Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Pediatrics


  • Theodore O'Connell, MD, Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano, Napa, California; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine; University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine; David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Los Angeles, California
  • Jonathan Wong
  • Kevin Haggerty, MD, Associate Physician Southern California Permanente Medical Group Woodland Hills, California
  • Timothy Horita, MD, Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills, Wookland Hills, CA; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Partner Physician, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Woodland Hills, CA

Instant Workups: Clinical Guide to Pediatrics, by Theodore X. O'Connell, MD, is a portable pocket resource and quick refresher that helps you develop and refine your diagnostic skills. Practical and easy to use, it provides clear workup plans for the most common pediatric conditions, providing you with quick, focused guidance with the flexibility to adapt to each unique patient. Topics are organized alphabetically and cover the signs, symptoms, and abnormal lab readings for each condition. Replace information taken from memory or multiple references with one concise, indispensable book so you can make accurate diagnoses in less time!
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Medical students in Rotations, Primary Care/IM Residents, primary care/IM physicians, Nurse practitioners, Physician Assistants


Book information

  • Published: August 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-5462-7

Table of Contents

1. Abdominal pain (chronic and recurrent)
2. Abnormal head size and shape
3. Acute scrotum
4. Anemia
5. Apparent life-threatening event
6. Autism
7. Bleeding and bruising
8. Cerebrospinal fluid evaluation
9. Chest pain
10. Chronic cough
11. Constipation
12. Cyanosis
13. Diarrhea, acute
14. Diarrhea, chronic
15. Encopresis
16. Failure to thrive
17. Febrile seizure
18. Fever of unknown origin
19. Gynecomastia
20. Headache
21. Heart murmur
22. Hematuria, gross
23. Hematuria, microscopic
24. Hirsutism
25. Hyperbilirubinemia
26. Hypercoagulable states
27. Hypertension
28. Hyperthyroidism
29. Limp
30. Lymphadenopathy
31. Musculoskeletal pain
32. Neck mass
33. Nocturnal enuresis
34. Obesity
35. Precocious puberty
36. Proteinuria
37. Purpura
38. Scrotal mass
39. Seizure
40. Speech and language problems
41. Strabismus
42. Stridor
43. Syncope
44. Thrombocytopenia
45. Transaminase elevation
46. Urinary tract infection