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Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Pediatrics

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!

Medical students in Rotations, Primary Care/IM Residents, primary care/IM physicians, Nurse practitioners, Physician Assistants

Paperback, 352 Pages

Published: August 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-5462-7


  • 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


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