Pediatrics: Just the Facts: Just the Facts

Paperback | October 3, 2004

byThomas Green, Wayne Franklin, Robert Tanz

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Everything a resident or clinician needs-to-know about pediatric medicine in a concise bulleted format. Written by a preeminent team of clinicians from the top children’s hospitals in the country, this quick-reference and board review is organized according to the clinical issues tested on the Board of Pediatrics Examination.

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Everything a resident or clinician needs-to-know about pediatric medicine in a concise bulleted format. Written by a preeminent team of clinicians from the top children’s hospitals in the country, this quick-reference and board review is organized according to the clinical issues tested on the Board of Pediatrics Examination.

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"The amount of material in each chapter is good, with just the key facts included and the fluff removed. The concise and consistent format makes it easy and quick to read." —Doody Review Services, on an earlier volume in the Just the Facts series This concise, yet comprehensive review is the perfect tool to prepare for certification a...

Thomas P. Green, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Wayne H. Franklin, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Uni...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 10.8 × 8.3 × 0.99 inPublished:October 3, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Just the Facts in Pediatrics

1. Normal growth and development

a. Fetus and Premature

b. Newborn

c. Infancy

d. Early childhood (pre-school)

e. Middle childhood (post-school/pre-adol)

f. Adolescence

2. Nutrition

a. Nutritional requirements

b. Infant feeding

c. should be in disease processes

d. should be in disease processes

3. Fluid and electrolytes

4. The pediatric history and physical exam

a. History

b. Review of systems

c. Family history

d. Physical exam

5. Health supervision and preventive care (immuniztions here)

a. Newborn

b. Infancy

c. Early childhood

d. Middle childhood

e. Adolescence

i. in disease process section

ii. Sexual development in females

iii. Sexual development in males

iv. in disease process section

v. Psychological disorders

6. Normal Developmental and behavioral pediatrics



Early Childhood

Middle Childhood


7. Pediatric pharmacology

8. Toxicology (I believe that this category should be under emergency medicine)

a. Substance abuse

i. Ethanol

ii. Volatile substances

iii. Cocaine

iv. Opiates

v. Amphetamines

b. Iron

c. Lead

d. Analgesics/sedatives

e. Hydrocarbons

f. Caustic agents

g. Carbon monoxide

9. Emergency pediatrics (sections on emergencies in each of the following categories: Allergy, Cardiology, Dental, Dermatologic, Endocrine, GI, Genetic (Inborn errors), Hematologic, Oncologic, Infectious, Renal, Neurologic, Ophthalmologic, Orthopaedic, Pulmonary, Rheumatolgic, Psychiatric, Surgical)

a. Resuscitation

b. Injuries

c. Shaken child

10. Neonatal critical care

a. Birth injury

b. Prematurity

c. Respiratory Disorders

d. Digestive disorders

e. Blood disorders

f. Urinary track disorders

g. Neonatal infections

11. Pediatric critical care

a. Advanced life support

b. Mechanical ventilation

c. Acute respiratory distress syndrome

d. Near drowning

e. Acute neurologic injury

f. Brain death

g. Technology dependent children

12. Allergy and immunology

a. Allergic rhinitis

b. Food allergy

c. Drug allergy

d. Asthma

e. Immunodeficiency

13. Cardiology/CT Surgery

a. Chest pain

b. Abnormal Heart Sounds

c. Syncope

d. Congenital heart disease (Cyanotic/Acyanotic)

e. Heart failure

f. Cardiomyopathies

g. Acquired Heart Disease (Inflammatory, Infectious, Kawasaki, Rheumatic, SBE)

h. Hypertension

i. Hyperlipidemia

14. Dentistry

a. Preventive dentistry

b. Caries

15. Dermatology

a. Disorders of infancy

b. Phacomatoses

c. Atopic dermatitis

d. Acne

e. Dermatologic Manifestations of Systemic

16. Endocrinology

a. Diabetes mellitus

b. Short stature

c. Hypoglycemia

d. Hypothalamic dysfunction

e. Hypothyroid disease

f. Hyperthyroidism

g. Adrenal insufficiency

17. Gastroenterology and Hepatology/GI Surgery:

a. Abdominal pain

b. Vomiting

c. Diarrhea

d. Constipation

e. Jaundice and hepatic failure

f. Pancreatitis

g. Gastro-esophageal reflux

h. Inflammatory bowel disease

18. Genetics

a. Newborn screening

b. Chromosomal abnormalities Include in AA disorders

c. Amino acid disorders

d. Carbohydrate disorders

e. Disorders of Fat

f. Storage Diseases.

19. Hematology

a. Iron disorders

b. Hemoglobinopathies

c. Hemolytic anemias

d. Leukopenia

e. Thrombocytopenia

f. Hemophilia

g. Bleeding disorders

20. Oncology

a. Genetics of Malignancy

b. Leukemia

c. Lymphoma

d. Neuro-oncology

e. Solid organ malignancies

21. Infectious diseases

a. Bacterial infections

b. Viral infections

c. Fungal infections

d. Infectious diseases in the immunocompromised patient

22. Kidney diseases/Urologic)

a. Glomerular disease

b. Interstitial disease

c. Tubular disease

d. Renal vascular disease

e. Nephrolithiasis

f. Collecting System

g. Bladder

h. Urethra

i. Urinary tract infections (?vesico-ureteral reflux)

j. Circumcision

k. End-stage Renal Disease

l. Genital Malformations

23. Neurology/Neurosurgery

a. Seizures

b. Headaches

c. Altered mental status and coma

d. Altered gait

e. Vertigo and dizziness

f. Degenerative diseases

g. Meningitis, encephalitis, and brain abcess

h. Hydrocephalus and Shunts

i. Spine

j. Peripheral Nerves/Neuromuscluar Junction/Muscle

k. Hypotonia

24. Opthalmology

a. Strabismus

b. Ocular injuries

c. Refraction errors

d. Red Eye

e. Opthalmologic signs of systemic diseases

25. Orthopedics

a. Fractures

b. Scoliosis/Kyphosis

c. Toeing-in/toeing-out, Knock-Knee/Bow legs

d. Sports medicine

26. Pulmonology/Otorhinolaryngology

a. Pneumonia

b. Bronchitis and bronchiolitis

c. Foreign body

d. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

e. Cystic fibrosis

f. Interstitial lung disease

g. T&A and myringotomy tubes

27. Abnormal Behavior and Development: (include bed-wetting, encopresis, ADHD, etc)

a. Pre-school

b. School agec. Adolescent

28. Psychiatry

a. Depression

b. Psychoses

29. Rheumatology

a. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

b. Systemic lupus erythematosis

c. Dermatomyositis

d. Scleroderma

30. Abnormalities of Nutrition

a. Obesity

b. Vitamin Deficiency

c. Failure to thrive