Key Features

  • Master ACGME Core Competencies with the aid of a color-coded system that helps you to integrate evidence-based medicine, continual self-assessment, and cognizance of interpersonal skills into your daily routine.
  • Access the high-yield core information you need for pediatric rotations in a portable, pocket-sized format that organizes the most common, must-know pediatric signs/symptoms and disorders by patient presentation.
  • Learn to see the "big picture" with the aid of "Teaching Visuals" chapters and "Speaking Intelligently" and "Clinical Thinking" features in clinical chapters.
  • Easily locate more in-depth information on any topic with references to Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, 6th Edition.
  • Access the complete contents online at www.studentconsult.com, along with a Competency Self-Assessment Log..."Professors' Pearls" that provide cases with questions and annotated answers...Vertical Reads...and many other features to enhance learning and retention.
  • Get advice on managing your career, time, and life outside the clinical setting via bonus online appendices.

Table of Contents

Section I: INTRODUCTION TO THE COMPETENCIES

1 How to Study This Book

2 Medical Knowledge

3 Patient Care

4 Professionalism

5 Interpersonal and Communication Skills

6 Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

7 Systems-Based Practice

8 How to Succeed in the Pediatric Clerkship

9 How to Succeed as a Junior Resident: Continuity Clinic and Inpatient Wards

10 History Taking and Physical Examination

11 Note Writing

12 Oral Presentations

Appendix 1 ACGME General Competencies

Appendix 2 Competency Self-Assessment Form: Pediatrics

Online Appendices

Appendix 1 Competency-Based Career Planning

Appendix 2 Organization and Time Management

Appendix 3 Nonclinical Activities

Section II: THE OUTPATIENT OFFICE

13 Essentials of the Pediatric Well Child Visit

14 Developmental Screening and Surveillance

15 Anticipatory Guidance

16 The Newborn Well Child Visit

17 Teaching Visual: Examination of the Infant Hip

18 The 1-, 2-, and 4-Month Well Child Visits

19 The 6-Month Well Child Visit

20 The 9-Month Well Child Visit

21 The 12-Month Well Child Visit

22 The 18- and 24-Month Well Child Visits

23 The Annual Well Child Visit

24 The Adolescent Well Child Visit

DEVELOPMENTAL PROBLEMS

25 The Special Needs Child

26 Autism

27 Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Case 1)

28 Down Syndrome

EPISODIC CARE

29 Preparticipation Physical Evaluation

30 Sore Throat (Case 2)

31 Cough (Case 3)

32 Headache in Childhood (Case 4)

33 Eye Pain and Discharge (Case 5)

34 Diarrhea (Case 6)

35 Constipation (Case 7)

36 Fever (Case 8)

37 Ear Pain (Case 9)

38 Teaching

Details

No. of pages:
852
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323278232
eBook ISBN:
9780323260503
eBook ISBN:
9780323240307
Print ISBN:
9781416053507
eBook ISBN:
9780323081306

About the authors

Maureen McMahon

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; General Pediatrician, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware; Lankenau Medical Center, Main Line Health System, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

Glenn Stryjewski

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Pediatric Intensivist, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware