First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship, Third Edition by Latha GantiFirst Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship, Third Edition by Latha Ganti

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship, Third Edition

byLatha Ganti, Matthew S. Kaufman, Muhammad Waseem

Paperback | October 26, 2010

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The pediatrics clerkship survival guide written by students who aced the clerkship.

This powerful review for the pediatrics clerkship provides medical students taking requiredrotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts--written by students and based on the clerkship's core competencies--review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" todisease discussions. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. A new color insert contains 4 pages of full color images to amplify the text.


  • High-yield yet comprehensive review for the pediatrics clerkship based on the clerkship's core competencies
  • Written by students who just completed the clerkship
  • NEW: Integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK
  • Exam tips and wards tips in the margins help students shine
  • Edited by a pediatrician and reviewed by top faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy

    The content you need to excel on the pediatric clerkship:
    Section I: How to Succeed in the Pediatrics Clerkship;Section II: High-Yield Facts,Gestation and Birth,Prematurity,Growth and Development,Nutrition,Health Supervision and Prevention of Injury and Illness in the Well Child,Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal,Anomalies,Metabolic Disease,Immunologic Disease,ID,GI Disease,Respiratory Disease,Cardiovascular Disease,Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease,Hematologic Disease,Endocrine Disease,Neurologic Disease,ENT,Musculoskeletal Disease,Dermatology,Psychiatry,Section III: Awards and Opportunities,Color Image Section

Author Profile Volume Editor: Muhammad Waseem, MD is Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine (Clinical Pediatrics) at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York. Series Editors: Latha G. Stead, MD and Matthew S. Kaufman, MD Latha G. Stead, MD, MS, FACEP is Chief, Division of Clinical Research and Professor of...
Title:First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship, Third EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:607 pages, 10.9 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:October 26, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071664033

ISBN - 13:9780071664035

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Table of Contents

1. How to Succeed in the PediatricsClerkship
2. Gestation and Birth
3. Prematurity
4. Growth and Development
6.Health Supervision and Prevention of Illness and Injury in Children and Adolescents
7. Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal Anomalies
8. Metabolic Disease
9. Immunologic Disease
10. INfectious Disease
11. Gastrointestinal Disease
12. Respiratory Disease
13. Cardiovascular Disease
14. Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease
15. Hematologic Disease
16. Endocrine Disease
17. Neurologic Disease
18. Special Organs-Eye, Ear, Nose
19. Musculoskeletal Disease
20. Dermatologic Disease
21. Psychiatric Disease
22. Pediatric Life Support