Avoiding Common Pediatric Errors
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Avoiding Common Pediatric Errors

by Anthony D. Slonim
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781774896

ISBN-13: 9780781774895

Pub. Date: 03/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This pocket book succinctly describes 250 errors commonly made by physicians caring for children in all clinical settings and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Easy to read during a short rotation, the book identifies all the key pitfalls in data gathering, interpretation, and clinical decision making.

Each error is described in a

Overview

This pocket book succinctly describes 250 errors commonly made by physicians caring for children in all clinical settings and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Easy to read during a short rotation, the book identifies all the key pitfalls in data gathering, interpretation, and clinical decision making.

Each error is described in a short, clinically relevant vignette, followed by a list of things that should always or never be done in that context and tips on how to avoid or ameliorate problems. Coverage includes all areas tested on the American Board of Pediatrics certification and recertification exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781774895
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Series:
Avoiding Common Errors Series
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION HEADINGS

DEVELOPMENT AND ISSUES FOR SPECIFIC STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT
General Developmental Issues
Newborn and Infancy
Adolescence

HEALTHCARE GUIDANCE
Preventive Pediatrics
Psychosocial Issues
Nutrition
Sports Medicine

PHARMACEUTICAL RELATED
Pharmacology
Poisoning
Substance Abuse

EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND CRITICAL CARE

ALLERGY, IMMUNOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE, AND RHEUMATOLOGY
Allergy
Infectious Diseases
Rheumatology

PEDIATRIC MEDICINE AND MEDICAL SUBSPECIALTIES
Cardiology
Endocrinology
Fluids, Electrolytes, and Renal
Gastroenterology
Hematology
Oncology
Pulmonology

PEDIATRIC SURGERY AND SURGICAL SUBSPECIALTIES
General Surgery
Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Otolaryngology
Trauma

NEUROMUSCULAR
Neurology
Musculoskeletal

MISCELLANEOUS
Dermatology
Ethics
Genetic
Statistics

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