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Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies

Albert J. Pomeranz, Svapna Sabnis, Sharon L. Busey, Robert M. Kliegman
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, [2016]
Edition
Second edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780323328265, 0323328261, 9780323298544, 0323298540
Access Restriction
Electronic access is available for UVA students, faculty, staff, and affiliates only. IP address verification required.
Summary
Designed to accompany Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics and Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies is a concise, user-friendly reference uses a unique algorithmic approach to facilitate diagnosis, testing, and basic treatment of common pediatric disorders. For any given symptom, an algorithm guides the reader through the appropriate investigative procedures and lab tests to reach definitive diagnoses. An updated format that enhances usability makes this medical reference book a must-have for medical students, residents, and practitioners treating pediatric patients.
Contents
  • Ear pain
  • Rhinorrhea
  • Sore throat
  • Neck masses
  • Abnormal head size, shape, and fontanels
  • Red eye
  • Strabismus
  • Visual impairment and leukocoria
  • Abnormal eye movements
  • Cough
  • Hoarseness
  • Stridor
  • Wheezing
  • Cyanosis
  • Hemoptysis
  • Apnea
  • Chest pain
  • Syncope
  • Palpitations
  • Heart murmurs
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Splenomegaly
  • Abdominal masses
  • Dysuria
  • Enuresis
  • Red urine and hematuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Edema
  • Hypertension
  • Scrotal pain
  • Scrotal swelling (painless)
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Amenorrhea
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Limp
  • Arthritis
  • Knee pain
  • Extremity pain
  • Back pain
  • Stiff or painful neck
  • In-toeing, out-toeing, and toe-walking
  • Bowlegs and knock-knees
  • Headaches
  • Seizures and other paroxysmal disorders
  • Involuntary movements
  • Hypotonia and weakness
  • Ataxia
  • Altered mental status
  • Hearing loss
  • Alopecia
  • Vesicles and bullae
  • Fever and rash
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding
  • Petechiae/purpura
  • Neutropenia
  • Pancytopenia
  • Eosinophilia
  • Short stature stature
  • Pubertal delay
  • Precocious puberty in the male
  • Precocious puberty in the female
  • Atypical or ambiguous genitalia
  • Hirsutism
  • Gynecomastia
  • Obesity
  • Polyuria
  • Fever without a source
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Recurrent infections
  • Irritable infant (fussy or excessively crying infant)
  • Failure to thrive
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Acidemia
  • Alkalemia
  • Hypernatremia
  • Hyponatremia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypercalcemia.
Description
1 online resource : illustrations
Notes
  • Preceded by Pediatric decision-making strategies to accompany Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 16th ed. / Albert J. Pomeranz [and others]. c2002.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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