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AccessPediatrics can help medical students to excel in their clerkship through use of use videos, cases, and Q&A; assist residents with leading pediatric textbooks and vignette style exam prep that will establish an important foundation for future practice, and allow practicing pediatricians to quickly search for relevant clinical information.
Berkowitz's Pediatrics, 5th Ed by
Stay on top of USMLE steps 1,2,3 preparation with USMLE Images for the Boards: A Comprehensive Image-Based Review, the first comprehensive image-based review aid available This high-yield medical textbook will help you identify and interpret the images you re likely to see on the exam, allowing you to approach the boards with confidence and land the best score.Optimize your visual diagnostic skills with the only review tool that focuses on image interpretation in a standardized-testing environment and provides evidence-based data governing the selection of imaging modalities for a particular disease. Prepare for all steps of the USMLE with 300 full-color medical images, including: EKGs, plain film/CT/MRI radiology, pathology slides, gross tissue specimens, and images depicting commonly tested diseases encountered within the fields of ophthalmology, urology, internal medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, orthopedics, and ENT. Retain all the necessary information and evaluate your understanding thanks to an easy-to-follow format and challenging board-style review questions with high-yield explanations. "
CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, 23rd Ed by
The most practical, up-to-date, well-referenced guide to the diagnosis and treatment of the medical problems of children - from birth to adolescence #65533; Organized by general topics and by organ systems #65533; Provides concise, evidence-based information on the wide range of pediatric medical conditions most often encountered in daily clinical practice #65533; Includes detailed descriptions of diseases as well as diagnostic and therapeutic procedures #65533; Delivers succinct, authoritative overviews of important pediatric health concerns, such as childhood nutrition and eating disorders, substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, child abuse, oral medicine and dentistry, and emergencies and injuries #65533; Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest research findings and practice updates, most notably chapters devoted to immunizations, endocrinology, neurologic and muscular disorders, critical care, and HIV #65533; Complemented by a wealth of tables and figures that provide quick access to important information, such as acute and critical care procedures, anti-infective agents, drug dosages, immunization schedules, differential diagnosis, and developmental disorders #65533; Complete with valuable guide to normal laboratory values LANGE Emphasizes the clinical aspects of pediatric care while also covering important underlying principles Presented in the time-saving LANGE CURRENT style: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis Essential for pediatricians, family practitioners, residents, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners, and other health care providers who work with infants, children, and adolescents Written by experienced pediatricians - this edition includes 19 NEW AUTHORS
Danforth's Obstetrics and Gynecology, 10th Ed. by
A core reference for residents and practitioners for over 40 years, Danforth's Obstetrics and Gynecology is now in its Tenth Edition—thoroughly revised and reorganized to provide complete, authoritative coverage of the modern clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology. This edition has a new co-editor, Ingrid Nygaard, MD, a urogynecologist. A new urogynecology section includes chapters on urinary and fecal incontinence and overactive bladder. Other new chapters cover stillbirth and psychological disorders of pregnancy and the postpartum. This edition also features a modern two-color design, problem cases, boxed pearls and pitfalls, key points at the beginning of each chapter, and more algorithms, tables, and bulleted lists. A companion Website offers the fully searchable text and an image bank which now allows any clinician, either in training or practice, to have in one place what they need to know.
Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology, 5th Ed by
This must-have clinical reference, by Drs. Amy S. Paller and Anthony J. Mancini, provides practical, authoritative guidance for identification and management of all types of skin disorders seen in children and adolescents. Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology, 5th Edition, is ideal for pediatricians, dermatologists, family practitioners and anyone who sees children with skin disorders - no matter what level of experience you may have. Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of two leaders in the field, who provide a clearly written, consistent approach throughout the text. Stay on the cutting edge of what's new in pediatric dermatology - from the neonate to the adolescent - with the latest drug developments and disease classifications. Recognize virtually any skin condition you're likely to see thanks to more than 1,000 high-quality color images, including over 300 brand new to this edition. Find the most appropriate therapy options with updated evidence based guidance. Easily locate the information you need with more quick-reference boxes and summary tables throughout the text. Hurwitz provides the easiest access to the information you need to diagnose/treat the dermatologic ailments of your pediatric patients.
Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Ed. by
After more than 75 years, Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of pediatric care. Embracing the new advances in science as well as the time-honored art of pediatric practice, this classic reference provides the essential information that practitioners and other care providers involved in pediatric health care throughout the world need to understand to effectively address the enormous range of biologic, psychologic, and social problems that our children and youth may face. Brand-new chapters and comprehensive revisions throughout ensure that you have the most recent information on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diseases based on the latest recommendations and methodologies. "The coverage of such a wide range of subjects relating to child health makes this textbook still the gold standard and companion for all pediatricians across the world." Reviewed by Neel Kamal, Sept 2015 "All in all, this is an excellent and detailed paediatric review textbook which represents excellent value for money..truly a textbook for the global community" Reviewed by glycosmedia.com, Sept 2015 Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using evidence-based medicine and astute clinical experiences from leading international authors-many new to this edition. A NEW two-volume layout provides superior portability and exceptional ease of use. Gain a more complete perspective. Along with a broader emphasis on imaging and molecular diagnoses and updated references, the new edition includes an increased focus on international issues to ensure relevance in pediatrics practice throughout the world. Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with complete updates throughout 35 new chapters, including: Innovations in Addressing Child Health and Survival in Low Income Settings; Developmental Domains and Theories of Cognition; The Reggio Emilia Educational Approach Catatonia ; Refeeding Syndrome; Altitude-associated Illness; Genetic Approaches to Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases; Healthcare-Associated Infections; Intrapartum and Peripartum Infections; Bath salts and other drugs of abuse; Small Fiber Polyneuropathy; Microbiome; Kingella kingae; Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy; Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Plagiocephaly; CNS Vasculitis; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture; and Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury. Recognize, diagnose, and manage genetic and acquired conditions more effectively. A new Rehabilitation section with 10 new chapters, including: Evaluation of the Child for Rehabilitative Services; Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury and Autonomic Crisis Management; Spasticity; Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy; Traumatic and Sports-Related Injuries; Meningomyeloce≤ Health and Wellness for Children with Disabilities. Manage the transition to adult healthcare for children with chronic diseases through discussions of the overall health needs of patients with congenital heart defects, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis. Understand the principles of therapy and which drugs and dosages to prescribe for every disease. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Oski's Pediatrics, 1st Edition by
Oski's Solution gives you a complete print and multimedia package consisting of Oski's Pediatrics: Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition plus access to an integrated content Website. The text is a comprehensive guide to the current practice of pediatric care, and includes new chapters on complementary and alternative medicine, genetics in primary care, and updating of the chapters on infant and child behavior and development. Plus, this edition brings color to the book for more attractive and clearer presentation, and includes boxed elements to help readers summarize information. The Oski's Solution Website provides online access to the fully searchable text, image bank with all images from the book plus key images from Goodheart's Photoguide of Common Skin Disorders, test bank with selected questions and answers from The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Pediatrics, selected journal articles from Current Opinion in Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Care, Pediatric Research and Journal Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. New articles will be posted each month.
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology by
This is a practical guide to the common gynaecological problems of children and adolescents, and is intended for paediatricians, obstetricians/gynaecologists, general practitioners, internists and nurses. It aims to highlight new management choices and strategies, and includes coverage of the following topics: precocious and delayed puberty; menstrual irregularities; hirsutism; sexually transmitted diseases; human papillomavirus; HIV infection; gynaecological issues in chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer and cystic fibrosis; perioperative considerations in paediatric and adolescent gynecological surgery, sexual abuse, structural abnormalities of the female reproductive tract, and medicolegal issues.
Pediatric Imaging, 1st Edition by
Written by Lane F. Donnelly, MD, recipient of the Society of Pediatric Radiology s 2009 Singleton-Taybi Award for professional lifetime dedication to medical education, "Pediatric Imaging: The Fundamentals" makes it remarkably simple to learn how to safely perform and accurately interpret pediatric imaging studies. Ideal for residents and practitioners alike, this reader-friendly text emphasizes advanced imaging applications including neuro applications while nearly 400 high-quality, clinically relevant digital images (nearly 100 in color) clearly demonstrate essential concepts, techniques, and interpretation skills. Full-chapter coverage of current breakthroughs in PET/CT, MR sleep studies, fetal imaging, and more, ensure that you have the latest information available at your fingertips.Offers full-chapter coverage of current breakthroughs in PET/CT, MR sleep studies, fetal imaging, and more, ensuring that you have the latest information at your fingertips. Emphasizes advanced imaging applications, including neuro applications. Highlights the basic anatomy needed to understand this complex subspecialty. Provides an in-depth discussion of patient safety issues to help you gain a basic understanding of radiology and its effect on the pediatric patient. Presents information in a reader-friendly format through lists, tables, and images that makes reference quick and easy.Includes nearly 650 high-quality, clinically relevant digital images that clearly demonstrate essential concepts, techniques, and interpretation skills."
