Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323298544, 9780323341523

Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies

2nd Edition

Authors: Albert Pomeranz Svapna Sabnis Sharon Busey Robert Kliegman
eBook ISBN: 9780323341523
eBook ISBN: 9780323353854
eBook ISBN: 9780323328258
Paperback ISBN: 9780323298544
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 27th January 2015
Page Count: 368
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Description

Designed to accompany Nelson Textbook of Pediatricsand Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies is a concise, user-friendly reference uses a unique algorithmic approach to facilitate diagnosis, testing,  basic treatment of common pediatric disorders. For any given symptom, an algorithm guides the reader through the appropriate investigative procedures and lab tests to reach definitive diagnoses. An updated format that enhances usability makes this medical reference book a must-have for medical students, residents, and practitioners treating pediatric patients.

 "...it demonstrates a way of thinking about medicine that is useful in paediatrics and in all other specialties." Reviewed by Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine , Apr 2015

Table of Contents

          HEAD NECK and EYES

  1. Ear Pain
  2. Rhinorrhea
  3. Sore Throat 
  4. Neck Masses 
  5. Abnormal Head Size, Shape, and Fontanels 
  6. Red Eye 
  7. Strabismus 
  8. Visual Impairment and Leukocoria 
  9. Abnormal Eye Movements 
  10. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 

  11. Cough 
  12. Hoarseness 
  13. Stridor 
  14. Wheezing 
  15. Cyanosis 
  16. Hemoptysis 
  17. Apnea 
  18. CARDIOLOGY

  19. Chest Pain 
  20. Syncope 
  21. Palpitations 
  22. Heart Murmurs 
  23. GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

  24. Abdominal Pain 
  25. Vomiting 
  26. Diarrhea 
  27. Constipation 
  28. Gastrointestinal Bleeding 
  29. Jaundice 
  30. Hepatomegaly 
  31. Splenomegaly 
  32. Abdominal Masses 
  33. GENITOURINARY SYSTEM

  34. Dysuria 
  35. Enuresis 
  36. Red Urine and Hematuria
  37. Proteinuria 
  38. Edema 
  39. Hypertension 
  40. Scrotal Pain 
  41. Scrotal Swelling (Painless) 
  42. Dysmenorrhea 
  43. Amenorrhea 
  44. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding 
  45. Vaginal Discharge 
  46. MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

  47. Limp 
  48. Arthritis 
  49. Knee Pain 
  50. Extremity Pain 
  51. Back Pain 
  52. Stiff or Painful Neck 
  53. In-Toeing, Out-Toeing, and Toe-Walking 
  54. Bowlegs and Knock-Knees 
  55. NEUROLOGY

  56. Headaches 
  57. Seizures and Other Paroxysmal Disorders 
  58. Involuntary Movements 
  59. Hypotonia and Weakness 
  60. Ataxia 
  61. Altered Mental Status 
  62. Hearing Loss 
  63. DERMATOLOGY

  64. Alopecia 
  65. Vesicles and Bullae 
  66. Fever and Rash 
  67. HEMATOLOGY

  68. Lymphadenopathy 
  69. Anemia 
  70. Bleeding 
  71. Petechiae/Purpura 
  72. Neutropenia 
  73. Pancytopenia 
  74. Eosinophilia 
  75. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

  76. Short Stature 
  77. Pubertal Delay 
  78. Precocious Puberty in the Male 
  79. Precocious Puberty in the Female 
  80. Atypical or Ambiguous Genitalia 
  81. Hirsutism 
  82. Gynecomastia 
  83. Obesity 
  84. Polyuria 
  85. GENERAL

  86. Fever without a Source 
  87. Fever of Unknown Origin 
  88. Recurrent Infections 
  89. Irritable Infant (Fussy or Excessively Crying Infant) 
  90. Failure to Thrive 
  91. Sleep Disturbances 
  92. FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES

  93. Acidemia 
  94. Alkalemia 
  95. Hypernatremia 
  96. Hyponatremia 
  97. Hypokalemia 
  98. Hyperkalemia 
  99. Hypocalcemia 
  100. Hypercalcemia 

Details

No. of pages:
368
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323341523
eBook ISBN:
9780323353854
eBook ISBN:
9780323328258
Paperback ISBN:
9780323298544

About the Author

Albert Pomeranz

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Svapna Sabnis

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Sharon Busey

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, 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, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin