Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 31, 2010 - Medical - 864 pages
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Considered the resource of choice for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics provides comprehensive, yet concise and accessible guidance on normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders. Edited by Drs. Karen Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman, Hal B. Jenson, and Richard E. Behrman, this edition's content was specifically developed in accordance with the 2009 curriculum guidelines of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics. It also includes many new and improved clinical photographs and images for enhanced visual reference. A user-friendly full-color format facilitate study and expedite reference.

  • Concise text, a full-color design, high-yield tables, and numerous images provide an effective overview of pediatrics.

  • Edited by the same authorities responsible for the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, the most used and recognizable clinical reference in pediatrics.
  • Content developed in accordance with 2009 COMSEP curriculum guidelines, and written and edited by leaders in pediatrics education, focuses on the core knowledge needed for a pediatric clerkship or rotation.
  • A wealth of new images captures the clinical manifestations and imaging findings associated with Kawasaki disease, lupus, lymphoma, stroke, and many other disorders seen in children.
 

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Contents

The Profession of Pediatrics
1
Growth and Development
13
Behavioral Disorders
45
Psychiatric Disorders
63
Psychosocial Issues
81
Pediatric Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders
103
Fluids and Electrolytes
123
The Acutely Ill or Injured Child
141
Infectious Diseases
355
The Digestive System
463
The Respiratory System
499
The Cardiovascular System
525
Hematology
555
Oncology
585
Nephrology and Urology
607
Endocrinology
625

Human Genetics and Dysmorphology
167
Metabolic Disorders
187
Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
213
Adolescent Medicine
265
Immunology
285
Allergy
309
Rheumatic Diseases of Childhood
339
Neurology
671
Dermatology
713
Orthopedics
735
Index
763
Ad_Page
833
Instructions for online access
834
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