Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 2-Volume Set

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After more than 75 years, Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of pediatric care. Embracing the new advances in science as well as the time-honored art of pediatric practice, this classic reference provides the essential information that practitioners and other care providers involved in pediatric health care throughout the world need to understand to effectively address the enormous range of biologic, psychologic, and social problems that our children and youth may face. Brand-new chapters and comprehensive revisions throughout ensure that you have the most recent information on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diseases based on the latest recommendations and methodologies.

"The coverage of such a wide range of subjects relating to child health makes this textbook still the gold standard and companion for all pediatricians across the world." Reviewed by Neel Kamal, Sept 2015

"All in all, this is an excellent and detailed paediatric review textbook which represents excellent value for money..truly a textbook for the global community" Reviewed by glycosmedia.com, Sept 2015

  • Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using evidence-based medicine and astute clinical experiences from leading international authors-many new to this edition.
  • A NEW two-volume layout provides superior portability and exceptional ease of use.
  • Gain a more complete perspective. Along with a broader emphasis on imaging and molecular diagnoses and updated references, the new edition includes an increased focus on international issues to ensure relevance in pediatrics practice throughout the world.
  • Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with complete updates throughout 35 new chapters, including: Innovations in Addressing Child Health and Survival in Low Income Settings; Developmental Domains and Theories of Cognition; The Reggio Emilia Educational Approach Catatonia ; Refeeding Syndrome; Altitude-associated Illness; Genetic Approaches to Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases; Healthcare?Associated Infections; Intrapartum and Peripartum Infections; Bath salts and other drugs of abuse; Small Fiber Polyneuropathy; Microbiome; Kingella kingae; Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy; Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Plagiocephaly; CNS Vasculitis; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture; and Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Recognize, diagnose, and manage genetic and acquired conditions more effectively. A new Rehabilitation section with 10 new chapters, including: Evaluation of the Child for Rehabilitative Services; Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury and Autonomic Crisis Management; Spasticity; Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy; Traumatic and Sports-Related Injuries; Meningomyelocele; Health and Wellness for Children with Disabilities.

  • Manage the transition to adult healthcare for children with chronic diseases through discussions of the overall health needs of patients with congenital heart defects, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis.
  • Understand the principles of therapy and which drugs and dosages to prescribe for every disease.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
 

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Contents

Videos
lxviii
I The Field of Pediatrics
1
II Growth Development and Behavior
48
III Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders
124
IV Learning Disorders
192
V Children with Special Needs
223
VI Nutrition
268
VII Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
346
Contributors
vi
Preface
xxxvi
Table of Contents
xxxvii
Videos
1754
XVIII The Digestive System
1757
XIX Respiratory System
1981
XX The Cardiovascular System
2157
XXI Diseases of the Blood
2304

VIII Pediatric Drug Therapy
392
IX The Acutely Ill Child
474
X Human Genetics
580
XI Metabolic Disorders
634
XII The Fetus and the Neonatal Infant
789
XIII Adolescent Medicine
926
XIV Immunology
999
XV Allergic Disorders
1074
XVI Rheumatic Diseases of Childhood
1150
XVII Infectious Diseases
1231
Index
101
IBC_Clinical Key
231
Front cover
232
IFC_ExpertConsult
233
Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 2Volume Set
i
Copyright page
iv
Dedication
v
XXII Cancer and Benign Tumors
2416
XXIII Nephrology
2490
XXIV Urologic Disorders in Infants and Children
2554
XXV Gynecologic Problems of Childhood
2605
XXVI The Endocrine System
2635
XXVII The Nervous System
2795
XXVIII Neuromuscular Disorders
3021
XXIX Disorders of the Eye
3108
XXX The Ear
3179
XXXI The Skin
3223
XXXII Bone and Joint Disorders
3415
XXXIII Rehabilitation Medicine
3652
XXXIV Environmental Health Hazards
27
XXXV Laboratory Medicine
84
Index
101
IBC_Clinical Key
231
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