Key Features

  • Efficiently review key details for each condition with 500 detailed, crystal-clear images provided by Frank H. Netter and others working in the Netter tradition.
  • Apply dependable, concise, clinical advice from a team of physicians at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the top children’s hospitals in the U.S.
  • Get answers at a glance during pediatric rotations when studying for exams or preparing for consultations.

Table of Contents

Section I Care of the Acutely Ill Child

1 Resuscitation

2 Shock

3 Respiratory Distress

4 Diabetic Ketoacidosis

5 The Acute Abdomen

6 Drowning

7 Burns

8 Injury and Trauma

9 Poisoning

10 Neurological Emergencies

11 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and ALTE

12 Child Abuse and Neglect

Section II Nutrition

13 Nutritional Requirements and Growth

14 Malnutrition

15 Obesity

16 Nutritional Deficiencies

17 Failure to Thrive

Section III Allergy and Immunology

18 Anaphylaxis

19 Atopic Dermatitis

20 Urticaria and Angioedema

21 Approach to the Child with Immunodeficiency

Section IV Bone and Joint Disorders

22 Common Fractures

23 Disorders of the Hip and Lower Extremity

24 Disorders of the Neck and Spine

25 Sports Medicine

Section V Rheumatologic Disorders

26 Chronic Arthritis

27 Dermatomyositis

28 Vasculitis

29 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

30 Granulomatous Disease

Section VI Disorders of the Head, Neck, and Upper Airway

31 Otitis

32 Disorders of the Eye

33 Rhinosinusitis

34 Dentition and Common Oral Lesions

35 Pharyngitis

36 Stridor

Section VII Disorders of the Respiratory System and Lower Airway

37 Wheezing and Bronchiolitis

38 Asthma

39 Congenital Anomalies of the Lung

40 Pleural Effusions and Pneumothorax

41 Cystic Fibrosis

Section VIII Disorders of the Cardiovascular System

42 Development of the Cardiovascular System

43 Acyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

44 Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

45 Arrhythmias

46 Heart Failure

47 Hypertension

48 Syncope

49 Rheumatic Heart Diseas


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About the authors

Todd Florin

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Stephen Ludwig, MD

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Associate Chair for Medical Education, Jensen Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia