Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics

Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics

8th Edition - February 27, 2018

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  • Authors: Karen Marcdante, Robert Kliegman
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323528061
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323511452

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Part of the highly regarded Nelson family of pediatric references, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, 8th Edition, is a concise, focused resource for medical students, pediatric residents, PAs, and nurse practitioners. Ideal for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, this 8th Edition offers a readable, full-color format; high-yield, targeted chapters; and new features that make it even more user-friendly for today’s in-training professionals or practitioners.

Table of Contents

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    Section #

     

     

    1

    The Profession of Pediatrics

    1

    Population and Culture

    2

    Professionalism

    3

    Ethics and Legal Issues

    4

    Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues

    2

    Growth and Development

    5

    Normal Growth

    6

    Disorders of Growth

    7

    Normal Development

    8

    Disorders of Development

    9

    Evaluation of the Well Child

    10

    Evaluation of the Child with Special Needs

    3

    Behavioral Disorders

    11

    Crying and Colic

    12

    Temper Tantrums

    13

    Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    14

    Control of Elimination

    15

    Normal Sleep and Pediatric Sleep Disorders

    4

    Psychiatric Disorders

    16

    Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

    17

    Anxiety Disorders

    18

    Depressive Disorders and Bipolar Disorders

    19

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    20

    Autism Spectrum Disorder and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

    5

    Psychosocial Issues

    21

    Failure to Thrive

    22

    Child Abuse and Neglect

    23

    Homosexuality and Gender Identity

    24

    Family Structure and Function

    25

    Violence

    26

    Divorce, Separation, and Bereavement

    6

    Pediatric Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders

    27

    Diet of the Normal Infant

    28

    Diet of the Normal Child and Adolescent

    29

    Obesity

    30

    Pediatric Undernutrition

    31

    Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

    7

    Fluids and Electrolytes

    32

    Maintenance Fluid Therapy

    33

    Dehydration and Replacement Therapy

    34

    Parenteral Nutrition

    35

    Sodium Disorders

    36

    Potassium Disorders

    37

    Acid-Base Disorders

    8

    The Acutely Ill or Injured Child

    38

    Assessment and Resuscitation

    39

    Respiratory Failure

    40

    Shock

    41

    Injury Prevention

    42

    Major Trauma

    43

    Drowning

    44

    Burns

    45

    Poisoning

    46

    Sedation and Analgesia

    9

    Human Genetics and Dysmorphology

    47

    Patterns of Inheritance

    48

    Genetic Assessment

    49

    Chromosomal Disorders

    50

    The Approach to the Dysmorphic Child

    10

    Metabolic Disorders

    51

    Metabolic Assessment

    52

    Carbohydrate Disorders

    53

    Amino Acid Disorders

    54

    Organic Acid Disorders

    55

    Fat Metabolic Disorders

    56

    Lysosomal and Peroxisomal Disorders

    57

    Mitochondrial Disorders

    11

    Fetal and Neonatal Medicine

    58

    Assessment of the Mother, Fetus, and Newborn

    59

    Maternal Diseases Affecting the Newborn

    60

    Diseases of the Fetus

    61

    Respiratory Diseases of the Newborn

    62

    Anemia and Hyperbilirubinemia

    63

    Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    64

    Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy, Intracranial Hemorrhage, and Seizures

    65

    Sepsis and Meningitis

    66

    Congenital Infections

    12

    Adolescent Medicine

    67

    Overview and Assessment of Adolescents

    68

    Well-Adolescent Care

    69

    Adolescent Gynecology

    70

    Eating Disorders

    71

    Substance Abuse

    13

    Immunology

    72

    Immunologic Assessment

    73

    Lymphocyte Disorders

    74

    Neutrophil Disorders

    75

    Complement System

    76

    Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    14

    Allergy

    77

    Allergy Assessment

    78

    Asthma

    79

    Allergic Rhinitis

    80

    Atopic Dermatitis

    81

    Urticaria, Angioedema, and Anaphylaxis

    82

    Serum Sickness

    83

    Insect Allergies

    84

    Adverse Reactions to Foods

    85

    Adverse Reactions to Drugs

    15

    Rheumatic Diseases of Childhood

    86

    Rheumatic Assessment

    87

    Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    88

    Kawasaki Disease

    89

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

    90

    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    91

    Juvenile Dermatomyositis

    92

    Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

    16

    Infectious Diseases

    93

    Infectious Disease Assessment

    94

    Immunization and Prophylaxis

    95

    Anti-Infective Therapy

    96

    Fever Without a Focus

    97

    Infections Characterized by Fever and Rash

    98

    Cutaneous Infections

    99

    Lymphadenopathy

    100

    Meningitis

    101

    Encephalitis

    102

    Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    103

    Pharyngitis

    104

    Sinusitis

    105

    Otitis Media

    106

    Otitis Externa

    107

    Croup (Laryngotracheobronchitis)

