Patient Encounters: the Pediatrics Work-up

Patient Encounters: the Pediatrics Work-up

by Gary Frank, Alfa Omar Diallo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781794005

ISBN-13: 9780781794008

Pub. Date: 12/01/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Patient Encounters: The Pediatrics Work-Up provides practical, how-to guidance for medical students approaching patients for the first time in a new pediatrics rotation. This pocket-sized book covers most common conditions encountered in the pediatrics clerkship and focuses on the important stages or timelines in the patient encounter. The book identifies

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Overview

Patient Encounters: The Pediatrics Work-Up provides practical, how-to guidance for medical students approaching patients for the first time in a new pediatrics rotation. This pocket-sized book covers most common conditions encountered in the pediatrics clerkship and focuses on the important stages or timelines in the patient encounter. The book identifies pertinent positives, negatives, and alert conditions in the history and physical examination; provides guidance on working up the patient, including appropriate diagnostic studies and procedures; explains the rationale behind clinical decision making; and provides diagnosis-based, evidence-based, high-yield, peer-reviewed journal references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781794008
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Series:
Patient Encounters
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors

Reviewers

Preface

How to Use This Book

  • CHAPTER 1: Acute Renal Failure
  • CHAPTER 2: Anemia
  • CHAPTER 3: Apparent Life-Threatening Event
  • CHAPTER 4: Appendicitis
  • CHAPTER 5: Bronchiolitis
  • CHAPTER 6: Cervical Lymphadenitis
  • CHAPTER 7: Congenital Heart Disease
  • CHAPTER 8: Croup
  • CHAPTER 9: Cystic Fibrosis
  • CHAPTER 10: Delivery Room
  • CHAPTER 11: Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • CHAPTER 12: Febrile Neonate
  • CHAPTER 13: Febrile Neutropenia
  • CHAPTER 14: Fever of Unknown Origin
  • CHAPTER 15: Gastroenteritis
  • CHAPTER 16: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • CHAPTER 17: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
  • CHAPTER 18: Hypertension
  • CHAPTER 19: Hypoglycemia
  • CHAPTER 20: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • CHAPTER 21: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • CHAPTER 22: Intussusception
  • CHAPTER 23: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • CHAPTER 24: Kawasaki Disease
  • CHAPTER 25: Leukemia
  • CHAPTER 26: Meningitis
  • CHAPTER 27: Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
  • CHAPTER 28: Nephrotic Syndrome
  • CHAPTER 29: Nonaccidental Trauma
  • CHAPTER 30: Periorbital and Orbital Cellulitis
  • CHAPTER 31: Osteomyelitis
  • CHAPTER 32: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • CHAPTER 33: Peritonsillar and Retropharyngeal Abscesses
  • CHAPTER 34: Pneumonia
  • CHAPTER 35: Seizures
  • CHAPTER 36: Septic Arthritis
  • CHAPTER 37: Sickle Cell Disease
  • CHAPTER 38: Skin and Skin Structure Infections
  • CHAPTER 39: Status Asthmaticus
  • CHAPTER 40: Syncope
  • CHAPTER 41: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • CHAPTER 42: Testicular Torsion
  • CHAPTER 43: Urinary Tract Infections
  • CHAPTER 44: Ventricular Shunt Infections and Malfunction
  • APPENDIX A: Reference Ranges for Vital Signs in Childhood

    APPENDIX B: Childhood Immunization Schedule

    Index

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