Here’s the first place to turn for practical, action-oriented clinical solutions — whenever and wherever you need them. The all-new AAP Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care delivers the practical, action-oriented clinical solutions you need “right now.” It’s the perfect resource to use during or between patient encounters. Authoritative AAP content is presented in a concise outline format that makes it easy to zero in on what you’re looking for.
Quickly look up key information and recommendations on: Prevention, Screening, Signs and symptoms, Treatment, Emotional and behavioral problems, Specific clinical problems, Critical situations.
Need-to-know information and advice on more than 230 topic areas: Everything from abdominal pain and ADHD to herpes and HIV to umbilical anomalies and UTIs, Efficiently evaluate signs and symptoms, Order the right screening/diagnostic tests, Implement approved therapeutic strategies, Prescribe safe and effective medications, Confidently respond to patient questions, Valuable “extras” help you find solutions even faster, And more than 100 full-color images.
Contents: Abdominal Distention, Abdominal Pain, Acne, Acute Surgical Abdomen, Adrenal Dysfunction, Airways Obstruction, Allergic Rhinitis, Alopecia and Hair Shaft Anomalies, Altered Mental Status, Amblyopia, Amenorrhea, Anaphylaxis, Anemia and Pallor, Animal Bites, Anorexia Nervosa, Anuria and Oliguria, Apparent Life-Threatening Event, Appendicitis, Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis, ADHD, Autism, Back Pain, Bacterial Skin Infections, Brain Tumors, Bronchiolitis, and much more.
About the Author
Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, is professor of pediatrics and the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University, and Designated Institutional Official Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP: Until recently, Dr. Henry M. Adam was a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Hamilton College and studying as a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow at Yale University, he graduated from the State University of NY-Upstate Medical Center in 1979, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Deborah Campbell, MD, FAAP, is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Program Director for the fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Director of the Division of Neonatology at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.
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