The Inpatient Pediatrics Work-Up

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Samir S. Shah, Gary Frank, Alfa Omar Diallo
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Dec 1, 2009 - Medical - 393 pages
Patient assessment and management made easier! Ease the transition from the basic sciences to clinical medicine with this practical how-to guide to patient management. This pocket-sized book provides third and fourth-year students with a concise, organized review of the most important patient assessment and management in inpatient pediatrics.
  • Each chapter begins with a patient encounter, followed by an overview, acute management and work-up, extended hospital management, disposition, and suggested readings
  • Clinical pearls are interspersed throughout the text, emphasizing clinical tips, statistics, or findings that will help students better understand the diagnosis and management
  • Bulleted lists of key points for each chapter summarize important points to remember
 

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Contents

Contributors
vi
Reviewers
xii
Preface
xiii
How to Use This Book
xiv
Acute Renal Failure 1
52
Hypertension 151
57
Hypoglycemia 159
170
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
176
Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
229
Nephrotic Syndrome
238
Nonaccidental Trauma
247
Periorbital and Orbital Cellulitis
254
Febrile Neonate 98
261
Fever of Unknown Origin 117
261
Osteomyelitis
263
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease 273
264

Intussusception
187
Croup 66
188
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis 196
220
Reference Ranges for Vital Signs
228
Childhood Immunization Schedule 378
265
Sickle Cell Disease 310
269
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About the author (2009)

Samir S Shah MD Fellow, Divisions of General Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases, The Children┐s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Gary Frank was born 1969 in Britain. He began his professional career in 1991, illustrating covers and interior short stories for publications like Doctor Who Magazine and Toxic!. This led to a stint at Marvel UK in 1992, as regular series' artist on Motormouth & Killpower. In 1992, Frank was recruited by Marvel Comics to illustrate covers for The Incredible Hulk, beginning with issue #400. Shortly thereafter, he was hired as the series' ongoing artist. During his initial time at Marvel, Frank also contributed covers, interiors, and pin-up illustrations for various series, such as X-Men Unlimited, The Sabretooth Special, X-Men Classic, X-Men Prime, and Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme, among others. He also provided covers for Acclaim Comics' Ninjak and Harris Comics' Vampirella. In 1996, Frank moved to DC Comics, where he worked on various loose assignments that included a Birds of Prey one-shot and covers for the mini-series. The same year, Frank was hired as part of the art team on DC new Supergirl series. Frank has also worked on other series such as Gen13, Tom Strong and Top Cow. He has teamed up with author Geoff Johns for such works as The Avengers and Batman Earth One which made The New York Times Best Sellers List for 2012.

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