Pediatric Decision-making Strategies

Paperback | January 27, 2015

byAlbert J. Pomeranz, Svapna Sabnis, Sharon Busey

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Designed to accompany Nelson Textbook of Pediatricsand Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies is a concise, user-friendly reference uses a unique algorithmic approach to facilitate diagnosis, testing, basic treatment of common pediatric disorders. For any given symptom, an algorithm guides the reader through the appropriate investigative procedures and lab tests to reach definitive diagnoses. An updated format that enhances usability makes this medical reference book a must-have for medical students, residents, and practitioners treating pediatric patients.

"...it demonstrates a way of thinking about medicine that is useful in paediatrics and in all other specialties."Reviewed by Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine , Apr 2015

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Designed to accompany Nelson Textbook of Pediatricsand Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies is a concise, user-friendly reference uses a unique algorithmic approach to facilitate diagnosis, testing, basic treatment of common pediatric disorders. For any given symptom, an algorithm guides the reader thro...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 27, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323298540

ISBN - 13:9780323298544

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Table of Contents

HEAD NECK and EYES

  1. Ear Pain
  2. Rhinorrhea
  3. Sore Throat
  4. Neck Masses
  5. Abnormal Head Size, Shape, and Fontanels
  6. Red Eye
  7. Strabismus
  8. Visual Impairment and Leukocoria
  9. Abnormal Eye Movements
  10. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

  11. Cough
  12. Hoarseness
  13. Stridor
  14. Wheezing
  15. Cyanosis
  16. Hemoptysis
  17. Apnea
  18. CARDIOLOGY

  19. Chest Pain
  20. Syncope
  21. Palpitations
  22. Heart Murmurs
  23. GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

  24. Abdominal Pain
  25. Vomiting
  26. Diarrhea
  27. Constipation
  28. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  29. Jaundice
  30. Hepatomegaly
  31. Splenomegaly
  32. Abdominal Masses
  33. GENITOURINARY SYSTEM

  34. Dysuria
  35. Enuresis
  36. Red Urine and Hematuria
  37. Proteinuria
  38. Edema
  39. Hypertension
  40. Scrotal Pain
  41. Scrotal Swelling (Painless)
  42. Dysmenorrhea
  43. Amenorrhea
  44. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding
  45. Vaginal Discharge
  46. MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

  47. Limp
  48. Arthritis
  49. Knee Pain
  50. Extremity Pain
  51. Back Pain
  52. Stiff or Painful Neck
  53. In-Toeing, Out-Toeing, and Toe-Walking
  54. Bowlegs and Knock-Knees
  55. NEUROLOGY

  56. Headaches
  57. Seizures and Other Paroxysmal Disorders
  58. Involuntary Movements
  59. Hypotonia and Weakness
  60. Ataxia
  61. Altered Mental Status
  62. Hearing Loss
  63. DERMATOLOGY

  64. Alopecia
  65. Vesicles and Bullae
  66. Fever and Rash
  67. HEMATOLOGY

  68. Lymphadenopathy
  69. Anemia
  70. Bleeding
  71. Petechiae/Purpura
  72. Neutropenia
  73. Pancytopenia
  74. Eosinophilia
  75. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

  76. Short Stature
  77. Pubertal Delay
  78. Precocious Puberty in the Male
  79. Precocious Puberty in the Female
  80. Atypical or Ambiguous Genitalia
  81. Hirsutism
  82. Gynecomastia
  83. Obesity
  84. Polyuria
  85. GENERAL

  86. Fever without a Source
  87. Fever of Unknown Origin
  88. Recurrent Infections
  89. Irritable Infant (Fussy or Excessively Crying Infant)
  90. Failure to Thrive
  91. Sleep Disturbances
  92. FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES

  93. Acidemia
  94. Alkalemia
  95. Hypernatremia
  96. Hyponatremia
  97. Hypokalemia
  98. Hyperkalemia
  99. Hypocalcemia
  100. Hypercalcemia