Algorithms in Pediatrics

by Nitin K Shah, Anand S Vasudev

This book provides a brief description on algorithm in pediatrics. Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends people is under pediatric care up to the age of 21. Pediatrics is rapidly advancing with the growth of its subspecialties. The book has been designed with a practical approach in mind, with an algorithm for each topic, along with a concise text to use the algorithms. It includes neonatal resuscitation, apnea, respiratory distress in newborn, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, neonatal shock, hypoglycemia, bleeding neonate, neonatal seizures, neonatal sepsis, teen pregnancy and contraception, adolescent anemia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, approach to burns in children, approach to envenomation, immunization in childhood, missed immunization, approach to respiratory distress in children, approach to a child with acute febrile encephalopathy, hypovolemic shock, cardiogenic shock, trauma in children, acute viral encephalitis, acute osteomyelitis, infant born to human immunodeficiency virus infected mother, recurrent wheezing in infants and preschool children, management of bronchiolitis, management of bronchiectasis, management of lower gastrointestinal bleed, pediatric epiphora, septic arthritis, developmental dysplasia of the hip etc. The book covers most of those aspects which are practically never taught in the curriculum but are nevertheless expected to be known by pediatric postgraduates. It will also assist the students, house officers, and clinicians in the evaluation of common pediatric signs and symptoms in clinical practice.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Shah Nitin K
186 A, Vaswani Villa, Ist Floor, Block 3, Jain Society, Near Jain Temple, Sion West, Mumbai
2. Vasudev Anand S 498 Pocket E, Mayur Vihar Phase II, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789351521600
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13030
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 806
Book Type Professional


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