Pediatrics: A Competency-Based Companion, by Maureen C. McMahon, MD and Glenn R. Stryjewski, MD, MPH, is designed to teach you to think like an experienced clinician. The only text written in the framework of the Core Competencies developed by the ACGME, its case-based approach illustrates the thought processes that effective practitioners use to approach and evaluate common pediatric presentations.
Master ACGME Core Competencies with the aid of a color-coded system that helps you to integrate evidence-based medicine, continual self-assessment, and cognizance of interpersonal skills into your daily routine.
Access the high-yield core information you need for pediatric rotations in a portable, pocket-sized format that organizes the most common, must-know pediatric signs/symptoms and disorders by patient presentation.
Learn to see the "big picture" with the aid of "Teaching Visuals" chapters and "Speaking Intelligently" and "Clinical Thinking" features in clinical chapters.
Easily locate more in-depth information on any topic with references to Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, 6th Edition.
Access the complete contents online at www.studentconsult.com, along with a Competency Self-Assessment Log..."Professors' Pearls" that provide cases with questions and annotated answers...Vertical Reads...and many other features to enhance learning and retention.
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62 Early Onset Group B Streptococcal Disease (Case 25)
63 Delayed Meconium Passage (Case 26)
64 Antenatal Hydronephrosis (Case 27)
65 The Newborn with a Murmur (Case 28)
66 Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (Case 29)
67 Neonatal Hypoglycemia (Case 30)
Professor's Pearls: The Newborn Nursery
Section V: THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
68 Delivery Room Management of the Newborn Infant
69 The Preterm Infant
70 The Growth-Restricted Infant
71 Follow-Up Care of the Premature Infant
72 Necrotizing Enterocolitis (Case 31)
73 Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Case 32)
74 Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (Case 33)
75 Tracheoesophageal Fistula (Case 34)
76 Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (Case 35)
77 Neonatal Sepsis (Case 36)
78 Intraventricular Hemorrhage (Case 37)
79 Cyanotic Newborn (Case 38)
80 Teaching Visual: Fetal Circulation
Professor's Pearls: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Section VI: THE PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
81 Raised Intracranial Pressure (Case 39)
82 Arrhythmia (Case 40)
83 Acute Respiratory Failure (Case 41)
84 Shock (Case 42)
85 Diabetic Ketoacidosis (Case 43)
86 Trauma (Case 44)
87 Status Asthmaticus (Case 45)
88 The Chronic Child (Case 46)
89 Status Epilepticus (Case 47)
90 Myocarditis (Case 48)
Professor's Pearls: The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Section VII: THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
91 Focused Evaluation of the Emergent Pediatric Patient: An Introduction for the Student
92 Dehydration (Case 49)
93 Lumps and Bumps (Case 50)
94 Abdominal Pain (Case 51)
95 Chest Pain (Case 52)
96 Physical Abuse (Case 53)
97 Pediatric Poisonings (Case 54)
98 Petechial Rash (Case 55)
99 Animal Bite (Case 56)
Professor's Pearls: The Emergency Department
Section VIII: THE COMPETENCIES: CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES
100 Giving Bad News
101 Difficult Encounters
102 Teamwork and Communication
103 Patient Safety
104 Informed Consent
105 Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: The Limits of Viability
106 The Challenge of Immunization Refusal
107 Building Rapport With the Pediatric Patient: A Retrospective Perspective
108 The Core Competencies in a Disaster Zone: The Haitian Experience
By Maureen C McMahon, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; General Pediatrician, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware; Lankenau Medical Center, Main Line Health System, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania and Glenn R Stryjewski, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Pediatric Intensivist, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware
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"This an extremely well done monograph and very usable, especially for reviewing the material (cases) for specific rotations (Outpatient, NICU,PICU etc.), both before and during a rotation." Jack Lazerson, MD