor 160 Sarcomas Section 22 Nephrology and Urology John D. Mahan 161 Nephrology and Urology Assessment 162 Nephrotic Syndrome and Proteinuria 163 Glomerulonephritis and Hematuria 164 Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome 165 Acute and Chronic Renal Failure 166 Hypertension 167 Vesicoureteral Reflux 168 Congenital and Developmental Abnormalities of Urinary Tract 169 Other Urinary Tract and Genital Disorders Section 23 Endocrinology Nicholas Jospe 170 Endocrinology Assessment 171 Diabetes Mellitus 172 Hypoglycemia 173 Short Stature 174 Puberty Disorders 175 Thyroid Disease 176 Disorders of Parathyroid Bone and Mineral Endocrinology 177 Disorders of Sexual Differentiation 178 Adrenal Gland Dysfunction Section 24 Neurology Donald Lewis 179 Neurology Assessment 180 Headache and Migraine 181 Seizures (Paroxysmal Disorders) 182 Weakness and Hypotonia 183 Ataxia and Movement Disorders 184 Traumatic Brain Injury and Coma 185 Neurodegenerative Disorders (Childhood Dementia) 186 Neurocutaneous Disorders 187 Congenital Malformations of the Central Nervous System Section 25 Dermatology Valerie Lyon 188 Dermatology Assessment 189 Acne 190 Atopic Dermatitis 191 Contact Dermatitis 192 Seborrheic Dermatitis 193 Pigmented Lesions 194 Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations 195 Erythema Multiforme, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysi 196 Cutaneous Infestations Section 26 Orthopedics Kevin D. Walter 197 Assessment 198 Fractures 199 Hip 200 Lower Extremity and Knee 201 Foot 202 Spine 203 Upper Extremity 204 Bone Tumors and Cystic Lesions Index