Pediatric Differential Diagnosis - Top 50 Problems

Author
Edited by Denise Goh, MBBS (Hons), MMed (Paeds), FRCPCH, MRCP, MD, Dip ABMG, FACMG, FAMS and Elizabeth Ang, MBBS (Hons), MMed (Paeds), MRCPCH
ISBN
9789814570411
Publication Date
20-11-2017
Paperback
$25.95
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Using symptom-based and problem-based approaches, this indispensable text teaches medical students how to apply critical thinking and clinical reasoning to develop diagnostic competence. It is also suitable for any doctor who wishes to refresh his/her clinical approaches to pediatric patients.


Key Features

With 50 carefully selected pediatric problems that are likely to be encountered in medical practice, each chapter is written in a user-friendly style and takes you through the fundamental thought process needed to arrive at the most likely diagnosis. This thought process includes:

  • Understanding the correct definition of the clinical problem
  • Recognizing the symptoms of the clinical problem
  • Analyzing the pathophysiology behind the problem
  • Creating a prioritized list of differential diagnosis
  • Having a robust clinical approach/algorithm that enables one to arrive at the correct diagnosis
  • Evaluating for red flag signs and symptoms
  • Honing the thought process through the use of over 50 clinical case scenarios with structured self-reflection questions and answers
  • Foreword by Dr Naveen Thacker, President of Asia Pacific Pediatric Association

    Peer reviewed by members of Asia Pacific Pediatric Association

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9789814570411
Author Informaiton Edited by Denise Goh, MBBS (Hons), MMed (Paeds), FRCPCH, MRCP, MD, Dip ABMG, FACMG, FAMS , Head and Senior Consultant Division of Genetics & Metabolism Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute National University Hospital, Singapore Associate Professor Department of Paediatrics Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine National University of Singapore and Elizabeth Ang, MBBS (Hons), MMed (Paeds), MRCPCH, Consultant Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute National University Hospital, Singapore Assistant Professor Department of Paediatrics Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine National University of Singapore
Pp Authortext Goh & Ang
Imprint Elsevier (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Publication Date 20-11-2017
Pages 580
Trim 187 x 111 (4 3/8 x 7 3/8)
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