The Washington Manual of Pediatrics, 2nd Edition

  • Andrew J. White
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 149633101X
  • ISBN-13: 9781496331014
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Junior
  • 542 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

Concise, portable, and user-friendly, this manual focuses on the essential information you need to know when caring for children in the hospital, ICU, emergency department, and subspecialty outpatient clinics. This practical reference presents brief, logical approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of common inpatient pediatric problems, as well as evidence-based references where they are available. Thoroughly updated throughout, the 2nd edition provides a clear view of the challenges faced by residents, interns, and medical students, plus offers practical solutions, and expert guidance – all in one convenient and easily accessible source. Key features include thoroughly revised chapters with up-to-date, clinically applicable content that is easy for providers at all levels; new chapters on Development Milestones, Child Maltreatment, and Patient Safety and Quality Improvement; growth and nutrition, emergencies, poisonings, newborn medicine, critical care, surgery, adolescent medicine, child maltreatment, allergy and immunology, radiology, sedation, genetic diseases, and much more; numerous tables, algorithms, and evidence-based references to keep you up to date; written by interns, residents, chief residents, subspecialty fellows, and faculty at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contributors.
Preface.
Contents.
1: Common Topics.
2: Growth and Nutrition.
3: Fluid and Electrolyte Management.
4: Emergencies.
5: Poisonings.
6: Basic Orthopedics.
7: Neonatology.
8: Critical Care.
9: Surgery.
10: Adolescent Medicine.
11: Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
12: Child Maltreatment.
13: Allergic Diseases and Asthma.
14: Cardiology.
15: Dermatologic Diseases.
16: Genetic Diseases.
17: Gastroenterology.
18: Endocrinology.
19: Hematology and Oncology.
20: Infectious Diseases.
21: Neurologic Diseases.
22: Pulmonary Diseases.
23: Rheumatologic Diseases.
24: Renal Diseases.
25: Radiology.
26: Sedation.
27: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.
Formulary.
Appendix A Immunization Guidelines, 2015.
Appendix B Developmental Milestones.
Appendix C Growth Charts.
Appendix D Tanner Stages.
Appendix E Phototherapy/Exchange Transfusion Guidelines.
Appendix F Hypertension in Children and Adolescents.
Appendix G Common Procedures.
Index.