Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care (2nd ed.)
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 headache and herpes infections, 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
Drug interactions and adverse effects
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Fragile X syndrome
Hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, and hypercalcuria
Inflammatory bowel disease
Metabolic disorders beyond the newborn period
Munchausen syndrome by proxy: medical child abuse
Neural tube defects
Oppositional defiant disorder
Pierre Robin syndrome
Screening for genetic-metabolic diseases
Sexual abuse of children
Speech and language concerns
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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