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Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care

Quick Reference Guide To Pediatric Care


Significantly revised and updated, the second edition of this popular quick reference guide provides information and advice on 190 areas of current pediatric care, everything from abdominal pain and ADHD, to herpes infections and headache to weight loss and wheezing. This indispensable resource delivers practical, action-orientated, clinical solutions for healthcare professionals to use during or between patient encounters. Authoritative content is presented in a concise outline format that helps speed and simplify decision-making.Regardless of the patient presentation you're confronted with, you'll have quick access to the help you need to:*Efficiently evaluate signs and symptoms.*Order the right screening/diagnostic tests.*Implement approved therapeutic strategies.*Prescribe safe and effective medications.*Recommend proven prevention measures.*Confidently respond to parent questions.35 new chapters including:* Adjustment disorder*Anxiety*Ataxia*Coagulation disorders*Cyanosis*Dental problems*Depression*Drug interactions and adverse effects*Fetal alcohol syndrome*Fragile X syndrome*Hemangiomas*Hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, and hypercalcuria*Inattention*Inflammatory bowel disease*Klinefelter syndrome*Learning difficulty*Learning disorders*Metabolic disorders beyond the newborn period*Munchausen syndrome by proxy: medical child abuse*Neural tube defects*Oppositional defiant disorder*Pancreatitis*Papulosquamous disease*Pierre-Robin syndrome*Prader-Willi syndrome*Screening for genetic-metabolic diseases*Self-harm*Sexual abuse of children*Sleep disturbances*Speech and language concerns*Substance use*Symptoms of emotional disturbances in young children (birth to 5)*Temper tantrums and breath-holding spells*Turner syndrome and Noonan syndrome*Vitamin D inadequacy



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  • Format: Paperback
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
  • ISBN-13: 9781610021111
  • ISBN: 1610021118
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Edition: 2
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HPB condition ratings
  • New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition.
  • Fine/Like New (F): No defects, little usage. May show remainder marks. Older books may show minor flaws.
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