Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach


Berkowitz's Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach

by Carol D. Berkowitz M.D., FAAP

The new 4th edition of Berkowitz's Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach is custom-built for efficient primary care problem-solving.

It provides concise, practice-oriented guidance on all the most common issues, both clinical and psychosocial, you re likely to encounter.

Here s hands-on help on topics ranging from temper tantrums and thumb-sucking to childhood cancer, kidney disease, and diabetes.

Each clinical chapter reviews pertinent epidemiology and pathophysiology, then gives you clear, concise guidelines on what symptoms to look for, what alternative diagnoses to consider, what tests to order, and how to manage your patient.

Updated edition features 13 new chapters including:

    Global Health
    Cultural Considerations and Competence
    Pediatric Pain and Symptom Management
    Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    Pediatric Radiology
    Principles of Pediatric Surgery
    Quality Improvement
    Caring for Immigrant Children and Their Families
    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    Interpersonal Violence
    Palliative Care
    Emerging Infections

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  • ISBN: 9781581106350