ISBN 9788131238974,Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics

Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics



Elsevier - Academic Press

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788131238974

ISBN-10 8131238970

Paper Back

Edition 7th
Number of Pages 776 Pages
Language (English)

Paediatric nursing

The resource of choice for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics continues to provide a focused overview of the core knowledge in pediatrics. Succinct, targeted coverage of normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders, make this an ideal medical reference book for students, pediatric residents, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Features of Book

Efficiently review essential, concise pediatric content with this popular extension of the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics.
Focus on the core knowledge needed for your student's pediatric clerkships or rotations with coverage that follows the COMSEP curriculum guidelines.
Easily refer to complex aspects with a full-color layout and images, as well as numerous tables throughout the text.
Table of Contents

Section 1: The Profession of Pediatrics Benjamin S. Siegel, Joel J. Alpert and Rick Goldstein

Population and Culture
Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues
Section 2: Growth and Development David A. Levine

Normal Growth
Growth Disorders
Normal Development
Developmental Disorders
Evaluation of the Well Child
Evaluation of Child with Special
Section 3 Behavioral Disorders Sheila Gahagan

Crying and Colic
Temper Tantrums
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Elimination Control
Normal Sleep and Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Section 4 Psychiatric Disorders Russell Scheffer

Somatoform Disorders
Anxiety and Phobias
Depression and Bipolar Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Psychoses
Section 5 Psychosocial Issues Cindy W. Christian and Nathan J. Blum

Failure to Thrive
Child Abuse and Neglect
Homosexuality and Gender Identity
Family Structure and Function
Divorce, Separation and Bereavement
Section 6 Pediatric Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders Nancy F. Krebs and Laura E. Primak

Diet of the Normal Infant
Diet of the Normal Child and Adolescent
Pediatric Undernutrition
Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies
Section 7 Fluids and Electrolytes Larry A. Greenbaum

Maintenance Fluid Therapy
Dehydration and Replacement Therapy
Parenteral Nutrition
Sodium Disorders
Potassium Disorders
Acid-Base Disorders
Section 8 Acutely Ill or Injured Child K. Jane Lee and Karen J. Marcdante

Assessment and Resuscitation