Handbook of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis

Paperback | November 26, 2008

byLewis A. Barness, Enid Gilbert-barness

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Despite the advent of powerful technological advances, the cornerstone of patient care remains the history and physical examination. In this era of lab tests and, in a system dominated by "adult medicine," the special approach to the unique examination of infants and children is often lost. Inthe Handbook of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis, the highly respected pediatrician Lewis Barness, and noted pediatrician and pathologist, Enid Gilbert-Barness, present clear descriptions and guidelines for the examination of the pediatric patient in an objective, analytical, and humanistic manner. Withconcise, clearly written text covering both common and difficult diagnoses, and aided by a wealth of tables, charts, and illustrations, this new edition includes more information on differential diagnosis, and has a new fresh look.

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Despite the advent of powerful technological advances, the cornerstone of patient care remains the history and physical examination. In this era of lab tests and, in a system dominated by "adult medicine," the special approach to the unique examination of infants and children is often lost. Inthe Handbook of Pediatric Physical Diagnosi...

Lewis A. Barness is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of South Florida. Enid Gilbert-Barness is a Professor of Pediatrics at Tampa General Hospital.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:568 pages, 6.1 × 9.21 × 1.18 inPublished:November 26, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195373251

ISBN - 13:9780195373257

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Table of Contents

1. Approach to the Patient2. Measurements, Vital Signs3. General Appearance, Skin, and Lymph Nodes4. Nutrition5. Head and Neck6. The Chest, Breast, and Respiratory7. The Abdomen8. Extremities, Joints, and Spine9. Heart10. Spleen and Liver11. Chromosomal Disorders and Genetic Diseases12. Hematologic Disorders13. Infections14. Urinary Tract15. Genitalia16. Endocrine17. The Eye18. Neurologic, Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Behavioral Disorders19. Child Abuse20. Examination of the Newborn21. Adolescence22. Appendix