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Main description:

The Ultimate Pediatric Clerkship Companion

  • The only resource that delivers a top-to-bottom overview of the most clinically relevant material-just the right amount to absorb during your clerkship
  • Emphasizes comprehension of key concepts rather than memorization of facts
  • Focuses directly on major issues and symptoms required to master the core competencies in pediatric clerkship
  • Prepares you to learn clinical techniques, pass written exams, and answer challenging on-the-spot questions from physician faculty on the wards
  • Provides an unmatched orientation to pediatrics, offering an up-close, insider's perspective on the clinical material of the specialty
  • Features “Chief Complaints” and “Common Acute Illnesses” you are most likely to encounter-from fever and ear pain to trauma and infectious diseases-with a table of “Don't Miss Diagnoses”
  • And much more!


    Contents:

    Pediatrics: First Exposure

    I.Introductory Information

    A.Introduction to Pediatrics

    B. Professional Conduct and Attitudes

    C.History

    D.Physical Examination

    II.General Pediatrics

    A.Health Supervision

    B.Growth

    C.Development

    D.Behavior

    E.Prevention

    F.Nutrition

    G.Immunizations

    H.Child abuse

    I.Child advocacy

    J.Neonatal issues

    K.Adolescent issues

    III.Chief Complaints/Common Acute Illnesses

    A.Cough

    B.Fever

    C.Sore throat

    D.Ear pain

    E.Upper respiratory tract infection

    F.Abdominal pain

    G.Vomiting

    H.Diarrhea

    I.Rash

    J.Trauma

    K.Joint/limb problems

    L.Central Nervous System problems

    IV.Specific Clinical Problems/Disease Entities

    A.Cardiology

    B.Endocrinology/Metabolic Disorders

    C.Genetics

    D.Gastroenterology

    E.Hematology/Oncology

    F.Infectious Diseases

    G.Nephrology

    H.Neurology

    I.Orthopedics

    J.Pulmonary

    K.Rheumatology

    L.Trauma/Emergency Medicine


  • PRODUCT DETAILS

    ISBN-13: 9780071811996
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
    Publication date: February, 2006
    Pages: 432

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    MEET THE AUTHOR

    Joseph Gigante, MD is Student Clerkship Director, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

    Judy Karen, MD is Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics, Rush College of Medicine

    Keith Boyd, MD is Student Clerkship Director, Department of Pediatrics, Rush College of Medicine