The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult [NOOK Book]

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The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult provides immediate, practical advice on problems seen in infants, children, and adolescents. More than 450 diseases and conditions are covered in the fast-access two-page outline format that makes The 5-Minute Consult Series titles so popular among busy clinicians. Other features include a Chief Complaints section addressing the workup and treatment of 50 signs and symptoms, plus a medication index, syndromes glossary, surgical glossary, laboratory values, and tables all for quick ...
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The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult

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Overview

The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult provides immediate, practical advice on problems seen in infants, children, and adolescents. More than 450 diseases and conditions are covered in the fast-access two-page outline format that makes The 5-Minute Consult Series titles so popular among busy clinicians. Other features include a Chief Complaints section addressing the workup and treatment of 50 signs and symptoms, plus a medication index, syndromes glossary, surgical glossary, laboratory values, and tables all for quick reference saving you time and helping to treat your patients more efficiently.

In this sixth edition, the 5 Minute Pediatric Consult also offers free 30 day access to the 5minuteconsult Pediatric website -- a clinical decision support tool -- that can be accessed by the health care providers to address questions on-the-go via website or mobile.

New Features:

•New topics for this edition include: Amenorrhea, Asberger Syndrome, Dental Trauma, Head banging, Mental Retardation, Narcolepsy, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Separation Anxiety and Social Anxiety
•Free 30 Day Access to the 5minuteconsult Pediatric Website Includes - ?More than 450 diseases and conditions to support your patient care decisions
?Patient education handouts from AAP to help educate your patients
?Hundreds of Images from Chung's "Visual Diagnosis and Treatment in Pediatrics" and other reputable sources to provide you with quick visual guidance
?Immunization schedules and charts at your fingertips to save you time from searching
?Content is optimized for handheld devices so you have access to the content anytime, anywhere
?Updates to content made on a regular basis to keep you abreast of the latest content
Visit 5minuteconsult.com and click on the "go to pediatric consult tab" to learn more about your free access and begin using today!

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Benjamin Danielson
Providing acute pediatric care is an extremely demanding endeavor. Practitioners contend with a wide range of ages and long differential diagnoses, and time is at a premium. In this clinical setting this text is extremely useful because it is an easy to use, surprisingly comprehensive resource. The editors are very effective in fulfilling the goal of providing a useful, thorough, yet quick pediatric reference. The target audience includes nurses, medical students, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physicians who provide acute clinical care to a pediatric population. This second edition is an enhancement of the comprehensive nature of the easy-to-use first edition. Two-page (or less) compilations of medical information organized by symptoms as well as specific diagnoses are presented. Important features of history and physical examination are included. A few important symptoms are not included (e.g., dizziness or vertigo), lab work up recommendations are not always appropriately prioritized, a few treatment recommendations seem outdated (e.g., antibiotic management of otitis media or theophylline for bronchiolitis), and a few typographical errors exist (e.g., rather importantly, a ""<10%"" that should be "">10%"" on page 327). Still, over all this is an extremely useful tool enhanced by special, unique features like ""pitfalls,"" ""Common Questions and Answers,"" and relevant ICD-9 codes. I find this book to be uniquely useful in the setting of a busy pediatric acute care practice.
Booknews
Intended to provide a source for easy and quick retrieval of information about children's diseases and problems, this volume is organized into several reference sections. The first provides brief descriptions of children's primary complaints, such as bruising, earaches, and speech delay, and the second examines specific diseases including congestive heart failure, hypertension, and roseola. Schwartz (pediatrics, U. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) is joined by nearly 200 pediatrics specialists in writing the thousands of entries, each providing a definition, differential diagnosis, history taking procedures, how to do the medical examination, lab aids, and answers to commonly asked questions. The volume also includes hundreds of tables, and a section on herbal treatments currently in practice. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Benjamin Danielson, MD (University of Washington School of Medicine)
Description: Providing acute pediatric care is an extremely demanding endeavor. Practitioners contend with a wide range of ages and long differential diagnoses, and time is at a premium. In this clinical setting this text is extremely useful because it is an easy to use, surprisingly comprehensive resource.
Purpose: The editors are very effective in fulfilling the goal of providing a useful, thorough, yet quick pediatric reference.
Audience: The target audience includes nurses, medical students, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physicians who provide acute clinical care to a pediatric population.
Features: This second edition is an enhancement of the comprehensive nature of the easy-to-use first edition. Two-page (or less) compilations of medical information organized by symptoms as well as specific diagnoses are presented. Important features of history and physical examination are included. A few important symptoms are not included (e.g., dizziness or vertigo), lab work up recommendations are not always appropriately prioritized, a few treatment recommendations seem outdated (e.g., antibiotic management of otitis media or theophylline for bronchiolitis), and a few typographical errors exist (e.g., rather importantly, a "<10%" that should be ">10%" on page 327). Still, over all this is an extremely useful tool enhanced by special, unique features like "pitfalls," "Common Questions and Answers," and relevant ICD-9 codes.
Assessment: I find this book to be uniquely useful in the setting of a busy pediatric acute care practice.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451178197
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 7/16/2012
  • Series: 5-Minute Consult Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 1152
  • Sales rank: 1,139,010
  • File size: 40 MB
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Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors

Section I:
CHIEF COMPALINTS

Section II:
SPECIFIC DISEASES

Section III:
SYNDROMES

Section IV:
TABLES

  • Development
  • Immunization
  • Feeding
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Gasrointestinal
  • Renal and Urological
  • Hematological
  • Pulmonary
  • Cardiovascular
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Metabolic and Endocrinological
  • Neurological
  • Gynecological
  • Skin
  • Toxicology
  • Miscellaneous

Index

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