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Extensively illustrated and uncommonly user-friendly, this brand-new text provides a logical, "hands on" approach to the care of the pediatric patient. Written by an international team of subspecialists and edited by an outstanding team of pediatric generalists, it offers expert coverage that can be applied in everyday practice—in a highly templated format that makes finding information a snap. Readers will find comprehensive coverage of basic science, health promotion and disease prevention, general and chronic medical care, newborn and adolescent care, mental health care, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, and more. And, a bonus CD-ROM offers additional images, video clips, and other supplemental materials.


Published: September 2004

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-01199-0



    1 The Pediatric Clinical Interview
    2 Physical Examination: Skills and Terminology, Normal Variations, and Implications of Deviations from Normal
    3 Principles of Dysmorphology
    4, Principles of Growth and Maturation
    5, Principles of Child Development and Developmental Assessment
    6, Principles of Decision Making
    7, Principles of Clinical Epidemiology
    8, Principles of Office-based Practice
    9, Principles of Genetics
    10, Principles of Immunology
    11, Principles of Metabolism
    12, Principles of Microbiology
    13, Principles of Pathophysiology
    14, Principles of Nutrition


    15, Disease Screening and Surveillance
    16, Well Child Care: A strategic approach
    17, Improving Preventive Services for Children
    18, Immunizations: A Systems Approach
    19, Promoting Physical Activity
    20, Promoting Healthy Nutrition
    21, Genetic Screening in Pediatrics
    22, Smoking Cessation Counseling
    23, Injury Prevention
    24, Violence Prevention
    25, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention -Developmental and Behavioral Surveillance


    3.A- Emergent Medical Care
    26, Out-of-hospital Emergency Care,
    27, Resuscitation and Basic Life Support
    28, Shock
    29, Acute Respiratory Failure
    30, Cardiac Failure
    31, Central Nervous System Failure
    32, Status Asthmaticus
    33, Status Epilepticus
    34, Injuries and Trauma
    35, Poisoning and Drug Overdose
    36, Aspiration and Ingestion of Foreign Bodies
    37, Approach to the Febrile Patient
    38, Approach to the Ill-appearing Child
    39, Approach to the Agitated Patient
    40, Hypertensive Crisis
    41, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Apparent Life-threatening Event (ALTE)
    42, Glucose and Electrolyte Disorders
    3.B- Allergic Disorders
    43, Anaphylaxis
    44, Food and Drug Allergies
    45, Serum Sickness
    46, Urticaria and Angioedema
    47, Seasonal Allergies
    48, Insect Allergies,
    3.C- Musculoskeletal Disorders
    49, Sports Medicine
    50, Sprains, Fractures, and Dislocations
    51, Disorders of the Lower Extremities
    52, Disorders of the Hip
    53, Disorders of the Neck and Spine
    54, Infections of the Bones and Joints
    55, Non-malignant Bone Growths
    3.D- Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
    56, Approach to the Child with Heart Murmur
    57, Approach to the Child with Chest Pain
    58, Approach to the Child with Syncope
    59, Acute Cardiac Rhythm Disorders
    60, Infectious Disorders of the Heart
    3.E- Disorders of the Head and Neck
    61, Disorders of the Ear
    62, Disorders of the Eye
    63, Disorders of the Nose and Sinuses
    64, Disorders of the Pharynx
    65, Disorders of the Neck and Salivary Glands
    66, Dental Disorders
    67, Approach to the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Child
    68, Approach to the Child with Visual Impairment
    3.F- Disorders of the Skin
    69, Approach to Dermatologic Disease and Eczematoid Eruptions
    70, Papulosquamous Disorders
    71, Disorders of the Sebaceous and Sweat Glands
    72, Disorders of the Hair and Nails
    73, Vesiculobullous Disorders
    74, Disorders of Pigmentation
    75, Disorders of the Cutaneous Blood Vessels
    76, Infections of the Skin
    77, Exanthems
    78, Cutaneous Tumors
    79, Dermatologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease
    3.G- Gastrointenstinal and Nutrition Disorders
    80, Approach to the Child with Difficulty Swallowing
    81, Approach to the Child with Abdominal Pain
    82, Approach to the Child with Diarrhea
    83, Approach to the Child with Constipation
    84, Approach to the Child with Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    85, Ascites and Peritonitis
    86, Nutritional Disorders
    87, Gastroesophageal Reflux
    88, Disorders of the Stomach
    89, Disorders of the Intestine
    90, Disorders of the Liver
    91, Disorders of the Pancreas
    3.H- Disorders of the Hematopoietic System
    92, Anemias and Other Disorders of Red Cells
    93, Presentation and Initial Evaluation of Disorders of White Blood Cells
    94, Platelet Disorders
    95, Bleeding Disorders and Coagulopathies
    3.I- Disorders of the Genitourinary System
    96, Hematuria and Glomerular Disorders
    97, Approach to the Child with Proteinuria
    98, Acute Renal Failure
    99, Disorders of the Renal Tubules
    100, Urinary Tract Infections
    101, Genital Disorders in Preadolescent Males
    102, Genital Disorders in Preadolescent Females
    3.J- Disorders of the Nervous System
    103, Approach to the Child with Seizures
    104, Approach to the Child with Breath-holding Spells
    105, Approach to the Child with Headache
    106, Approach to the Child with Weakness or Paralysis
    107, Approach to the Child with Movement Disorders
    108, Infections of the Central Nervous System
    109, Lead Poisoning
    3.K- Disorders of the Respiratory System
    110, Approach to the Child with Respiratory Distress, Susan Bratton
    111, Disorders of the Larynx and Trachea
    112, Disorders of the Bronchi
    113, Disorders of the Lungs and Pleura
    114, Tuberculosis
    115, Asthma, Nasser Redjal
    3.L- Infectious Disease
    116, Approach to the Child with Recurrent Infection,
    117, Serious Systemic Infections
    118, Bacterial Infections
    119, Viral Infections
    120, Mycotic Infections
    121, Parasitic Infection


