Pediatrics A Competency-Based Companion

1st Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Editors:

  • Maureen McMahon
  • Glenn Stryjewski
  • 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
    Print ISBN:
    9781416053507
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323081306

    About the editors

    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