Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics 8th Edition
Part of the highly regarded Nelson family of pediatric references, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, 8th Edition, is a concise, focused resource for medical students, pediatric residents, PAs, and nurse practitioners. Ideal for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, this 8th Edition offers a readable, full-color format; high-yield, targeted chapters; and new features that make it even more user-friendly for today’s in-training professionals or practitioners.
Focuses on the core knowledge you need to know, while also providing complete coverage of recent advances in pediatrics. Coverage includes normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders.
Includes new Pearls for Practitioners bullets at the end of each section, providing key clinical points and treatment information.
Features well written, high-yield coverage throughout, following COMSEP curriculum guidelines relevant to your pediatric clerkship or rotation.
Uses a full-color format with images and numerous new tables throughout, so you can easily visualize complex information.
Provides real-world insights from chapter authors who are also Clerkship Directors, helping you gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed both in caring for patients and in preparing for clerkship or in-service examinations.
Includes Student Consult access which features the full contents of the book, now integrated with select decision-making algorithms from Pediatric Decision-Making Strategies by Pomeranz et al. (ISBN: 978-0-323-29854-4), online at Student Consult.
Section 1 Profession of Pediatrics
Section 2 Growth and Development
Section 3 Behavioral Disorders
Section 4 Psychiatric Disorders
Section 5 Psychosocial Issues
Section 6 Pediatric Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders
Section 7 Fluids and Electrolytes
Section 8 Acutely III or Injured Child
Section 9 Human Genetics and Dysmorphology
Section 10 Metabolic Disorders
Section 11 Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
Section 12 Adolescent Medicine
Section 13 Immunology
Section 14 Allergy
Section 15 Rheumatic Diseases of Childhood
Section 16 Infectious Diseases
Section 17 Digestive System
Section 18 Respiratory System
Section 19 Cardiovascular System
Section 20 Hematology
Section 21 Oncology
Section 22 Nephrology and Urology
Section 23 Endocrinology
Section 24 Neurology
Section 25 Dermatology
Section 26 Orthopedics