    108

    Pertussis

    109

    Bronchiolitis

    110

    Pneumonia

    111

    Infective Endocarditis

    112

    Acute Gastroenteritis

    113

    Viral Hepatitis

    114

    Urinary Tract Infection

    115

    Vulvovaginitis

    116

    Sexually Transmitted Infections

    117

    Osteomyelitis

    118

    Infectious Arthritis

    119

    Ocular Infections

    120

    Infection in the Immunocompromised Person

    121

    Infections Associated with Medical Devices

    122

    Zoonoses and Vector Borne Infections

    123

    Parasitic Diseases

    124

    Tuberculosis

    125

    HIV and AIDS

    17

    The Digestive System

    126

    Digestive System Assessment

    127

    Oral Cavity

    128

    Esophagus and Stomach

    129

    Intestinal Tract

    130

    Liver Disease

    131

    Pancreatic Disease

    132

    Peritonitis

    18

    The Respiratory System

    Intro

    Introduction

    133

    Respiratory System Assessment

    134

    Control of Breathing

    135

    Upper Airway Obstruction

    136

    Lower Airway, Parenchymal, and Pulmonary Vascular Diseases

    137

    Cystic Fibrosis

    138

    Chest Wall and Pleura

    19

    The Cardiovascular System

    139

    Cardiovascular System Assessment

    140

    Syncope

    141

    Chest Pain

    142

    Dysrhythmias

    143

    Acyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

    144

    Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

    145

    Heart Failure

    146

    Rheumatic Fever

    147

    Cardiomyopathies

    148

    Pericarditis

    20

    Hematology

    149

    Hematology Assessment

    150

    Anemia

    151

    Hemostatic Disorders

    152

    Blood Component Therapy

    21

    Oncology

    153

    Oncology Assessment

    154

    Principles of Cancer Treatment

    155

    Leukemia

    156

    Lymphoma

    157

    Central Nervous System Tumors

    158

    Neuroblastoma

    159

    Wilms Tumor

    160

    Sarcomas

    22

    Neprhology and Urology

    161

    Nephrology and Urology Assessment

    162

    Nephrotic Syndrome and Proteinuria

    163

    Glomerulonephritis and Hematuria

    164

    Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    165

    Acute and Chronic Renal Failure

    166

    Hypertension

    167

    Vesicoureteral Reflux

    168

    Congenital and Developmental Abnormalities of the Urinary Tract

    169

    Other Urinary Tract and Genital Disorders

    23

    Endocrinology

    170

    Endocrinology Assessment

    171

    Diabetes Mellitus

    172

    Hypoglycemia

    173

    Short Stature

    174

    Disorders of Puberty

    175

    Thyroid Disease

    176

    Disorders of Parathyroid Bone and Mineral Endocrinology

    177

    Disorders of Sexual Development

    178

    Adrenal Gland Dysfunction

    24

    Neurology

    179

    Neurology Assessment

    180

    Headache and Migraine

    181

    Seizures (Paroxysmal Disorders)

    182

    Weakness and Hypotonia

    183

    Ataxia and Movement Disorders

    184

    Altered Mental Status

    185

    Neurodegenerative Disorders

    186

    Neurocutaneous Disorders

    187

    Congenital Malformations of the Central Nervous System

    25

    Dermatology

    188

    Dermatology Assessment

    189

    Acne

    190

    Atopic Dermatitis

    191

    Contact Dermatitis

    192

    Seborrheic Dermatitis

    193

    Pigmented Lesions

    194

    Vascular Anomalies

    195

    Erythema Multiforme, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    196

    Cutaneous Infestations

    26

    Orthopedics

    197

    Orthopedics Assessment

    198

    Fractures

    199

    Hip

    200

    Lower Extremity and Knee

    201

    Foot

    202

    Spine

    203

    Upper Extremity

    204

    Benign Bone Tumors and Cystic Lesions

Product details

  • No. of pages: 832
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: February 27, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323528061
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323511452

About the Authors

Karen Marcdante

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Robert Kliegman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics - Medical College of Wisconsin Nelson Undiagnosed & Rare Disease Program

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