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Featuring over 500 full-color clinical photographs, succinct clinical pearls, and detailed differential diagnosis tables, Visual Diagnosis and Treatment in Pediatrics is a visual guide to the rapid and accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment of pediatric problems. This atlas will greatly assist busy practitioners in recognizing disease entities and distinguishing among entities that appear similar. The Second Edition includes information on treatment, a chapter on breastfeeding images that demonstrate proper...

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Visual Diagnosis and Treatment in Pediatrics

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Overview

Featuring over 500 full-color clinical photographs, succinct clinical pearls, and detailed differential diagnosis tables, Visual Diagnosis and Treatment in Pediatrics is a visual guide to the rapid and accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment of pediatric problems. This atlas will greatly assist busy practitioners in recognizing disease entities and distinguishing among entities that appear similar. The Second Edition includes information on treatment, a chapter on breastfeeding images that demonstrate proper latch, and 150 new images.

Organized by anatomic site, the book focuses on presenting problems. Each chapter includes bulleted clinical pearls on the history and physical examination. A differential diagnosis table lists all common diagnoses with ICD-9 codes and the distinguishing characteristics for each diagnosis. Clinical photographs of each entity are then shown, including ethnic variations where relevant.

Featuring 500 full-color clinical photographs, succinct clinical pearls, and detailed differential diagnosis tables, this atlas is a visual guide to the rapid and accurate diagnosis of pediatric problems. The book will greatly assist busy practitioners in recognizing disease entities and distinguishing among entities that appear similar. Organized by anatomic site, the book covers 73 presenting problems. Each chapter includes bulleted clinical pearls on the history and physical examination. A differential diagnosis table lists all common diagnoses with ICD-9 codes and the distinguishing characteristics for each diagnosis. Clinical photographs of each entity are then shown, including ethnic variations where relevant.

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Reviewer:Marie McGettigan, MD(Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description:This book presents a comprehensive visual physical exam with 14 chapters of pictures and text to describe abnormalities of physical findings in children.
Purpose:Approaches, key points in the history, and key points in the physical exam are presented to help practitioners make a diagnosis based on the physical exam and oral history. These are worthy objectives and the visuals are a great aid for practitioners.
Audience:This book will be very instructive for nursing and medical students, residents, and practitioners in pediatrics at any stage in their careers.
Features:Each chapter presents an organized approach to the problem, key points in obtaining the history, and physical examination. This is followed by a differential diagnosis table with ICD-9 diagnosis numbers, distinguishing characteristics, associated findings, complications, and predisposing factors. Each chapter also contains a list of other diagnoses to consider.
Assessment:This book is filled with quality visuals, key points, thoughtful tables, and lists to help students and practitioners reach the correct diagnosis of their patients' problems.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451148237
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 3/28/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 576
  • File size: 53 MB
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Table of Contents

1 General Appearance 1
1 General Appearance 3
2 Head 9
2 Scalp Swellings in Newborns 11
3 Newborn Physical Findings: Facial Lesions 16
4 Abnormal Head Shape 22
5 Hair Loss 28
6 White Specks in the Hair 35
7 Lumps on the Face 40
3 Eyes 47
8 Red Eye 49
9 Swelling of/Around the Eye 57
10 Discoloration of/Around the eye 65
11 Pupil, Iris, and Lens Abnormalities 71
12 Misalignment of the Eyes 79
4 Ears 85
13 Abnormalities in Ear Shape and Position 87
14 Ear Swelling 93
15 Ear Pits and Tags 99
16 Ear Canal Findings 105
17 Tympanic Membrane Abnormalities 110
5 Nose 117
18 Nasal Bridge Swelling 119
19 Nasal Swelling, Discharge, and Crusting 125
6 Mouth 131
20 Mouth Sores and Patches 133
21 Focal Gum Lesions 139
22 Discoloration of the Teeth 145
23 Oral Clefts and Other Variants 150
24 Tongue Discoloration and Surface Changes 157
25 Swellings Within the Mouth 163
26 Throat Redness 169
7 Neck 175
27 Neck Masses and Swelling 177
8 Chest 185
28 Abnormal Chest Shape 187
29 Breast Swelling and Enlargement 193
30 Chest Lumps 198
9 Abdomen 205
31 Abdominal Midline Bulge 207
32 Enlarged/Distended Abdomen 213
10 Back 219
33 Curvature of the Back 221
34 Midline Back Pits, Skin Tags, Hair Tufts, and Other Lesions 227
11 Extremities 233
35 Nail Abnormalities 235
36 Arm Displacement 241
37 Arm Swelling 246
38 Hand Swelling 253
39 Finger Abnormalities 259
40 Fingertip Swelling 265
41 Newborn Physical Findings: Lower Extremity Abnormalities 270
42 Leg Asymmetry 275
43 Leg Bowing and Knock Knees 281
44 Intoeing 287
45 Knee Swelling 293
46 Foot Deformities 301
47 Foot Swelling 307
48 Foot Rashes and Lumps 313
12 Genital and Perineal Region 319
49 Female Genitalia-Variations 321
50 Penile Abnormalities 329
51 Penile Swelling 337
52 Perineal Red Rashes 345
53 Perineal Sores and Lesions 351
54 Vulvar Swelling and Masses 359
55 Scrotal Swelling 365
13 Perianal Area and Buttocks 371
56 Perianal and Buttock Swelling 373
57 Perianal and Buttock Redness 379
58 Imperforate Anus 384
14 Skin 389
59 Newborn Physical Findings: Skin Abnormalities 391
60 Facial Rashes 399
61 Diffuse Red Rashes 407
62 Red Patches and Swellings 413
63 Linear Red Rashes 419
64 Focal Red Bumps 425
65 Raised Red Rashes 431
66 Vesicular Rashes 439
67 Nonblanching Rashes 445
68 Scaly Rashes 451
69 Fine, Bumpy Rashes 459
70 Hypopigmented Rashes 464
71 Hyperpigmented Rashes 471
72 Bullous Rashes 477
Index 485
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