Nelson Pediatric Symptom-Based Diagnosis: Common Diseases and their Mimics, 2nd Edition
Begins with a presenting symptom and leads you through differential diagnosis and a concise review of treatment recommendations.
Contains more than a dozen new topics including Disease Mimics: An Approach to Undiagnosed Diseases, Autistic-like Behaviors, Shock, Hypertension, Neurocognitive and Developmental Regression, Chronic Pain, Hypertonicity, Movement Disorders, Hypermobility, and more.
Features a new focus on symptoms of rarer diseases that are mimics of more common diseases.
Offers a user-friendly approach to Altered Mental Status such as coma and other CNS disorders, with numerous clinically useful tables and figures to guide clinical decision making in various care settings.
Uses a highly templated format for easy reference and quick answers to clinical questions, with the same consistent presentation in each chapter: History, Physical Examination, Diagnosis (including laboratory tests), Imaging, Diagnosis, and Treatment.
Includes numerous full-color illustrations, algorithms, tables, and "red flags" to aid differential diagnosis.
Serves as an ideal companion to Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 21st Edition. Content in this book is referenced and linked electronically to the larger text, providing easy access to full background and evidence-based treatment and management content when you own both references.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
|Author Information||Edited by Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ; Heather Toth, MD, Associate Professor, Program Director, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program, Hospitalist, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Brett J. Bordini, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Hospital Medicine, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI and Donald Basel, MD, Associate Professor and Section Chief, Division of Medical Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|Table of Content||
Section 1 Respiratory Disorders
1) Sore Throat
3) Respiratory Distress
5) ALTE / BRUE
Section 2 Cardiac Disorders
6) Syncope and Dizziness
7) Chest Pain
9) Shock (NEW)
10) Hypertension (NEW)
Section 3 Gastrointestinal Disorders
11) Failure to Thrive
12) Abdominal Pain
14) Vomiting and Regurgitation
15) Gastrointestinal Bleeding
19) Abdominal Masses
Section 4 Genitourinary Disorders
23) Acute and Chronic Scrotal Swelling
24) Menstrual Problems & Vaginal Bleeding
25) Disorders of Sexual Development
Section 5 Developmental /Psychiatric Disorders
26) Intellectual Developmental Disorders (Developmental Delay)
27) Regression (NEW)
29) The Irritable Infant
30) Unusual Behaviors (NEW)
31) Autistic-like Behaviors (NEW)
32) Chronic Pain Syndromes (chronic overlapping pain syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia)
Section 6 Neurosensory Disorders
34) Hypotonia and Weakness (NEW)
35) Rhabdomyolysis (NEW)
36) Stroke (NEW)
38) Paroxysmal Disorders (NEW)
39) Movement Disorders
40) Altered Mental Status (NEW)
42) Eye Disorders
Section 7 Musculoskeletal Disorders
44) Gait Disturbances
45) Back Pain (NEW)
Section 8 Hematologic Disorders
47) Lymphadenopathy and Neck Masses
48) Pallor & Anemia (NEW)
50) Bleeding & Thrombosis
Section 9 Infectious Diseases / Immune / Inflammation
52) Fever and Rash
53) Recurrent Fever
Section 10 Endocrine / Metabolic Disorders
54) Disorders of Puberty
55) Short Stature
57) Polyuria and Urinary Incontinence
58) Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disturbances
Section 11 Dermatology
59) Congenital Cutaneous Lesions (NEW)
60) Infant Rashes
61) Acquired Rashes in the Older Child
|Trim||276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)|
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