An essential guide to interpreting signs and symptoms in infants, children, and adolescents
"As a physician who has spent the past 40 years honing my skills as a diagnostician, I see this book as a welcome addition to my personal library and recommend it enthusiastically to all those who desire to improve their personal effectiveness in getting children the right care at the right time."--Jay E. Berkelhamer, MD, FAAP, President, American Academy of Pediatrics (from the foreword)
This well-illustrated, full-color handbook offers a logical, systematic approach to differential diagnosis in children, and is ideal for developing the skills and confidence necessary for diagnosing pediatric patients. Incorporating must-know anatomy, pathophysiology, and diagnostic tools, Pediatric Diagnostic Examination will sharpen your ability to effectively manage every step of the diagnostic examination process.
Icons that lead you quickly and easily to key signs, problems, findings, and syndromes Easy-to-follow, consistent template for all chapters, covering physiology and mechanics, functional anatomy, taking patient history, key symptoms and signs, suspicions, diagnostic tools, and important clinical alerts Useful for diagnosing children of all ages Coverage of all regions and systems Numerous diagrams, tables, and clinical photographs--all in full-color Written by practicing pediatricians experienced enough to know the complications and pitfalls you will encounter in daily practice
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