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Title: Berkowitz's Pediatrics, 5th Edition: A Primary Care Approach

By: Carol D. Berkowitz

Published: 2014-06-14

Copyright year: 2014

ISBN electronic: 9781581108514

ISBN paper: 9781581108460

About this Publication

The reference of choice for pediatricians, pediatric residents, and medical students, the newly revised 5th edition provides clear, practice-oriented guidance of the core knowledge in pediatrics.

Comprehensive coverage of hundreds of topics ranging from temper tantrums and thumb-sucking to diabetes and kidney disease make this an ideal reference for students, pediatric residents, pediatric nurse practitioners and nurses.

More than 140 clinical chapters review pertinent epidemiology and pathophysiology, then gives concise guidelines on what symptoms to look for, what alternative diagnoses to consider, what tests to order, and how to manage your patient.

  • Outcomes-centric focus - chapters open with a case presentation and a list of local questions, and close with the case resolution.

  • Quick reference organization - Signs and symptoms are grouped by body system for fast look-up; head, neck and respiratory system; cardiovascular system; hematologic, genitourinary, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, neurologic, dermatologic disorders.

  • Consistent solutions-oriented format - Steps through clinical presentation; pathophysiology; differential diagnosis; evaluation; lab tests; management; and prognosis.

  • Illumunating visuals - Superb figures illustrate patient presentations and clinical procedures.

An ideal reference for pediatricians, family physicians, medical students, residents, residency program directors, physician assistants, pediatric nurse practitioners, and nurses

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Berkowitz's Pediatrics, 5th Edition

Author(s): Berkowitz, Carol D.
Abstract:

The reference of choice for pediatricians, pediatric residents, and medical students, the newly revised 5th edition provides clear, practice-oriented guidance of the core knowledge in pediatrics.

Comprehensive coverage of hundreds of topics ranging from temper tantrums and thumb-sucking to diabetes and kidney disease make this an ideal reference for students, pediatric residents, pediatric nurse practitioners and nurses.

More than 140 clinical chapters review pertinent epidemiology and pathophysiology, then gives concise guidelines on what symptoms to look for, what alternative diagnoses to consider, what tests to order, and how to manage your patient.

  • Outcomes-centric focus - chapters open with a case presentation and a list of local questions, and close with the case resolution.

  • Quick reference organization - Signs and symptoms are grouped by body system for fast look-up; head, neck and respiratory system; cardiovascular system; hematologic, genitourinary, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, neurologic, dermatologic disorders.

  • Consistent solutions-oriented format - Steps through clinical presentation; pathophysiology; differential diagnosis; evaluation; lab tests; management; and prognosis.

  • Illumunating visuals - Superb figures illustrate patient presentations and clinical procedures.

An ideal reference for pediatricians, family physicians, medical students, residents, residency program directors, physician assistants, pediatric nurse practitioners, and nurses

Publication Date: 2014-06-14
author-list-text: Carol D. Berkowitz, Author
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copyright-statement: Copyright 2014 American Academy of Pediatrics
copyright-year: 2014
eisbn: 9781581108514
isbn-paper: 9781581108460
publisher-name: American Academy of Pediatrics
subtitle: A Primary Care Approach

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