Pediatric Diagnosis: Interpretation of Symptoms and Signs in Children and Adolescents / Edition 6 available in Hardcover
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
The completely updated and easy-to-use 6th Edition of this classic text provides a concise, problem-oriented approach to the differential diagnosis of all pediatric signs and symptoms. The interviewing chapter is extensively revised to include "trigger" questions that allow the reader to get information from the parent without sounding intrusive. Covers all common and uncommon signs and symptoms of pediatric diseases and disorders*including biomedical, developmental, and psychosocial*seen in infants, children and adolescents. Features hundreds of revisions, additions, and elaborations.
• Provides an in-depth guide to pediatric differential diagnosis, incorporating all the latest advances in diagnosis throughout. Covers the most recent disorders that must be considered, including ehrlichiosis, fibromyalgia, fibrosing colonopathy, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, and others.
• Offers comprehensive and immediate interpretations of physical findings in children in the Signs and Symptoms section. Shows readers ways to establish good rapport between patient and physician.
• WHAT'S NEW: The chapter on pediatric interview has been extensively revisedcontaining tips on what to look and listen for, and what "trigger" questions to ask, and emphasizing its importance in integrating the biomedical, developmental, and psychosocial aspects of care.
• Now integrates pediatric considerations attributable to the "new" morbidity.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
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Table of Contents
Part I: The Physical Examination. Approach to the Physical Examination. The Head. The Eyes. The Ears. The Nose. The Mouth and Pharynx. Speech. The Jaw and Salivary Glands. The Neck. The Chest and Breasts. The Heart and Blood Pressure. The Abdomen. The Genitalia. The Anus and Rectum. The Nervous System. The Skeletal System. The Muscular System. The Skin. Part II: Signs and Symptoms. Fever. Regurgitation and Vomit. Diarrhea. Constipation. Dysphagia. Abdominal and Pelvic Pain. Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Polyphagia, Polydipsia, PICA, And Binge Eating. Rectal Bleeding. Jaundice. Failure to Thrive or Loss of Weight. Understature. Gigantism: Overstature. Overgrowth. Symptoms Related to Sexual Development. Obesity. School Failure. Mental Retardation. Hyperactivity: Attention Deficit. Sleep Problems. Convulsions. Delirium. Coma. Fainting. Vertigo. Headaches. Irritability, Excessive Crying. Respiratory Distress. Stridor, Noisy Breathing, Wheezing, Grunting. Respiratory Infections. Cough. Cyanosis. Chest Pain. Frequent Infections. Lymphadenopathy. Fatigue. Edema. Limb and Musculoskeletal Pain. Tumours, Swellings, Masses. Urinary Tract Symptoms. Unusual Odors. Pallor and Anemia. Hemorrhage and Purpura. Psychosocial Symptoms: General. Psychosocial Symptoms in Infancy. Depression. School Refusal (Avoidance, Phobia). Toddler "Out-Of-Control" Behaviour. Other Behavioural Complaints. Conversion Symptoms. Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviours. Substance Abuse Symptoms and Signs. Sexual Abuse Symptoms. Self-Injurious Behaviour. Firesetting. The Paediatric Psychosocial Diagnostic Interview.