Pediatric Hypertension, 4th edition

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Mar 072018

The fourth edition of this book is the most comprehensive major reference work on hypertension in children and adolescents. Since the publication of the previous edition, there have been notable changes in the field, with the arrival of new evidence of the long-term sequelae of hypertension in youth, an evidence-based review of the value of routine BP screening in children and adolescents, and further evidence of the cardiovascular consequences of the childhood obesity epidemic. This expanded edition covers these new findings, while featuring new chapters on such timely topics as routine blood pressure screening, hypertension in late adolescents/young adults, and current pediatric hypertension research. The reference work also includes thorough updates on chapters from the previous edition, as well as new clinical practice guidelines for childhood hypertension, which have not been revised since 2004.

Written by experts in the field, Pediatric Hypertension, Fourth Edition is the definitive resource for clinicians and researchers interested in childhood hypertension.

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Synopsis of General Pediatric Practice

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Mar 062018

This textbook provides a brief review of pediatric medicine practice. This book covers the diseases and disorders commonly seen in routine practice. The chapters cover pediatric disorders such as obesity, gastroesophageal reflux, asthma, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, allergy, sinusitis, diabetes, thyroid disorder, epistaxis, otitis media, hearing loss, laryngomalacia, obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, laryngomalacia, stridor, tonsillitis, haemophilia, autism, and anxiety. Key features of this textbook include: – Reader friendly format which explains etiology, pathophysiology, and disease management – 21 chapters covering common pediatric disorders encountered by medical professionals – Contributions by several experts in pediatric subspecialties This textbook is a suitable reference for medical students, interns, residents, and specialists including pediatricians, family medicine practitioners, otolaryngologists as well as subspecialists such as pediatric cardiologists, pulmonologists, endocrinologists, otolaryngologists and allergists.


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EMDR and the Art of Psychotherapy with Children : Infants to Adolescents, Second Edition

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Mar 042018

This second edition teaches therapists to effectively use the entire EMDR therapy eight-phased treatment with children of all ages from infants to adolescents. The book details changes to the phases of EMDR therapy (history taking, case conceptualization, and treatment planning) along with alterations to case conceptualization for target identification and organization. It incorporates newly published research documenting current evidence-based support of EMDR therapy with children.

Basic skills for using EMDR therapy with children are explained, as well as transitions to more advanced skills for working with infants and toddlers, children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and children in the welfare system. It integrates play therapy and other forms of expressive therapies. Specialty topics on using EMDR therapy include case conceptualization with diagnoses defined by the DSM-5 and ICD-10, newborn/neonate diagnoses, children with chemical dependency, and many more. Case studies woven throughout the text clearly demonstrate EMDR therapy applications, and summaries of published evidence support the efficacy of EMDR therapy, including studies from WHO and SAMHSA. Expanded to include all eight phases of EMDR therapy for infants and toddlers, preteens, and adolescents, this book continues to be the foundational EMDR text for therapists working with children.

New to the Second Edition:

– Integrates developmental theory for use with children, adolescents, and teens
– Includes breakthrough narrative therapeutic concepts with young children
– Guides therapists in using EMDR therapy with specialty populations
– Presents two new chapters–one on EMDR therapy with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and a second on preteens and adolescents


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Pediatric Surgery: A Quick Guide to Decision-making

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Mar 032018

This book covers all the common surgical diseases affecting children, reflecting the latest available information. In addition, it discusses recent advances in pediatric surgery, including fetal interventions and minimally invasive surgery.
The text is presented in a concise and reader-friendly style and complemented by numerous photographs and illustrations to aid in comprehension. Each chapter is structured in a systematic uniform pattern, examining the embryology, incidence, and approach to diagnosis and management, along with flow charts and algorithms where appropriate.

The book is primarily intended for fellows-in-training and surgeons in pediatric surgery and pediatric specialties. In addition to familiarizing readers with common pediatric surgical conditions and helping them plan simple approaches to their management, it also offers an essential on-the-go guide.




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Pediatric Radiation Oncology

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Mar 032018

This book presents the most up-to-date and innovative information on the targeting and treatment of a wide range of childhood cancers by means of radiation therapy. Written by global experts in pediatric radiation oncology, it documents in detail the treatment regimens appropriate to each disease, highlighting the recent advances that promise to improve rates of survival and cure.
The use of image-guided and intensity-modulated radiation therapy is clearly described, and careful attention is also devoted to the roles of proton therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic fractionated radiosurgery, and modulated arc radiotherapy. Separate chapters address localization and verification procedures and anesthesia; pediatric radiation oncology in the palliative care setting; and aspects that are especially relevant in low- and medium-income countries. Beyond clinical radiation oncology, relevant information is provided on radiation physics. The book concludes by examining future directions in the field.