    4.A- Issues in Chronic Illness
    122, Competencies Needed in Caring for Children with Chronic Conditions
    123, Communication with Families and Specialists
    124, The Primary Care Medical Home for Children with Special Health Care Needs
    125, School Issues in Children with Chronic Illness
    126, Adaptation in Childhood Chronic Illness: Risk and Protective Factors
    127, Financial Issues and Other Resources
    128, Pain Management in Chronic Disease
    129, Care of the Fatally Ill Child
    130, Nutrition in Children with Chronic Diseases
    4.B- Disorders of the Bones and Joints
    131, Chronic Disorders of the Bones and Joints
    132, Metabolic Bone Diseases in Children
    4.C- Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
    133, Heart Disease
    134, Long-term Management after Cardiac Surgery
    135, Rhythm Disorders
    136, Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation
    4.D- Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    137, Congenital Anatomic Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    138, Malabsorptive Disorders
    139, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    140, Pancreatic Disorders
    141, Liver and Biliary Tract Disorders
    142, Liver Transplant
    4.E- Disorders of the Head and Neck
    143, Craniofacial Disorders
    144, Care of the Blind Child
    145, Care of the Deaf Child
    4.F- Metabolic Disorders
    146, Presentation and Initial Evaluation of Metabolic Disorders
    147, Disorders of Energy Metabolism
    148, Disorders of Protein Metabolism
    149, Lysosomal Storage Disorders
    4.G- Disorders of the Endocrine System
    150, Disorders of Growth and Stature
    151, Disorders of Puberty
    152, Disorders of Sexual Differentiation
    153, Disorders of the Thyroid and Parathyroid
    155, Diabetes Mellitus
    4.H- Genetic Disorders
    156, Presentation and Evaluation of Genetic Disorders
    157, Chromosome and Single Gene Disorders
    158, Down Syndrome
    4.I- Disorders of the Blood
    159, Chronic Anemia
    160, Bone Marrow Dysfunction
    161, Long-term Care of Children with Hemophilia
    4.J- Cancer
    162, Leukemias
    163, Lymphoma
    164, Solid Tumors of Infancy and Childhood
    165, Brain Tumors
    166, Long-term Follow-up of Survivors of Childhood Cancer
    4.K- Disorders of the Immune System
    167, Management of the Child with Asplenia
    168, Complement Disorders
    169, Phagocytic and Leukocyte Abnormalities
    170, T- and B-Lymphocyte Disorders
    171, HIV
    4.L- Disorders of the Genitourinary System
    172, Chronic Genitourinary Tract Disorders
    173, Long-term Management of Renal Disorders,
    174, Hypertension
    175, Renal Transplant
    4.M- Neuro-Musculoskeletal Disorders
    176, Congenital Disorders of the Central Nervous System
    177, Spina Bifida
    178, Cerebral Palsy and Post Anoxic Disorders,
    179, Neurodegenerative Diseases,
    180, Seizure Disorders,
    181, Myopathies and Neuropathies,
    4.N- Disorders of the Respiratory System
    182, Cystic Fibrosis
    183, Long term Care of the Child with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
    4.O- Rheumatologic Disorders
    184, General Approach to the Child with Suspected Rheumatologic Disease
    185, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    186, Systemic Lupus Erythematosis and Juvenile Dermatomyositis
    187, Fibromyalgia and Other Pain Syndromes


