Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics

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W.B. Saunders Company, Jan 1, 1998 - Pediatrics - 846 pages
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Featuring a review of all the common and uncommon disorders in children, this text presents recent findings in genetics, infectious disease and haematologic disorders, including HIV protocols and immunization schedules, as well as treatments for sickle cell disease and Factor V leiden (blood clots). It reviews the management protocols for clinical decision-making and presents detailed explanations of history taking and physical examinations. The book provides a complete drug index, with dosages and interactions, to ensure the appropriate administration of medicine, and illustrates differential diagnosis and pathophysiology with figures and tables.

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