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Drug Development and Rare Pediatric Diseases

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Feb 232018

Over the past few decades, a number of legislative actions have been taken to encourage the development of therapies to treat people affected by rare diseases and to encourage therapies for pediatric patients. During this same time period, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has invested substantial effort in support of these same goals. As described in this book, recent legislative actions have prompted new initiatives. Continuing the response to the laws’ specific requirements and FDA’s commitment under PDUFA, this book includes input from the public and FDA and discusses the many complex issues involved in medical product development for people with rare diseases. Following a brief overview of both legislative and FDA efforts over the years to foster development of therapies for these patients, the book summarizes the three days of the public meeting and presents FDA’s strategic plan for accelerating the development of the urgently needed therapies for pediatric rare diseases.




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Pediatrics On Call

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Feb 192018

A concise, portable, and hands-on reference that focuses on the initial evaluation and treatment of common problems that present in pediatric practice. This user-friendly reference assists in the initial evaluation and treatment of the most frequently encountered problems in pediatrics, both common and potentially life-threatening.


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Management of Deep Carious Lesions

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Feb 152018


This book describes the challenges that deep carious lesions pose for dental practitioners, including the risk of endodontic complications and the difficulty of restorative treatment, and identifies options for overcoming these challenges on the basis of the best available evidence. The opening chapter sets the scene by discussing pathophysiology, histopathology, clinical symptomatology, and treatment thresholds.
The various treatment options are then systematically presented and reviewed, covering non-selective, stepwise, and selective carious tissue removal and restoration, sealing of lesions using resin sealants or crowns, and non-restorative management approaches. In each case the current evidence with respect to the treatment is carefully evaluated. Advantages and disadvantages are explained and recommendations made on when to use the treatment in question. Illustrative clinical cases and treatment pathways for clinicians are included. This book will be of value for all practitioners who treat dental caries and carious lesions, whether in the permanent or the primary dentition. It will also be of interest to under- and postgraduate students in cariology and restorative, operative, preventive, and pediatric dentistry.



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Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 3rd Edition

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Feb 112018


The third edition of this best-selling resource from the American Academy of Pediatricsaids in the diagnosis and treatment of more than 100 infectious diseases. Streamline disease recognition and clinical decision-makingwith more than 1,200 finely detailed color images.

Three new chapters cover fungal diseases, hemorrhagic fevers (filoviruses), and trichuriasis.

Concise text descriptions steps through diagnosis, evaluation and management essentials for each condition. Essential information on each condition is presented in the precise sequence needed in the clinical setting:
Clinical manifestations
Diagnostic tests
Incubation period



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Pellock’s Pediatric Epilepsy

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Feb 102018

Now in its fourth edition,Pellock’Äôs Pediatric Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Therapyremains the gold standard for diagnosis, treatment, classification,and management of childhood epilepsies. With over 100 distinguished contributors from world-leading epilepsy programs, the long-awaited new editionmaintains the breadth and scope the book is known for while significantly updating the science, practice, and therapeutic strategies that continue to movethe field forward.

At the center of this new edition is the totally reorganized and expanded section on age-related syndromes. There is a major emphasis on new genetic-basedclassifications and the clinical implications for identifying and managing the various subtypes. New chapters devoted exclusively to Panayiotopoulossyndrome, myoclonic status epilepticus, and autosomal dominant focal epilepsies, among others, cover even more ground than the last edition. Brand-newchapters in the drug and diet section cover perampanel, ezogabine, and lacosamide, while the existing chapters on major medical treatments have beencomprehensively updated to reflect the latest trials and studies. Other sections contain new chapters on genetics, non-invasive functional mapping, sleepissues for pediatric epilepsy patients, and more.

With more than 80 chapters,Pellock’Äôs Pediatric Epilepsynow contains a full discussion of the spectrum of epilepsy disorders, not just seizures.From basic mechanisms and epidemiology, through diagnosis and therapy, to quality of life issues, the new edition of this established reference coversevery aspect of childhood epilepsy and will continue to be the definitive core text for all professionals involved in the field.

New to the Fourth Edition:

Every chapter thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated
Section on age-related syndromes completely reconfigured to align with new ILAE terminology and organization in classifying seizures and forms ofepilepsy
Major update on disease mechanisms and all treatments for epilepsy, including drugs
Increased attention to special populations, including a heavily-updated chapter on the female epilepsy patient
New final section covers the epilepsy spectrum, with new chapters on epilepsy and sleep, co-morbidities of childhood, behavioral influence of AEDs,and transitioning to adulthood
Purchase includes access to the fully-searchable downloadable e-book.


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