    5.A- Perinatal Care
    188, Standards for Routine Prenatal Care,
    189, Prenatal Factors Affecting the Newborn
    190, Labor Management
    191, Delivery Room Management and Transitional Care
    192, Birth Injury and Asphyxia,
    193, Stabilization and Transport of Ill Newborns
    194, Routine Care of the Full-term Newborn, Jacinto Hernandez
    195, Ill newborn -- Early identification and stabilization,
    196, Special Issues in the Care of the Ill Premature Infant
    197, Continuing Care of the Growing Premature Infant,
    198, Jaundice, David Stevenson,
    199, The Bleeding Circumcision, Robert D. Christensen, Darlene A. Calhoun
    5.B- Disorders of the Hemopoietic System
    200, Anemia and Hydrops Fetalis
    201, Neonatal Erythrocytosis
    202, Thrombocytopenia, Bleeding Disorders, and Disorders of Coagulation in Newborn Infants
    5.C- Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
    203, Disorders of the Cardiovascular System in the Newborn
    5.D- Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tracy
    204, Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract,
    5.E- Disorders of the Genitourinary System
    205, Disorders of the Genitourinary System
    5.F- Disorders of the Endocrine System
    206, Disorders of Calcium Metabolism,
    207, Disorders of the Thyroid,
    208, Infants of Diabetic Mothers,
    5.G- Infectious Diseases
    209, Infectious Diseases in the Newborn, David M. Coulter
    5.H- Disorders of the Respiratory System
    210, Respiratory Disease in the Newborn
    211, Aspiration Syndromes
    212, Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    213, Diagnosis and Management of Air Leaks
    214, Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension
    215, Atelectasis
    216, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia


    6.A- General Approach to the Adolescent
    217, History and Physical Examination
    218, Health Maintenance
    219, Sports and the Adolescent
    220, Legal & Ethical Issues in Adolescent Healthcare
    221, Risks and Resilience
    222, Chronic Illness in the Adolescent
    6.B- Medical Conditions Manifesting in Adolescents
    223, Acne
    224, Adolescents and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    225, Menstrual Disorders
    226, Gynecologic Disorders
    227, Male Genitourinary Disorders
    228, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    6.C- Sexuality and the Adolescent
    229, Contraceptive Methods and Counseling
    230, Prevention and Diagnosis of Pregnancy
    6.D- Adolescent Mental Health
    231, Psychosocial Issues of Maturation
    232, Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating Adolescents
    233, Suicide and Suicide Prevention
    234, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use
    235, Adolescents and Violence


