Apr 192014
 

Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 7e (Paperback)

By (author): Karen Marcdante MD, Robert M. Kliegman MD

The resource of choice for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics continues to provide a focused overview of the core knowledgein pediatrics. Succinct, targeted coverage of normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders, make this an ideal medical reference book for students, pediatric residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

  • Get an effective overview of pediatrics with help fromconcise text, a full-color design, high-yield tables, and numerous images.
  • Take advantage ofa wealth of images that capture the clinical manifestations and findings associated with Kawasaki disease, lupus, lymphoma, stroke, and many other disorders seen in children.
  • Efficiently review essential, concise pediatric content with this popular extension of the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (ISBN: 978-1-4377-0755-7).
  • Focus on the core knowledge needed for your pediatric clerkship or rotation with coverage that follows the COMSEP curriculum guidelines.
  • Easily visualize complex aspects with a full-color layout and images, as well as numerous tables throughout the text.
  • Access the full contents, now integrated with select decision-making algorithms from Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies by Pomeranz et al. (ISBN: 978-0-323-29854-4), online at Student Consult.
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Mar 302014
 


The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Handbook of Pediatric Global Health is a concise resource for the ever-increasing number of health professionals involved in global health, many of whom spend a few weeks to months or even years providing medical care in resource-poor countries.  This Handbook provides practical, evidence-based, hands-on guidance for managing and preventing childhood illnesses when resources are limited in low- and middle-income countries.  It also offers a setting-specific understanding and management approaches to the major causes of childhood mortality, including pneumonia, diarrhea, birth asphyxia, complications of preterm birth, and neonatal sepsis.  The Handbook provides an overview of childhood mortality, health systems, and the various stakeholders that play a role in the global health arena, and also contains chapters focusing on adolescents who are increasingly recognized as a unique population in whom interventions can go a long way in bothconsolidating the gains made in childhood and preventing adult disease.  Finally, key topics in non-communicable diseases are covered, including trauma and injuries, pediatric mental health, child and adolescent rights, and oral health.  Not meant solely for pediatricians, the Handbook is designed for generalists, specialists, doctors, nurses, other health care workers, and those in training.  An indispensable reference for health professionals overseas, the Handbook will also be a useful addition and resource for academic centers and universities in industrialized nations that are creating courses for trainees who will do clinical electives abroad during their training.

 

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Mar 302014
 


In the last ten years the pediatric neurosurgeon has witnessed a real revolution in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric hydrocephalus, the most frequently encountered condition in everyday clinical practice. The evolution of MRI and the advent of neuroendoscopic surgery have resuscitated the interest in the classification, etiology and pathophysiology of hydrocephalus. The book offers an updated overview on the recent progress in this field, and a new approach to hydrocephalus: the reader will find in it a modern and new presentation of an old disease, where genetics, endoscopy, cost-effectiveness analyses and many other aspects of the various therapies are extensively discussed. The volume will be useful not only for neurosurgeons, but for all specialists interested in the various aspects of hydrocephalus: pediatricians, radiologists, endocrinologists, pathologists and geneticists.

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Mar 292014
 

Pediatric Clinical Skills: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 4e (Paperback)

By (author): Richard B. Goldbloom OC MD FRCPC Dlitt(Hon)

Pediatric Clinical Skills, 4th Edition, by renowned author Richard B. Goldbloom, is your ideal guide to mastering necessary, often complex and challenging pediatric clinical skills. Written in a clear, informal tone, this book explains the nuances of the child/family interview and history, pediatric physical exam, crucial interpersonal skills, and important issues such as cultural sensitivity, chronic conditions, and athletic participation. An indispensible learning tool for in-training physicians, this book is also a valuable resource for pediatric and family practice physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and all healthcare personnel who work with children.

  • Discover the best approach and demeanor for interviewing patients and their families.
  • Elicit cooperation and gain the maximum value from physical exams of patients of all ages, including preterm and low-birth-weight infants.
  • Enhance cultural sensitivity and capably navigate issues associated with chronic conditions, athletic participation, and more.
  • Perfect the latest approaches for approaching the adolescent, clinical evaluation for possible child abuse, palliative care, examining the head and neck, evaluating gastrointestinal symptoms, surgical assessment of the abdomen, and other rapidly evolving areas.
  • Navigate growing areas of concern including obesity, autism, TV-watching, and video games.
  • Access the complete contents online at studentconsult.com, with Integration Links to related content in other Student Consult resources.videos demonstrating different aspects of the neurological exam, including assessing cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy.additional content and images to complement Ch. 21, Clinical Evaluation for Possible Child Abuse.and full-color inserts that complement Ch. 8, Examining the Visual System, and Ch. 19, Assessing the Skin.
  • Study efficiently with the aid of Case Histories, Key Points, and Recommended Readings.

