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Practical Strategies in Pediatric Diagnosis and Therapy / Edition 1
     

Practical Strategies in Pediatric Diagnosis and Therapy / Edition 1

by Robert M. Kliegman
 

ISBN-10: 0721651615

ISBN-13: 9780721651613

Pub. Date: 07/01/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This highly acclaimed text approaches diagnosis and treatment from your perspective -- by symptom rather than disease entity. It combines clinical experience and evidence-based strategies to guide you through a differential diagnosis...to a specific diagnosis...to appropriate therapies for the full range of common pediatric ailments. With a focus on both the

Overview

This highly acclaimed text approaches diagnosis and treatment from your perspective -- by symptom rather than disease entity. It combines clinical experience and evidence-based strategies to guide you through a differential diagnosis...to a specific diagnosis...to appropriate therapies for the full range of common pediatric ailments. With a focus on both the principles of medical decision making and specific symptom-oriented strategies, this resource is the next best thing to attending oral teaching rounds!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721651613
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1097
Product dimensions:
8.08(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.58(d)

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Table of Contents

Section 1Respiratory Disorders1
1.Sore Throat3
2.Cough16
3.Respiratory Distress43
4.Earache70
5.Airway Obstruction in Children82
6.Apnea and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome95
Section 2Cardiac Disorders107
7.Palpitations and Arrhythmias109
8.Heart Failure122
9.Chest Pain148
10.Cyanosis163
11.Heart Sounds and Murmurs178
12.Hypertension211
Section 3Gastrointestinal Disorders231
13.Failure to Thrive and Malnutrition233
14.Acute and Chronic Abdominal Pain249
15.Diarrhea271
16.Vomiting and Regurgitation291
17.Gastrointestinal Bleeding323
18.Hepatomegaly333
19.Splenomegaly345
20.Jaundice353
21.Constipation373
22.Abdominal Masses383
Section 4Genitourinary Disorders395
23.Dysuria397
24.Proteinuria413
25.Hematuria423
26.Renal Failure433
27.Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disturbances447
28.Acute and Chronic Scrotal Swelling465
29.Sexually Transmitted Diseases475
30.Menstrual Problems and Vaginal Bleeding495
31.Ambiguous Genitalia517
Section 5Developmental/Psychiatric Disorders533
32.Mental Retardation and Developmental Disability535
33.Dysmorphology559
34.The Irritable Infant577
35.Unusual Behaviors585
36.Child Abuse611
Section 6Neurosensory Disorders631
37.Headaches in Childhood633
38.Hypotonia and Weakness651
39.Paroxysmal Disorders673
40.Delirium and Coma705
41.Stroke in Childhood727
42.Syncope and Dizziness743
43.Eye Disorders765
Section 7Orthopedic Disorders799
44.Arthritis801
45.Gait Disturbances823
46.Back Pain in Children and Adolescents845
Section 8Hematologic Disorders859
47.Lymphadenopathy861
48.Pallor and Anemia873
49.Neck Masses in Childhood895
50.Bleeding and Thrombosis909
Section 9Infectious Disorders929
51.Recurrent Infection931
52.Meningismus and Meningitis955
53.Bites973
54.Fever of Unknown Origin987
55.Fever and Rash997
56.Rashes and Skin Lesions1017
57.Fever without Focus1059
58.Fever and Neutropenia1071
Section 10Endocrine/Metabolic Disorders1085
59.Disorders of Puberty1087
60.Short Stature1103
61.Hypoglycemia1121
62.Polyuria and Urinary Incontinence1133
Index1141

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