    7.A- Theoretic Basis of Mental Health
    236, Conceptualizing Behavioral and Mental Health Issues in Pediatrics
    237, Family-focused Behavioral Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach
    238, Obtaining Information, Parent and Child Interviewing and Rating Scales
    239, Normal Variations, Personality, and Temperament
    7.B Cognitive Skills
    240, Mental Retardation
    241, Learning Disabilities
    242, Speech and Language Skills and Language Disorders
    243, Autism Spectrum Disorders
    7.C Disruptive and Acting-out Behaviors
    244, Attention and Hyperactivity Problems and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    245, Aggressive/Oppositional Behaviors (Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders)
    7.D Emotions and Moods
    246, Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents
    247, Sadness and Depressive Disorders
    248, Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder: Cognitive–Behavioral Psychopharmacological Treatments
    249, Helping Children Deal with Terrorism
    7.E Somatic and Sleep Behaviors
    250, Somatic Symptoms and Disorders
    251, Sleep Problems and Disorders
    7.F Feeding, Eating, Elimination Behaviors
    252, Soiling Problems (Encopresis)
    253, Day/Night-time Wetting Problems (Enuresis)
    254, Eating Problems and Disorders
    7.G Sexual Development, Orientation, and Gender Identity


    8.A Community, Society, and Childhood
    256, Influences of Community on Child Health and Well-being
    257, The Effects of Culture on Child Health
    258, Effects of Poverty
    259, Child Advocacy
    260, Ethical and Legal Issues in Pediatrics
    261, Literacy, Perri Klass
    8.B Family and Childhood
    262, Adoption,
    263, Foster Care
    264, Divorce
    265, Bereaved Children
    8.C- Violence and Childhood
    266, Domestic Violence: A Pediatric Perspective
    267, Legal Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect
    268, Child Neglect – the inadequate promotion of children’s health and development
    269, Physical Abuse and Sexual Abuse
    270, Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy


    9.A- Diagnostics
    271, Laboratory Testing of Infants and Children
    272, Diagnostic Imaging
    273, Endoscopy
    274, Bronchoscopy
    275, Pulmonary Function Tests
    276, Electrocardiography, Echocardiography, Catheterization
    277, Electrodiagnostics in Pediatrics
    278, Allergy and Skin Testing,
    9.B- Therapeutic Interventions
    279, Adherence,
    280, Home Health Care
    281, Technology Dependent Therapies
    282, Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation (Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation)
    9.C- Pharmacotherapy
    283, Principles of Pharmacotherapy
    284, Antimicrobials
    285, Analgesics/Pain Medications
    286, Antiinflammatory and Immunomodulatory Therapy
    287, Antiepileptic Therapy
    288, Psychotropic Agents
    289, Outpatient Asthma Management
    290, Antineoplastic Agents
    291, Diagnosis and Treatment of Children with Suspected Metabolic Disease
    9.D- Fluid Therapies
    292, Fluids and Electrolytes
    293, Blood Product Transfusion
    294, Hyperalimentation
    9.E- Procedural Medicine
    295, Vascular Access
    296, Wound Care and Suturing
    297, Burn Care
    298, Incision and Drainage/Needle Aspiration of Cutaneous Abscesses
    299, Splinting and Casting
    300, General Surgical Interventions and Techniques
    301, Circumcision
    9.F- Mental Health Interventions
    302, Behavior Modification
    303, Mental Health Interventions: Evidence Based Approaches
    9.G- Rehabilitation Medicine
    304, Physical Therapy
    305, Occupational Therapy
    306, Special Education
    9.H- Complementary Health Care
    307, Principles of Integrative Pediatrics


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