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Pediatrics A Competency-Based Companion

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Pediatrics: A Competency-Based Companion, by Maureen C. McMahon, MD and Glenn R. Stryjewski, MD, MPH, is designed to teach you to think like an experienced clinician. The only text written in the framework of the Core Competencies developed by the ACGME, its case-based approach illustrates the thought processes that effective practitioners use to approach and evaluate common pediatric presentations. 

Audience

Medical students on clinical rotations/clerkships in pediatrics. Secondary markets include Residents in Pediatrics, physician assistants, nurse practitioners.

Paperback, 852 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-5350-7

Contents

  • Section I: INTRODUCTION TO THE COMPETENCIES

    1 How to Study This Book

    2 Medical Knowledge

    3 Patient Care

    4 Professionalism

    5 Interpersonal and Communication Skills

    6 Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

    7 Systems-Based Practice

    8 How to Succeed in the Pediatric Clerkship

    9 How to Succeed as a Junior Resident: Continuity Clinic and Inpatient Wards

    10 History Taking and Physical Examination

    11 Note Writing

    12 Oral Presentations

    Appendix 1 ACGME General Competencies

    Appendix 2 Competency Self-Assessment Form: Pediatrics

    Online Appendices

    Appendix 1 Competency-Based Career Planning

    Appendix 2 Organization and Time Management

    Appendix 3 Nonclinical Activities

    Section II: THE OUTPATIENT OFFICE

    13 Essentials of the Pediatric Well Child Visit

    14 Developmental Screening and Surveillance

    15 Anticipatory Guidance

    16 The Newborn Well Child Visit

    17 Teaching Visual: Examination of the Infant Hip

    18 The 1-, 2-, and 4-Month Well Child Visits

    19 The 6-Month Well Child Visit

    20 The 9-Month Well Child Visit

    21 The 12-Month Well Child Visit

    22 The 18- and 24-Month Well Child Visits

    23 The Annual Well Child Visit

    24 The Adolescent Well Child Visit

    DEVELOPMENTAL PROBLEMS

    25 The Special Needs Child

    26 Autism

    27 Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Case 1)

    28 Down Syndrome

    EPISODIC CARE

    29 Preparticipation Physical Evaluation

    30 Sore Throat (Case 2)

    31 Cough (Case 3)

    32 Headache in Childhood (Case 4)

    33 Eye Pain and Discharge (Case 5)

    34 Diarrhea (Case 6)

    35 Constipation (Case 7)

    36 Fever (Case 8)

    37 Ear Pain (Case 9)

    38 Teaching Visual: Examination of the Middle Ear

    39 Weight Gain (Case 10)

    40 Feeding Difficulty (Case 11)

    41 Dysuria (Case 12)

    Professor's Pearls: The Outpatient Office

    Section III: THE INPATIENT WARD

    42 Family-Centered Care

    43 Fever and Rash (Case 13)

    44 Difficulty Breathing (Case 14)

    45 Anemia (Case 15)

    46 Neonatal Fever (Case 16)

    47 Seizure (Case 17)

    48 Apparent Life-Threatening Event (Case 18)

    49 Meningitis (Case 19)

    50 Teaching Visual: Lumbar Puncture

    51 Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (Case 20)

    52 The Limping Child (Case 21)

    53 Teaching Visual: Growth Plate Fracture Classification

    Professor's Pearls: The Inpatient Ward

    Section IV: THE NEWBORN NURSERY

    54 The Newborn Examination

    55 Dysmorphology

    56 Infant Feeding

    57 Newborn Screening

    58 Newborn Hearing Screen (Case 22)

    59 The Late Preterm Infant

    60 Jaundice (Case 23)

    61 Feeding Difficulty in the Newborn (Case 24)

    62 Early Onset Group B Streptococcal Disease (Case 25)

    63 Delayed Meconium Passage (Case 26)

    64 Antenatal Hydronephrosis (Case 27)

    65 The Newborn with a Murmur (Case 28)

    66 Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (Case 29)

    67 Neonatal Hypoglycemia (Case 30)

    Professor's Pearls: The Newborn Nursery

    Section V: THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

    68 Delivery Room Management of the Newborn Infant

    69 The Preterm Infant

    70 The Growth-Restricted Infant

    71 Follow-Up Care of the Premature Infant

    72 Necrotizing Enterocolitis (Case 31)

    73 Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Case 32)

    74 Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (Case 33)

    75 Tracheoesophageal Fistula (Case 34)

    76 Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (Case 35)

    77 Neonatal Sepsis (Case 36)

    78 Intraventricular Hemorrhage (Case 37)

    79 Cyanotic Newborn (Case 38)

    80 Teaching Visual: Fetal Circulation

    Professor's Pearls: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    Section VI: THE PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

    81 Raised Intracranial Pressure (Case 39)

    82 Arrhythmia (Case 40)

    83 Acute Respiratory Failure (Case 41)

    84 Shock (Case 42)

    85 Diabetic Ketoacidosis (Case 43)

    86 Trauma (Case 44)

    87 Status Asthmaticus (Case 45)

    88 The Chronic Child (Case 46)

    89 Status Epilepticus (Case 47)

    90 Myocarditis (Case 48)

    Professor's Pearls: The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

    Section VII: THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

    91 Focused Evaluation of the Emergent Pediatric Patient: An Introduction for the Student

    92 Dehydration (Case 49)

    93 Lumps and Bumps (Case 50)

    94 Abdominal Pain (Case 51)

    95 Chest Pain (Case 52)

    96 Physical Abuse (Case 53)

    97 Pediatric Poisonings (Case 54)

    98 Petechial Rash (Case 55)

    99 Animal Bite (Case 56)

    Professor's Pearls: The Emergency Department

    Section VIII: THE COMPETENCIES: CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES

    100 Giving Bad News

    101 Difficult Encounters

    102 Teamwork and Communication

    103 Patient Safety

    104 Informed Consent

    105 Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: The Limits of Viability

    106 The Challenge of Immunization Refusal

    107 Building Rapport With the Pediatric Patient: A Retrospective Perspective

    108 The Core Competencies in a Disaster Zone: The Haitian Experience

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