Pediatric Secrets is an easy-to-read, best-selling volume in the Secrets Series, perfect for use in clerkships, for board prep, or as a handy clinical reference. Richard A. Polin, MD and Mark F. Ditmar, MD present essential questions and answers to help you better meet the challenges you face every day. Stay current with the proven question and answer format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series. Master all common conditions and their treatments. Identify key facts and secrets using the Top 100 Secrets section. Review material quickly thanks to bulleted lists, tables, and short answers. Apply pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from experts in the field. Stay current on the latest standards in pediatric care thanks to extensive updates throughout the text. Consult the book wherever you go thanks to the portable size that fits in your lab coat pocket. Find information easily using the two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and a highly detailed index.
This desktop reference consists of 121 case studies of both common and rare conditions that may be encountered in paediatric practice. Each case contains one or more clinical photographs, a series of questions related to the image(s), and then offers a comprehensive overview of the condition, as well as appropriate diagnosis and treatment of the problem. Pediatric Secrets includes 224 clinical, colour photographs, as well as an ancillary DVD illustrating cutaneous adverse drug reactions.
Now in a smaller, more portable format, the 2nd edition of this best-selling pocket reference offers concise, yet complete clinical guidance on pediatric emergency care in the highly practical question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®. Each chapter covers an important topic by asking key questions and providing helpful answers. This second edition again features six sections: the first addresses life threatening conditions and immediate stabilization of children, followed by a section on common chief complaints that are often managed in the Emergency Department. Subsequent sections focus on important medical emergencies, surgical emergencies, major and minor trauma and environmental emergencies. Covers important areas including cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, neurosurgery emergencies, ophthalmology emergencies, burns/smoke inhalation, toxicology, neck and spine injuries, and much more. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors. Includes a chapter containing the “Top 100 Secrets in pediatric emergency medicine, enabling you to quickly review essential material. Includes new chapters on Technology Assisted Child in the Emergency Department (ED), Sports Related Injuries, Emergency Medical Services for Children, and Patient Safety in the ED. Offers a new two-color page layout and “Key Points boxes to enhance your reference power.
Utilizes the proven Secrets Series® format to present questions and answers in a convenient, readable, concise manner The text is intended to introduce the reader to the field of pediatric hematology/oncology. Each topic covered will discuss diagnosis, clinical management, therapeutics, and innovative concepts for the future. Concise answers that also feature the authors' pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" Bulleted lists and pertinent tables for quick review and reference Succinct chapters written by experts in pediatric hematology and oncology All the most important "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series Thorough, highly detailed index
Review and retain the information you need for success on the boards with Nelson Pediatrics Board Review: Certification and Recertification. This highly practical review tool follows the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) general pediatrics content outline, with topics weighted to correlate with the exam. Must-know information is presented in a way that’s easy to study and remember, and is backed by the Nelson family of references that you know and trust for current, authoritative information in your field. Equips residents and physicians with an efficient, comprehensive system for study, designed specifically to help you perform at your best on the board exam. Presents information in a bulleted, high-yield format, with topics matching ABP content guidelines. Provides a real-world balance of necessary fundamental information and cutting-edge advances – all carefully written and reviewed by editors and contributors from the world renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Features over 600 board-style questions with full, discursive answers online. Includes reader-friendly features that promote testing success: tables that show differences between diagnoses, genetic disorders grouped by key features in phenotypic presentation rather than in alphabetical order, and more – all designed to help you recall key information when taking exams. Provides online links to the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics that offer a complete presentation of the content, including evidence-based treatment and management.
A concise yet complete clinical reference on pediatric surgery in the engaging and highly practical Q&A format of The Secrets Series(R). Eighty chapters cover surgery of major organ systems (Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Wall, Hepatobiliary, Thoracic, Cardiovascular, Soft Tissue, Head and Neck, Genitourinary), plus trauma surgery and a wealth of special pediatric topics. The authors present a text that is authoritative and complete enough to appeal to pediatric and general surgeons, and practical and office-oriented enough to appeal to pediatricians and primary care physicians.
Fetal and Neonatal Secrets, by Drs. Richard Polin and Alan Spitzer, uses the success formula of the highly popular Secrets Series to offer fast answers to the most essential clinical questions in fetal and neonatal medicine. With its user-friendly Q & A format, practical tips from neonatologists and fetal medicine experts, and "Key Points" boxes, this portable and easy-to-read medical reference book provides rapid access to the practical knowledge you need to succeed both in practice and on board and recertification exams. Get the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optimal care for your fetal and neonatal patients. Zero in on key fetal and neonatal information with a question and answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors. Enhance your reference power with a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful websites. Review essential material efficiently with the "Top 100 Secrets in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine" - perfect for last-minute study or self-assessment. Apply all the latest pediatric advances in clinical fetal neonatology techniques, technology, and pharmacology. Access the complete and fully searchable text and illustrations online at Expert Consult.
This book features "pearls," tips, and clinical insights in pediatric nursing. It points out interesting and important information and covers a broad area, from parenting advice to caring for the child in an intensive care unit. Both outpatient and primary care issues such as nutrition and school health as well as inpatient and hospital care are addressed. This text is a valuable tool for nursing students as well as experienced nurses who are hospital based. A copy belongs in every school nurse's and pediatrician's office.
The most authoritative experts in the US and Canada have put together 100 completely updated chapters in this second edition of Pediatric Orthopaedic Secrets, covering every aspect of orthopaedic disorders in children. Pediatricians, orthopaedists, and internists will find this the perfect book for clinical use. Covered are evaluation, diagnosis, management, authoritative information from the authors' experience, pearls and tricks of the trade, and care of the whole child. Highly successful volume in first edition Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids Bulleted lists, tables, and illustrations for quick review Chapters written by experts their fields All the most important need-to-know questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series Thorough, highly detailed index
Part of the bestselling Secrets Series, the updated sixth edition of Neurology Secrets continues to provide an up-to-date, concise overview of the most important topics in neurology today. It serves as a comprehensive introduction for medical students, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, and is also a handy reference and refresher for residents and practitioners. Lists, tables, and clear illustrations throughout expedite review, while the engaging Secrets Series format makes the text both enjoyable and readable. New lead editors, Drs. Kass and Mizrahi, join this publication from a leading neurology program to lend a fresh perspective and expert knowledge. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, and practical tips from the authors. Covers the full range of essential topics in understanding the practice of neurology. Features "Key Points" boxes to further enhance your reference power. Presents a chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets" for an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. Fits comfortably in the pocket of your lab coat to allow quick access to essential information. Completely revised content covers all of today's most common neurologic conditions and their treatments. New lead editors offer a fresh perspective and expert knowledge.
Now in its Sixth Edition, Surgical Recall allows for rapid-fire review of surgical clerkship material for third- or fourth-year medical students preparing for the USMLE and shelf exams. Written in a concise question-and-answer format—double-column, question on the left, answer on the right—Surgical Recall addresses both general surgery and surgical subspecialties. Students on rotation or being PIMPed can quickly refer to Surgical Recall for accurate and on-the-spot answers. The book includes survival tactics and tips for success on the boards and wards as well as key information for those new to the surgical suite.