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Pediatrics for Medical Students - Bernstein

Pediatrics for Medical Students

By: Bernstein

Paperback Published: 26th July 2011
ISBN: 9780781770309
Number Of Pages: 736

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Endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this text is designed for third-year medical students in their pediatric clerkships or studying for pediatric shelf exams. The book is divided into two sections. Section One focuses on the general practice of pediatrics, including normal preventive visits. Section Two offers more traditional systems-oriented chapters that focus on a systematic approach to developing a differential diagnosis. This text is a nice hybrid -- part pediatrics textbook, part review guide for shelf exams or board preparation. A new arsenal of ancillary materials, including full text online, student testbank, and image bank accompanies the book.

NEW Includes authoritative content fully endorsed by the prestigious American Academy of Pediatrics; AAP's thorough review of the text ensures compliance with the latest in policies and treatment guidelines

NEW Links students and instructors to additional resources via thePoint, including the full text online, image bank, student test bank (also available in a convenient mobile format) with 200 USMLE-style clinical vignette questions, and access to the AAP's Bright Futures website for superior coverage of children's healthcare in the context of family and community needs

NEW Features a full-color interior design to better highlight the visual elements of teaching and learning pediatrics

Organized around those aspects essential to the pediatrics rotation, each chapter covers clinical and lab evaluation, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, patient management, and Pediatric Pearls to help students make immediate clinical connections

Dedicationp. v
Prefacep. vii
Contributorsp. ix
Introductionp. xiv
General Pediatric Practice
Approach to the Normal Newbornp. 2
Health Supervision Visitp. 17
Adolescent Medicinep. 60
Principles of Pediatric Nutrition, Fluids, and Electrolytesp. 87
Behavioral Pediatricsp. 113
Socioeconomic and Cultural Issues in Pediatricsp. 120
Ethical Issues in Pediatric Practicep. 131
Health Care Economics and the Future of Health Care Organizationp. 139
Pediatric Subspecialties
Infectious Diseasesp. 160
Neonatologyp. 223
Geneticsp. 251
Developmental Disabilitiesp. 274
Cardiologyp. 294
Endocrinology and Disorders of Growthp. 333
Gastroenterologyp. 374
Hematology and Oncologyp. 411
Allergy and Immunologyp. 449
Pulmonologyp. 477
Neurologyp. 513
Nephrologyp. 535
Rheumatologyp. 578
Dermatologyp. 596
Trauma, Ingestions, and Burnsp. 611
Pediatric Intensive Carep. 631
Pediatric Surgeryp. 653
Pediatric Subspecialtiesp. 667
Indexp. 703
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ISBN: 9780781770309
ISBN-10: 0781770300
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 736
Published: 26th July 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.15 x 17.78  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 1.28
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised