Pediatric Decision Making / Edition 1

Pediatric Decision Making / Edition 1

by Albert J. Pomeranz, Svapna Sabnis, Sharon Busey, Richard E. Behrman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721682464

ISBN-13: 9780721682464

Pub. Date: 07/13/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A new addition to the well-respected Nelson family of pediatric resources, this concise and user-friendly book uses a unique algorithmic approach to facilitate diagnosis for 89 of the most common pediatric signs, symptoms, and electrolyte abnormalities. For any given symptom, an algorithm guides the reader through the appropriate investigative procedures and

Overview

A new addition to the well-respected Nelson family of pediatric resources, this concise and user-friendly book uses a unique algorithmic approach to facilitate diagnosis for 89 of the most common pediatric signs, symptoms, and electrolyte abnormalities. For any given symptom, an algorithm guides the reader through the appropriate investigative procedures and laboratory tests to a definitive diagnosis. Succinctly-written discussions follow each algorithm, explaining key elements of the history and physical exam, additional diagnostic clues, and special considerations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721682464
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/13/2001
Edition description:
16TH
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Head and Neck
1. Ear Pain
2. Rhinorrhea
3. Sore Throat
4. Neck Masses
5. Abnormal Head Size, Shape and Fontanels

Opthalmology
6. Red Eye
7. Strabismus
8. Visual Impairment (and Leukocoria)
9. Abnormal Eye Movements

Respiratory
10. Cough
11. Hoarseness
12. Stridor
13. Wheezing
14. Cyanosis
15. Hemoptysis
16. Apnea

Cardiology
17. Chest Pain
18. Syncope
19. Palpitations
20. Heart Murmurs

Gastrointestinal
21. Abdominal Pain
22. Vomiting
23. Diarrhea
24. Constipation
25. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
26. Jaundice
27. Hepatomegaly
28. Splenomegaly
29. Abdominal Masses

Genitourinary
30. Dysuria
31. Enuresis
32. Red Urine and Hematuria
33. Proteinuria
34. Edema
35. Hypertension
36. Scrotal Pain

37. Dysmenorrhea
39. Amenorrhea
40. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding
41. Vaginal Discharge

Musculoskeletal
42. Limp
43. Arthritis
44. Knee Pain
45. Extremity Pain
46. Back Pain
47. Stiff or Painful Neck
48. In-Toeing, Out-Toeing, and Toe-Walking
49. Bowlegs, Knock-Knees

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