Pediatric Imaging: Radcases by
RadCases contains cases selected to simulate everything that you'll see on your rounds, rotations, and exams. RadCases also helps you identify the correct OC "
Pediatric Radiology: the Requisites by
Pediatric Radiology: The Requisites focuses on new and emerging trends in pediatric imaging, with expanded content in all core clinical areas. The authors are prominent pediatric radiologists with extensive clinical experience in each of the subspecialty areas covered. Ideal for all radiology residents and practitioners, including specialists and any general radiologist who images children, this book also features coverage of the increasingly important aspects of communication and interpersonal relations with the patient, family, and members of the entire healthcare team. Provides comprehensive yet concise coverage of the core material fundamental to this subspecialty. Presents material in a logical anatomic sequence, organized by organ system. Features a multi-modality approach, providing the most common imaging techniques tailored to each organ system. Includes tables, boxes, pearls, key concepts, and differential diagnosis throughout the text to make key material accessible and easy to reference. Features expanded coverage of new and emerging imaging trends, including state of the art imaging techniques, dose optimization, the roles of the child life specialist and anesthesiologist in pediatric imaging, and the importance of effective communication in pediatric imaging. Focuses on team-based patient care with coverage of the increasingly important aspect of interpersonal relations with the patient, family, and members of the healthcare team. Crucial differences between pediatric and adult imaging are emphasized within each major organ system. Highlights key concepts of pediatric imaging, with special attention paid to dose optimization and the ALARA principle. Includes the newest imaging safety standards surrounding children, focusing on safe radiation dosing and optimization of imaging via lower radiation doses. Provides updated imaging approaches and illustrations of newer techniques applied in common pediatric conditions. 1,120 images clarify basic principles and offer expert image interpretation guidance. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology by
Matchless in reputation, content, and usefulness, Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology, 7th Edition, is a must-have for any physician caring for children with rheumatic diseases. Drs. Ross E. Petty, Ronald M. Laxer, Carol B. Lindsley, and Lucy Wedderburn, along with international experts in the field, provide an up-to-date, global perspective on every aspect of pediatric rheumatology, reflecting the changes in diagnosis, monitoring, and management that recent advances have made possible. The 7th Edition brings you completely up to date with the latest diagnostic perspectives and approaches to therapy, the globalization of pediatric rheumatology, and current hot topics in the field - all enhanced by a full-color design that facilitates a thorough understanding of the science that underlies rheumatic disease. "The most comprehensive Pediatric Rheumatology textbook." Reviewed by The Egyptian Rheumatologist, Sep 2015 Get an authoritative, balanced view of the field with a comprehensive and coherent review of both basic science and clinical practice. Apply the knowledge and experience of a who's who of international experts in the field. Examine the full spectrum of rheumatologic diseases and non-rheumatologic musculoskeletal disorders in children and adolescents, including the presentation, differential diagnosis, course, management, and prognosis of every major condition. Diagnose and treat effectively through exhaustive reviews of the complex symptoms and signs and lab abnormalities that characterize these clinical disorders. Keep current with the latest information on small molecule treatment, biologics, biomarkers, epigenetics, biosimilars, and cell-based therapies. Increase your knowledge with three all-new chapters on laboratory investigations, CNS vasculitis, and other vasculitides. Understand the evolving globalization of pediatric rheumatology, especially as it is reflected in the diagnosis and management of childhood rheumatic diseases in the southern hemisphere. Choose treatment protocols based on the best scientific evidence available today. The new, full-color edition of Cassidy helps you to overcome the challenges of pediatric rheumatology with comprehensive coverage of the latest advances in this constantly evolving field.
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Dick DM, ..., Scott D (2017). Genetic research on alcohol use of outcomes in African American populations: A review of the literature, associated challenges and implications (invited review), American Journal of Addictions. epub.
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DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities
Children of color in Washington, DC-Baltimore area are among the most disadvantaged in the nation. The DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities is a collaborative project between Howard University Department of Pediatrics & Child Health and Children's National Medical Center and the Johns Hopkins University.