Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics - 6th Edition

Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics

6th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Karen Marcdante Robert Kliegman Richard Behrman Hal Jenson
Imprint: Saunders

Description

Considered the resource of choice for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics provides comprehensive, yet concise and accessible guidance on normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders. Edited by Drs. Karen Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman, Hal B. Jenson, and Richard E. Behrman, this edition's content was specifically developed in accordance with the 2009 curriculum guidelines of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics. It also includes many new and improved clinical photographs and images for enhanced visual reference. A user-friendly full-color format and online access via Student Consult facilitate study and expedite reference.

Key Features

  • Concise text, a full-color design, high-yield tables, and numerous images provide an effective overview of pediatrics.
  • Online access via Student Consult lets you study in more versatile, flexible ways and enhances your understanding with extra content and features.
  • Edited by the same authorities responsible for the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, the most used and recognizable clinical reference in pediatrics.

Table of Contents

 Section 1 The Profession of Pediatrics Benjamin S. Siegel, Joel J. Alpert, and Rick Goldstein

1 Population and Culture

2 Professionalism

3 Ethics

4 Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues

Section 2  Growth and Development David A. Levine

5 Normal Growth

6 Growth Disorders

7 Normal Development

8 Developmental Disorders

9 Evaluation of the Well Child

10 Evaluation of Child with Special Needs

Section 3 Behavioral Disorders Sheila Gahagan

11 Crying and Colic

12Temper Tantrums

13 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

14 Elimination Control

15Normal Sleep and Pediatric Sleep Disorders

Section 4 Psychiatric Disorders Russell Scheffer

16 Somatoform Disorders

17 Anxiety and Phobias

18 Depression and Bipolar Disorders

19 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

20 Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Psychoses

Section 5 Psychosocial Issues Cindy W. Christian and Nathan J. Blum

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

Section 6 Pediatric Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders Nancy F. Krebs and Laura E. Primak

27 Diet of the Normal Infant

28 Diet of the Normal Child and Adolescent

29 Obesity

30 Pediatric Undernutrition

31 Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

Section 7 Fluids and Electrolytes Larry A. Greenbaum

32 Maintenance Fluid Therapy

33 Dehydration and Replacement Therapy

34 Parenteral Nutrition

35 Sodium Disorders

36 Potassium Disorders

37 Acid-Base Disorders*

Section 8 Acutely Ill or Injured Child K. Jane Lee and Karen J. Marcdante

38 Assessment and Resuscitation

39 Respirato

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323260480
eBook ISBN:
9780323286053

About the Author

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 and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Richard Behrman

Affiliations and Expertise

Nonprofit Healthcare and Educational, Consultants to Medical Institutions, Santa Barbara, California

Hal Jenson

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Director, Center for Pediatric Research, and Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Eastern Virginia Medical School and Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, Norfolk, VA