Gain the clinical skills needed for successful pediatric practice

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Mar 172014
 

Klaus and Fanaroff's Care of the High-Risk Neonate: Expert Consult - Online and Print, 6e (Hardcover)

By (author): Jonathan M Fanaroff MD, Avroy A. Fanaroff MB FRCP(Edinburgh) FRCP CH

Stay up to date with recent advances in the NICU with Klaus and Fanaroff's Care of the High-Risk Neonate, 6th Edition. This trusted neonatology reference thoroughly covers the new guidelines, equipment, drugs, and treatments that have greatly increased the chance of survival for high-risk infants. Expert contributors deliver the information you need to stay on top of the technological and medical advances in this challenging field.

  • Benefit from the expert advice offered in concise, easy-to-read editorial comments throughout the book.
  • Assess your knowledge with comprehensive question-and-answer sections at the end of each chapter.
  • Understand the clinical relevance of what you've learned with case studies that highlight real-world application.
  • Own the reference trusted for nearly 40 years by those who care for at-risk neonates in the dynamic and challenging NICU.
  • Get fast access to need-to-know information on drugs used in the NICU, normal values, and much more in the fully updated appendices.
  • Keep your knowledge up to date with expanded coverage of evidence-based medicine and the role of networks in generating evidence.
  • Stay current with all aspects of neonatal care, including resuscitation, transport, nutrition, respiratory problems and assisted ventilation, and organ-specific care.
  • Access the fully searchable text online, download images, and more at www.expertconsult.com.
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Mar 162014
 

Netter's Pediatrics, 1e (Netter Clinical Science) (Hardcover)

By (author): Todd Florin MD, Stephen Ludwig MD MD, Paul L. Aronson, Heidi C. Werner

Netter's Pediatrics, edited by Drs. Todd Florin and Stephen Ludwig, is a rich visual aid with more than 500 images by Dr. Frank Netter and other artists working in his style that will help you diagnose and care for children with common clinical conditions. This is the first time that Netter's drawings of pediatric illness are brought together in a single volume. The superb, accurate artwork accompanies up-to-date text contributed by physicians at the prestigious Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The book provides you with all the at-a-glance information you need for a quick overview of common issues from nutrition, allergy, infectious disease, and adolescent medicine, to cancer and heart disease. This user-friendly, clinical reference is also a great tool for patient and staff education.

  • Efficiently review key details for each condition with 500 detailed, crystal-clear images provided by Frank H. Netter and others working in the Netter tradition.
  • Apply dependable, concise, clinical advice from a team of physicians at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the top children's hospitals in the U.S.
  • Get answers at a glance during pediatric rotations when studying for exams or preparing for consultations.

Enhance your pediatric practice with the visual guidance of Netter

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Mar 092014
 


2 Books in 1!

  • Q&A Course Review
  • NCLEX prep

Assure your mastery of pediatric nursing knowledge while improving your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. An easy-to-follow format, organized by body system, parallels the content of your course, topic by topic. The result is pediatric content made manageable.

Over 1,000 NCLEX-style questions on pediatrics and growth and development—in the text and online at DavisPlus—build your confidence. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers as well as test-taking tips help you critically analyze the question types. You’ll also find a 100-question comprehensive exam in the text to assess your progress.

Gain additional practice with two final exams online at DavisPlus. Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to access this DavisPlus Premium resource.

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Feb 252014
 


Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional pediatric dermatology references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or controversial decisions? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick answers to the tricky questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between pediatricians.

Dr. James Treat has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with pediatric dermatology. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to pediatric dermatology with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references allow readers to browse large amounts of information in an expedited fashion.

Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume pediatricians will appreciate. Pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and family practitioners will benefit from the user-friendly, casual format and the expert advice contained within.

Some of the questions that are answered:
• How should I be working up and managing my patients with congenital nevi?
• How do I manage patients with severe atopic dermatitis?
• Which patients with hemangioma do I have to worry about?
• What do I need to think about for children with cafe au lait macules?
• Is there an algorithm for treating my acne patients?
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Feb 242014
 

Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners, 5e (Hardcover)

By (author): Myung K. Park MD FAAP FACC

From history and physical examination through electrocardiography and the management of special problems, this popular reference provides the practical guidance you need to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease. The fully revised 5th edition incorporates recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances in pediatric cardiac surgery, blood pressure standards, and cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Practical guidance from a single author presents the knowledge you need in a cohesive, consistent manner.
  • Extensive coverage of special problems, including congestive heart failure and syncope, helps you select the best approaches for your patients.
  • A compact, portable size facilitates easy reference in the busy clinical setting.
  • New coverage of surgical techniques in pediatric cardiology, the application of interventional non-surgical techniques, blood pressure standards, and cardiac arrhythmia treatments puts the most recent management approaches at your fingertips.
  • New line drawings guide you through the latest techniques.
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