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Pocket Companion To Accompany Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 16th Ed. / Edition 16

Pocket Companion To Accompany Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 16th Ed. / Edition 16


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ISBN-13: 9780721677705
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/08/2001
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 4.94(w) x 7.82(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

• Part I The Field of Pediatrics
• Part II Growth and Development
• Part III Psychologic Disorders
• Part IV Social Issues
• Part V Children with Special Health Needs
• Part VI Nutrition
• Part VII Pathophysiology of Body Fluids and Fluid Therapy
• Part VIII The Acutely Ill Child
• Part IX Genetics and Metabolic Diseases
• Part X The Fetus and the Neonatal Infant
• Part XI Special Health Problems During Adolescence
• Part XII The Immunologic System and Disorders
• Part XIII Allergic Disorders
• Part XIV Rheumatic Diseases of Childhood
• Part XV Infectious Diseases
• Part XVI The Digestive System
• Part XVII The Respiratory System
• Part XVIII The Cardiovascular System
• Part XIX Disease of the Blood
• Part XX Neoplastic Disease and Tumors
• Part XXI Nephrology
• Part XXII Urologic Disorders in Infants and Children
• Part XXIII Gynecologic Problems of Childhood
• Part XXIV The Endocrine System
• Part XXV The Nervous System
• Part XXVI Neuromuscular Disorders
• Part XXVII Disorders of the Eye
• Part XXVIII The Ear
• Part XXIX The Skin
• Part XXX Bone and Joint Disorders
• Part XXXI Unclassified Diseases
• Part XXXII Environmental Health Hazards


Excerpt from the Preface:

...Because of its necessary comprehensiveness, even as a distillate of the broad field of pediatrics, Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics cannot be kept in one's pocket wherever one is caring for children. Therefore, the editor has condensed the clinical protions of Nelson into this pocket-sized companion handbook. This Pocket Companion consists of brief summaries of key features of growth and development and of the principal diseases and disorders the student or trainee is likely to encounter in caring for children...

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