CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, Nineteenth Edition

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  • Edition: 19th
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  • Copyright: 2008-09-22
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The Classic On-the-Go Guide to Pediatric Practice--Now More Current and Essential Than Ever! ..CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatricshas long been the go-to guide for students, residents, and practitioners looking for concise, reliable, and up-to-date information. It continues to provide succinct, up-to-date, and clinically relevant coverage of how to assess and treat common disorders in children, from eating disorders and cardiovascular diseases to STDs. .Features: .Easy-to-follow LANGE CURRENT outline format: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis and Typical Features, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis . Organized by general topics such as care of the newborn and community pediatrics, as well as by organ system and specific disease/problems . "Essentials of Diagnosis and Typical Features" provide instant guidance on identifying both common and rare problems . Accessible overviews of important pediatric health concerns, including substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, child abuse and neglect, normal childhood nutrition and its disorders, and emergencies and injuries . NEW to this edition:chapter on Sport Medicine (a key area of pediatrics for which students and residents state they need more training--ACGME survey), completely reorganized section on Infectious Diseases reflecting the most recent clinical perspectives, expanded section on lab and reference values ..

Author Biography

William W. Hay, Jr., MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics Section in Neonatalogy and the Division of Perinatal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Childrenn++s Hospital, Denver.


Myron J. Levin, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital, Denver


Judith M. Sondheimer, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital, Denver


Robin R. Deterding, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital, Denver


Table of Contents

The Newborn Infantp. 1
Child Development & Behaviorp. 63
Adolescencep. 101
Adolescent Substance Abusep. 137
Eating Disordersp. 152
Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders & Psychosocial Aspects of Pediatricsp. 163
Child Abuse & Neglectp. 209
Ambulatory & Community Pediatricsp. 216
Immunizationp. 236
Normal Childhood Nutrition & Its Disordersp. 268
Emergencies & Injuriesp. 294
Poisoningp. 313
Critical Carep. 339
Skinp. 375
Eyep. 395
Oral Medicine & Dentistryp. 427
Ear, Nose, & Throatp. 437
Respiratory Tract & Mediastinump. 471
Cardiovascular Diseasesp. 519
Gastrointestinal Tractp. 577
Liver& Pancreasp. 609
Kidney & Urinary Tractp. 651
Neurologic & Muscular Disordersp. 673
Orthopedicsp. 750
Sports Medicinep. 768
Rehabilitation Medicinep. 788
Rheumatic Diseasesp. 796
Hematologic Disordersp. 804
Neoplastic Diseasep. 853
Pain Management & Palliative Carep. 883
Immunodeficiencyp. 891
Endocrine Disordersp. 911
Diabetes Mellitusp. 949
Inborn Errors of Metabolismp. 956
Genetics & Dysmorphologyp. 982
Allergic Disordersp. 1018
Antimicrobial Therapyp. 1053
Infections: Viral & Rickettsialp. 1071
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infectionp. 1111
Infections: Bacterial & Spirochetalp. 1123
Infections: Parasitic & Mycoticp. 1183
Sexually Tansmitted Infectionsp. 1224
Fluid, Electrolyte, & Acid-Base Disorders & Therapyp. 1245
Pediatric Laboratory Medicine & Reference Rangesp. 1254
Indexp. 1269
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