Practical, up-to-date, well-referenced coverage of the care of children from birth through adolescence--in an easy-to-use, find-it-now presentation A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "Overall, this is a well-organized, relatively thorough resource that provides a wealth of information for a wide range of practitioners. The updated and new chapters, as well as the large number of website references, are valuable additions which will extend the useful lifespan of this book compared to standard print resources. The online references/resources allow users to obtain real-time, current information, and enable this book to compete favorably with such online resources as UpToDate, which requires a separate fee."--Doody's Review Service Celebrating its 20th anniversary as THE practical guide to treating children of all ages, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Pediatrics is written by experienced pediatricians to ensure that every chapter reflects the needs and realities of day-to-day practice. Its comprehensive yet succinct coverage encompasses the full spectrum of pediatric conditions from immunization and diabetes mellitus to allergic disorders. It remains the essential guide for pediatricians, family practitioners, nurses and nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and all other health-care providers who work with infants, children, and adolescents The 20th-Anniversary Edition contains: NEW CD-ROM of full-color clinical images complementing chapters on ophthalmology, child abuse and neglect, oral medicine and dentistry, orthopedics, and endocrinology NEW chapters on travel medicine, including pre-travel vaccination recommendations and treatment of common illnesses contracted while abroad, and on sleep medicine, with special attention devoted to sleep-disordered breathing Time-saving and proven-effective LANGE CURRENT outline format: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis & Typical Features, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis Organization by general topics as well as by organ systems A handy guide to normal laboratory values Concise overviews of important pediatric health concerns, including childhood nutrition and eating disorders, substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, child abuse, oral medicine and dentistry, immunization, and emergencies and injuries

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